2007
Eagles women's hoops topped at AU

Eagles women's hoops topped at AU
December 8, 2007

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

Benedictine University's wopmen's basketball team had four of its players score in double figures, but it was not enough as host Aurora University gained the 68-59 Northern Athletics Conference win. The loss dropped the Eagles to 2-6 overall and 1-3 in the NAC. Benedictine was led by Tamika Curtis' 13 points and seven rebounds. The senior center hit five-of-eight from the floor, while also blocking one shot and making three steals on the defensive end. Senior guards Megan Walczak and Tiffany Hardy had 12 points, apiece. Hardy also had a game-leading five assists and shared high rebound honors with Curtis wirth seven boards. Sophomore forward Monica Krozel chipped in 11 points. Aurora held a narrow halftime advantage, 32-30, and extended the advantage in the second stanza.

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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.