Eagles lose to Cardinals in baseball

Eagles lose to Cardinals in baseball
April 25, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University's baseball team gave up seven runs in the second inning and was never able to challenge North Central College, 13-4, in the non-conference game played in Naperville. The Eagles fell to 12-19 on the season. BU starter Justin Trombetta (2-3) took the loss, lasting 1 2/3 innings. Trombetta was charged with six of the Cardinals seven runs in that second frame after walking four batters. Rightfielder Dan Glennon led the Benedictine batsmen by going 2-for-4 and driving in three of his team's four runs. Glennon had a double in the game, as did Matt Evans and Brendan Keane for the Eagles. Kevin Graham (pictured at right) also went 2-for-4 and scored a pair of runs. Derek Klinetobe, who was 2-for-3, scored once and had one RBI. In all, the Eagles had 10 hits in the game. North Central had 13 hits off of five Benedictine hurlers.


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.