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Lake Erie College Womenís Lacrosse Earns Nationís Highest Team GPA

[August 17, 2010] – The Lake Erie College women's lacrosse team posted the highest team grade point average in Division II, earning designation as an academic Merit Squad by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) for the 2010 season.

A total of nine teams were designated as Academic Squads, with the top three earning Merit Squad status. Lake Erie College led the nation with a 3.40 team GPA, followed by Philadelphia University at 3.30 and Dowling College at 3.24.

"I am really proud of our team for earning Merit Squad status," said head coach Laura Maness. "This achievement shows that they are truly student-athletes, succeeding both in the classroom and on the field."

The Storm posted a 7-7 overall record in its inaugural season this past spring, including a 2-5 mark in the highly competitive East Coast Conference.

IWLCA Merit Squads
Lake Erie College
Philadelphia University
Dowling College

IWLCA Academic Squads
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Dowling College
Lake Erie College
Mercy College
Mercyhurst College
Pfeiffer University
Philadelphia University
University of New Haven
West Chester University

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Lake Erie College is an independent, liberal arts institution founded in 1856. Located in Painesville, Ohio, the College challenges its students to "get in and stand out" in academics, athletics and student activities. Lake Erie College currently serves more than 1,300 students, offers a combined 35 majors in undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the option to design an individualized major tailored to career and academic goals. The College is an NCAA Division II member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and home to 23 intercollegiate athletic teams.

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