Schwartz runs football past Eureka, 21-6

Schwartz runs football past Eureka, 21-6
October 20, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Sophomore tailback Ryan Schwartz ran for 198 yards and score two touchdowns as Benedictine University's football team rolled to its third straight win. The Eagles are now 4-4 overall and 3-2 in the Illini-Badger Football Conference. Schwartz scored on a six yard run in the first quarter and a four yard run with two seconds left in the second quarter as the Eagles built a 14-6 halftime cushion. Schwartz carried the ball 33 times, averaging 6.0 yards per carry. Meanwhile, Benedictine's defense was once again stellar in limiting Eureka to just 120 total yards and five first downs. The unit also recovered a fumble and blocked two kicks. Senior defensive back Anthony Borsellino had a team-leading nine tackles. Matt Kunz and Devin Montgomery each had six tackles, while Kyle Schulz had five tackles and a sack. The Eagles' defensive end "Bob's" (Corey and McLearen) each registered three tackles and had a blocked kick. McLearen also had a sack to his credit. Kyle Bruett had the fumble recovery for the Eagles.


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.