2007
Volleyball win streak snapped at 12

Volleyball win streak snapped at 12
September 25, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

The Benedictine volleyball team suffered it's first match loss since September 5 in a Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) match at Rockford College, falling in five games (22-30, 30-20, 27-30, 30-18, 7-15). The loss snapped the team's 12-match win skein, dropping its overall record to 16-2 and 3-1 in the NAC. The tandem of freshman outside hitter Kayla Leyden and sophomore outside hitter Sarah Ruzicka led Benedictine with 19 and 15 kills, respectively. Senior middle hitter Danielle Mikos added 13 kills and sophomore Sarah Porod was also in double-digit kill totals with 10. Mikos also had a game-leading six blocks and two serve aces. Senior setter Angela Vitto had 47 set assists and 13 digs. Sarah Flores led the team with 18 digs and had two aces. Leyden and Vitto each had two aces, as well. Leyden booked 16 digs.

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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.