The Prairie Fire women’s soccer team played against Lake Forest Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Jorge Prat Field, losing 1-8. Lake Forest scored four points in the first half of the game, with the Prairie Fire barely catching up with one point by the end.
Sophomore Melissa Sabados shields against Lake Forest forward Holly Lesperance Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Jorge Prat Field. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Senior Brynn Cole collides with Foresters midfielder Annie Allison Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Jorge Prats Field. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Senior Kate Babington defends against Lake Forest Foresters Saturday, Oct. 19. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Senior Brynn Cole takes the ball from Foresters midfielder Annie Allison Saturday, Oct. 19 at Jorge Prats Field. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Casey Mendoza is a senior majoring in political science and double minoring in philosophy and Chinese. This is her fourth year working at The Knox Student, previously as a photographer and photo editor. Casey is the recipient of two awards from the Illinois College Press Association for photo essays. During the summer of 2014, Casey also worked as a photography intern for the Galesburg Register-Mail, covering local community events and working alongside award-winning reporters and photojournalists. During the winter and spring of 2015, Casey studied journalism and new media in Washington DC, learning more about the world's political arena, networking and gaining a greater understanding of the field. There, she worked as a Production Assistant at a documentary film company, The Biscuit Factory. During the summer of 2015, Casey will help produce a documentary on airline reservation technology for the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC).