2019 News

  • Five Foresters Named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes
    October 02, 2019
    Over 8,000 student-athletes (8,161), a first in National Fastpitch Coaches Association history, were named 2019 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes, the Association announced on Wednesday afternoon.
  • 125 Foresters Named Academic All-MWC
    July 12, 2019
    The Midwest Conference released the list of 2018-19 Academic All-MWC honorees on Friday and 125 Forester student-athletes were recognized, the second-highest total in school history.
  • Foresters Experience Unprecedented Success in 2018-19
    May 24, 2019
    While Lake Forest fans are used to their teams performing at a high level, several Foresters took their accomplishments to new heights in 2018-19.
  • Foresters Knocked Out in NCAA Regional Final
    May 12, 2019
    A day after posted a 3-2 walk-off victory over the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Lake Forest was defeated 5-0 and 10-3 by the Eagles on Sunday in the championship round of the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament air Central College.
  • Foresters Walk-Off LaCrosse to reach NCAA Regional Final
    May 11, 2019
    Junior catcher Sydney Wyatt belted a game-tying two-run double and then scored on senior shortstop Alyssa Grimm's walk-off single Saturday as the Foresters defeated the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 3-2 in the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament at Central College.
  • Lake Forest Starts NCAA Tourney with 10-1 Triumph at Central
    May 10, 2019
    Junior Missy Dieckman-Meyer did not allow an earned run as the Foresters rolled to a 10-1 six-inning victory at Central College, the nation's 15th-ranked team, on Friday.
  • Shaye Gauthier Named Forester Athlete of the Week
    May 09, 2019
    Lake Forest College softball player Shaye Gauthier was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after belting a walk-off home run on Saturday to send her team to the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • Foresters Headed to Central for 10th NCAA Tournament Appearance
    May 07, 2019
    Lake Forest captured the Midwest Conference's regular season and tournament title and will travel to Pella, Iowa, this weekend for the regional round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • Kinsella and Bruha Earn Coach of the Year Honors
    May 05, 2019
    Lake Forest College Head Softball Coach Joe Kinsella and Head Men's Golf Coach Brian Bruha were each named Midwest Conference Coach of the Year over the weekend after leading their teams to MWC Tournament titles.
  • Gauthier's Walk-Off Home Run Sends Foresters to NCAA Tournament
    May 04, 2019
    Sophomore second baseman Shaye Gauthier belted a two-run-home with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Lake Forest a 5-4 victory over visiting St. Norbert College in the championship round of the 2019 Midwest Conference Tournament on Saturday.
  • Five Foresters Earn All-MWC Honors
    May 04, 2019
    The 2019 All-Midwest Conference Softball Teams were announced at the conclusion of the MWC Tournament on Saturday and five players from Lake Forest College were among the honorees.
  • Foresters Win Twice on Day One of MWC Tournament
    May 03, 2019
    Sophomore second baseman Shaye Gauthier received the Midwest Conference Elite 20 Award on Saturday in between a pair of multi-hit performances on the first day of the 2019 MWC Tournament.
  • Location and Schedule Changes for Day 1 of MWC Tournament
    May 01, 2019
    Due to the weather forecast leading up to this weekend's Midwest Conference Softball Tournament, Friday's slate of games have been moved to Heritage Park in Wheeling, Illinois, and the start times have been adjusted.
  • Lake Forest Splits at Lawrence, Claims MWC Title Outright
    April 29, 2019
    The Foresters dropped the opener but rolled 10-1 in game two at Lawrence University on Monday to finish the regular season atop the Midwest Conference standings and earn the right to host this weekend's 2019 MWC Tournament.
  • Foresters Sweep Monmouth, Clinch at Least a Share of MWC Title
    April 28, 2019
    Junior rightfielder Maddie Trost became the first Forester this season to belt two home runs in a game and her team defeated visiting Monmouth College 7-1 and 8-5 on Sunday to clinch at least a share of the 2019 Midwest Conference championship.
