Foresters Post 5-0 Victory over Visiting Alverno

The Lake Forest College women's soccer team hosted and defeated Alverno College 5-0 on Sunday (September 20). The Foresters raised their record on the season to 4-3-0 while the Inferno fell to 3-4-0.

The home team wasted little time getting on the scoreboard. Freshman Lisa Sorensen (Muskegon, Mich./Western Michigan Christian) scored her first goal of two goals in the game just four minutes into the contest. Junior Bianca Greene (Santa Monica, Calif./Santa Monica) was credited with the assist. Freshman Becky Esrock (St. Louis, Mo./Whitfield School) netted her team-high ninth goal of the year at 8:10 with sophomore Isabel Brown (Tucson, Ariz./Tucson Magnet) and junior Christine Sorensen (Norton Shores, Mich./Grand Haven) earning assists. The first career goal by freshman Hailey Schleibinger (Spring Grove, Ill./Richmond Burton) with just 1:44 remaining in the opening period made the score 3-0 at halftime.

Lisa Sorensen scored her second goal of the game and fifth this season just 74 seconds into the second half. Esrock earned the assist. Senior Emily Sadler (Everett, Wash./Cascade Senior) finally closed out the scoring with her first goal of the season at 83:02. Greene recorded her team-high seventh assist of the year on the play.

Forester freshmen Bri Schleibinger (Spring Grove, Ill./Richmond Burton) recorded three saves in the first half and Caitlin Connors (Dover, Mass./Dover-Sherborn) added two in the second to preserve the shutout.

Lake Forest will host another non-conference game against Carthage College on Wednesday (September 23) at 4:30 p.m. The Foresters will resume league play against Lawrence University next Sunday afternoon (September 27) at 1:00. A live video webcast of the game will be available at www.midwestconference.tv.