Golfers take top two places at Rockford

Golfers take top two places at Rockford
April 21, 2007

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

The Eagles golf team showed why it is going to be a force to be reckoned with in the future in the Northern Athletics Conference. At the Rockford College Invitational last Saturday, freshman Jon Price became the third different Benedictine golfer to take home medalist honors at an event during the spring season. Price shot a six-over-par 78 to take first place on a card-back playoff. Fellow freshman teammate R.J. Schwalbach was one of four others who finished in the second place tie by also recording a 78 for the round. Freshman Dan Klecan - playing his first round of the spring season - recorded a 90 as the Eagles' third scoring member. As a team, Benedictine was fifth overall, playing without one of its top competitors. In addition to Price's win, sophomore Andrew Delaney won the Aurora Invitational and Schwalbach took home first place at last week's North Central College Invitational.


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.