Foresters Sweep Stout in First Home Doubleheader of 2017Sophomore leftfielder Abby King hit a walk-off home run in the Lake Forest's College softball team's 6-4 victory over visiting University of Wisconsin-Stout in game one of the teams' doubleheader on Friday. The Foresters also took game two 8-2.
Riley Frisbie Named MWC Position Player of the WeekLake Forest College softball player Riley Frisbie was named Midwest Conference Position Player of the Week on Monday for her performance in the team's last 10 contests at The Spring Games in Florida last week.
Foresters Split Again on Final Day of The Spring GamesJunior shortstop Jillian Rashid tied a program record with three doubles in the Lake Forest College softball team's 9-4 victory over Carthage College on Saturday. The Foresters also fell 11-4 to Linfield College, the eighth-ranked team in the nation, later in the day.
Forester Bats Get Hot against Oshkosh, Go Cold against HopeJunior shortstop Kat Beall belted her first home run of the year and drove in four as the Lake Forest College softball team defeated the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 13-2 in six innings on Friday. The Foresters were defeated 2-0 by Hope College later in the day.
Foresters Fall to Kalamazoo, Defeat North ParkSophomore outfielder Abby King's second home run of the season helped the Lake Forest College softball team defeat North Park University 8-4 on Thursday. The Foresters had suffered a 5-4 loss to Kalamazoo College earlier in the day.
Foresters Sweep MWC's Weekly AwardsLake Forest College softball players Kat Beall and Missy Dieckman-Meyer were named Midwest Conference Position Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performance in a pair of games on Sunday.
Foresters Defeat WashU, Fall to Concordia WisconsinSenior pitcher Jenny McTague flirted with her third career no-hitter in the Lake Forest College softball team 's 2-0 victory over Washington University in St. Louis Monday morning. The Foresters were then defeated 5-0 by Concordia University Wisconsin for their second split in as many days at The Spring Games in Leesburg, Florida.
Foresters Split on Day One of the SeasonFreshman pitcher Missy Dieckman-Meyer tossed a four-hit shutout in her collegiate debut as the Lake Forest College softball team split a pair of games to begin the 2017 season on Sunday. The Foresters dropped a 6-5 decision against Amherst in the opener before blanking the University of Wisconsin-River Falls 7-0.
Foresters Continue Successful Ways in 2015-16With 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 TeamsSally 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.
Big Inning at NCAA Tournament Keeps Foresters' Season AliveThe 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 OpenerSenior 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.
NCAA Regional TournamentLake Forest College is one of 16 institutions hosting NCAA Division III Regional Softball Tournaments this weekend.
Lake Forest to Host NCAA Division III Regional TournamentThe 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 TournamentThe 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.
Foresters Defeat Illinois College, Fall to Monmouth on First Day of MWC TournamentSenior 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 PreviewThe Foresters have claimed their third straight MWC Championship and will host the conference tournament this weekend.
Midwest Conference Weekly ReleaseThe 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 Lawrence, Close in on MWC TitleSenior 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 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.
Lake Forest Splits Doubleheader at CornellSenior 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.