Men's soccer nipped at home, 3-2

Men's soccer nipped at home, 3-2
September 5, 2007

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

Benedictine took a 2-1 lead midway through the second half, but could not hold the advantage as Lake Forest College came back for a 3-2 win at the Sports Complex on Wednesday evening. The Eagles fell to 1-2-0 on the year. After a scoreless first half, the two teams opened the scoring floodgates early in the second stanza. The Foresters tallied first just 6 1/2 minutes into the second period. Benedictine knotted the match at 1-1 when Scott Hall netted his team-leading third goal of the year just under five minutes later. Hall took a chip pass from teammate Brandon Mitchell and beat the LFC goalkeeper one-on-one for the tally. In the 68th minute of play, the Eagles took the lead when Giancarlo Chavez utlized a header flick to redirect a pass from Brett Olson into the net to make it 2-1. The lead was short-lived as Lake forest came right back and scored off of the restart. to make it 2-2. The Foresters scored the match-winning goal in the 79th minute of play for the 3-2 final score. Eagles' goalkeeper Jason Maestas had eight saves in the loss. LFC out-shot Benedictine by a 17-11 margin for the match.


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.