The Lake Forest College athletic department takes great pride in helping student-athletes reach their full potential in not just the classroom and in competition, but also in the community. Students, coaches and staff alike contribute to the department’s proud “Tradition of Excellence” through their dedication to serving others on campus and in the surrounding communities.
On Thursday, April 20, Lake Forest College 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 2016 fall or 2016 spring semester.
Lake Forest College Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats announced on Friday, May 5, that Sean O'Malley will be taking over as the Foresters' head women's golf coach, effective immediately. Tamlyn Tills, the team's head coach since the start of the program in 2014, will continue to play an integral role in the program's success as associate head coach. In addition to O'Malley and Tills, Forester golfers will continue to receive valuable instruction from Matthew Jones '95, the director of player development for the men's and women's teams.
Senior Allie Girard fired an 82 for the lowest score in the Lake Forest College women's golf team's 358-477 dual match victory over visiting Wisconsin Lutheran College at Highland Park Country Club on Friday.
Freshman Yuka Kawata shot nearly 10 strokes better than her season average to help lead the Lake Forest College women's golf team to a runner-up finish at the Elmhurst Bluejay Spring Invitational on Tuesday.
Senior Allie Girard won by 10 strokes and the Lake Forest College women's golf team prevailed by 126 in a dual match against Wisconsin Lutheran College at Southern Pines Golf Club in North Carolina on Tuesday.
Sophomores Anhayte Guajardo and Kalay Kotasek, two members of the women’s golf team, recently helped their team to a third-place finish at the Midwest Conference Championships, which was the team’s highest finish since the program started in 2014. Both Guajardo and Kotasek attribute part of their success to the opportunity they were given over the summer to compete overseas in Scotland.
Senior Allie Girard was the individual champion and helped lead the Lake Forest College women's golf team to a fifth-place finish and program record score at the 15-team UW-Whitewater Invitational on Saturday.
Senior Allie Girard posted the best score in the field to help lead the Lake Forest College women's golf team to a first-place finish in a triangular with Edgewood College and Concordia University Wisconsin on Sunday. The event was played at Bristol Oaks Country Club in Bristol, Wisconsin.