Women's tennis splits on Wisconsin swing Saturday

Women's tennis splits on Wisconsin swing Saturday
September 29, 2007

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

The Eagles women's tennis team went 1-1 on its day in Wisconsin on Saturday. Benedictine split the pair of Northern Athletics Conference bouts, topping Lakeland College, 8-1, before losing at Marian College, 7-2. Benedictine's only loss of the Lakeland match came at No. 1 singles. The balance of the contest belonged to the Eagles with Ewelina Stachulek, Jessica Armour and Andrea Olivia all defeating their Muskies' foe at No. 2 through No. 4 singles. Michelle Ames and Evangelina Gallegos accepted forfeit wins at fifth and sixth sinlgles. Benedictine also swept doubles play. In the Marian match, the Eagles lone team points came via defaults at No. 6 singles and No. 2 doubles by the Sabres. Andrea Olivia dropped a gruelling three-set match at No. 4 singles, losing 0-6, 6-3, 6-7 (7-10).


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.