Women's soccer nets another win!

Women's soccer nets another win!
October 1, 2008

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

Benedictine University looked - for the better part of its match versus Concordia University Chicago - that it might be deadlocked in a scoreless tie. But late in the second half, you might say the Eagles' tallied a goal just in the "Nik" of time. That's because senior Niki Aidinovski (one of just two seniors on the BU roster) was able to breach the Cougars' defense at the 76:16 minute mark of the match to give Benedictine its third win in its last four contests. The goal came off of a corner kick by Carly Madison, who was credited with the assist. The two clubs were evenly matched in shot attempts, as Benedictine took 18 attempts and CUC had 17. Eagles' goalie Ashley Nielsen was once again impenetrable in front of the nets as the junior registered four saves and posted her third shutout of the season. She also lowered her season goals against average to 1.89. Aidinovski's goal was her first of the 2008 season. The diminutive Eagles' midfielder took Madison's kick from the northeast corner, settled the ball 12 yards in front of the net and drove it past the out-stretched arms of Cougars keeper Natalia Peralta. Benedictine will try to continue its hot play on Saturday when the team travels to the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Game time is 3:30 p.m. (following the 1:00 p.m. men's contest).


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.