Forester Features

  • Lake Forest College Athletic Teams Compete Against Cancer
    September 27, 2018
    Lake Forest College athletes do more than vanquish opponents on the playing field. They also vanquish cancer.
  • Tom Steen ’18 and George Vidas ’16 Invited to Attend the Second Annual Campbell Trophy Summit
    September 04, 2018
    Lake Forest College graduates Tom Steen ’18 and George Vidas ’16 attended the second annual Campbell Trophy Summit, which was held at Stanford University in California from August 22-25. Steen and Vidas joined other standout collegiate football student-athletes from NCAA Division I, II, and III institutions at the event.
  • Cappuccitti, Ingram, and Roessler Showcase Forester Soccer in Croatia
    August 23, 2018
    Forester men’s soccer alumni John Cappuccitti ‘18 and Elyas Ingram ‘18 and current team member Jan Roessler ‘21 traveled to Croatia for a 10-day showcase to compete with professional first and second division teams.
  • Maria Zepeda Competing for Greek National Team with Eye on 2020 Olympics
    July 27, 2018
    Lake Forest College's Maria Zepeda was named to the Greek National Softball Team this summer and is currently competing at the 2018 U22 Women's European Championships in Trnava, Slovakia.
  • Striving for Perfection: Collegiate Diving Champion Heath Ogawa
    July 20, 2018
    Many strive for greatness, but few reach heights as fantastic as Heath Ogawa at this past NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving National Championships. Currently a senior at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Ill., Ogawa’s victory drives his team into the upcoming 2018-19 season.
  • Aram Arslanian Continues Play with Armenian U20 National Basketball Team
    July 11, 2018
    Participating in his third international trip, Forester men’s basketball player and rising junior Aram Arslanian is looking to bring new skills and lessons learned back to Lake Forest from his experience overseas.
  • Danny Sotos Competes In Global Sports Academy Goodwill Tour
    June 19, 2018
    After taking his basketball career overseas, Danny Sotos recently returned from competing in a Global Sports Academy Goodwill Tour.
  • Laying Dau-n the Foundation: 50 Years of Handball
    June 06, 2018
    Michael Dau ’58, who was inducted into the Illinois Handball Association Hall of Fame in 2017, celebrated the 50th year of Forester handball after starting the program in 1968.
  • Coach Tamlyn Tills Named Coach of the Year in Women's Basketball and Women's Golf
    May 24, 2018
    Coach Tamlyn Tills was named Midwest Conference Coach of the Year by her peers in both women’s basketball and women’s golf for the first time in her 10-year career at Lake Forest College.
  • A Record-Breaking Number of Student-Athletes Invited To 2018 A-Team Dinner
    April 27, 2018
    On Thursday, April 19, 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 2017 fall or 2017 spring semester.
  • Joey Valdivia '17 Leads Nation in Points Per Game For Second Straight Season
    April 10, 2018
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently announced its 2017 football national statistical titles and, for the second straight season, Lake Forest College’s Joey Valdivia ’17 led the nation in points per game.
  • Lake Forest College Freshman Earns Newcomer of the Year Title
    March 26, 2018
    It’s game day. The clock is winding down before the jump ball. Lake Forest College freshman and Pendleton, Indiana, native Kelsey Burton prepares for game time.
  • Heath Ogawa Prepared to Dive Head First Into the NCAA Division III Championships
    March 13, 2018
    Lake Forest College diver Heath Ogawa has his sights set on the NCAA Division III Championships, which will be held next week (March 21-24) at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • George Gerasimou Becomes The 2018 Peter Taylor Award Recipient
    March 02, 2018
    Each year one member of the Lake Forest College men’s hockey team is awarded the Peter G. Taylor Award. It is awarded to one player, selected by his teammates, whose outstanding talent, leadership and love for the game best exemplify the qualities of the player for whom it is named. The Peter Taylor award was established as a fond tribute by his family, friends and former teammates.
  • Lake Forest College Names 2018 Ry McCarthy Award Recipient
    February 08, 2018
    "Ladies and gentlemen, the 2018 Ry McCarthy Award winner is #30, Jacque Rogers," echoed throughout Lake Forest College Alumni Memorial Field house on January 27, 2018, as cheers erupted from the stands.
  • Sled Hockey Earns Award of Merit
    January 25, 2018
    The Lake Forest College and the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) annual “The Sleds Are Coming” event earned Award of Merit recognition by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA). The award recognizes the many contributions NCAA Division III student-athletes regularly make to their campuses and local communities.
