Women's soccer edged at Edgewood

Women's soccer edged at Edgewood
September 15, 2007

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

The Eagles' women's soccer squad fell to 0-2 in the Northern Athletics Conference with a 2-0 loss at Edgewood College on Saturday in Madison, Wis. Benedictine is 1-3 overall. The host EC team held a 12-5 advantage in shot attempts. Edgewood tallied both of its goals in the first half, scoring in the 13th and 22nd minutes. BU sophomore goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had five saves and was charged with both goals, playing the entire 90 minutes in the nets. Benedictine had its chance to make a comeback in the second half of play. The defense - led by Julie Harshbarger and Stephanie Pauliks - kept Edgewood at bay in that second stanza. The Eagles had five second half corner kicks, but fialed to convert any into goals.


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.