Curtis named NAC "Player of the Week"

Curtis named NAC "Player of the Week"
January 10, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine junior women's basketball standout Tamika Curtis has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference "Player of the Week" for the period ending January 7. During that time, the Eagles won an overtime game at Judson College and pulled off a last-second victory over Concordia University Chicago (with Curtis playing a vital role in each). In the win over Judson, Curtis hit two free throws with no time remaining to send the game to overtime, adding to her game-high 24 points. Versus Concordia, she nailed the game-winning jumper as time expired to give the Eagles the victory. For the week she averaged 23.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.5 steals, 2.0 assists, and 2.0 blocks per game while shooting 46% (17-of-37) from the field and 94% (13-of-14) from the free throw line.


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.