Eagles women's golf sends first full team into competition

Eagles women's golf sends first full team into competition
September 8, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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For the first time in school history, Benedictine University sent a full women's golf team into battle at the Concordia Cup tournament in Mequon, Wis. The Eagles placed sixth in the two-day event at the par-70 Mee-Kwon Golf Course. Lori Puchalski paced Benedictine with a two-day total of 229, good for a 15th place finish. Courtney Pishkur's 256 was good for 23rd.


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.