Eagles baseball falls short at Elmhurst

Eagles baseball falls short at Elmhurst
April 17, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University's baseball team lost a non-conference contest at Elmhurst College on Tuesday afternoon, 7-5. The loss dropped the Eagles to 10-13 overall. Benedictine carried a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the sixth inning. However, that's when the Bluejays plated four runs to take a 6-3 lead which they never relinquished. Kennedy Grear took the loss for the Eagle, going 5 1/3 innings. Grear was charged with six runs, only one of which were earned thanks to four errors by the Eagles. Grear is 0-1 on the season. Senior firstbaseman Ryan Kerr (pictured in photo at left) was 2-for-5 with two runs batted in and two walks. Outfielder Dan Glennon was 2-for-2 with three walks and two runs scored, while Matt Evans was 2-for-5 with a double as the only other Benedictine player with multiple hits.


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.