Eagle golfers second at WLC Invitational

Eagle golfers second at WLC Invitational
September 28, 2008

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Benedictine's men's golf team finished second out of 14 schools - and was the top representative from the Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) - at the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational. The Eagles shot a composite team score of 612 for the two-day, 36-hole tournment. That scores was 14 strokes better than Aurora University and 19 shots ahead of NAC power Edgewood College at the Washington County Golf Course. Senior Andrew Delaney was the Eagles' top finisher. Delaney had rounds of 76 and 75, for a seven-over-par score of 151 and tie for eighth place. Junior R.J. Schwalbach fired identical totals of 76 each round for a 152 and tie for 11th place. Tim Walters' 77 and 76 gave him a composite 153 and tie for 14th place in the final standings. Other scores for the Eagles were a 159 from Jon Price (31st place) and 162 for Ryan Feldman (tie 39th). Freshman Dan Lagerstrom, playing as an independent, shot a 163 (tie for 41st).


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.