Six different Foresters won at least one event, including senior Frederick Weichmann in the 100-backstroke, as Lake Forest took on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and host Lawrence University in a double-dual meet on Saturday.
The Lake Forest College Athletic Department and the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) are excited to host the 9th Annual “The Sleds Are Coming” event on Sunday, January 27th at the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse on the campus of Lake Forest College. We invite the community to come out and meet local 2018 U.S. Gold Medal Paralympian – Brody Roybal!
Freshman Alec Pittman posted a victory in the 1650-freestyle as the Lake Forest College swimming and diving teams competed at the Carthage Classic over the weekend. The Forester men placed third and the women sixth at the 10-team event.
Freshman Kerry Mullen won the 50-freestyle and served as the anchor for Lake Forest's victorious 400-freestyle relay team at Lawrence University's Gene Davis Invitational on Saturday. The Forester men won while the women were fourth at the seven-team event.
Sophomore Nathan Ulm posted narrow victories in back-to-back events to help lead the Lake Forest College men's swimming and diving team to a first-place finish at Saturday's Monmouth Invite. The Forester women were second at the four-team event.
Freshmen Graeme Witte and Jeffrey Nebel contributed to a combined six victories to help lead the Forester men's swimming and diving team to a 121-55 victory over visiting Carroll University on Saturday. The Pioneers came out on top of a 127-110 decision on the women's side.
Junior Rachel Trevillian's victory in the 200-butterfly was the first of the day for the Lake Forest College swimming and diving team, which fell in a dual meet at Carthage on Saturday. The Forester women were outscored 158-81 and the men 169-102.
The Lake Forest College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will include handball player Chris Roberts '83, diver Maggie Rezac '08, and volleyball players Jenny Anderson '04 and Stephanie Metzger '04. The induction ceremony will be held during Homecoming on Saturday, October 13.
The Lake Forest College men's and women's swimming and diving teams were among the 710 squads around the country designated as Scholar All-America teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
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.
While the weather outside may have been chilly and not very spring-like, the atmosphere inside the Glen Rowan House was warm and inviting as the Lake Forest College swimming and diving team celebrated the 2017-18 season with its annual awards banquet. After a brief introductory speech by head coach Vadim Tashlitsky, the team enjoyed a nice luncheon of tacos and brownies. Every senior stood and offered thoughtful insight about his or her time on the team, shared comedic anecdotes, and gave advice to the lowerclassmen about how to make the most of their remaining years as Foresters.