2016 News

  • Lake Forest Athletes Garner 96 Academic All-MWC Honors
    July 18, 2016
    The Midwest Conference released the list of 2015-16 Academic All-MWC honorees on Monday and Lake Forest College student-athletes were listed 96 times.
  • Foresters Continue Successful Ways in 2015-16
    May 26, 2016
    With three conference titles, NCAA postseason participation in three sports, and a milestone handball national championship, 2015-16 was another successful year for Lake Forest College Athletics.
  • NFCA Selects Five Foresters to All-Region Teams
    May 19, 2016
    Sally Snarski was named First Team All-Great Lakes Region and four other Forester softball players were also listed as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced its All-Region Teams this week.
  • Foresters Postseason Run Ends at NCAA Regional Championship
    May 15, 2016
    A 2-0 loss to the University of St. Thomas in the championship round of the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament ended the Lake Forest College softball team's 2016 season on Sunday.
  • Big Inning at NCAA Tournament Keeps Foresters' Season Alive
    May 14, 2016
    The Lake Forest College softball team scored eight runs in the fourth inning and defeated visiting University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 8-0 in five innings to avoid elimination in the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament on Saturday. The Foresters had fallen 3-0 to the University of St. Thomas earlier in the day.
  • Foresters Win Pitchers Duel in NCAA Regional Opener
    May 13, 2016
    Senior Jessi Werner and junior Jenny McTague combined on a three-hit shutout as the Lake Forest College softball team blanked visiting Aurora University 1-0 in the opening game of the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament on Friday.
  • Lake Forest to Host NCAA Division III Regional Tournament
    May 09, 2016
    The Forester softball team advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the third year in a row and the College will now serve as a regional host for the second straight season. The entire 62-team field was announced during the NCAA Tournament Selection Show on NCAA.com on Monday.
  • Three-Win Day Sends Foresters Back to NCAA Tournament
    May 07, 2016
    The Lake Forest College softball team defeated Carroll University 13-4 in six innings before knocking off Monmouth College 5-0 and 6-2 to win the Midwest Conference Tournament on Saturday. The Foresters hosted the two-day, double-elimination tournament after claiming the league's regular season title with an 18-2 conference record.
  • Hemmer Named Player of the Year, Four other Foresters All-MWC
    May 07, 2016
    Lake Forest College softball player Alex Hemmer was named Midwest Conference Player of the Year while teammates Sally Snarski, Jessie Werner, Jenny McTague, and Kaleigh Ambrose joined her on the 2016 All-MWC Teams.
  • Foresters Defeat Illinois College, Fall to Monmouth on First Day of MWC Tournament
    May 06, 2016
    Senior Jessi Werner tossed a one-hit shutout in the Lake Forest College softball team's 1-0 victory over Illinois College in the first round of the Midwest Conference Tournament. The Foresters, who are hosting the double-elimination event after claiming the league championship, then fell 8-0 in five innings to Monmouth College.
  • MWC Tournament Preview
    May 05, 2016
    The Foresters have claimed their third straight MWC Championship and will host the conference tournament this weekend.
  • Hemmer and McTague Sweep MWC Weekly Awards Again
    May 02, 2016
    Forester the second time in three weeks, Foresters Alex Hemmer and Jenny McTague were named Midwest Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, the league announced on Monday.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    May 02, 2016
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for softball on Monday. Included are the league's standings, season statistical leaders, and recent results, as well as the MWC Performer and Pitcher of the Week.
  • Foresters Claim 2016 MWC Title on another McTague No-Hitter
    May 01, 2016
    The Lake Forest College softball team won 4-2 and 9-0 at St. Norbert College on Sunday to clinch the ninth Midwest Conference championship in program history and the Foresters' third title in a row.
  • Foresters Win Twice at Lawrence, Close in on MWC Title
    April 30, 2016
    Senior pitcher Jessi Werner became the program's career leader in shutouts and freshman centerfielder Maria Zepeda belted a home run for her fourth hit of the day as the Lake Forest College softball team prevailed 6-0 and 10-1 in six innings at Lawrence University on Saturday.
  • Record Breaking Number of Student-Athletes Earn A-Team Honors
    April 25, 2016
    On 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.
  • Jessi Werner Earns Seventh Career MWC Pitcher of the Week Award
    April 25, 2016
    Lake Forest College softball player Jessi Werner was named Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday after earned all three of her team's victories over the weekend.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    April 25, 2016
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for softball on Monday. Included are the league's standings, season statistical leaders, and recent results, as well as the MWC Performer and Pitcher of the Week.
  • Foresters Win Twice at Grinnell, Remain atop MWC Standings
    April 24, 2016
    Sophomore centerfielder Sydney Gardner had a pair of two-hit games and scored a run in each contest as the Lake Forest College softball team prevailed 4-0 and 3-1 in eight innings at Grinnell College on Sunday.
  • Lake Forest Splits Doubleheader at Cornell
    April 23, 2016
    Senior first baseman Sally Snarski had five base hits on the day as the Forester softball team won 8-3 before falling 3-2 in nine innings at Cornell College on Saturday.
  • Jenny McTague Named Forester Athlete of the Week
    April 21, 2016
    Softball player Jenny McTague was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after throwing a perfect game in a 1-0 victory over visiting Carroll University last Saturday.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    April 18, 2016
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for softball on Monday. Included are the league's standings, season statistical leaders, and recent results, as well as the MWC Performer and Pitcher of the Week.
  • Alex Hemmer and Jenny McTague Sweep MWC Weekly Awards
    April 18, 2016
    Forester softball players Alex Hemmer and Jenny McTague were named Midwest Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping lead their team to four doubleheader sweeps at home in a six-day span.
  • Foresters Sweep Knox to Close Out Perfect 8-0 Week
    April 17, 2016
    Senior pitcher Jessi Werner earned her program record 52nd career victory in the opener and a save in game two as the Lake Forest College softball team defeated Knox College 8-0 (5 innings) and 5-1 on Sunday.
  • Jenny McTague Finishes Off Sweep of Carroll with Perfect Game
    April 16, 2016
    Junior pitcher Jenny McTague tossed the third perfect game in program history in a 1-0 Forester victory over visiting Carroll University in game two of Saturday's doubleheader. Lake Forest also defeated the Pioneers 8-1 in the opener.
  • Sally Snarski Repeats as Forester Athlete of the Week
    April 14, 2016
    Softball player Sally Snarski earned her second straight Forester Athlete of the Week award on Thursday after helping lead the team to a 5-1 record in the previous seven days.
  • Foresters Post a Pair of Eight-Run Victories over Ripon
    April 13, 2016
    Senior first baseman Sally Snarski belted a first-inning home run in each game and reached base safely on all six of her plate appearances on the day as the Lake Forest College softball team swept a doubleheader against visiting Ripon College on Wednesday. The Foresters took the opener 11-3 in six innings and game two 9-1 in five.
  • Foresters Rout Beloit Twice
    April 12, 2016
    Senior Jessi Werner and junior Jenny McTague combined to strike out 17 batters while allowing just two base hits apiece as the Lake Forest College softball team defeated visiting Beloit College 9-0 and 13-1 on Tuesday. Both games were called after five innings.
  • Midwest Conference Weekly Release
    April 11, 2016
    The Midwest Conference issued its weekly release for softball on Monday. Included are the league's standings, season statistical leaders, and recent results, as well as the MWC Performer and Pitcher of the Week.
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