Eagles edged out in men's soccer

Eagles edged out in men's soccer
September 30, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine men's soccer team out-shot visiting wisconsin Lutheran College, but still came out on the short end of a 1-0 final score. The Eagles fell to 3-6 overall and are now 0-3 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Benedictine took 13 shot attempts in the match, four on goal. The Warriors managed 10 shots, also sending four directly at BU goalie Jim Hanley, who had three saves. The only shot to get by Hanley came at the 65:35 mark of the match after the two clubs played a scoreless first half. Matt Birschbach sent the ball in the net for WLC off of a free kick. The Eagles will resume action on Saturday at the Milwaukee School of Engineering at 1:00 p.m.


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.