2008
Cross country hosts Eagle Invitational

Cross country hosts Eagle Invitational
October 10, 2008

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

Benedictine's cross country program - under the direction of first-year head coach Molly Remley - hosted the traditional Eagle Invitational on Friday at Lisle Community Park. The Eagles' women's team finished in a tie for seventh among the 13 teams, while the BU men were 11th. Senior Hannah Miller was the squad's top finisher once again. Miller was fourth overall in the race, covering the six-kilometer course in a time of 24:52.62 minutes. Jen Murray (pictured at left) was Benedictine's second place finisher at 26:05.53 minutes and was 17th in the final race standings. Junior Kate Korzeniewski and sophomore Stacy Aloisio were 56th and 57th, respectively. Korzeniewski was clocked at 28:35.76 and Aloisio came in three seconds after that. On the men's side of things, junior Alex Arman was 56th overall to lead the Eagles. Arman's time for the eight kilometers was 29:44.45 minutes. Freshmen Danny Graham and Josh Sherer were the Eagles' second and third finishers. Graham had a time of 30:34.39 and was 70th, while Sherer finished at 31:03.49 and in 76th place.

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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.