Eagles lose to Cardinals in baseball

Eagles lose to Cardinals in baseball
April 25, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University's baseball team gave up seven runs in the second inning and was never able to challenge North Central College, 13-4, in the non-conference game played in Naperville. The Eagles fell to 12-19 on the season. BU starter Justin Trombetta (2-3) took the loss, lasting 1 2/3 innings. Trombetta was charged with six of the Cardinals seven runs in that second frame after walking four batters. Rightfielder Dan Glennon led the Benedictine batsmen by going 2-for-4 and driving in three of his team's four runs. Glennon had a double in the game, as did Matt Evans and Brendan Keane for the Eagles. Kevin Graham (pictured at right) also went 2-for-4 and scored a pair of runs. Derek Klinetobe, who was 2-for-3, scored once and had one RBI. In all, the Eagles had 10 hits in the game. North Central had 13 hits off of five Benedictine hurlers.


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.