Volleyball runs win streak to nine

Volleyball runs win streak to nine
September 19, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine volleyball team had it first taste of a five-game match this season, but the final result was a familiar victory for the Eagles over the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Benedictine won by scores of 30-26, 30-24, 29-31, 27-30 and 15-10 to extend its current win streak to nine matches, improving to 13-1 oveall and 3-0 in the Northern Athletics conference. The Eagles were led by freshman Kayla Leyden's 26 kills and 33 digs. Teammates Danielle Mikos and Sarah Ruzicka each had 15 kills. Setter Angela Vitto had 54 assists. Sarah Flores led the Eagles with 31 digs and Leyden added 18 more. Jesisca Judge and Angela Vitto had 12 and 11 digs. apiece.


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.