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Storm Falls to Mercyhurst in Season Finale

(Photo by Baker Media Productions)
(Photo by Baker Media Productions)

ERIE, Pa. – The Lake Erie College women's soccer team finished off their 2015 campaign today with a loss to Mercyhurst, 4-1. With the loss the Storm ends the season with a record of 4-12-2 overall and the Lakers are 7-8-2 on the season.

Mercyhurst took a 1-0 advantage with 20 minutes remaining in the 1st half when Carly Zimmerman scored off of an assist by Fanny Perstrom.  The Lakers scored again in the first half when Lauren Testa found the back of the net off of an assist by Cristina Roberti.

The Storm cut into the lead in the second half when Elizabeth Awuah (Pickerington, Ohio / Pickerington Central) found the back of the net on a penalty kick, to make the score 2-1 in favor of the Lakers.  The Lakers responded with two goals in the 2nd half, and won the game 4-1.   

In net for the Storm was Samantha Ellis (Boardman, Ohio / Cardinal Mooney) she faced 33 shots, 17 of which were on goal, and made 13 saves.