Sara earns Student-Athlete of the Week award from NAC

Sara earns Student-Athlete of the Week award from NAC
May 2, 2007

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

For the second time this season, Benedictine University junior sprinter/hurdler Stacey Sara (Cary, Ill./Cary Grove H.S.) has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for women's outdoor track and field. Sara won the 100m dash (13.07) and 100 hurdles (16.00) at the Concordia University Chicago Cougar Invitational. In the 100 hurdles, Sara missed the school record by one one-hundredth of a second . She also finished second in the 200m (26.87) on her way to contributing 30 points to the Lady Eagles third place finish at the event.


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.