Track completes two-day Chicagoland meet

Track completes two-day Chicagoland meet
April 11, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine track and field teams competed at the Chicagoland Championships, with the women placing 21st on Friday and the men 20th on Saturday. Senior Hannah Miller was 10th out of 37 competitors in the 800 meters in a time of 2:29.22 minutes. Freshman Megan Kunesh was also 10th in the 100 meter hurdles (17.16). On the men's side, sophomore Dylan Roff was eighth in the 110 meter hurdles in a time of 16.00 in the finals. Roff ran a 15.69 in qualifying. Roff was also sixth in the 400 meter hurdles in a season-best time of 56.97 seconds. Devin Montgomery was 10th in the javelin toss with a distance of 44.43 meters. Junior Robert Sanford was ninth in the 100 meter dash qualifying, narrowly missing the finals with a time 11.24 seconds.


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.