Kennedy named NAC softball Student-Athlete of the Week

Kennedy named NAC softball Student-Athlete of the Week
April 18, 2007

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

Benedictine University senior pitcher/firstbaseman Melissa Kennedy (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park H.S.) was named as the Northern Athletics Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending April 15. Kennedy led the Eagles to a 7-1 mark last week (6-0 in the NAC) and was 4-0 from the circle, herself. In 35 innings pitched, she had a 0.84 earned run average and registered 25 strikeouts. With the bat, Kennedy hit .542 with two homeruns, nine runs batted in and four runs scored. She was also errorless in 23 chances from the field.


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.