2009
Miller's mile good enough for indoor school record

Miller's mile good enough for indoor school record
January 23, 2009

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

Benedictine University senior women's track and field distance runner Hannah Miller crushed her own school record for the indoor mile, highlighting the Eagles' performance at the UW-Oshkosh Quadrangular meet on Friday. Miller's clocking of 5:29.46 bested her previous time of 5:41.09 by more than 11 1/2 seconds. Miller was fourth among the 20 collegiate competitors in the race. On the men's side, junior sprinter Robert Sanford placed fifth in the 55-meter dash. Sanford ran a time of 6.82 seconds in the finals, after running 6.81 in the preliminaries. In the men's 55-meter hurdles, sophomore Dylan Roff finished fourth in a time of 8.31 seconds. Roff ran an 8.32 seconds in his qualifying heat.

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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.