Women's soccer falls at Lake Forest

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

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

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 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.