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Forester golf and softball advance to NCAA Tournaments
Both the Forester Men’s Golf Team and Softball Team have not only claimed 2018 MWC conference championships but also advanced into their respective NCAA Tournaments!
On Saturday, May 5, the Forester men’s golf team claimed the College’s first conference title since 1957 at the Midwest Conference Championship Tournament at Aldeen Golf Club in Rockford, Illinois.
The Foresters, winning by a two stroke margin, are now headed to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament in just their fourth season since the program ended a 42-year hiatus and returned to varsity status in 2014.
Three Forester golfers finished in the top-ten and earned 2018 All-Midwest Conference honors, including, sophomore, Jacob Krugman (T-3rd), junior Ricky Schmidt (10th), and senior, Davis DeKorte (T-6th) Click here to read more.
The four-day NCAA Division III Championships will be played at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina, May 15-18.
On Monday, May 7, Forester Softball earned the first ever Midwest Conference NCAA at-large bid (and the College’s first as well) into the 62 team national tournament field.
Our Foresters will travel to Decorah, Iowa, on Thursday, May 10, to face off against regional host Luther College. The other teams in their bracket include MWC rival Cornell College and the College of St. Benedict (MN). Game times and details are yet to be determined, but you can click here to see the full NCAA Division III Tournament Bracket.
In other exciting softball news, Senior Kat Beall (Math and Finance double major) received the league’s prestigious Elite 20 Award for academic excellence and six players received 2018 MWC All-Conference Honors.
Please be sure and congratulate Coach Brian Bruha ’02 and Coach Joe Kinsella, along with our 2018 Forester golf and softball team members, and wish them luck at they compete in NCAA action.