Women's Soccer team wins again, 3-0

Women's Soccer team wins again, 3-0
October 27, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine University women's soccer team cleared its last hurdle on its way to the Northern Athletics Conference tournament, defeating Lakeland College, 3-0, in the regular season finale. The Eagles finished the 2007 regular season with a 10-4-1 mark, 8-3-1 in the NAC, and is unbeaten in it's last ten matches. Sophomore Lauren Omsberg got things started early versus the Muskies, notching her team-leading 13th goal at the 5:14 mark. The 1-0 lead stood through halftime. Benedictine extended its advantage in the second stanza, thanks to a pair of goals by senior Julie Harshbarger. Harshbarger tallied in the 57th and 63rd minutes. Eagles goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had four saves in registering her fifth shutout of the season. Benedictine will host Concordia University (Wis.) at home on Tuesday (Oct. 30) at a time TBA.


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.