Sara earns NAC track and field honor

Sara earns NAC track and field honor
April 4, 2007

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

Benedictine University's Stacey Sara (Cary, Ill./Cary-Grove H.S.) was named as the Northern Athletics Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for women's track and field for the period of March 26-April 1. Sara is a junior sprinter and hurdler. Sara won the 100 meter hurdles, was on winning 4x200 relay quartet, and took second place with the 4x100 relay team at Trinity Christian College "Troll Relays" on Wednesday. On Saturday at the North Park Viking Invitational, she won the 100 meter dash, 100 hurdles, 200 meter dash, and was on the winning 4x100 relay team in leading the Eagles to the team title at the event. All individual marks were personal records, as she contributed 30 individual points toward the women's first meet victory in the last 10 years.


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.