2007
Women's soccer unbeaten in last 7 matches

Women's soccer unbeaten in last 7 matches
October 16, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

The Eagles' women's soccer team built a comfortable first half lead and never looked back, defeating Wisconsin Lutheran College, 5-1, in Milwaukee. With the win, Benedictine improved to 7-4-1 overall and 5-3-1 in the Northern Athletics Conference. The Eagles are also unbeaten in their past seven matches, forging six wins and one tie. Benedictine built a 4-1 halftime cushion on the way to its latest victory. Freshman Dani O'Toole started the scoring with a penalty kick goal at the 21:43 mark. At 29:18, Kimyenna Abron tallied her fourth goal of the season on an assist from Jenny Walther. Nine minutes later, senior Kiera Vizza also scored her fourth goal of the year, unassisted, as BU upped the margin to 3-0. The Warriors notched their lone goal at the 41:11 mark, only to have Benedictine respond with a goal by Caroline Shelton with less than a minute remaining until the half. Dana Bonnecarre assisted on Shelton's goal. O'Toole chalked up her first collegiate multi-goal match by netting another goal at 50:24 off of an assist from Lauren Omsberg. The Eagles pounded the nets in the match, out-shooting WLC by a 29-4 margin. BU goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had one save, while her Warrior counterpart had 10 saves.

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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.