Men's soccer drops NAC opener

Men's soccer drops NAC opener
September 15, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine men's soccer team dropped its Northern Athletics Conference season-opener at Edgewood College, 5-0, on Saturday afternoon in Madison, Wis. The Eagles are now 1-4 on the year, overall. Jose Rodriguez had two of Benedictine's five shots on goal. Brandon Mitchell, Scott Hall and Adam Abusoud had the others. In the nets, senior Jason Maestas had nine saves. Edgewood led at the intermission, 3-0.


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.