Volleyball knocks off another foe to reach 18-2 overall

Volleyball knocks off another foe to reach 18-2 overall
September 29, 2007

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The Benedictine volleyball squad improved to 18-2 on the year and 5-1 in the Northern Athletics Conference with its 3-0 win over Maranatha Baptist Bible College. The Eagles won by scores of 30-20, 30-17 and 30-25. Danielle Mikos knocked down 16 kills to lead either team. Sarah Ruzicka added 11 kills. Freshman Kayla Leyden had nine kills and 16 digs. Sarah Flores had a team-leading 18 digs. Setter Angela Vitto added 12 digs and set up 36 assists. As a team, Benedictine had a .245 attack percentage, compared to .050 for the Crusaders. For more Athletics News, visit the Athletics Web site.


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.