Eagles edged out in men's soccer

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

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

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 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.