2013 News

  • Foresters Earn 78 Academic All-Midwest Conference Honors
    July 09, 2014
    The Midwest Conference announced its Academic All-MWC honorees for 2013-14 on Wednesday. Lake Forest College student-athletes tallied 78 selections, the most in school history, in 13 sports.
  • Three Foresters among NFF Hampshire Honor Society Honorees
    April 29, 2014
    The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced Tuesday the members of the 2014 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career. A total of 838 players from 267 schools qualified for membership in the society's seventh year, including Lake Forest College's Ed Dobernig, Michael Garetto-Balmer, and Jake Rotkvich.
  • Football Team Leads Lake Forest's Efforts in Raising Money for Cancer Research
    April 22, 2014
    Lake Forest College's annual Relay For Life event took place April 4-5 in Alumni Memorial Field House. More than $40,000 was raised and donated to the American Cancer Society.
  • Nick Waters Named Defensive MVP of Tazon de Estrellas
    December 21, 2013
    Featuring seven Foresters, the Stars and Stripes Team defeated Mexico 29-7 in the 2013 Tazon de Estrellas on Saturday. Lake Forest defensive back Nick Waters (#36) was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the Division III all-star game.
  • Jake Rotkvich Named a Captain for Team Stars and Stripes
    December 20, 2013
    Team Stars & Stripes has named four players, including Lake Forest College senior Jake Rotkvich, who will captain the all-star team of NCAA non-scholarship student-athletes against the CONADEIP All-Stars in the fifth annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) this Saturday, December 21.
  • Jim Catanzaro Named One of Five Division III Finalists for 2013 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award
    December 10, 2013
    On Tuesday Liberty Mutual Insurance recognized Lake Forest College Head Football Coach Jim Catanzaro as one of five D-III finalists for the 2013 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award, the premier college football-coaching honor that promotes charity and scholarship while also honoring coaches for their sportsmanship, integrity, responsibility, and excellence, on and off the field.
  • Ed Dobernig Earns All-Region Honors
    December 09, 2013
    D3football.com released its All-West Region Teams on Monday and Lake Forest College's Ed Dobernig was a Second Team selection.
  • Esrock, Larsen, and Rogers Receive Scholar/Athlete Awards
    December 08, 2013
    In addition to several other sport-specific awards handed out at Lake Forest College's Fall Sports Awards Ceremony on Sunday, Becky Esrock, Ben Larsen, and Ellen Rogers were recognized as the Foresters' 2012-13 Junior, Sophomore, and Freshman Scholar-Athletes, respectively.
  • Seven Forester Seniors Named to Tazon de Estrellas All-Star Game Roster
    December 03, 2013
    The 52-player Stars and Stripes roster for the annual Tazon de Estrellas Division III all-star game was announced on Tuesday and it included seven Forester seniors. In addition, Lake Forest College Head Coach Jim Catanzaro will serve on the squad's coaching staff. The game will be played on December 21 in Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Five Foresters Named First Team All-MWC, Six Others Listed
    November 21, 2013
    The 2013 All-Midwest Conference football teams were released on Thursday and Lake Forest College was well-represented with 11 players on the lists, including First Team selections John Dillon, Ed Dobernig, Michael Garetto-Balmer, John Preston, and Jake Rotkvich.
  • Mike Lewis Finishes Career as Forester Athlete of the Week
    November 21, 2013
    Lake Forest College football player Mike Lewis was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after helping lead his team to a 31-3 victory over visiting St. Norbert College on Saturday.
  • Pat Clark Named MWC Performer of the Week
    November 19, 2013
    Lake Forest College football player Pat Clark was named Midwest Conference Defensive Performer of the Week on Monday for his performance in the Foresters' 31-3 victory over visiting St. Norbert College on Saturday.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    November 18, 2013
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for football on Monday. Included are results from the last week as well as the league's Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week.
