PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Lake Erie College track and field team will be in action this weekend as they travel to the University of Findlay to compete in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Heading into this weekend the Storm has multiple top ranked athletes in the GLIAC. For the women, Nadia Lee (Tucker, Ga. / Tucker) ranks first and third in the long jump and triple jump respectively. Danielle Corbin (Brooklyn, N.Y. / Walnut Grove (Ga.)) ranks fourth and fifth in the triple jump and long jump respectively. Finally for the women, Johanna Moeller (Bochum, Germany / Schiller-Schule Gymnasium Furjungen Und Madchen) ranks tenth in the GLIAC in the pentathlon.
The Storm men are led by Jordan Pritchard (Painesville, Ohio / Lake Catholic) as he ranks third in the GLIAC in the 800 meter race. Vincent Horning (Stow, Ohio / Stow) ranks fifth for Storm in the mile. Chris Vogel (Kirchberg, Germany / Sportgymnasium Chemnitz) ranks sixth in the GLIAC in the triple jump. Finally for the men, DJ Graham (Gomer, Ohio / Columbus Grove) ranks 12th and 15th in the 5000 and 3000 meter race respectively.
Head Coach Grant Lofdahl added "The team is rounding into top form just in time for GLIACs. We've had our issues with injury and illness this season, but we're as healthy now as we've been all year and we're competing with some confidence. We're very optimistic that we can improve on last year's team finishes and that is the biggest goal".