After a stellar performance in the home opener against Davenport on Saturday, Justin Growel (RS-Jr., East Troy, Wisc. / East Troy) has been named the G-MAC Defensive Player of the Week. His efforts helped Lake Erie stay in the game as he led the defense to a shutout of the Panthers in the second half, the second consecutive week the defense accomplished the feat against its opponent.
Another second half comeback attempt fell just short as Lake Erie was defeated by Davenport 13-9 in a defensive affair Saturday afternoon. The Storm (0-2) drove down the field in the final seconds, but the Panthers (1-0) were able to keep them out of the end zone as time expired.
The Lake Erie Storm will make their home debut Saturday afternoon when they entertain Davenport University in regional competition. The Green and White enter the contest at 0-1 after a narrow defeat at Mercyhurst last week, while the Panthers are playing their first game of the season.
Some may say there is no such thing as a good loss, but Lake Erie has a lot it can take away from Thursday’s 21-16 season opening defeat to Mercyhurst. The Storm trailed by 18 at the half, yet still had an opportunity to win in the final minutes.
A new era will begin tomorrow night as Lake Erie kicks off its 12th season of NCAA Division II football under the guidance of new head coach Reilly Murphy. The Storm will do so just up the road against Mercyhurst College of the PSAC.
The Lake Erie College football team has added an 11th game this season and will take on Taylor (Ind.) to fill its schedule. The Storm will travel to Upland, Indiana, on Saturday, Oct. 19, for the non-conference contest. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.
The Reilly Murphy Era is about to begin for Lake Erie Football as the Storm are just over two months from kicking off the 2019 season. It will be the first year at the helm for Murphy who made his way to northeast Ohio from Fayetteville State in December.
Lake Erie Football has announced three one-day summer camps in mid-June for high school students, prep school and junior college athletes, and high school teams looking for 7-on-7 competition. Two will be held at Jack Britt Stadium with another taking place in Cincinnati.
The first look of the Lake Erie Storm football program under the guidance of Head Coach Reilly Murphy was unveiled today with the annual spring game at Jack Britt Memorial Stadium. Judging by the reaction of the players suited up, there will be a lot of excitement when they return to the gridiron in August.
Fans will get the chance to see their first look at the 2019 edition of the Lake Erie Storm football team and Head Coach Reilly Murphy on Saturday. The Storm will wrap up their spring practice season with the annual spring game at Jack Britt Stadium.
Lake Erie football student-athletes teamed up with the Cleveland Browns to help give back to the community today as part of the First and Ten Movement today. Storm players Ibrahim Kanu, Anthony Ruffin, Elems Ukwu Jr., and Joshua Villas-Delgado, helped out the Browns with their #Give10 campaign by assisting with their Special Olympics Play 60 program at their official practice facility.
A Storm Warning is in effect for football fans in Northeast Ohio as Lake Erie College has inked 30 student-athletes for Head Coach Reilly Murphy’s first class. The Class of 2019 is comprised of 22 recruits and one transfer that call Ohio home. The remaining seven are also regional standouts that hail from the Detroit, Erie, and Pittsburgh metro areas.