Cross country runs with the big dogs

Cross country runs with the big dogs
October 13, 2007

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

The Eagles cross country team competed at the University of Evansville Invitational on Saturday, facing a field of runners from many upper division schools. The women were 10th out of the 13 teams, while the men were 13th. Sophopmore Nora Becker was the top female finisher for Benedictine. She completed the five kilometer course in a time of 20:23.28, good for 54th place overall out of 124 competitors. Junior Hannah Miller was 73rd overall in a time of 21:18.54. Alex Arman was BU's first male finisher, placing 72nd out of 132 runners in the eight kilometer race. Arman came across the line in a clocking of 28:22.91.


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.