2007
Eagles tie for 2nd at own invitational

Eagles tie for 2nd at own invitational
April 14, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

The Benedictine golf team had three of its team members place among the leaders at its own Spring Invitational Saturday at the Seven Bridges Golf Club in Woodridge, Ill. The Eagles tied for second in the final team standings, posting a composite of 332. Freshman R.J. Schwalbach and sophomore transfer Andrew Delaney led the way as each carded a six-over-par 78 for the round. Both were just one stroke behind tournament medalist Alex Kline-Wedeen of Aurora (the Spartans' won the team championship, as well). Schwalbach had a 38 on the front nine and a 40 on the back. Delaney went 39-39 for his final total. Jon Price finished tied for ninth with an 84 for the day.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.