Volleyball improves to 19-2 on the year

Volleyball improves to 19-2 on the year
October 3, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine volleyball team ran its overall record to 19-2 with a 3-0 match win over the University of Chicago. The Eagles won by scores of 30-13, 30-26, 30-21. It was a regular "block party" for the Eagles, who registered 21 total blocks in the match. Senior Danielle Mikos led the assault with seven put-backs, while sophomore Sarah Porod and senior Angela Vitto each added four blocks. Freshman Kayla Leyden had three blocks and a team-leading 10 kills in the victory. Leyden also had 14 digs on the defensive side. Mikos had nine kills and Vitto contributed 25 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.