Eagles swept at North Central

Eagles swept at North Central
April 18, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine softball team lost a non-conference doubleheader at rival North Central College, 10-1 and 8-7 in eight innings. The losses left the Eagles' record at 20-9 overall. In the first game, Brittany Wolski went 2-for-2 with a double as the only BU player with more than one hit. Kristin Bonk also hit a double. Brittney Adcox lasted just one inning, giving up four earned runs before giving way to Stephanie Iori. Iori was tagged for six more runs over her three innings of work. Adcox came back in game two as the starter and gave up an uncharacteristic five runs (four earned) over 3 1/3 innings. Benedictine's bats were in fine form in the second game as the team rapped out 16 hits. North central had 10 hits. The fifth through ninth slots in the Eagles' batting order - Erin Galloway, Sam Corban, Wolski, Kristin Bonk and Blair Erickson - each went 2-for-4 in the game. Wolski also drove in two runs. Kara Walsh, batting third in the order, was 2-for-5.


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.