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.
On March 22, 2018, Lake Forest College senior Kayla Griffith, an All-American defenseman on the Forester women's hockey team, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, an aggressive but curable form of cancer.
The seven finalists for the 2018 Laura Hurd Award were announced on Tuesday and Lake Forest College's Olivia Spellmire was among the candidates to be named American Hockey Coaches Association Women's Ice Hockey Player of the Year.
Senior defenseman Kayla Griffith tied the score with 8:34 to play in regulation but Adrian College went on to defeat the visiting Lake Forest College women's hockey team 4-3 in overtime in Saturday night's Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Slaats Cup Championship Game.
Just two days after being named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Year, Lake Forest senior forward Olivia Spellmire scored both her team's goals in Friday night's 2-1 overtime victory over College of St. Scholastica in the semifinals of the NCHA Slaats Cup Playoffs.
Head Coach Carisa Wahlig earned her 200th career victory on Saturday as the Lake Forest College women's hockey team blanked visiting St. Norbert College 8-0 to sweep their two-game quarterfinal series in the 2018 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Slaats Cup Playoffs.
Seniors Melissa Bodine, Amanda Brunges, and Kayla Griffith were named to the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Women's All-Academic Team for the third time on Wednesday and were joined by four Forester sophomores.
The Northern Collegiate Hockey Association issued its weekly releases on Tuesday. Included in the women's release is a recap of the previous week, information on the league and each of its seven members, and the NCHA Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week.
Lake Forest College women's hockey player Olivia Spellmire was named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday for her performance in a pair of victories over visiting College of St. Scholastica last weekend.
Senior forward Olivia Spellmire had a goal and an assist on Saturday as the Lake Forest College women's hockey team finished off a weekend sweep of visiting College of St. Scholastica with a 4-1 victory.
The home team celebrated five times and sophomore goaltender Jacque Rogers matched a program record with her sixth shutout of the season Friday night in the Forester women's hockey team's 5-0 triumph over visiting College of St. Scholastica.
Sophomore forward Lexi Morgan's short-handed goal late in the game helped the Forester women's hockey team secure a 4-2 victory over visiting Northland College Saturday afternoon after defeating the LumberJills 6-1 less than 20 hours earlier.
Junior forward Amy Budde had a goal and two assists as the Lake Forest College women's hockey team locked up a spot in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Slaats Cup Playoffs with a 7-1 victory over Northland College at home Friday night.
Lake Forest College women's hockey player Olivia Spellmire was named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after contributing to seven of her team's nine goals in a sweep of visiting Marian University over the weekend.