The Lake Forest College athletic department takes great pride in helping student-athletes reach their full potential in not just the classroom and in competition, but also in the community. Students, coaches and staff alike contribute to the department’s proud “Tradition of Excellence” through their dedication to serving others on campus and in the surrounding communities.
Lake Forest College legendary head handball coach Mike Dau ’58 will be inducted into the Illinois Handball Association Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 15. The ceremony will take place at the 28th Annual LaGrange 3-Wall Tournament at Gordon Park in LaGrange, Illinois, at 1:00 p.m.
Forester freshman Zach Feldman and sophomore Ryan Kruss will join Lake Forest College alumni Aaron Vickar ’99, Jeremy Freid ’98, and Todd Lewis ’94 at the 20th World Maccabi Games. The tournament is slated to begin on July 4 and conclude on July 18 in Jerusalem.
The Lake Forest College men's and women's swimming and diving teams were among the 720 squads around the country designated as Scholar All-America teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
Lake Forest College Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats announced on Friday, May 5, that Sean O'Malley will be taking over as the Foresters' head women's golf coach, effective immediately. Tamlyn Tills, the team's head coach since the start of the program in 2014, will continue to play an integral role in the program's success as associate head coach. In addition to O'Malley and Tills, Forester golfers will continue to receive valuable instruction from Matthew Jones '95, the director of player development for the men's and women's teams.
Junior Davis DeKorte was the individual champion and one of four Lake Forest College players in the top 10 as the Foresters finished second at the three-day Midwest Conference Championships in Rockford, Illinois, this weekend.
Lake Forest College freshman Riley Frisbie was named Midwest Conference Newcomer of the Year and joined four teammates on the All-Midwest Conference Softball Teams, which were announced by the league at the MWC Tournament on Saturday.
Junior Davis DeKorte is now the individual leader and the Lake Forest College men's golf team moved to within five shots of first-place St. Norbert College during Friday's second round of the 2017 Midwest Conference Championship Tournament.
Sophomore centerfielder Maria Zepeda scored four more runs as the Forester softball team fell 4-3 to host St. Norbert College before defeating Illinois College 7-2 on day one of the 2017 Midwest Conference Tournament.
Lake Forest College men's tennis player Trevor Allen was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday for his performance at the Midwest Conference Team and Individual Tournaments in Madison, Wisconsin, over the weekend.
Sophomore Trevor Allen and freshman Nick Zazove captured singles titles on Saturday and senior Ellis Lora-Arceo teamed with Allen to claim a doubles championship on Sunday at the Midwest Conference Individual Tournaments this weekend.
Sophomore rightfielder Alyssa Grimm's two-run double in the seventh inning tied the game and she later scored the winning run in the Lake Forest College softball team's 8-7 victory over Illinois College on Saturday. Game two of the doubleheader was halted after four innings due to rain and field conditions.
Senior Allie Girard fired an 82 for the lowest score in the Lake Forest College women's golf team's 358-477 dual match victory over visiting Wisconsin Lutheran College at Highland Park Country Club on Friday.
Junior second baseman Jillian Rashid was 4-for-7 on the day to help the Lake Forest College softball team sweep a doubleheader at Ripon College on Tuesday. The Foresters took the opener 3-1 and game two 6-1.
Sophomore Ricky Schmidt was one of two Lake Forest players tied for seventh place with a 77 at the Forester Spring Invite on Sunday. The host school's Red Team finished fourth out of a dozen teams at the event.