2007
Eagles swim at North Central Invitational

Eagles swim at North Central Invitational
December 8, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

The Eagles swimming teams competed across town at the North Central College Invitational - held at Naperville Central High School - on Saturday. The Benedictine men placed fifth and the women were sixth at the event. Erik Morales had a third place finish in the men's 500 yard freestyle (5:25.64) and was fourth in the 100 butterfly (59.16) to highlight the Eagles' day. In the women's 100 breaststroke, newcomer Devin Kummer was sixth (1:18.69), while also garnering a seventh place in a crowded 500 freestyle field (6:01.41).

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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.