2008
Eagles men's golf places second at Marian Invitational

Eagles men's golf places second at Marian Invitational
September 7, 2008

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

Benedictine's men's golf team shot a composite score of 624 - five shots behind winner Milwaukee School of Engineering - to take a second place at the 11-team Marian College Invitational. The Eagles trailed MSOE by 14 shots after the first day, but fired the best second-day team total (307) to make a run at the title. The Eagles were paced by senior Andrew Delaney, who fired rounds of 76 and 73, good for a total of 149 and a tie for third place. Junior transfer Tim Walters - taking his first swings as a member of the BU team - tied for eighth with a 159 total for the two-day event. Juniors R.J. Schwalbach and Jon Price each carded scores of 160 to tie for 11th place. Sophomore Ryan Feldman had a 162 score (15th) and freshman Dan Lagerstrom, playing as an individual, registered a 166 (tie 21st) for his first collegiate competition.

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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.