Bailey earns men's NAC weekly honor

Bailey earns men's NAC weekly honor
January 8, 2008

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

Benedictine University junior guard Jared Bailey(Argo, Ill./Argo Community H.S.) has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) "Student-Athlete of the Week" in men's basketball for the period of December 31-January 6. Bailey had 14 points and six boards in the Eagles' conference win over Dominican University last Wednesday, snapping a four-game skid by the team. In a tough loss to No. 14 Elmhurst College on Saturday, Bailey lit up the Bluejays for 33 points to lead all scorers. Bailey notched nice shooting percentages in all areas: 57-percent from the field, 67-percent from the three-point area and 82-percent from the free throw stripe. The junior guard also tallied seven assists and four steals in the two contests. Bailey is a marketing major.


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.