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 located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.