2007
Women's soccer extends win streak to four

Women's soccer extends win streak to four
October 2, 2007

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

Benedictine University's women's socccer team won its fourth match in a row, topping Concordia University Chicago, 2-1, in River Forest. The Eagles improved their overall record to 5-4. The Cougars actually scored first in the 58th minute of play to grab a 1-0 advantage. But Benedictine came back when Kimyenna Abron took a pass from Jenny Walther and slammed in a shot from the right side in the 69th minute. It was Abron's team-leading seventh goal of the year. In the 81st minute, freshman Dani O'Toole tallied what would be the match winner on a penalty kick goal. BU goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had three saves. Conversely, the Eagles' attack peppered CUC net-minder Kim Gottsacker, as she registered 10 saves.

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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.