Roff earns track honor from NAC

Roff earns track honor from NAC
April 29, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine University freshman Dylan Roff (Braidwood, Ill./Reed-Custer H.S.) has been selected as the Northern Athletics Conference "Student-Athlete of the Week" for the period of April 21-27, 2008. The Eagles' Rookie won three events at the Cougar Invitational hosted by Concordia University Chicago. Roff won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.90 seconds, the 400 meter hurdles with a finish of 56.33 seconds and the high jump at 5'10". The Eagles finished second at the 11 team event.


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.