Volleyball edged at Edgewood

Volleyball edged at Edgewood
October 3, 2008

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

The Benedictine volleyball team lost a tough 3-1 decision (23-25, 25-22, 22-25, 23-25) at Edgewood College in a Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) match. The loss dropped the Eagles to 9-11 overall and 3-2 in the NAC. Sophomore Kayla Leyden led the team with 20 kills, twice as many as anyone else from either team in the match. Leyden also had 18 digs. Sarah Porod added 10 kills and two blocks, while Sierra Griffin had four blocks of her own, along with seven kills. Senior Amanda Distasio led BU with 22 digs on defnse. The setter tandem of freshman Taylor Hoppe and Jessica Judge had 18 and 16 assists, respectively.


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.