Women's tennis drops pair on the road

Women's tennis drops pair on the road
September 22, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's young tennis team lost two Northern Athletics Conference road matches on Saturday as the squad fell to 0-7 overall and 0-5 in league play. The Eagles were defeated by Wisconsin Lutheran College, 9-0, and then lost to Milwaukee School of Engineering, 6-3, in the second match of the day. For the first time this season, the Eagles pulled out two wins at singles in the MSOE match. Andrea Olivia (pictured at left) won at No. 4 singles (6-0, 6-1) and junior Michelle Ames took No. 5 singles (6-4, 6-1). Olivia also teamed with Jessica Armour to win No. 2 doubles play (8-6).


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.