Benedictine drops softball twinbill to Edgewood

Benedictine drops softball twinbill to Edgewood
April 2, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's softball team suffered its first Northern Athletics Conference losses on Monday, dropping a doubleheader to Edgewood College. BU lost by scores of 4-0 and 5-2 to fall to 8-10 overall. In game one, Benedictine was held to four hits and nine batters struck out. Senior Melissa Kennedy took the loss, falling to 6-4 on the year. Kennedy gave up four earned runs, five hits and walked six batters. She registered four strikeouts. In the second game, freshman Lisa Rybak (2-6) took the loss for Benedictine. Rybak permitted nine hits - five of the extra-base variety - as she was charged with five runs (four earned). Rybak struck out four and walked one. Benedictine had five hits in the game. Lisa Hodges and Kennedy each had RBI doubles in the loss.


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.