Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Foresters Defeat Beloit to Open Season

Lake Forest Football defeated Beloit College 37-27 to open up the 2017 football season.

You can read the Lake Forest College SID Article HERE

You can find stats HERE

The coaching staff also announced their players of the game for the Beloit Game:

Offensive Player of the Week: Senior RB Joey Valdivia, Grayslake, IL
Joey recorded the 3rd highest single game rushing total in school history at 295 yards. Valdivia also had 36 yards receiving for a total of 331 total yards from scrimmage and 3 TDs.

HM: The Forester Offensive line paved the way for 330 Net Yards Rushing, and helped keep QB Jagan Cleary off of his back in pass protection. Starters: LT: Andrew Johnson, LG: Daniel Solano, C: Ethan Sheirer, RG: Jake Burkard, RT: Tommy Steen.

Defensive Player of the Week: Senior LB Michael Cole, Scottsdale, AZ
Michael returned from injury to start off the 2017 season right. He had 11 Tackles, 1 TFL, a Fumble Recovery, and six QB hurries on the day.

Lineman of the Week: Senior DL Hector Mendoza, Oswego, IL
Hector made a successful transition from LB to DL. In his first start he recorded 10 Tackles, 2 Sacks, and 3 TFLs.

Honorable Mention Lineman of the Week: Sophomore DL, JW Windsor, Chandler, AZ
JW made a memorable Forester Football debut with 9 Tackles including 3 TFL's.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Senior DB, RJ Pompey, Gurnee, IL
Pompey blocked a punt, and recorded six pancake blocks for the Forester Kickoff and Punt Return Teams.

Scout Team Player of the Week: Freshman WR, Trysten Reeder, Phoenix, AZ
Reeder, did such a great job on scout team throughout the week, that he earned a starting nod on the Forester Punt Block team in his first college game.