2008
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
dbeyer@ben.edu

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.

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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.