Women's basketball defeated on the road

Women's basketball defeated on the road
February 5, 2008

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

The Benedictine women's basketball squad came out on the short end of a hard-fought, 76-70, decision at Wisconsin Lutheran College. The loss dropped the Eagles to 6-12 overall and 6-8 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Sophomore Monica Krozel and senior Tamika Curtis led Benedictine in scoring with 15 points apiece. Curtis hit 6-of-8 from the floor and also grabbed a game-leading 16 rebounds. Curtis also dished off a game-high six assists. Laketa Simpson added 12 points off the Eagles' bench, while starting guard Tiffany Hardy tossed in 11 points. The game featured 13 lead changes. BU last led with 5 1/2 minutes remaining before being over-taken by the Warriors.


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.