February 5, 2016
Sled Hockey Teams Compete at Lake Forest College
On Sunday, January 31, Lake Forest College Athletics along with Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) hosted the sixth annual “The Sleds Are Coming Again!” event at the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.
January 29, 2016
Melissa Paluch and Alec DeAngelo Recipients of the Ry McCarthy and Peter Taylor Award
On Saturday, January 23, 2016, women’s and men’s hockey alumni returned to campus to cheer on the Foresters in two home games against Marian (Wisconsin).
January 22, 2016
On Saturday, January 16, the Forester women’s handball team hosted the Doubles Invitational against alumni at the Sports and Recreation Center.
January 15, 2016
Mid-Season Report from Coach Tam Tills
Forester Head Women's Basketball Coach Tam Tills discusses her team's goals for the 2015-16 season, areas of improvement, and what lies ahead.
December 23, 2015
Coach Mike Dau: A Lake Forest College Legend
Today, December 23, marks an incredibly special day for Lake Forest College Head Handball Coach and Assistant Football Coach Mike Dau ’58, as he turns 80 years young.
December 15, 2015
Mid-Season Report from Coach Zaban Wahlig
Forester Head Women's Hockey Coach Carisa Zaban Wahlig discusses her team's successful start to the 2015-16 season and what lies ahead.
December 4, 2015
Forester Hockey Returns to the Winter Club
The only two NCAA hockey teams in Illinois, Lake Forest College and Aurora University, will face off outdoors at the Winter Club on Wednesday, December 9, at 7:00 p.m.
November 24, 2015
Another Fantastic Fall in the Forest
Two Forester teams captured Midwest Conference championships and another advanced to the NCAA Tournament in the fall of 2015. Lake Forest's eight fall sports combined for a .606 overall winning percentage and a .744 mark in league play. Individual Foresters earned 29 all-conference honors and set or tied 24 program records.
November 4, 2015
Two-Sport Seniors Michelle Greeneway and Holly Lesperance
Soccer and hockey players Michelle Greeneway and Holly Lesperance talk about playing two sports at Lake Forest College.
October 28, 2015
Mike Dau Reflects on 50 Years of Coaching Forester Football
The 2015 Forester football season is the 50th as a head or assistant coach for Mike Dau, a 1958 graduate of the College. He sits down to talk about his time on staff.
October 21, 2015
Foresters Continue to Have Success under New Head Coach
We sat down to talk with Head Men's Soccer Coach Dan Andrews earlier in the season about his hopes for the year, his coaching philosophy, and what he loves the most about coaching collegiate soccer.
October 8, 2015
Spike Gummere to Receive Forester Impact Award
Lake Forest College Special Assistant to the President Spike Gummere will be presented with the Forester Impact Award during Saturday's Homecoming festivities.
September 18, 2015
Sky's The Limit
As a freshman, Kyra Vidas secured an internship with Chicago Sky—a childhood dream come true.
September 10, 2015
Dr. Chams Awarded for 15 Years of Service
Before the coin toss of the Forester football team's home opener on Saturday, September 5, Dr. Roger Chams was asked to come out to the 50-yard line where Lake Forest College Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats and Head Athletic Trainer Mike Gilboe greeted him with a plaque in hand. Dr. Chams was given an award in recognition of 15 years of service to Forester Athletics.
August 28, 2015
A Forester Family Years in the Making
Austin Van Meter and Pat Clark reflect on their years of friendship and Forester Football
August 17, 2015
Foresters Helping Foresters
Alum Kaylee Gendrich encourages athletes to pursue their dreams at Lake Forest College
August 12, 2015
Nothing Is Impossible
Alum Jake Albion is recognized for his outstanding achievements at Thrive Media.
