Women's tennis falls versus Aurora

Women's tennis falls versus Aurora
September 11, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine University women's tennis team came out on the short end of a 7-2 decision in its Northern Athletics Conference opener Tuesday versus Aurora University at home. Benedictine is now 0-2 overall. The Eagles picked up both wins on the day in singles play. At No. 5 singles, it was junior Michelle Ames defeating the Spartans' Courtney Ksioszk in a three-set match, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2. At No. 6 singles, sophomore Evangelina Gallegos won in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1.


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.