Curtis again named NAC "Student-Athlete of the Week"

Curtis again named NAC "Student-Athlete of the Week"
January 29, 2008

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

Benedictine University women's basketball standout senior Tamika Curtis (Bellwood, Ill./Nazareth Academy) has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference "Student-Athlete of the Week" for the period of January 20-27. It is the second such NAC honor of the season for Curtis. Curtis average a double-double of 20.0 points and 10.7 rebounds pergame in three NAC contests last week. She shot over 62 percent fromthe floor going 23-of-37 in the three contests, where the Eagles went 2-1. Curtis also averaged 2.0 blocks per contest and registered her tenth double-double of the season with her 20 point-18 rebound effort in a loss at Lakeland College (snapping the Eagles' 4-game winning streak).


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.