Men's soccer closes season with home loss

Men's soccer closes season with home loss
October 27, 2007

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

The Benedictine men's soccer team drew the curtain on the 2007 season with a 4-1 loss at the hands of Lakeland College. The loss ended teh Eagles' season at 2-13 overall and 1-9 in the Northern Athletics Conference. It was also the Benedictine swansong for two seniors - Scott Hall and Jason Maestas - on the 2007 roster. Hall played to seasons for the Eagles and led the team in scoring during each. Maestas was a four-year player who became the team's starting goalkeeper toward the end of his freshman season (he played every minute in the nets as a junior and senior). Benedictine actually drew first blood against Lakeland when Giancarlo Chavez took a pass from Brandon Mitchell and netted the ball for the 1-0 advantage. That lead stood up until halftime. In the second half, Lakeland - which needed the win to make the NAC tournament - scored four short-handed goals on its way to the victory.


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.