Eagles blank Rockford, 2-0

Eagles blank Rockford, 2-0
October 14, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University's men's soccer team scored single goals in each half on its way to a 2-0 road victory at Rockford College. The win improved the Eagles to 5-7-1 overall and 2-4-1 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Slavko Milicevic netted the Eagles' first goal at the 17:56 minute mark of the match, which stood up until halftime. In the second stanza, the two clubs neutralized each other for most of the period until the 79:07 mark when BU's Cameron Leger added an insurance goal for the Eagles. Benedictine goalie Jim Hanley had four saves in recording the shutout.


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.