The Lake Erie College men's lacrosse team defends the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship this weekend in the four-team tournament hosted by Seton Hill University.
SEEDS: The Storm enters the tournament as the second-seed and will play third-seeded Mercyhurst University. Top-seed Seton Hill will play fourth-seed Lindenwood University.
REGULAR SEASON REPORT: The Storm ended the regular season with a program-best 12-2 record. They picked up wins over the top-, second-, eighth-, ninth-, 11th-, 13th- and 14th-ranked teams in the country this season.
OPPOSITION POSITION: The Lakers enter the semifinals of the Championships with an 8-5 record and ranked 14th in the country. They are coming off a close win against Wheeling Jesuit University.
SERIES HISTORY: The Storm and Lakers have met eight times previously, with the Lakers winning seven. Earlier in the season, the Storm defeated the Lakers 9-7 in Painesville. Mitchell Shafer led the Storm with four goals in the game while Reagan Harding scored three.