First women's golfer competes at Elmhurst Classic

First women's golfer competes at Elmhurst Classic
September 18, 2007

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

Lori Ann Puchalski became the first-ever student-athlete to compete as a member of Benedictine University's women's golf program on Tuesday afternoon. Puchalski shot a 106 at the Elmhurst Bluejay Classic at the Oak Brook Golf Club. Puchalski placed in a tie for 29th place out of 38 competitors. Puchalski shot a 52 on the front nine and a 54 on the back.


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.