Eagles swept at North Central

Eagles swept at North Central
April 18, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine softball team lost a non-conference doubleheader at rival North Central College, 10-1 and 8-7 in eight innings. The losses left the Eagles' record at 20-9 overall. In the first game, Brittany Wolski went 2-for-2 with a double as the only BU player with more than one hit. Kristin Bonk also hit a double. Brittney Adcox lasted just one inning, giving up four earned runs before giving way to Stephanie Iori. Iori was tagged for six more runs over her three innings of work. Adcox came back in game two as the starter and gave up an uncharacteristic five runs (four earned) over 3 1/3 innings. Benedictine's bats were in fine form in the second game as the team rapped out 16 hits. North central had 10 hits. The fifth through ninth slots in the Eagles' batting order - Erin Galloway, Sam Corban, Wolski, Kristin Bonk and Blair Erickson - each went 2-for-4 in the game. Wolski also drove in two runs. Kara Walsh, batting third in the order, was 2-for-5.


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.