July 30, 2015
Andi Lorch lands a demanding internship with her local congresswoman
July 23, 2015
A Unique Perspective
Matt Weidner tells us about his journey to Lake Forest, his international travels, and his eye for photography
July 16, 2015
Pairing PR and Puppies for one PAWSitive Experience
Grace Dowling interns with PAWS Assistance Dogs in Naples, Florida
July 2, 2015
Discovering a New Team at Discovery Communications
Recent grad Danielle Canulli shares how she maximized her Lake Forest experience and landed her dream job
June 25, 2015
Making Plays On and Off the Field
Rising senior Ellen Rogers lands a demanding internship with a prestigious Chicago financial advisory firm
June 18, 2015
A Home Run For Hunnicutt
Rising junior Ray Hunnicutt reflects on his career in professional baseball with the Baltimore Orioles and finding his way home with Lake Forest Basketball.
June 11, 2015
20th Annual F.A.N. Club Golf Outing A Success
The 20th Annual F.A.N. Club Golf Outing was held on Friday, June 5 at White Deer Run Golf Course.
June 4, 2015
Skating in a New Direction
Michelle Greeneway pursues a career in finance with a summer internship at Royal Bank of Canada in Chicago.
May 21, 2015
Following in the Footsteps of a Forester Legend
Joey Kropp '15 received the Nicholas J. Wasylik Senior Athletic Award.
May 21, 2015
If at first you don't succeed...
Persistence, patience, and confidence pay off for sophomore pitcher Jenny McTague.
May 13, 2015
The strength, determination, and resiliency of Forester Softball
The Foresters prepare to host the NCAA Division III Tournament Super Regionals this weekend.
May 11, 2015
Bright Lights, Big City
Mason Zuniga ’16 landed an internship with Morgan Stanley as a public finance summer analyst.
April 28, 2015
Returning to the Forest for Spring Alumni Day
Alumni from the cross country, men's soccer, women's soccer, volleyball, handball and tennis teams were honored.
April 16, 2015
Ry's Run Recap
The Lake Forest College Athletics Department hosted the 6th Annual Ry's Run on Tuesday, April 14.
April 3, 2015
Special Olympics Aquatics Meet Recap
The Lake Forest College Athletics Department hosted the Area 13 Aquatics Meet on Saturday, March 21.
March 23, 2015
Men's Hockey Captains Chats
Charlie Stein '15 talks about the men's hockey season and how far the program progressed.
March 19, 2015
Women's Basketball Captains Chats
Danielle Canulli '15, Jenna Rice '15 and Abby Wiedman '15 talk about the women's basketball season.
March 16, 2015
Great time to wear a Go Pro
Michelle Greeneway '16 scores with 3.3 seconds on the clock in the Slaats Cup Championship game.
March 11, 2015
Softball Reunites with Former Assistant Coach and Player in Florida
Laura Matthews and alum Nikki Miller '13 are on the coaching staff at Wittenberg.
March 2, 2015
Handball Captains Chats
Amber Craghead '15 and CJ Laffey '15 talk about the handball season.
February 23, 2015
Swimming & Diving Captains Chats
Kelsie Miller '15, Brock Mone '15, Sarah Pekar '15 and Mitchell Reiner '15 talk about the swimming & diving season.
February 18, 2015
Sled Hockey Event A Success Once Again
The 5th Annual "The Sleds Are Coming Again" drew over 600 people to the Ice Rink.
February 5, 2015
Men's Basketball Captains Chats
Brian Madson '15 and Kente Mixon '15 talk about the season, their role as captains and being a student-athlete.
January 23, 2015
Paluch Receives the Ry McCarthy Award
Junior captain Melissa Paluch was the winner of the Ry McCarthy Award.
December 18, 2014
Foresters Recognize Fall Sports During Annual Awards Ceremony
The women's soccer, men's soccer, volleyball, football and cross country teams were recognized on Sunday, Dec. 7.
December 10, 2014
Brotherly Basketball Love
Freshman Danny Nikitas faced off against his brother Jamie, who plays at Lawrence on Tuesday, December 9.
December 1, 2014
Foresters Give Back During Canned Food Challenge
Lake Forest is participating in the first annual Midwest Conference Canned Food Challenge.
November 21, 2014
Foresters Receive Hero Award from Special Olympics
The Special Olympics of Illinois recognized Lake Forest College with the 2014 Hero Award.
November 18, 2014
Captains Chats - Episode 7
Michelle Greeneway '16 and Sam Hillis '16 talk about the women's soccer season.
