Women's soccer drops opener

Women's soccer drops opener
August 31, 2007

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

UW-Whitewater jumped out to a 2-0 halftime advantage and never looked back, topping Benedictine by a score of 5-0 in the season opener at Whitewater, Wis. The Eagles (0-1) were out-shot by UWW, 28-6, in the match. Junior Kimyenna Abron had two of the Eagles' shot attempts. Sophomore goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had nine saves in the losing cause for Benedictine. The Eagles resume action at home on Thursday (Sept. 6) versus Mt. St. Mary College. Match time is slated for 7:00 p.m. in the Sports Complex.


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.