Women's soccer falls at Lake Forest

Women's soccer falls at Lake Forest
September 5, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's women's soccer team played Lake Forest College to a scoreless draw in the first half, before eventually falling, 2-0, in the non-conference road match. The loss drops the Eagles to 0-2 overall. LFC tallied both of its goals less than five minutes apart - in the 56th and 60th minutes of play - to secure the victory. Lake Forest out-shot the Eagles, 21-6 for the match. BU managed just one shot directly on-goal, that by freshman Erika Wossner (Bolingbrook, Ill./Plainfield North H.S.). Benedictine goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen (Green Bay, Wis./Notre Dame Academy) had seven saves, but was charged with both goals. Benedictine resumes action on Saturday,September 13, when it opens Northern Athletics Conference play at home versus Edgewood College. Match time is at Noon.


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.