Women's soccer victim of second half blitz

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

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

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 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.