Becker earns weekly NAC cross country honor

Becker earns weekly NAC cross country honor
October 9, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University sophomore Nora Becker was named the Northern Athletics Conference "Student-Athlete of the Week" for women's cross country. Becker led the Eagles at their own Benedictine Invitational, finishing 12th out of 111 female competitors. Becker was the highest finisher among any of the NCAA Division III schools in the field, as well as among those from the NAC membership. Becker completed the six kilometer course in a time of 26:17.6.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.