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Lake Erie College’s Football Team Participates in Annual Tradition

[September 10, 2010] – The Lake Erie College community gathered Friday, September 10 to cheer and witness the 2010 “good luck tapping” of the College canine mascot, Tiberius. Held on the College green on the eve of the Storm Football home opener, the statue Tiberius was flanked by the President, students, faculty and staff.

In keeping with tradition to bring good luck, members of the team first pat the head of Tiberius, followed by a handshake from President Victor and conclude with an energizing and motivational message by the coaching staff. The team and guests at the ceremony then sung the fight song entitled, “Here Comes the Storm.” The Storm battled the Michigan Tech Huskies Saturday, September 11 at Jack Britt Memorial Stadium, Painesville. View the full Storm athletics schedule here.


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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