Eagles can't keep pace with Spartans, 78-57.

Eagles can't keep pace with Spartans, 78-57.
January 27, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

Benedictine University's women's basketball team took one on the chin at rival Aurora University on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 78-57 decision. The loss dropped the Eagles women's team to 12-6 overall and 8-4 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Aurora also did something no other team had been able to accomplish this season by holding BU's Tamika curtis to under double figures in points for the first time in 18 games this season. Curtis finished with nine points, but led all rebounders with 15 boards. She also had four assists and four steals. Dana Sullivan and Tiffany Hardy each had 11 points for Benedictine. Lauren Zuro added 10 points and five rebounds.


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.