NEW ORLEANS, LA. --- Jumping up seven spots, the Lake Erie College men's track and field team made its first appearance this season in the Division II Outdoor Track and Field Top 25 National Computer Rankings released Tuesday (April 16) by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Lake Erie is ranked 25th overall and is one of four Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams listed among the nation's elite.
It's the Storm's first appearance in the outdoor poll since the 2012 preseason. Lake Erie was ranked as high as 23rd during the indoor season before finishing 16th at the 2013 NCAA Division II Championships in Birmingham, Ala.
The Lake Erie men and women's track and field teams are scheduled to compete at the Jesse Owens Classic in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, April 20 at Ohio State University.