High school students who are interested in competing in track

High school students who are interested in competing in track
January 22, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

High school students who are interested in competing in track and field and cross-country on the Division III level are invited to attend an open house at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 28 at the Krasa Student Center on the campus of Benedictine University. The event begins with a welcome by Benedictine University track coach Jon Wolcott and includes presentations by representatives from Admissions and Financial Aid. Campus tours will be available and dinner will be served for visiting high school students and their parents. Benedictine University offers 43 undergraduate programs through the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Business, the College of Education and Health Services and the College of Science. On-campus residential living is available and provides convenient access to the Joseph and Bess Kindlon Hall of Learning, a comprehensive learning center with full media library, and the Michael and Kay Birck Hall of Science, a modern and technically advanced science facility. Benedictine University also features the $10 million Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex, one of the premier athletic venues in the country for Division III football, track, soccer, baseball and softball. Benedictine University hosted the NCAA Division III Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships in May 2006. For more information about the event, contact Mark McHorney, athletic recruiter/assistant men’s basketball coach, at (630) 829-6150, or call the Office of Admissions at (630) 829-6300.


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.