2008
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
dbeyer@ben.edu

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.

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