Volleyball improves to 22-4 with win at Dominican

Volleyball improves to 22-4 with win at Dominican
October 20, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's volleyball squad rebounded from a first-game loss, to defeat Dominican University, 3-1, in a Northern Athletics Conference match. The Eagles improved to 22-4 overall, 8-3 in the NAC, with the 30-32, 30-22, 30-28, 30-25 win in River Forest. Freshman Kayla Leyden had 20 kills, 14 digs and two blocks, while sophomore Sarah Porod booked 12 kills and seven blocks. Senior Danielle Mikos added nine kills and a team-leading nine blocks. Senior Rachle Sypole had a season-high seven blocks, as well. Defensively, Sarah Flores' 19 digs paced the team. Senior setter Angela Vitto had 40 assists and 17 digs. Jessica Judge contributed 15 digs, while Sarah Ruzicka served up three aces.


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.