Over the past two months, Midwest Conference member institution Student Athlete Advisory Committees collected non-perishables and cash donations for local organizations in an effort to address food insecurity in their communities.
Lake Forest College volleyball player Maxie Mottlowitz was named Midwest Conference Defensive Performer of the Week on Tuesday for her performance in the Foresters' season-ending four-set victory at Ripon College on Friday.
Senior Maxie Mottlowitz matched career-highs with 11 kills and nine blocks to help lead the Lake Forest College volleyball team to a 22-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-20 victory at Ripon College on Saturday. It was the final contest of the season for both teams.
The Midwest Conference South Division lead will be on the line Saturday when the Foresters host Monmouth College. The cross country teams will compete at their conference meet while the regular season will come to an end for three fall sports just as three winter sports get started.
Senior Maxie Mottlowitz had 10 kills and six blocks in her final career home match, helping the Forester volleyball team come from behind for a 22-25, 20-25, 28-26, 25-12, 15-10 victory over visiting Monmouth College on Saturday.
Senior Maxie Mottlowitz and freshman Olivia Smith each had four blocks and combined for 16 kills as the Lake Forest College volleyball team posted a 25-16, 25-23, 25-17 victory at Alverno College Tuesday night.
The Lake Forest College volleyball match against Illinois College this Friday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. will be a "Red-Out" in which all fans are encouraged to sport their red attire and accessories at the Sports & Recreation Center.
The Midwest Conference Women's Tennis Individual Tournaments will be held in Madison, Wisconsin, this weekend. In addition, the Forester cross country teams will compete in a high-level meet and the other fall sports are in the thick of their conference schedules.
Freshman middle blocker Isabel Donnelly had three blocks, seven kills, and three aces but the Lake Forest College volleyball team was defeated 16-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-16 by Illinois Institute of Technology Tuesday night.
Senior middle blocker Maxie Mottlowitz recorded 13 blocks on the day and her kill finished off the Lake Forest College volleyball team's 29-27, 25-21, 22-25, 25-23 victory over Concordia University Chicago on Saturday. The Foresters also defeated Robert Morris University-Springfield 25-7, 25-15, 25-12 earlier in the day.
Junior outside hitter Grace Larson had 20 kills on the night, including three during the Lake Forest College volleyball team's 6-0 run to close out an 18-25, 25-22, 25-19, 11-25, 15-13 victory at Dominican University on Saturday.
Junior outside hitter Grace Larson recorded her sixth double-double of the season to help lead the Forester volleyball team to a 17-25, 29-27, 25-16, 25-22 victory over Benedictine University at North Central College on Friday. Lake Forest's second match at the North Central Quadrangular was canceled due to court conditions.
Freshman right side hitter Olivia Drevs finished with a career-high 11 kills but the Forester volleyball team was defeated 21-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-19 Wednesday night at Trinity International University.