Volleyball wins sixth in a row

Volleyball wins sixth in a row
September 13, 2007

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

Sophomore Sarah Ruzicka and senior Danielle Mikos each had nine kills, while the Benedictine team served up 19 aces, on its way to a 3-0 sweep (30-17, 30-9, 30-13) over Alverno College on Thursday evening at the Rice Center. The Eagles are now 10-1 overall and 2-0 in the Northern Athletics Conference. The match was also BU's eighth three-game sweep of an opponent in its ten victories on the year. All 16 of head coach Jennifer Wildes available players on the roster saw action in the match. As a team, Benedictine had a .404 attack percentage (48 kills-12 errors-89 attempts) for the match. Freshman Kayla Leyden served up six of Benedictine serve aces. Senior Angela Vitto, sophomore Amanda Agamy and Mikos each had three aces. Vitto had a team-leading nine digs, while also registering 40 assists. Mikos led BU with two solo blocks.


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.