Klecan named NAC Student-Athlete of the Week

Klecan named NAC Student-Athlete of the Week
November 27, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University men's basketball standout Dan Klecan (Palos Hills, Ill./Stagg H.S.) has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference "Student-Athlete of the Week" for men's basketball for the period of November 19-25, 2007. Versus NCAA Division I foe Northwestern on Tuesday, the 6'6" Klecan was the game's leading scorer with 22 points. In the loss, Klecan was 6-of-9 from three-point range as BU out-shot the Wildcats from long range, 13-10. The 23 treys was a Northwestern record for combined three-point baskets made in a game. Klecan was also the Eagles' leading scorer with 15 points in the loss to unbeaten North Central College on Saturday. Klecan shot 52% from the field and 58% from three-point range while averaging 18.5 points per game last week.


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.