Volleyball drops key NAC match

Volleyball drops key NAC match
October 6, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Eagles’ volleyball team dropped a key Northern Athletics Conference match at first place Lakeland College, 3-2. Benedictine fell to 20-3 overall, falling by scores of 24-30, 30-24, 20-30, 30-19 and 13-15. Benedictine led game No. 5, 13-10, before the Muskies reeled off five consecutive points for the win. Freshman Kayla Leyden led Benedictine with 15 kills and Danielle Mikos added 14 kills. Mikos also had a game-leading five blocks. Leyden had three blocks and three serve aces. Senior setter Angela Vitto had 45 assists.


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.