Women's soccer struggles in first NAC game of 2008

Women's soccer struggles in first NAC game of 2008
September 13, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine women's soccer team continues its quest for that elusive first win of the year, losing its Northern Athletics Conference opening match, 5-0, to Edgewood College. The Eagles fell to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in the NAC. Junior goalie Ashley Nielsen had six saves and was charged with all five EC goals in the constant rain at The Sports Complex. Edgewood had 28 total shot attempts, compared to nine by the Eagles' team. Dani O'toole took four of BU's shot attempts.


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.