Women's soccer drops opener

Women's soccer drops opener
August 31, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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UW-Whitewater jumped out to a 2-0 halftime advantage and never looked back, topping Benedictine by a score of 5-0 in the season opener at Whitewater, Wis. The Eagles (0-1) were out-shot by UWW, 28-6, in the match. Junior Kimyenna Abron had two of the Eagles' shot attempts. Sophomore goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had nine saves in the losing cause for Benedictine. The Eagles resume action at home on Thursday (Sept. 6) versus Mt. St. Mary College. Match time is slated for 7:00 p.m. in the Sports Complex.


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.