Women's basketball burned by Inferno, 56-54

Women's basketball burned by Inferno, 56-54
January 13, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

The Benedictine women's basketball team dropped a 56-54 road decision at Alverno College on Tuesday evening in Milwaukee, Wis. The loss dropped the Eagles to 5-8 overall and 2-5 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Alverno led at the half, 34-29, and then withstood Benedictine's comeback bid in the second stanza. The Eagles' last field goal came with 3:57 left in the game as the visitors came up short. Monika Krozel had a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Eagles. Krozel also had three blocked shots. Jenn Bren added 12 points on a 6-for-9 shooting effort from the field. Blair Erickson and Karyn Conerty each tallied nine points. Erickson added five rebounds.


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.