Volleyball can't overtake NAC leader

Volleyball can't overtake NAC leader
October 11, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

Benedictine University's volleyball team lost to Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) leader Lakeland College in four games (16-25, 21-25, 25-21, 13-25) on Saturday afternoon. The loss by the Eagles - who entered the day in a second place tie in the NAC standings - left BU with a record of 11-12 overall and 5-3 in league. Lakeland improved to 15-4 overall and 8-0 in the NAC. Kayla Leyden led Benedictine with 17 kills and 17 digs. Sara Olszta added six kills and 12 digs. Setters Jessica Judge and Taylor Hoppe had 16 and 14 assists, respectively. Judge also served up three aces.


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.