Eagles baseball falls short at Elmhurst

Eagles baseball falls short at Elmhurst
April 17, 2007

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

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 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.