Women's soccer blanked at home

Women's soccer blanked at home
October 18, 2008

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

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 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.