Women's Soccer team wins again, 3-0

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

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

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 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.