November 6, 2014
Captains Chats - Episode 6
Ian Taylor '15, Kyle Kraus '15 and Alberto Pedraza '15 talk about the men's soccer season.
October 30, 2014
Captains Chats - Episode 5
Rocco DiMatteo '17, Kristen Whitney '17, Abigail Toohey '17 and Thom Flynn '15 talk about the cross country season and upcoming MWC Championship.
October 23, 2014
Captains Chats - Episode 4
Torie Pasiewicz '15 and Erin Sully '16 talk about being members of the volleyball program.
October 17, 2014
Captains Chats - Episode 3
Leslie Walton '15 and Gracie Mullins '15 talk about the women's tennis season.
October 9, 2014
Captains Chats - Episode 2
Ramel Samuel '15 and Joey Kropp '15 talk about the Forester football program.
October 2, 2014
Captains Chats - Episode 1
Michelle Ricolcol '15 talks about the inaugural season of women's golf and her role as team captain.
September 25, 2014
Homecoming Brings Back Men's Basketball Alumni
Men's basketball celebrated a reunion during Homecoming 2014.
September 1, 2014
The women’s golf team competed in their first tournament in school history on Friday, Aug. 29.
August 25, 2014
A Summer in the City
Women's basketball player KC Stralka '16 did an internship in the City of Chicago.
August 14, 2014
A Summer in Costa Rica
Casey Hartfiel spent the summer doing an internship through the Grace Elizabeth Groner Foundation.
August 7, 2014
Special Summer Plans
Austin Van Meter spent the summer doing an internship in the Waukegan Police Department.
July 30, 2014
Making an IMPACT
The men's soccer team is adopting a new teammate through TEAM IMPACT this season.
July 22, 2014
Stronger, Faster, Harder
Former student-athlete Ty Van Valkenburg '11 is the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for the Foresters.
July 8, 2014
Midwest Conference Athletics Integration Workshop
Professors, faculty athletic representatives, coaches, administrators, and other professionals of MWC member institutions gathered at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wis.
July 2, 2014
The Icing on the Cake
Former student-athlete Becky Esrock '14 was named the Midwest Conference Woman of the Year.
June 27, 2014
Landing A Dream Job
Former student-athlete Cori Cooper '13 is the Director of Volleyball Operations at Northwestern University.
June 23, 2014
19th Annual F.A.N. Club Golf Outing A Success!
144 golfers took to the course on Friday, June 6, to participate in the 19th Annual F.A.N. Club Golf Outing.
June 5, 2014
On Top of His Game
Athletic Council President Jason Morrall '15 landed one of two coveted internship positions at Citigroup in Chicago this summer.
May 30, 2014
Relive the 2014 NCAA Softball Tournament
Check out photos from the 2014 NCAA Softball Tournament.
May 27, 2014
Turning an Internship Into a Job
Cross Country Captain Thomas Beilke '14 received a job at USA Track & Field upon graduation.
May 13, 2014
Congratulations Class of 2014!
Commencement was held at Ravinia Festival Park on Saturday, May 10. More than 350 Foresters earned Lake Forest College degrees.
May 9, 2014
A Forester Family Pipeline Comes to an End
Senior Sammie Zender is the last person in her family to play handball at Lake Forest.
May 5, 2014
Women's Lacrosse Seniors Leave Lasting Legacy
The seniors on the club women's lacrosse team were members of the inaugural team four years ago.
April 28, 2014
Adventures in Greece
Sophomore volleyball player Erin Sully is studying in Greece this spring.
April 23, 2014
What a Color (Ry's) Run!
The 5th Annual Ry's Run was a huge success with about 90 participants.
April 15, 2014
Transitioning from Student-Athlete to Professional
The Forester Game Plan Senior Program provides advice and guidance upon graduation for student-athletes.
April 11, 2014
Students Volunteer at Special Olympics
Over 100 Lake Forest student-athletes volunteered at the Area 13 Aquatics Meet on Saturday, March 22.
April 8, 2014
NCHA Honors Lake Forest Hockey Coaches
Women's hockey coach Carisa Zaban and men's hockey coach Ryan McKelvie each earned Coach of the Year honors from the NCHA.
