Volleyball knocks off MSOE, 3-1.

Volleyball knocks off MSOE, 3-1.
September 24, 2008

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

Benedictine's volleyball team came back from a first set loss and defeated the Milwaukee School of Engineering, 3-1 (23-25, 25-26, 25-22, 25-22). The win improved the Eagles overall record to 7-7 and raised the team to 2-1 in the Northern Athletics Conference (NAC). Sophomore Kayla Leyden blasted down a team-leading 17 kills. She also had 14 digs, two assist blocks and three serve aces. Freshman Breanne Rimkus added seven kills and four blocks (three assisted). Junior Sarah Porod had six kills and a team-high seven blocks (two solo and five assisted). Senior Amanda Distasio had a team-leading 15 defensive digs and two serve aces. The Eagles hit .200 as a team, while holding the Raiders to a .062 attack percentage. For more Athletics News, visit the Athletics Web site.


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.