  • Forester Football Seniors Experience a Trip of a Lifetime at the Tazon de Estrellas in Mexico
    January 04, 2018
    Eight Forester football seniors were selected to represent Team Stars and Stripes at the Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) in Baja, Mexico on Saturday, December 16. These eight Foresters include Trevor Bain (DB), Jake Burkard (OL), Tim Finucane (DL), Hector Mendoza (DL), R.J. Pompey (DB), Ryan Shalosky (LS/DB), Chase Slagboom (DB), and Tom Steen (OL).
  • Forester Family Remembers Mia Gurevitz
    December 11, 2017
    People who met Mia Gurevitz -- even briefly -- remember her courage, sassiness and kindness.
  • Forester Football Seniors Experience a Trip of a Lifetime at the Tazon de Estrellas in Mexico
    December 04, 2017
    Eight Forester football seniors were selected to represent Team Stars and Stripes at the Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) in Baja, Mexico on Saturday, December 16. These eight Foresters include Trevor Bain (DB), Jake Burkard (OL), Tim Finucane (DL), Hector Mendoza (DL), R.J. Pompey (DB), Ryan Shalosky (LS/DB), Chase Slagboom (DB), and Tom Steen (OL).
  • Foresters Helping Foresters
    November 13, 2017
    One tradition at Lake Forest College that is held in high regard is the tradition of giving back and helping others. One Forester who depicts this tradition perfectly is women’s basketball alumna Danielle Canulli ’15. Canulli found her way to a career at Discovery Communications through the Forester network and then, via the Forester Game Plan, played a role in the hiring of Lake Forest College alumni soccer players Tim Mourikes ’16 and Bjorn Trail-Johnson ’17.
  • Three Student-Athletes Selected to Participate in the Female & Ethnic Minority Mentoring Program
    October 24, 2017
    The Midwest Conference announced the inaugural class of the Female & Ethnic Minority Mentoring Program. From Lake Forest College, junior Amy Budde (women’s hockey), senior Kyra Vidas (women’s handball), and Julia Unterseher (women’s hockey) were selected to participate in the program. Budde, Vidas, and Unterseher were three of 10 selected to represent the inaugural class.
  • Nipun Chauhan '18 Scores Internship With Satori Energy
    October 12, 2017
    Lake Forest College senior Nipun Chauhan ’18 is setting up for a successful career post-graduation after gaining invaluable working experience at Satori Energy.
  • Aram Arslanian Competes At U-20 European Championship in Oradea, Romania
    September 14, 2017
    Aram Arslanian, a sophomore on the Lake Forest College men’s basketball team, took his talents overseas this summer to compete within the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) as a member of Armenia’s U-20 Basketball team. Arslanian was selected to represent Armenia at the Under 20 European Championship - Division B, which was held in Oradea, Romania.
  • Lake Forest College Graduate Lauren Dalecky '17 Running for Miss Illinois USA
    August 31, 2017
    Lake Forest College graduate Lauren Dalecky ’17, a former student-athlete on the women’s swimming and diving team, is in the running to become Miss Illinois USA.
  • Lake Forest College Student-Athletes: Winning in the Community
    July 20, 2017
    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 Student-Athletes: Winning in the Community
    July 20, 2017
    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.
  • Cappuccitti and Jacobson Compete in Brazil for USA D-3 Soccer Tour
    June 21, 2017
    Lake Forest College men’s soccer junior John Cappuccitti and women’s soccer junior Shari Jacobson represented the United States on the D-3 Select Team at the 2017 Brazil Tour on May 29 through June 7.
  • Men's Hockey Leads The Way At A-Team Dinner
    May 11, 2017
    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.
  • Over 100 Athletes Qualify For Summer Games at Special Olympics Aquatics Meet
    April 28, 2017
    On Saturday, March 25, 2017, faculty, staff, students, coaches, and community members gathered at the Sports and Recreation Center to cheer on Special Olympian swimmers from the Chicagoland area at the annual Area 13 Special Olympics Aquatic Meet. Races began at 9:00 a.m. and continued throughout the day until 4:00 p.m.
  • During National Athletic Training Month, Lake Forest College Recognizes Michael Gilboe and Rosemarie Patrick
    March 30, 2017
    According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the month of March is dedicated to acknowledging the work of Athletic Trainers. Lake Forest College is fortunate to have two athletic trainers on staff to provide treatment and support for all student-athletes at Lake Forest College throughout their career as Foresters: Michael Gilboe and Rosemarie Patrick.
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