  • Foresters Post Pair of 5-Inning Victories over Beloit
    April 24, 2019
    Behind home runs by sophomore Hannah Kalnicky, freshman Hailey Boylan, and senior Alyssa Grimm, Lake Forest defeated Beloit College 12-2 and 8-0 at home on Wednesday. Both games lasted just five innings.
  • Foresters Split with St. Norbert, Stay in MWC Title Contention
    April 20, 2019
    Sophomore second baseman Shaye Gauthier had four hits on the day, including her first home run of the season, as Lake Forest split a doubleheader with visiting St. Norbert College on Saturday, falling 5-4 in the opener before taking game two 7-3.
  • Foresters Drop a Pair to Whitewater
    April 19, 2019
    Junior rightfielder Maddie Trost had four base hits on Friday, including her first home run as a Forester, but the team was defeated 7-3 and 6-3 at home by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
  • Emma Varsbergs Named Forester Athlete of the Week
    April 18, 2019
    Lake Forest College softball player Emma Varsbergs was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after helping lead her team to victory in three of four Midwest Conference games in the last week.
  • Foresters Split First Home Doubleheader of the Season
    April 13, 2019
    Senior centerfielder Maria Zepeda reached base safely on six of seven trips to the plate as Lake Forest split a doubleheader with visiting Illinois College on Saturday, falling 4-2 in the opener before taking game two 3-1.
  • Foresters Win Twice at Cornell, Improve to 3-1 in MWC
    April 07, 2019
    Senior centerfielder Maria Zepeda had five of the team's 18 hits as Lake Forest posted a pair of victories at Cornell College on Sunday, taking the doubleheader opener 6-4 and game two 4-2.
  • Game Two Victory at Grinnell is Coach Kinsella's 400th
    April 06, 2019
    Lake Forest split a doubleheader at Grinnell College on Saturday, falling 5-3 in the opener before taking game two by the same score for Forester Head Coach Joe Kinsella's 400th career victory.
  • Foresters Fall Twice at Nation's 7th-Ranked Team
    March 28, 2019
    Sophomore Hannah Kalnicky had a two-hit game in her return to the lineup but Lake Forest was defeated 2-0 in the opener and 5-4 in nine innings in game two of a doubleheader at Illinois Wesleyan University on Thursday.
  • Maria Zepeda Named Forester Athlete of the Week
    March 21, 2019
    Lake Forest College softball player Maria Zepeda was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday for her performance in the team's final four games of last week's Spring Break trip to Florida.
  • Foresters Sweep MWC Weekly Awards
    March 18, 2019
    Lake Forest College's Missy Dieckman-Meyer and Maria Zepeda were named Midwest Conference Pitcher and Position Player of the Week, respectively, on Monday. They helped lead the Foresters to a 5-5 record at The Spring Games in Florida last week.
  • Foresters Finish Florida Trip with Walk-Off Win
    March 16, 2019
    Sophomore catcher Nicole Schussler's third hit of the day brought home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning in a 5-4 triumph over Hope College on Saturday. Lake Forest was defeated 7-3 by SUNY-Geneseo earlier in the afternoon.
  • Foresters Fall on Friday to Linfield and Rowan
    March 15, 2019
    Senior centerfielder Maria Zepeda reached base safely in six of seven trips to the plate and senior third baseman Emma Varsbergs belted her first home run as a Forester but their team was defeated 8-0 by Linfield College and 5-4 by Rowan University on Friday.
  • Missy Dieckman-Meyer Named Forester Athlete of the Week
    March 14, 2019
    Lake Forest College pitcher Missy Dieckman-Meyer was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after recording two victories and a save in the previous three days.
  • Foresters Post a Pair of Shutouts on Wednesday in Orlando
    March 13, 2019
    Senior Kyra Lenzi surrendered only three base hits and junior Missy Dieckman-Meyer allowed just two as Lake Forest blanked the State University of New York-Fredonia 3-0 and Carroll University 1-0 on Wednesday.
  • Another Split for Lake Forest on Day Two in Florida
    March 12, 2019
    Junior Missy Dieckman-Meyer allowed just one earned run as the Foresters defeated Montclair State University 6-2 in eight innings on Tuesday. They were then defeated 9-3 by Amherst College.
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