Volleyball win streak ends

Volleyball win streak ends
September 5, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

Benedictine University's volleyball team had its four-match win streak to open the 2007 season snapped, as the Illinois Institute of Technology swept its way to a 30-19, 30-24, 30-21 win at the Rice Center. The loss dropped the Eagles to 4-1 on the year. Benedictine's team had won eight matches in a row dating back to the end of last season. The Eagles were victimized by 23 attack errors, leading to a .055 attack percentage for the match. BU also had nine serve errors. Senior setter Angela Vitto notched 24 assists and had eight digs on defense. Freshman Kayla Leyden had team-leading totals in both kills (9) and digs (15).


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.