The Lakers have been working hard in practice since the first day of October. Sophomores: Blair Stephenson, Desiree Irizarry, Grace Ziegler, Josey Fruhling, Emily Weinard, Brooke Markwalder, Faith Wendte, Erica Hotze give the Lakers a load of experiance starting the 2013-14 season. Newcomers Courtney Somers, Autumn Meyer, Asia Morrison, Kendal Frisina, Candace Niemerg and Megan Temples are quickly gaining knowledge and experience.
The Lakers are coming off a 25-8 season that saw them fall one game short of the National Tournament. The Lakers where ranked in the top 15 in Nation last season. Returning starters Blair Stephenson and Faith Wendte should lead the way early for the Lakers. Freshmen Candace NIemerg and Sophomores Desiree Irizarry, Emily Weinard and Grace Ziegler have showed signs of contributing right away for this year's team. The Lakers play Oct 17 at St. Mary's of the Woods at 6pm and then home against Mid-Contient University on Oct 26 at 5:30pm in perseason scrimmages.