Eagles golfers dominate individual results at Aurora

Eagles golfers dominate individual results at Aurora
April 15, 2007

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

Benedictine's golf team showed a glimmer of the future on Sunday afternoon as the Eagles took the top three individual places at the Aurora Invitational at the Blackberry Oaks Golf Course in Bristol, Ill. As a team, Benedictine youthful lineup was third with a 331 total (behind Aurora's 325 and champion Edgewood at 320). Sophomore Andrew Delaney was the tournament's medalist with a four-over-par 76, following nine hole scores of 38-38. Second place belonged to freshman R.J. Schwalbach, one stroke behind Delaney with a 77. Jon Price - also a freshman - was right behind, tied for third with a 78. The next closest Eagles finisher was 32nd place.


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.