Tennis nets win over Rockford, 7-2

Tennis nets win over Rockford, 7-2
September 23, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University won all seven contested matches in a 7-2 Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) win at Rockford College. The Eagles (2-5, 2-4 NAC) forfeited the No.6 singles and No. 3 doubles matches to account for the Regents. Benedictine won all five singles bouts in straight sets. At No. 1, it was Maggie Kane with a 6-0, 6-0 win, followed by Lisa Carillo-Gunning's 6-2, 6-2 victory at the No. 2 position. Eweliona Stachulak and Andrea Oliva won at the Nos. 3 and 4 spots (7-5, 6-3 for Stachulak and 6-3, 6-2 for Oliva). Jenni Brechtel - a member of the Eagles' track and field program competing in her first season of tennis - notched her first career win by a score of 7-5, 6-3. The No. 1 doubles tandem of Carillo-Gunning and Kane won 8-2, while the No. 2 duo of Oliva and Stachulak were 8-1 victors. Benedictine will play at Concordia University Chicago on Thursday (3:00 p.m.). For more Athletics News, visit the Athletics Web site.


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.