Volleyball sweeps Wisconsin Lutheran to improve to 23-4

Volleyball sweeps Wisconsin Lutheran to improve to 23-4
October 24, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Eagles volleyball team made short work of Wisconsin Lutheran College on Wednesday evening, dispatching the visiting Warriors, 3-0, by scores of 30-18, 30-17, 30-19. The win improved Benedictine's record to 23-4 overall and 9-3 in the Northern Athletics Conference. The Eagles attack was led by the tandem of senior Danielle Mikos and freshman Kayla Leyden, who had 13 and 12 kills, respectively. Mikos also had three blocks, while Leyden had a game-high 18 digs. Fellow senior Rachel Sypole celebrated Senior Night with nine kills. The team's third senior, setter Angela Vitto, had 39 set 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.