Miller earns weekly track honor from NAC

Miller earns weekly track honor from NAC
April 22, 2009

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

Benedictine University senior Hannah Miller has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) "Student-Athlete of the Week" for women's track and field for the period of April 13-19. Competing in Benedictine's own Eagle Invitational meet, Miller slashed over a full second off of both the 800 and 1500 meter records. Her time of 2:23.97 bettered the previous mark of 2:25.20 set by Julie Wysocki in 1997. In the 1500 meters, ran a 4:53.14 that eclipsed Tracey Murnane's 2002 time of 4:54.53. Miller finished in third place out of 45 runners in the 1500 meters (and was fourth of 50 participants in the 800) It was Miller's second NAC weekly award in track, also earning the award once during the indoor season.


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.