Women's basketball wins on the road, 67-54

Women's basketball wins on the road, 67-54
January 17, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine women's basketball team notched its second-straight victory, defeating Maranatha Baptist, 67-54, at Watertown, Wis. The Eagles are now 7-8 overall and 4-5 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Laketa Simpson had the big afternoon for BU, pouring in 26 points on an 11-for-22 day shooting. Simpson also managed four assists, four steals and five rebounds. Freshman Tracey Walsh had 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the only other Eagle in double-digit scoring. Monka Krozel was limited to six points, but contributed eight rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots. Jenn Bren added eight points off the BU bench.


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.