Women's tennis drops pair on the road

Women's tennis drops pair on the road
September 22, 2007

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

Benedictine's young tennis team lost two Northern Athletics Conference road matches on Saturday as the squad fell to 0-7 overall and 0-5 in league play. The Eagles were defeated by Wisconsin Lutheran College, 9-0, and then lost to Milwaukee School of Engineering, 6-3, in the second match of the day. For the first time this season, the Eagles pulled out two wins at singles in the MSOE match. Andrea Olivia (pictured at left) won at No. 4 singles (6-0, 6-1) and junior Michelle Ames took No. 5 singles (6-4, 6-1). Olivia also teamed with Jessica Armour to win No. 2 doubles play (8-6).


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.