Women's soccer victim of second half blitz

Women's soccer victim of second half blitz
October 4, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Benedictine's women's soccer team played the Milwaukee School of Engineering close for one half, before a second half surge resulted in a 5-0 loss in Wisconsin. The loss dropped the Eagles to 3-7 overall and 2-3 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Goalkeeper Ashley Nielsen had seven saves in the match, but was also charged with all five goals. MSOE out-shot Benedictine by a 26-3 margin. The Raiders led 1-0 at the intermission.


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.