2008
Volleyball can't overtake NAC leader

Volleyball can't overtake NAC leader
October 11, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

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.

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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.