March 13, 2014
Sam Schuring Closes Out Basketball Career in Record Fashion
Senior Sam Schuring reached the 1,000 point mark and also broke the school's assist record this season.
March 6, 2014
Sarah Gilbride wins 2014 Ry McCarthy Award
The Ry McCarthy Award is given annually to a women's hockey player.
February 27, 2014
Sled Hockey Event Provides Memorable Experience for GLASA Athletes
On Sunday, Feb. 9, Lake Forest hosted the 4th Annual "The Sleds Are Coming" event.
February 12, 2014
Continuing a Legacy
Joel '12 and Chris Gard '14 are the first two brothers to win the Peter Taylor Award.
January 21, 2014
Cherishing Experiences on Tennis Court and Studying Abroad
Senior Lucy-George Cooper studied abroad in Botswana last spring and relishes her time on the tennis court.
January 13, 2014
Relive Highlights from the 2013 Fall Sports Season
Watch highlights from the 2013 Fall Sports Season including an MWC Championship in Men's Soccer.
December 11, 2013
Senior Parents Leave Lasting Legacy on Football Program
The parents of the senior class leave a lasting legacy on the future of Lake Forest football.
November 22, 2013
Mahir Mameledzija Named Capital One Academic All-American® of the Year
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® Men's Soccer Teams on Friday and Lake Forest College's Mahir Mameledzija was not only a repeat honoree on the First Team, but was also named Capital One Academic All-American® of the Year.
October 22, 2013
Celebrating the 1983 MCAC Championship Football Team
Over 30 members of the 1983 MCAC Championship football team returned to campus to celebrate the 30th anniversary.
October 1, 2013
Honoring Rugby Coach Reid Ingersoll
Longtime rugby coach Reid Ingersoll will be honored at Homecoming this year for his dedication and service to Lake Forest.
September 4, 2013
Football Preseason Camp at Lake Forest More than Just Practices
The team opens the season Saturday with a home game against Concordia (IL) at 1 p.m.
August 29, 2013
Lake Forest College to Bring Back Varsity Golf
Lake Forest College Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats announced Thursday that men's and women's golf will become the College's 18th and 19th varsity sports in 2014-15. Lake Forest last fielded a varsity men's golf team in 1970.
August 12, 2013
Transitioning from Student-Athlete to Assistant Coach
Ethan Goldberg '13, gave up his senior year of eligibility to become a student assistant coach with the men's hockey team.
July 16, 2013
Thomas Beilke Interns with USATF
Applying for summer internships can be a tedious and frightening process as a collegian. Applying to one that is your dream job is even more intimidating. Senior cross country team member and captain, Thomas Beilke ’14, took that leap of faith and could not be happier with his decision.
June 27, 2013
Schuring Recognized for Volunteer Efforts
Lake County Cares awarded Samantha Schuring ’13 an I Care Award during a formal ceremony on April 27 for her work as a youth literacy leader with North Chicago Community Partners (NCCP).
June 13, 2013
2013 F.A.N. Club Golf Outing
More than 150 alumni, parents, staff, and friends joined together for a day of great golf, fun, food, and prizes at White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills, Illinois, on Friday, June 7, 2013. The weather was beautiful and the course was in fantastic condition, which helped to make the 18th Annual F.A.N. Club Golf Outing the best yet!
May 29, 2013
Tradition of Excellence Continues in Tennis
Seniors John Adams and Melika Celebic graduate as the all-time leaders in their respective sports.
May 10, 2013
A Surreal Experience for Shaak
Swimmer Becky Shaak '13 graduates as one of the most accomplished athletes in Lake Forest history.
April 22, 2013
What a Ry's (Color) Run!
On Tuesday, April 16, the Lake Forest Athletics Department hosted the 4th annual Ry’s Run.
April 9, 2013
Lake Forest Celebrates Tradition of Excellence During Division III Week
The Lake Forest College Athletics Department is celebrating Division III Week from April 8-14, 2013.
March 11, 2013
Lake Forest Participates in National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Over 80 girls participated in the event on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the Sports and Recreation Center.
