Volleyball knocks off MSOE, 3-1.

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

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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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 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.