Softball falls to league-leader at home

Softball falls to league-leader at home
April 17, 2009

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

Northern Athletics Conference leader Aurora University swept Benedictine in a key softball match-up on Friday by scores of 4-1 and 7-2. With the losses, the Eagles are now 20-7 overall and 10-3 in NAC play. On the day, freshman Laura Christensen went 4-for-7, Senior Blair Erickson was a combined 3-for-6 with a run and an RBI. Freshman Brittany Adcox was the loser from the circle in game one, despite an impressive effort. Adcox tossed 11 strikeouts at the NAC leaders and did not walk a batter. Of the four runs charged to Adcox, just two were earned as BU's defense made three errors. Stephanie Iori, also a freshman, was the game two pitcher of record. Iori fell to 3-2 with the loss after being hit with seven earned runs.


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.