PAINESVILLE, OHIO -- The Lake Erie College women's basketball team opens the 2013 calendar year this weekend with a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road games on the Upper Peninsula. The Storm (2-6, 0-5 GLIAC), who are looking to snap a five-game losing streak and pick up their first league win of the season, play at Michigan Technological University on Thursday night, Jan. 3, and then are at Northern Michigan University on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 5.
LIGHTNING QUICK RECAP: Lake Erie dropped an exhibition contest at Division I Cleveland Staye University on Sunday (Dec. 30), 71-50. Ashar Harris had another double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in the loss. Shelby Carpenter and Skylar Hebert each had six points.
NEW YEAR, NEW RESULTS?: In two of the past three seasons, including last year, the Storm has opened the calendar year by winning its first two games of the New Year.