February 5, 2013
Shining examples of DIII Student-Athletes
Mahir Mameledzija and Becky Esrock were recognized at the NSCAA in Indianapolis recently for their hard work on the soccer pitch and in the classroom.
January 11, 2013
Football Player Al Mitchell Saves His Best for Last
Mitchell, the Midwest Conference Offensive Player of the Year, was a member of the Team Stars & Stripes roster for the Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Saturday, Dec. 15 in Mexico.
November 27, 2012
Volleyball Player Tia Rupnik '13 "Digs" Her Second Chance
Rupnik, who transferred to Lake Forest after her freshman year, is the President of the Athletic Council and a captain of the women's volleyball team
November 12, 2012
Men's Basketball Player Jordan Gipson Relishes National SAAC Role
Gipson is the first Lake Forest student-athlete on the Division III National SAAC Committee.
October 29, 2012
Men's Hockey Brings Awareness to Funds for Men's Health Issues Through Movember
This year, the Lake Forest College Men's Hockey team is bringing "Movember" to the College.
September 25, 2012
New Staff Brings Background in Strength & Conditioning
The Lake Forest Athletic Department hired three staff members over the summer that are all certified in strength and conditioning.
August 22, 2012
Liz Radtke Teaches Basketball in Curacao
Senior basketball player Liz Radtke spent part of her summer traveling to Curacao through USA Athletes International (USAAI).
July 13, 2012
Men's hockey works with Team IMPACT
Griffin Maks is an honorary member of the 2012-13 Lake Forest men's hockey team through an organization named Team IMPACT.
June 22, 2012
Title IX Leaves Lasting Impression on Nikki Miller
Senior Nikki Miller's softball career didn’t start out like any other five-year old playing tee ball.
June 13, 2012
2012 F.A.N. Club Golf Outing
More than 150 alumni, parents, staff, and friends joined together for a day of great golf, fun, food, and prizes at White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills, Illinois, on Friday, June 8, 2012. The weather was beautiful and the course was in fantastic condition, which helped to make the 17th Annual F.A.N. Club Golf Outing the best yet!
May 25, 2012
Opportunity of a Lifetime
If Paul Miller '12 was an actor with a starring role in a movie, he could be cast as Marty McFly in the film ‘Back to the Future.’
May 2, 2012
177 Runners Participate in 2012 Ry's Run
On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, the Lake Forest College Athletics Department hosted the third annual Ry’s Run with 177 runners and over 30 relay teams participating. Music was blaring from the Sports and Recreation Center parking lot as the runners were getting ready to run the 5K course around the outskirts of South Campus.
April 6, 2012
2012 All-Sportsmanship Team Announced
Every year, Athletic Council releases an All-Sportsmanship Team that consists of one player from each athletic team on campus.
March 6, 2012
Second Annual "The Sleds are Coming"
Over 400 members of the Lake Forest community, including Lake Forest College faculty, staff and students, filled the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse on Sunday, February 12, 2012 for the second annual “The Sleds are Coming” event.
February 6, 2012
Tradition of Excellence: Men's Basketball Standouts/Former Coach Reunite
Forester alumni Tom Lewis (1957-61) and Fred Broda (1964-68) along with former coach Dick Triptow (1959-73) returned to Lake Forest recently to cheer on the Foresters against Grinnell.
December 21, 2011
Foresters Relish All-American Bowl Experience
Forester seniors Luke Butts, Kevin Davis, and Kenneth Clady Mason played in the game while head coach Jim Catanzaro served as the coach for the College Stripes Team.
November 3, 2011
Swimming & Diving Raises Money and Awareness for Cancer Research
For the second year in a row, the Lake Forest College swimming team will participate in the Ted Mullin "Hour of Power" to raise money and awareness for pediatric sarcoma cancer research.
October 4, 2011
The Diversity of the Men's Soccer team helps the Foresters work toward a common GOAL
The men's soccer team at Lake Forest features six student-athletes from countries across the globe. But, instead of being a disadvantage, the Foresters use it to their advantage.
