Schwartz runs football past Eureka, 21-6

Schwartz runs football past Eureka, 21-6
October 20, 2007

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

Sophomore tailback Ryan Schwartz ran for 198 yards and score two touchdowns as Benedictine University's football team rolled to its third straight win. The Eagles are now 4-4 overall and 3-2 in the Illini-Badger Football Conference. Schwartz scored on a six yard run in the first quarter and a four yard run with two seconds left in the second quarter as the Eagles built a 14-6 halftime cushion. Schwartz carried the ball 33 times, averaging 6.0 yards per carry. Meanwhile, Benedictine's defense was once again stellar in limiting Eureka to just 120 total yards and five first downs. The unit also recovered a fumble and blocked two kicks. Senior defensive back Anthony Borsellino had a team-leading nine tackles. Matt Kunz and Devin Montgomery each had six tackles, while Kyle Schulz had five tackles and a sack. The Eagles' defensive end "Bob's" (Corey and McLearen) each registered three tackles and had a blocked kick. McLearen also had a sack to his credit. Kyle Bruett had the fumble recovery for the Eagles.


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.