70 days to kickoff: Lake Park

70 days to kickoff: Lake Park
June 21, 2014, 11:30 am
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Edgy Tim

CSNChicago.com is your top destination on the road to the 2014 high school football season. CSN preps contributor “Edgy” Tim O’Halloran will take a look at 100 teams in 100 days, counting down to the opening night kickoff on August 29th.

School: Lake Park

Head coach: Chris Roll

Assistant Coaches: Keith Lukes-DC/LB, Ben Hare-Special Teams/RB, Chris Benak-DFO/OL, Kyle Reehoff-DB, Vince Raimondi-DL, Peter Catalano-WR, Mike Mucha-LB, Tom Redlin-WR/DB, Asst. Frank Roppo-Line, Asst. Larry Nawrot-OL, Kevin Johnson-Special Teams, Asst. Dean Bladel-Program Asst.

Biggest storyline in 2014: Can the Lancers' experienced returning starters make the difference in 2014? Lake Park will welcome back 13 players including eight starters back on offense.

Name to watch: Senior DB Antonio Shenault is a major D1 recruit with track speed. Shenault will play on both sides of the ball in 2014.

Biggest Hole To Fill: The Lancers welcome back just one starter in the defensive secondary in Shenault.

EDGY's Early Take: Lake Park took its lumps in 2013 in making the transition into the DuPage Valley conference. Lake Park now knows what it takes to play at the DVC level. The schedule is not easy, including having to play Wheaton North twice this season because of the DVC schedule imbalance with the departure of West Aurora and Glenbard East (to the Upstate 8).