2007
Volleyball win streak ends

Volleyball win streak ends
September 5, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

Benedictine University's volleyball team had its four-match win streak to open the 2007 season snapped, as the Illinois Institute of Technology swept its way to a 30-19, 30-24, 30-21 win at the Rice Center. The loss dropped the Eagles to 4-1 on the year. Benedictine's team had won eight matches in a row dating back to the end of last season. The Eagles were victimized by 23 attack errors, leading to a .055 attack percentage for the match. BU also had nine serve errors. Senior setter Angela Vitto notched 24 assists and had eight digs on defense. Freshman Kayla Leyden had team-leading totals in both kills (9) and digs (15).

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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.