Golf wins North Central Invitational

Golf wins North Central Invitational
April 17, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine golf team brought home first place honors at Tuesday's North Central Invitational. The Eagles' team had a composite of 321 - taking first, second and third place in the individual standings - to finish ahead of Aurora University, Wheaton College and host North Central. Freshman R.J. Schwalbach fired a 76 to bring home medalist honors for Benedictine. Fellow freshman Jon Price carded a 77 in second and sophomore transfer Andrew Delaney was tied for third with a 79. Matt Jones rounded out the scoring members of the Benedictine lineup with a 93.


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.