Miller's mile good enough for indoor school record

Miller's mile good enough for indoor school record
January 23, 2009

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

Benedictine University senior women's track and field distance runner Hannah Miller crushed her own school record for the indoor mile, highlighting the Eagles' performance at the UW-Oshkosh Quadrangular meet on Friday. Miller's clocking of 5:29.46 bested her previous time of 5:41.09 by more than 11 1/2 seconds. Miller was fourth among the 20 collegiate competitors in the race. On the men's side, junior sprinter Robert Sanford placed fifth in the 55-meter dash. Sanford ran a time of 6.82 seconds in the finals, after running 6.81 in the preliminaries. In the men's 55-meter hurdles, sophomore Dylan Roff finished fourth in a time of 8.31 seconds. Roff ran an 8.32 seconds in his qualifying heat.


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.