2009
Women's basketball hit with home loss, 75-60

Women's basketball hit with home loss, 75-60
January 21, 2009

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

The Benedictine women's basketball team saw its modest two-game win streak come to a halt at the hands of Wisconsin Lutheran College, 75-60, at the Rice Center. The loss dropped the Eagles to 7-9 overall and 4-6 in the Northern Athletics Conference. WLC led at halftime, 46-36. Laketa Simpson topped Benedictine's scorers with 16 points. Simpson also shared high rebound honors for BU - along with teammate Jenn Bren - with six boards. She also blocked two shots. Monika Krozel was the only other Eagles' player in double-digit scoring with 12 points. Krozel also blocked two shots. Lidia Arias added nine points and Blair Erickson chipped in eight.

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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.