The Forester men won both sides of the team’s tri-meet against University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Lawrence University on Saturday. The women split the meet, winning against Lawrence and coming up short to Whitewater.
This week marks the first week of the spring semester for the College. The women's hockey team and both basketball squads will play mid-week games on the road before joining swimming and diving at home this weekend. Handball competes in the state singles tournament and track races for the first time in 2020.
Due to potentially dangerous travel conditions, the Lake Forest College swimming and diving teams will not participate in the annual Illinois-Michigan Quadrangular at Hope College on Saturday and will instead compete in a dual meet at Wheaton College.
The first full week of 2020 includes home events for men's and women's basketball on Wednesday, men's hockey on Friday and Saturday, and men's handball on Saturday. Women's hockey will travel north, the basketball teams south, and swimming and diving east this weekend.
The men's basketball team will be the last group of Foresters to compete in 2019 and the first in 2020. The team will play a pair of games in California on Sunday and Monday and resume Midwest Conference play in Iowa on Friday and Saturday.
Lake Forest College junior swimmers Susan Guo and Marcus Carter-Buckman were named Midwest Conference Performers of the Week on Tuesday after leading the Foresters to runner-up finishes at the Carthage Classic last weekend.
During the Friday Prelim session of the 2019 Carthage Classic Invitational, junior Susan Guo broke her own 100 Butterfly school record with a time of 57.62. The Foresters competed at the Invitational over the weekend, and both the men’s and women’s squads finished second overall.
Lake Forest College swimmer Aaron Helms was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday after helping lead his team to a first-place finish at Lawrence University's Gene Davis Invitational on Saturday.
Lake Forest College swimmer Susan Guo was named Midwest Conference Performer of the Week on Tuesday after contributing to victories in four events and leading the Foresters to a first-place finish at Saturday's Monmouth College Invite.
On Saturday, November 9, the Forester Swim and Dive team traveled to Monmouth College, host of the annual Monmouth Invitational. The meet brings together four Midwest Conference teams, including reigning Conference Champion Grinnell College. This is the only time the Foresters will compete against these Conference opponents before the Midwest Conference Championships in February.
The Lake Forest College men's and women's swimming and diving teams were among the 777 squads around the country designated as Scholar All-America teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
The Forester swimming and diving team was greeted by overcast skies and a slight drizzle as the athletes made their way to the Glen Rowan house to celebrate the 2018-19 season with their annual awards luncheon.
Senior Heath Ogawa and Coach Nathan Lightman were named Division III Diver and Diving Coach of the Year on Saturday after Ogawa added a fourth-place finish in 3-meter diving to the national title he captured off the 1-meter board on Thursday.
Forester senior Heath Ogawa captured his second career national championship by taking the 1-meter diving competition on Thursday at the NCAA Division III Championship Meet in Greensboro, North Carolina.