The Lake Erie volleyball team has released its 2019 schedule and will see the Storm begin competition in just under 50 days from now. With the G-MAC divisional system now gone, the schedule will vary slightly with each team playing all conference teams just once.
Lake Erie College and Director of Athletics Kelley Kish has announced the hiring of Anthony Kukwa IV and Xavier Brown as strength and conditioning coaches in the sport performance area. Kukwa is a Storm alumnus who was a football standout during his time here. Brown makes his way to Painesville from Cocoa Beach, Florida, near Orlando.
The excellent All-Star Game festivities that the Cleveland Indians put on last week may be over, but all-star action is still in full swing. Ryan Middendorf will continue the trend as he plays in the Northwoods League All-Star Game tomorrow evening.
Lake Erie Director of Athletics Kelley Kish has announced the hiring of Chelsea Rosiek as the Storm’s new head coach of women’s lacrosse. Rosiek makes her way to Lake Erie College from St. Bonaventure University where she was the head coach for the last four seasons.
Exactly a month from tomorrow the Lake Erie College athletic department will host its annual Storm Scramble golf outing at Little Mountain Country Club. This year’s fundraiser will go towards improving and branding the Osborne Center’s multi-purpose gym as well as more improvements to the Richie Athletic Training Center.
The Reilly Murphy Era is about to begin for Lake Erie Football as the Storm are just over two months from kicking off the 2019 season. It will be the first year at the helm for Murphy who made his way to northeast Ohio from Fayetteville State in December.
The Lake Erie College women’s soccer team has released its schedule for the 2019 and will feature seven home games. The overall schedule will be a 17-game slate, up one contest from last year’s campaign.
Former Lake Erie Storm hurler Michael Stryffeler has recently signed with the Seattle Mariners after an impressive showing with the Lake Erie Crushers. He joins fellow Storm alumni Ryan Rua and Lucas Raley as players who have gone on to ink with Major League Baseball teams.
Not many student-athletes at Lake Erie College have had the accreditation that the recently graduated Nick Boggs (Sr., Concord, Ohio/Riverside) does. As a result, his efforts in the classroom and on the mat in competition have earned him the Great Midwest Collegiate Achievement Award for 2018-19.
The Great Midwest Athletic Conference announced its track & field all-conference teams this afternoon and Lake Erie has six student-athletes named. The group consists of Sydney Crouch, Luca Hartman, Johanna Moeller, Hailey Nielsen, Imane Snyder, and Ashley West.
The Lake Erie Storm have set a new standard in the classroom. The Spring 2019 semester saw the department established a new record with a 3.05 overall GPA, the highest of the NCAA DII era for Lake Erie.