Women's hoops gains non-league win at home

Women's hoops gains non-league win at home
February 12, 2008

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

The Benedictine women's basketball team got a brief respite from its league schedule and scored an 84-68 win over Robert Morris College-Springfield at home. The Eagles are now 11-12 overall. Benedictine was led Tamika Curtis' 20 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots. Curtis hit 8-of-13 from the floor. Laketa Simpson came off of the BU bench to add 18 points and seven boards, while sophomore forward Monica Krozel made good on 6-of-8 shots on her way to a 17-point effort. Senior guard Megan Walczak dropped in 12 points to round out the Eagles' double-digit scorers. Walczak also gave off a game-leading seven assists. Benedictine returns to Northern Athletics Conference action on Saturday (2:00 p.m.) at home versus Edgewood College.


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.