Women's soccer blanked at home

Women's soccer blanked at home
October 18, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine women's soccer team found itself out-gunned versus Marian University on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 2-0 Homecoming decision. The loss leaves the Eagles at 4-9 overall and 3-6 in the Northern Athletics Conference. The Sabres outshot the Eagles by a 17-4 margin in the match, putting 12 shots on goal. None of Benedictine's shots challenged the MU goalie. Benedictine goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had 10 saves.


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.