Men's soccer falls in overtime

Men's soccer falls in overtime
October 11, 2008

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

Benedictine's men's soccer team lost a tough decision on Saturday afternoon, falling to Maranatha Baptist, 1-0, in overtime. The loss drops the Eagles to 4-7-1 overall and 1-4-1 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Sophomore goalkeeper Jim Hanley had seven saves before the Crusaders netted the match-winner in the 92nd minute. Benedictine out-shot MBBC by a 21-18 margin. Forward Brett Olson had seven of his team's shot attempts, three on-goal.


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.