Women's tennis splits on Wisconsin swing Saturday

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

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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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 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.