  • Foresters Finish Season with 31-3 Rout of St. Norbert
    November 16, 2013
    The Lake Forest College football team closed out the season with a convincing 31-3 victory over visiting St. Norbert College, the 2013 Midwest Conference champion. Forester senior quarterback Mike Lewis saved his best for last, completing 16 of 22 passes for a career-high 299 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    November 11, 2013
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for football on Monday. Included are results from the last week as well as the league's Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week.
  • Michael Garetto-Balmer Named to Capital One Academic All-District® Team
    November 07, 2013
    Lake Forest College football player Michael Garetto-Balmer was named to the Capital One Academic All-District® Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday. He will now appear on the Capital One Academic All-America® ballot.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    November 04, 2013
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for football on Monday. Included are results from the last week as well as the league's Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week.
  • Joey Kropp Named MWC Special Teams Performer of the Week
    November 04, 2013
    Lake Forest College football player Joey Kropp was named Midwest Conference Special Teams Performer of the Week on Monday for his performance in the Foresters' 27-14 loss at Ripon College on Saturday.
  • Foresters Unable to Hold Early Lead at Ripon
    November 02, 2013
    The Lake Forest College football team was defeated 27-14 at Ripon College on Saturday. Forester junior Joey Kropp returned a punt 41 yards for the first score of the game and added a 50-yard kickoff return later in the contest.
  • Ed Dobernig Named Forester Athlete of the Week
    October 31, 2013
    Lake Forest College football player Ed Dobernig was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after playing a significant role in the team's 17-10 triumph at Cornell College on Saturday.
  • John Preston and Ed Dobernig Named to D3football.com Team of the Week
    October 30, 2013
    Lake Forest College football players Ed Dobernig and John Preston were named to the National Team of the Week by D3football.com on Wednesday. They accounted for four turnovers between them in the Foresters' 17-10 victory at Cornell College on Saturday.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 28, 2013
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for football on Monday. Included are results from the last week as well as the league's Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week.
  • Ed Dobernig and Jon Gurchak Named MWC Performers of the Week
    October 28, 2013
    Lake Forest College football players Ed Dobernig and Jon Gurchak were named Midwest Conference Defensive and Special Team Performers of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performance in the Foresters' 17-10 victory at Cornell College on Saturday.
  • Foresters Hold on for Victory at Cornell
    October 26, 2013
    The Lake Forest College football team prevailed 17-10 at Cornell College Saturday afternoon to raise its overall record on the season to 7-1 and Midwest Conference mark to 6-1. Forester senior cornerback Ed Dobernig returned an interception 32 yards and a fumble 33 yards for a touchdown in the contest.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 21, 2013
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for football on Monday. Included are results from the last week as well as the league's Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week.
  • Stout Defense, Third Down Conversions Lead Lake Forest to Victory over Monmouth
    October 19, 2013
    The Forester football team defeated visiting Monmouth College 17-14 on Saturday to extend its winning streak on Farwell Field to nine games. Freshman tailback Charlie Quinn ran 19 times for a game-high 94 yards and a touchdown on the day.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 14, 2013
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for football on Monday. Included are results from the last week as well as the league's Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week.
  • Foresters No Longer Undefeated after Falling at Illinois College
    October 12, 2013
    The Lake Forest College football team was defeated 55-7 at Illinois College on Saturday and fell to 5-1 overall this season and 4-1 in Midwest Conference play. Sophomore wide receiver George Vidas scored the Foresters' only touchdown on a 7-yard reception early in the fourth quarter.
  • Lake Forest Defense Leads Nation in Interceptions, Ranks among Leaders in Other Categories
    October 09, 2013
    The Forester football team has reached the midpoint of its regular season with a 5-0 record and sits atop the NCAA Division III rankings in interceptions with 13. The senior-laden Lake Forest defense also ranks among the national leaders in several other categories.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 07, 2013
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for football on Monday. Included are results from the last week as well as the league's Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week.
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