Men's soccer falls in overtime

Men's soccer falls in overtime
October 11, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's men's soccer team lost a tough decision on Saturday afternoon, falling to Maranatha Baptist, 1-0, in overtime. The loss drops the Eagles to 4-7-1 overall and 1-4-1 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Sophomore goalkeeper Jim Hanley had seven saves before the Crusaders netted the match-winner in the 92nd minute. Benedictine out-shot MBBC by a 21-18 margin. Forward Brett Olson had seven of his team's shot attempts, three on-goal.


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.