Senior shortstop Kat Beall tied a program record with five base hits, including the 100th of her career, the Lake Forest College softball team's 18-4 5-inning victory over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Friday. The Foresters fell 6-1 to Millikin University later in the day.
Freshman pitchers Shaye Gauthier and Maddie Webb did not allow an earned run in a combined 11 innings of work as the Lake Forest College softball team defeated Keene State College 8-0 in six innings and Hamilton College 9-1 in five on Thursday.
Sophomore designated player Riley Frisbie belted the Lake Forest College softball team's first home run of the season in a 15-0 victory over Delaware Valley University Tuesday morning. The Foresters also defeated St. Mary's College 3-1 and are now 3-1 during their Spring Break trip to Florida.
Sophomore pitcher Missy Dieckman-Meyer tossed her second shutout of the young season on Monday as the Lake Forest College softball team began its Spring Break trip with a 2-0 victory over University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth on Monday. The Foresters then fell 7-5 to Concordia University Wisconsin.
Senior leftfielder Sydney Gardner scored two runs and drove in three on the day as the Lake Forest College softball team posted a 3-1 victory over Luther College, the eighth-ranked team in the country, and a 7-0 shutout of the University of Dubuque on Sunday at the Associated Colleges of the Midwest Tournament in Rochester, Minnesota.
Sophomore pitcher Missy Dieckman-Meyer tossed a six-hit shutout in the season opener as the Forester softball team split a pair of games in the Rochester Regional Stadium and Bubble on Saturday. Lake Forest blanked St. Olaf College 1-0 before falling 10-1 in six innings to Buena Vista University.
Over the past two months, Midwest Conference member institution Student Athlete Advisory Committees collected non-perishables and cash donations for local organizations in an effort to address food insecurity in their communities.
The Lake Forest College softball team was recently listed among the 2017 Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-Academic Teams and seven Foresters also received NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors.
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.
On Thursday, April 20, Lake Forest College President Steve Schutt and Athletic Director Jackie Slaats hosted a dinner at Glen Rowan House to recognize this year’s “A-Team” honorees. The A-Team is comprised of student-athletes who received straight A’s in either the 2016 fall or 2016 spring semester.
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.
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.
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.
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.