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
(630) 829-6143

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 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.