Volleyball still unblemished through four matches

Volleyball still unblemished through four matches
September 1, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine volleyball squad finished off its weekend sweep through the competition at the Illinois College Tournament with a pair of 3-0 wins over Blackburn College and Eureka College on Saturday. The Eagles (4-0) have yet to lose a game thus far in their first four matches. Benedictine dispatched Blackburn by scores of 30-18, 30-8, 30-22. the Eagles then took care of Eureka College, 30-22, 30-15, 30-27. Against Blackburn, Danielle Mikos pounded down 9 kills, while setter Angela Vitto gave 22 assists. Sarah Flores and Jessica Judge had 15 and 16 digs, respectively. It was freshman Kayla Leyden leading the charge over Eureka with 12 kills, 15 digs and two serve aces. Mikos had 11 kills and two aces, while Sarah Ruzicka contributed six kills. Vitto booked 35 assists versus the Red Devils and Annie Hovanec had five blocks. Flores had a team-high 19 digs and two aces.


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.