Eagles tie for 2nd at own invitational

Eagles tie for 2nd at own invitational
April 14, 2007

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

The Benedictine golf team had three of its team members place among the leaders at its own Spring Invitational Saturday at the Seven Bridges Golf Club in Woodridge, Ill. The Eagles tied for second in the final team standings, posting a composite of 332. Freshman R.J. Schwalbach and sophomore transfer Andrew Delaney led the way as each carded a six-over-par 78 for the round. Both were just one stroke behind tournament medalist Alex Kline-Wedeen of Aurora (the Spartans' won the team championship, as well). Schwalbach had a 38 on the front nine and a 40 on the back. Delaney went 39-39 for his final total. Jon Price finished tied for ninth with an 84 for the day.


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.