Eagles shut down on the road

Eagles shut down on the road
October 25, 2008

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Benedictine's women's soccer team fell in a Northern Athletics Conference match at Lakeland College, 5-0, in Sheboygan, Wis. The loss left the Eagles' record at 5-10 overall and 4-7 in the NAC. The host Muskies out-shot BU by a 19-2 margin. Freshman Erica Wossner was credited with both of the Eagles' shot attempts. Junior goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen gave up three first half goals and two more in the second stanza. Nielsen also had four saves.


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.