2007
Eagles women's basketball team stumbles at home

Eagles women's basketball team stumbles at home
December 5, 2007

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

Benedictine's women's basketball team dropped its second Northern Athletics Conference game of the young season, falling at home to Wisconsin Lutheran College, 70-45. The loss dropped the Eagles to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the NAC. Tamika Curtis and Tiffany Hardy each had 11 points as the only two BU players in double-digit scoring. Curtis also had a team-leading six rebounds and five steals. Other scoring leaders for the Eagles included six points from Megan Walczak and five points from Karyn Conerty off of the bench. The Warriors out-rebounded Benedictine by a 42-38 margin.

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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.