Women's basketball struggles on the road at Edgewood

Women's basketball struggles on the road at Edgewood
December 13, 2008

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

Benedictine's women's basketball team found the road to Madison, Wis., a tough trip as Edgewood College took an 82-62 Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) win. The loss dropped the Eagles to 3-6 overall and 1-3 in the NAC. It was BU's third-consecutive setback, all within the NAC race. Laketa Simpson led Benedictine's efforts with 18 points on a 7-of-18 shooting game. Simpson was 2-of-2 on free throws. Forward Monika Krozel had a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds. Krozel also had six blocked shots and three steals. Jenn Bren had seven rebounds and a team-leading four steals. Blair Erickson added four assists. Benedictine shot just 36 percent from the floor, while Edgewood was at 45 percent shooting fo the game.


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.