Eagles swim at Chicago Invitational

Eagles swim at Chicago Invitational
January 13, 2007

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

The Benedictine swimming team resumed the 2006-07 season last Friday and Saturday at the University of Chicago Invitational. The women's squad placed sixth out of seven teams, while the men were sixth out of six teams at the highly-competitive meet. Erik Morales placed 9th in the men's 100 butterfly (57.49) and 6th in the 200 butterfly2:07.43). On the women's side, freshman Nora Becker was 6th in the 200 breaststroke (2:55.15).


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.