Swimming swept in dual meets

Swimming swept in dual meets
January 19, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine men's and women's swimmers lost their respective dual meets at North Central College. The men fell by a 32-20 margin, while the women lost by a 28-13 score. Individual event winners (with times in parenthesis) were: Nora Becker in the women's 200 freestyle (2:16.66) and 500 freestyle (6:15.36); Erik Morales in the men's 200 individual medley (2:13.47), 100 butterfly (58.45), and 100 backstroke (1:05.56); and Jim Pelletiere in the men's 100 breaststroke (1:14.34) and 1000 freestyle (12:34.22).


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.