Women’s Tennis Conference Championship 2015
The Lake Forest College Athletics Department once again hosted the Area 13 Special Olympics Aquatics Meet on Saturday, March 24 at the College’s Sports and Recreation Center. The Special Olympics is an event held every year that serves as the qualifying meet to the 2018 State Summer Games. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities by giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and experience joy. Lake Forest College faculty, staff, and students along with alumni, friends, and community members came out and cheered our local Special Olympians to victory. It was definitely an exciting meet for both participants and swim fans.
Lake Forest College participated in the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Participants rotated through a series of stations featuring volleyball, running, basketball, tennis, soccer, cheerleading, and as an exciting new addition to the event this year, participants concluded the program with a relaxing yoga session. Following each station, participants gathered in small groups to receive guidance and advice from current Lake Forest College students about how to incorporate healthy habits into their daily routines.
Forester hockey celebrated several occasions on Saturday, February 3, 2018 prior to and during the men’s hockey game against Trine University. The evening began with a toast to the completion of the Home Ice Advantage Campaign, which was given by Director of Athletics Jackie Slaats and Lake Forest College President Steve Schutt. Many donors, alumni, and close supporters of Forester hockey were in attendance.
In addition to the toast prior to the game, senior forward George Gerasimou received the team’s Peter Taylor Award at the first intermission. This award is given annually to one player, selected by his teammates, for outstanding talent, leadership and love for the game best exemplify the qualities of the player for whom it is named - Peter G. Taylor.
During the second intermission, members of the 1977-98 Forester men’s hockey team were recognized on the ice to celebrate the 40th reunion of their second place finish at the Division II NCAA tournament.