Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats Honored For 30 Years of ServiceOn Saturday, February 11, 2017, Lake Forest College Director of Athletics and Senior Advisor to the President Jackie Slaats was recognized during halftime of the women’s basketball game against Cornell College for devoting 30 years of service to the College. Several alumni returned to campus to celebrate with her and you can too by clicking here to donate a small gift of $30 for every year she has made different at the College.
Jack Lewis Honored with the 2017 Peter Taylor AwardHeading into the 2016-17 season, senior captain Jack Lewis was not concerned with racking up the most points this season; instead he had other priorities—serving as a leader his teammates could look up to.
Allie Girard Recipient of the 2017 Ry McCarthy AwardOn Saturday, January 14, 2017, women's hockey player Allie Girard was named the recipient of the Ry McCarthy Award during an on-ice presentation between the first and second periods of a game against the College of St. Scholastica.
Scenes From the Sidelines - Featuring Blake TheisenBlake Theisen is a staff member who can be seen at just about every athletic competition helping out in various capacities from equipment and facility setup to special event coordination and oversight of the Forester Athlete Network (F.A.N. Club).
Michelle Greeneway '16 Honored at Women's Hockey GameOn Saturday, November 19 recent graduate, Michelle Greeneway ’16, was recognized during the women’s hockey game during the first intermission for her receipt of the 2016 Laura Hurd Award – The NCAA National Women’s Hockey Player of the Year and The Midwest Conference Woman of the Year Award.
Guajardo and Kotasek Compete for USA Athletes InternationalSophomores Anhayte Guajardo and Kalay Kotasek, two members of the women’s golf team, recently helped their team to a third-place finish at the Midwest Conference Championships, which was the team’s highest finish since the program started in 2014. Both Guajardo and Kotasek attribute part of their success to the opportunity they were given over the summer to compete overseas in Scotland..
Paula Dau To Be Recognized With Forester Impact Award On Saturday, October 8Lake Forest College will celebrate Homecoming 2016 this upcoming weekend on October 7-8. This week marks a very special time on campus for students, faculty, and alumni to take part in a full slate of activities that show school spirit and pride. It will also be a time to celebrate individuals who have impacted the College in more ways than imaginable.
Lake Forest College Hosts 2016 ACM Soccer ShowcaseThis past weekend Lake Forest College, in conjunction with the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM), hosted the 2016 ACM Soccer Showcase at Farwell Field. The showcase featured both men’s and women’s teams from Coe College, Lawrence University, Macalester College, and Lake Forest College.
Lake Forest College To Host ACM Soccer ShowcaseLake Forest College will host the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Soccer Showcase this weekend on Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11. The showcase will feature men’s and women’s teams from Coe College, Lawrence University, and Macalester College.
Scenes From The Sidelines - Featuring Hannah DouglasHannah Douglas joined the Lake Forest College team in the fall of 2015. She holds a dual-role position within the athletic department as the assistant women’s basketball coach and the Marketing and Special Events Coordinator/Program Assistant.
Virgil Thomas '17 Leads the Way at Undergraduate Interfraternity InstituteAlthough athletics consumes a large part of a student-athlete’s time, many of our athletes still find time to become involved in campus life when they are not on the field, on the court, or in the pool. Senior and member of the men’s swimming and diving team, Virgil Thomas, has devoted much of his spare time to Alpha Tau Omega (ATO), a fraternity on campus.
Werner and Gardner Selected to Represent Team USA in Cape Town, South AfricaFollowing the conclusion of a successful softball season, summer vacations, internships, and jobs are in full-swing for students at Lake Forest College. However, for senior pitcher, Jessi Werner and sophomore left fielder, Sydney Gardner, vacations and jobs have been put on hold after both students were selected to represent the College, NCAA Division III, and the United States in Cape Town, South Africa.
Michelle Greeneway Scores Invitation to 2016 NWHL Prospect CampLake Forest College 2016 graduate Michelle Greeneway will be participating in the invitation only National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) prospect camp this weekend. Greeneway is one of the top prospects among 22 free agents vying for a spot in the NWHL.
21st Annual F.A.N Club Golf OutingThe Annual F.A.N. Club Golf Outing has been a tradition at Lake Forest College for over 20 years. Entering its 21st year, the outing will again be held at White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills, Illinois on Friday, June 17, 2016.
Scenes From The Sidelines - Featuring Andrew RauenLake Forest College’s weight room is located at the Sports and Recreation Center on the first level. Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Andrew Rauen, works primarily in this room helping nearly 400 student-athletes develop strength, speed, and agility to reach their athletic goals.
Record Breaking Number of Student-Athletes Earn A-Team HonorsOn Thursday, April 21, 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 2015 fall or 2015 spring semester.
Register Today For Ry's Run!RYse TO THE CHALLENGE! and join us on Tuesday, April 12, at 5:00 p.m. on South Campus between the Ice Rink and Buchanan Hall for the 7th Annual Ry’s Run
Celebrate, Remember, and Fight Back with the ForestersOn Friday, April 15, 2016 Lake Forest College staff, students, alumni, community members, and passionate supporters will unite at the Sports & Recreation Center to celebrate the lives of those who lost their battle to cancer, to remember loved ones lost, and to put up a Forester fight against the disease by raising funds in support of the American Cancer Society.
Sled Hockey Teams Compete at Lake Forest CollegeOn Sunday, January 31, Lake Forest College Athletics along with Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) hosted the sixth annual “The Sleds Are Coming Again!” event at the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.
Team Stars & Stripes Wins On and Off the FieldFive Forester football seniors were selected to represent Team Stars & Stripes at the seventh annual Division III Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) in Baja, Mexico on December 19.
Another Fantastic Fall in the ForestTwo Forester teams captured Midwest Conference championships and another advanced to the NCAA Tournament in the fall of 2015. Lake Forest's eight fall sports combined for a .606 overall winning percentage and a .744 mark in league play. Individual Foresters earned 29 all-conference honors and set or tied 24 program records.