Forester Features

  • Lake Forest College All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 20, 2020
    Every year, the Athletic Department releases an All-Sportsmanship Team that consists of one player from each athletic team on campus.
  • Senior Forester Game Plan
    May 14, 2020
    On Thursday, April 30, Forester students attended the Senior Forester Game Plan event virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Celebrating 25 FANtastic Years!
    May 11, 2020
    The Forester Athletic Network is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Keep reading to see the impact its made for Forester student-athletes.
  • Ry's (Virtual) Run
    April 29, 2020
    On April 29th, we encourage all Forester Fans to join our Ry’s Run virtual challenge, and run one mile for Ry!
  • Forester Alumni Feature: Kelsie Miller '15
    April 10, 2020
    Catch up with the economics major and former swimmer Kelsie Miller.
  • This Week in the Forest: #ForesterFamily
    March 27, 2020
    We hope that all of our Forester Family is doing well and keeping safe and healthy during this time.
  • National Girls and Women in Sports Day
    February 27, 2020
    Lake Forest hosted its annual event on February 16th, hosting 100 youth female athletes for their annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day.
  • The Sleds Were Here!
    February 20, 2020
    On Sunday, February 9, Lake Forest College Athletics along with Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) hosted the 10th annual “The Sleds Are Coming Again!” event at Alumni Memorial Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Celebrates 20 Years on the Ice
    February 12, 2020
    Women’s hockey at Lake Forest College dates back to 1987 when it began as a club sport. It grew quickly in popularity among the students, and after 12 years holding club status, in May 1999, it was announced that it would become the College’s 17th varsity sport.
  • Get to Know the Forester Staff: Kelsey McAllister Carter
    January 24, 2020
    A big Forester welcome to our newest athletics staff member!
  • F.A.N. Club Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
    January 17, 2020
    The F.A.N. Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary. This organization has provided innumerable opportunities of support for the Athletic Department over the past quarter of a century, and we are truly appreciative for those who have contributed to the F.A.N. Club during its lifetime.
  • Forester Alumni Feature: Sydney Gardner
    December 19, 2019
    Catch up with the communication major and four-year member of the softball team.
  • Foresters Participate in 6th Annual Midwest Conference Canned Food Challenge
    December 12, 2019
    The annual Canned Food Challenge hosted by the Midwest Conference just completed it’s 6th year of collecting non-perishable canned goods as well as monetary donations from each of the institutions making up the Midwest Conference. This year, Lake Forest College took fourth place overall in the final standings of the Challenge, moving up one spot over last year’s standings.
  • Festive Fall Fun in the Forest
    November 02, 2019
    October brings a lot of promises: cooler weather, leaves that change color, lots of pumpkins, and, of course, sports. The overlap of the end of the Fall and the beginning of the Winter sports seasons means that the Forest is alive with competition, games, and meets.
  • Lake Forest Hosts Fourth Annual Triptow Memorial Golf Tournament
    October 16, 2019
    The Lake Forest College Athletic Department hosted the fourth annual Triptow Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, October 13, at White Deer Run Golf Course in nearby Vernon Hills.
  • Alex Shepard and Hiwa Brown Attend the Midwest Conference SAAC Fall Business Meeting
    October 15, 2019
    Senior Alex Shepard and sophomore Hiwa Brown recently attended the Midwest Conference’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Fall Business Meeting, which was held in Beloit, WI in the beginning of October.
  • Foresters Honor Heroes During Home Opener
    September 23, 2019
    Saturday, September 14 dawned bright and warm this year. It was perfect football weather at Farwell Field as the Foresters took the field for their home opener of the 2019 season against the Grinnell College Pioneers.
  • Forester FANS In Chicago Celebrate Historic Year
    September 10, 2019
    On Wednesday, August 7, the Lake Forest College Athletic Department hosted the 2nd Annual Forester FANs in Chicago event at the Tenant Lounge in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Forester FANs Feeling Good In The Burbs!
    August 27, 2019
    On Sunday, July 21, the Lake Forest College Athletic Department hosted the inaugural Forester FANs in the Burbs event at “Bluffinia” in Lake Bluff, Illinois.
  • Forester Alumni Take Their Hockey Careers To The Next Level
    June 27, 2019
    Four alumni from the Lake Forest College women’s hockey team have taken their playing careers to the professional level. Allie Carter ’16, Michelle Greeneway ’16, and Olivia Spellmire ’18 competed for standout teams in Europe this past year and Amy Budde ’19 will make her pro debut this fall.
  • Kyra Vidas Living the Dream in Atlanta
    June 24, 2019
    Lake Forest College alumna Kyra Vidas ’18, a four-year letter winner on the Forester women’s handball team, took her love for sports to the professional level after recently accepting a full-time position at the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Atlanta Dream as the Director of Operations.
  • From Lake Forest College to the NHL
    May 17, 2019
    Although Lake Forest College does not have a broadcasting program, Brien Rea ’05 and Doug Plagens ’07 were able to utilize resources at the College in order to achieve their goals of becoming NHL Broadcasters.
  • Ricky Schmidt Earns Golfer of the Year Honors
    May 10, 2019
    Lake Forest College senior golfer Ricky Schmidt was named Midwest Conference Player of the Year at the MWC Tournament on Saturday, May 4, at Aldeen Golf Club in Rockford, Illinois.
  • Shaye Gauthier Earns Elite 20 Award
    May 06, 2019
    Lake Forest College softball player Shaye Gauthier received the Midwest Conference Elite 20 Award for the first time in her career at the MWC Tournament on Friday, May 3. Gauthier, a sophomore infielder and pitcher, follows former teammate Kat Beall ’18 who won the award the last three years.
  • The Forester Game Plan: A Competitive Edge in Careers
    April 30, 2019
    At Lake Forest College, dedicated coaches, staff, faculty, alumni, and family and friends of the College are committed to giving student-athletes ACCESS to career preparation and post-graduate success.
  • Senior Student-Athletes Prepare For Bright Future Ahead At Forester Game Plan Event
    April 24, 2019
    On Thursday, April 11, 2019 Forester senior students and student-athletes attended the Senior Forester Game Plan event, the capstone of a four-year career preparation program. The event was held on campus at Glen Rowan House at 7:00 p.m.
  • Another Record-Breaking A-Team Dinner
    March 29, 2019
    On Thursday, April 4, Lake Forest College President Steve Schutt and Director of Athletics 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 2018 fall or spring semesters.
  • Forester Spotlight: National Athletic Training Month
    March 20, 2019
    Throughout March, organizations that utilize athletic trainers spread knowledge, information, and resources surrounding athletic training to educate the public about the importance of this profession.
  • Hannah O’Day Earns Elite 20 Award
    March 12, 2019
    Lake Forest College women’s basketball player Hannah O’Day received the Midwest Conference Elite 20 Award for the first time during her career at the MWC Tournament on February 22, 2019.
  • 10,000 Hours: Passion, Pride, and “Production”
    March 01, 2019
    In a profile featuring 2011 Lake Forest College graduate Matthew Helderman ’11, the former Forester hockey player discusses how the 10,000-hour rule played a role in the success he has achieved as one of the top producers in Hollywood. The rule is a commonly used reference that infers an unusually high level of commitment toward goal achievement and Matt was fortunate to have found two venues to utilize the rule in his life: hockey and media.
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