September 2, 2011
Cross Country Runner Dominates At Chicago Triathlon
Chris Wiatr, a junior cross country runner, finished second in his age group in the Chicago Triathlon that took place on Sunday, August 28.
August 22, 2011
Football Players Exhibit Teamwork Off The Field
On Monday, August 15, the Forester Football team set out to help improve the community and practice their teamwork off the field.
May 31, 2011
Forester Staff Supports Forrestal Staff
On Tuesday, May 24, seven athletic department staff members participated in the Forrestal Elementary school’s Staff Appreciation Lunch.
April 27, 2011
A-Team Celebrates at Olive Garden
On Thursday, April 21st, the Athletic Department celebrated the members of the "A-Team" with a dinner at the Olive Garden restaurant.
April 19, 2011
Softball Team Hosts Friends of Jaclyn Day
On Sunday, April 17th, the Lake Forest College Softball team helped to raise money for the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation.
March 21, 2011
2011 All-Sportsmanship Team Announced
Every year, Athletic Council releases an All-Sportsmanship Team that consists of one player from each athletic team on campus.
February 22, 2011
Lake Forest College Hosts Eighth Annual National Girls and Women In Sports Day
On Saturday, February 19, Lake Forest College hosted its eighth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event.
February 15, 2011
Playing For A Cure Successful For All Teams
On Saturday, February 12, Lake Forest College hosted its annual “Think Pink” Playing For A Cure day with three teams competing at home.
January 24, 2011
Lake Forest's Inaugural "The Sleds Are Coming" Event a Tremendous Success
Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse was the site of a fun event for the Lake Forest College Community and local supporters of the College and the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association. Approximately 400 people were in attendance and nearly $1,800 was raised for the organization.
January 17, 2011
Teams Help To Feed Starving Children
On Friday, December 3, 2010, over 130 students, faculty, and staff from Lake Forest College participated in Feed My Starving Children charity event at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
November 30, 2010
Men's Hockey Teaches the Upside of the Sport
On Monday, November 30, the Men's Hockey team gave a hockey seminar to the Lake Bluff Cub Scouts.
November 10, 2010
Swimmers Race to Fight Cancer
The men and women's Lake Forest College swim team participated in the 5th annual Ted Mullin "Leave It In The Pool" Hour of Power relay for Cancer Research on Tuesday, November 9th.
October 9, 2010
Lake Forest College Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes Four New Members
As part of its annual Homecoming festivities, Lake Forest College added four members to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday. Football player John Klasen '96, swimmers Colleen Gallagher O'Connor '98 and Robert Edgell '00, and tennis player David Kelly '00 were inducted at a ceremony in the College's Mohr Student Center.
September 27, 2010
Swimming and Diving Get Their Feet Wet At Helping Others
The Lake Forest College Swimming and Diving team volunteered with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland on Sunday, September 26.
September 15, 2010
Men's Hockey Marches For Literacy
The Lake Forest Mens Hockey team participated in the District 15 5K Run/Walk for Literacy located at Riverwood Elementary School in McHenry, IL this past Sunday, September 12th.
August 17, 2010
Football Goes the Extra Yard Within the Community
The Foresters were hard at work today as they split up and visited four different organizations within the greater Lake Forest and North Chicago areas. Groups were sent to help out at CROYA (Committee Representing Our Young Adults), the Ragdale Foundation, Equestrian Connection and at PADS Crisis Services of North Chicago.
August 9, 2010
Cubs Crawl Leaves Denver and Heads to St. Louis
The College's annual Cubs Crawl was in Denver on Saturday, July 31. Chicago was defeated 6-5 on a ninth-inning walk-off home run but that did not stop the 25 Lake Forest alumni, parents, and staff members from having a good time cheering on both teams and celebrating their mutual connection to Forester Athletics.
April 16, 2010
Ry's Run and Relay for Life Raise Funds for American Cancer Society
Lake Forest College hosted its fourth annual Relay For Life on Friday, April 16th. More than 450 people, separated into 46 teams, participated in the event. Three days earlier, more than 200 individuals took part in the inaugural Rys Run. Both events raised money for the American Cancer Society.