The Lake Erie College men's lacrosse schedule for the 2020 season has been officially released. The squad will play five teams that finished the 2019 season in the top 20 USILA coaches rankings.
The squad will open their season on the road against Lewis on Feb. 8, and will have two more road games against the University of Indianapolis, who finished tied for fourth in 2019, and Frostburg St. to wrap up the month.
March begins with another road matchup at Mercy before neutral site games against a pair of teams that finished in the top 20 USILA coaches poll in 2019, LeMoyne (3rd) and St. Anselm (20th). The home opener on Mar. 11 kicks off a three-game homestand against Roberts Wesleyan, Walsh, and Wilmington (Del.), and the month of March concludes with a neutral site game against Rockhurst, who finished 17th in the country in 2019.
On Apr. 1, the Storm men's lacrosse program starts a two-game homestand against Davenport and Davis & Elkins before heading on the road for two games against two top-ten finishing teams Seton Hill (10th) and Mercyhurst (9th). The regular season concludes on Apr. 21 against Alderson Broaddus.
The Great-Midwest Tournament is slated to start on May 2.
Head coach Sam Ashton is excited to get the 2020 season underway. "We have put together an out of conference schedule that will prepare us for the competitive GMAC conference schedule.", said Ashton. "Our locker room is filled with guys who love to compete and challenge themselves and our schedule allows for our team to see what we are made of early and often this spring. Many of our guys were able to contribute last season and that valuable experience will help us in our contests starting in just a few weeks."