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Three Named to OFC Preseason All-Ohio Team

Sam Marcotte
Sam Marcotte

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Lake Erie College football team garnered its first preseason awards on Friday (Aug. 17) with three players being named to the Preseason All-Ohio FCS/DII Team presented by the Ohio Army National Guard.

Senior kicker/punter Sam Marcotte (Chardon, Ohio/Chardon) was the Storm's lone first team selection.  Marcotte enters the season with 187 career points.

Fifth-year senior offensive lineman Mike McElligot (Warrensville Heights, Ohio/St. Peter Chanel), an All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) pick in 2011, and senior defensive lineman Taylor Leppla (Cambridge, Ohio/Cambridge) were both second-team picks.  

The Storm opens the 2012 campaign on Thursday night, Aug. 30, with "The Battle of Lake Erie" at Gannon University.  Kickoff for the Captain's Wheel trophy is at 7 p.m.

For the complete 2012 OFC Preseason All-Ohio FCS/DII Team, click here.