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Lake Erie

Storm Finish Strong at GLIAC Championship

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

FINDLAY, Ohio – The Lake Erie College track and field team was in action today as they wrapped up the GLIAC Indoor Championships.  Head Coach Grant Lofdahl said "We're very pleased with the meet as a whole. To score 54 total points and have both teams inside the top-9 is great progress".  

The Storm women were led by a strong showing in the triple jump.  The triple jump effort was led by Nadia Lee (Tucker, Ga. / Tucker) as she cleared a distance of 39 feet and one inch, which earned her second place honors.  Danielle Corbin (Brooklyn, N.Y. / Walnut Grove (Ga.)) grabbed fourth place honors in the triple jump clearing a distance of 38 feet six inches.  

Coach Lofdahl said "Nadia is just clutch, no matter what happens she is going to show up in the biggest meets. She's the heart and soul of our program". 

The men were led by Jordan Pritchard (Painesville, Ohio / Lake Catholic) as he took second in the 800 meter, as he crossed the line with a time of 1:55.32 minutes.  Vincent Horning (Stow, Ohio / Stow) had a strong showing in the mile as he crossed the finish line in a time of 4:17.81 minutes, which earned him fifth place honors.  DJ Graham (Gomer, Ohio / Columbus Grove) continued the solid performance by the men as he placed sixth in the 3000 meter run with a time of 8:29.35 minutes.  Christopher Vogel (Kirchberg, Germany / Sportgymnasium Chemnitz) led the men in the field events as he took sixth in the triple jump clearing a distance of 47 feet four inches.

Coach Lofdahl added "I can't say enough about our distance guys this weekend. DJ was incredibly tough, Vince had a terrific mile, and Jordan was an eyelash away from winning a GLIAC title".