Volleyball wins sixth in a row

Volleyball wins sixth in a row
September 13, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Sophomore Sarah Ruzicka and senior Danielle Mikos each had nine kills, while the Benedictine team served up 19 aces, on its way to a 3-0 sweep (30-17, 30-9, 30-13) over Alverno College on Thursday evening at the Rice Center. The Eagles are now 10-1 overall and 2-0 in the Northern Athletics Conference. The match was also BU's eighth three-game sweep of an opponent in its ten victories on the year. All 16 of head coach Jennifer Wildes available players on the roster saw action in the match. As a team, Benedictine had a .404 attack percentage (48 kills-12 errors-89 attempts) for the match. Freshman Kayla Leyden served up six of Benedictine serve aces. Senior Angela Vitto, sophomore Amanda Agamy and Mikos each had three aces. Vitto had a team-leading nine digs, while also registering 40 assists. Mikos led BU with two solo blocks.


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.