Storm Hosts Mercyhurst in Dual (PREVIEW)

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE vs. MERCYHUST UNIVERSITY

JAN. 3, 2015

2 PM

STORM KICKS OFF 2015 WITH DUAL AGAINST MERCYHURST: The Lake Erie College wrestling team opens up the New Year with a dual against fifth-ranked Mercyhurst University Saturday (Jan. 3).

LAST TIME OUT: In their last outing, the Storm competed at the Midwest Classic.  Evan Rosborough led the Storm with a fourth place finish at 197-pounds.  Forrest Glogouski placed sixth at 125-pounds while Dylan Zivcic took eighth at 174-pounds.  Prior to the Classic, the Storm was victorious in their first dual of the year, winning every contested bout as they defeated Alderson-Broaddus University 43-6. 

SERIES HISTORY: The Storm and the Lakers have met three times previously, with the Lakers winning two of the matches.  The Storm is 1-0 in Painesville against the Lakers, picking up the win in a quad meet in 2013. 

OPPOSITION POSITION: The Lakers are 4-0 in duals this season.  They defeated Seton Hill University 31-15 in their previous outing.  The Lakers have also defeated Ashland University, Ohio Valley University and Wheeling Jesuit University in duals this season.  At the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships, the Lakers finished third of 12 schools.

FORECAST: The Storm is back in action next weekend (Jan. 9-10) as they compete at the prestigious NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.

-LEC-