Eagle men top Dominican, 63-62

Eagle men top Dominican, 63-62
January 2, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University's men's basketball squad snapped a four-game losing skein on Wednesday evening thanks to its 63-62 win over Dominican University. The win improved the Eagles' record to 4-7 overall, 3-2 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Senior Tim Swanson led the team with 16 points on a four-of-six night shooting. Swanson also went three-of-four from three-point range and grabbed a team-leading seven rebounds. Jared Bailey added 14 points and Cameron Snelling chipped in 10. Swanson and Andrew Brown each had four assists.


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.