2017 News

  • Foresters Once Again Set School Record for Academic All-MWC Honorees
    July 06, 2018
    The Midwest Conference released the list of 2017-18 Academic All-MWC honorees on Friday and Lake Forest College surpassed last year's record number of honorees with 131.
  • 2017-18 Historic for the Foresters
    May 21, 2018
    Lake Forest teams combined to turn in the highest overall and conference winning percentage since joining the Midwest Conference, claimed three league/association titles, and competed in four NCAA Division III Championships in 2017-18.
  • Jim Catanzaro Among Coaches Attending Marine Corps Leadership Workshop
    May 19, 2018
    Lake Forest College Head Football Coach Jim Catanzaro was one of nearly 50 coaches from across the United States who attended Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s 2018 Coaches Workshop aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, from May 16-19.
  • Nine Foresters in 2018 NFF Hampshire Honor Society
    April 18, 2018
    The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced the members of the 2018 NFF Hampshire Honor Society and nine players from Lake Forest College were listed.
  • Forester Football Banquet Roundup
    February 07, 2018
    A successful 2017 season was capped with a successful night as the annual Lake Forest College football team banquet was held at Mickey Finn’s on Sunday, January 20th. The night opened up with a brief introduction from Head Coach Jim Catanzaro and was followed up by parting words from each of the non-returning seniors. Senior speeches included wisdom to the underclassmen, favorite Lake Forest College football memories, and the "roasting" of some of the coaches.
  • Another All-American Honor for Valdivia
    December 15, 2017
    D3football.com announced its 2017 All-America Teams Friday evening and, for the second year in a row, Lake Forest College's Joey Valdivia was a Third Team selection.
  • Eight Foresters Set to Play in Tazón de Estrellas
    December 13, 2017
    Global Football recently announce the Stars and Stripes roster for the 2017 Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) and eight Lake Forest College players were on the list.
  • AFCA Names Joey Valdivia a First Team All-American
    December 12, 2017
    The American Football Coaches Association released its 2017 All-American Teams on Tuesday and Lake Forest College's Joey Valdivia was a First Team selection.
  • Foresters Most Improved in MWC Canned Food Challenge
    December 08, 2017
    Over the past two months, Midwest Conference member institution Student Athlete Advisory Committees collected non-perishables and cash donations for local organizations in an effort to address food insecurity in their communities.
  • Joey Valdivia to Play in National Bowl on Sunday
    December 08, 2017
    Daytona Beach, Florida, will welcome 113 college seniors, including Lake Forest College's Joey Valdivia, for the National Bowl on Sunday, December 10.
  • Joey Valdivia Named First Team All-Region
    December 05, 2017
    D3football.com released its 2017 all-region teams on Tuesday and Joey Valdivia of Lake Forest College was a First Team All-West Region selection.
  • Valdivia Named MWC Offensive Skill Player of the Year, 12 Other Foresters All-MWC South
    November 15, 2017
    The Midwest Conference announced the 2017 All-MWC Football Teams on Wednesday and 13 Lake Forest College players made the list, including MWC Offensive Skill Player of the Year Joey Valdivia.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    November 13, 2017
    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 Performers of the Week.
  • Foresters Fall to Chicago Finish 8-2
    November 11, 2017
    Senior cornerback Jenri Salonga recorded his first career interception and made seven tackles in his final career game but the Lake Forest College football team was defeated 33-13 by the University of Chicago at home on Saturday.
  • Foresters Climb into NCAA Regional Rankings
    November 08, 2017
    The NCAA released its updated Division III regional rankings on Wednesday and Lake Forest College was listed ninth in the West Region.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    November 06, 2017
    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 Performers of the Week.
  • Foresters Prevail at Illinois College, Will Host Chicago Next Week
    November 04, 2017
    Senior cornerback Chase Slagboom went end zone to end zone on an interception return to help lead the Lake Forest College football team to a 28-21 victory at Illinois College on Saturday.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 30, 2017
    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 Performers of the Week.
  • Monmouth Ends Lake Forest's 12-Game Winning Streak
    October 28, 2017
    Junior wide receiver Chris Edomwande accounted for the home team's only touchdown in the Foresters' 42-7 loss to visiting Monmouth College on Saturday.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 23, 2017
    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 Performers of the Week.
  • Foresters Score 70, Improve to 7-0
    October 21, 2017
    Junior quarterback Jagan Cleary led his team to the end zone on seven of eight first half possessions as the Lake Forest College football team routed visiting Grinnell College 70-6 on Saturday.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 16, 2017
    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 Performers of the Week.
  • Joey Valdivia Named MWC Offensive Performer of the Week Again
    October 16, 2017
    Lake Forest College football player Joey Valdivia was named Midwest Conference Offensive Performer of the Week on Monday after scoring five touchdowns and becoming the program's career rushing leader in Saturday's 56-28 victory at Cornell College.
  • Foresters Ride Big First Half to Victory at Cornell
    October 14, 2017
    Senior running back Joey Valdivia became the program's all-time leading rusher and scored five first half touchdowns in the Lake Forest College football team's 56-28 victory at Cornell College on Saturday.
  • Lake Forest College 2017 Homecoming Highlights
    October 10, 2017
    Saturday's rain could not stop the football team from winning or the Foresters from celebrating their newest hall of famers at Homecoming.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    October 09, 2017
    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 Performers of the Week.
  • Foresters Celebrate Homecoming with Comeback Victory over Knox
    October 07, 2017
    The Lake Forest College football team trailed by a touchdown three times in the game but still came away with a 28-21 Homecoming victory over Knox College on Saturday.
  • Jagan Cleary Named Forester Athlete of the Week
    October 05, 2017
    Lake Forest College football player Jagan Cleary was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday for his performance in the team's 41-26 victory over visiting Macalester College on Saturday.
  • Tom Steen Named a William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
    October 04, 2017
    Lake Forest College senior offensive lineman Tom Steen is one of 181 semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments®. Sponsored by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF), the award is college football's premier scholar-athlete recognition.
  • 2017 Hall of Fame Class and Forester Impact Award Winner to be Celebrated during Homecoming
    October 03, 2017
    Lake Forest will induct four alumni into its hall of fame and honor Forester Impact Award recipient Bob Tiernan '49 at the College's Athletic Recognition Ceremony at Homecoming on Saturday, October 7.
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