Men's golf in the hunt at Iliinois Wesleyan Invitational

Men's golf in the hunt at Iliinois Wesleyan Invitational
April 3, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Coach Frank Janczak's Benedictine men's golf team finds itself right in the thick of the action after the first round of the two-day Illinois Welseyan Invitational at the Ironwood Golf Course in Bloomington, Ill. The Eagles composite of 302 was good for a second place team tie, nine strokes behind host IWU. BU is tied with Gustavus Adolphus College. Individually, junior R.J. Schwalbach fired a one-over-par 73 and is in a fifth place tie, infividually. Senior Andrew Delaney is and junior Tim Walters are both part of a six-player logjam for 20th place, after opening rounds of 76.


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.