Women's basketball burned by Inferno, 56-54

Women's basketball burned by Inferno, 56-54
January 13, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine women's basketball team dropped a 56-54 road decision at Alverno College on Tuesday evening in Milwaukee, Wis. The loss dropped the Eagles to 5-8 overall and 2-5 in the Northern Athletics Conference. Alverno led at the half, 34-29, and then withstood Benedictine's comeback bid in the second stanza. The Eagles' last field goal came with 3:57 left in the game as the visitors came up short. Monika Krozel had a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Eagles. Krozel also had three blocked shots. Jenn Bren added 12 points on a 6-for-9 shooting effort from the field. Blair Erickson and Karyn Conerty each tallied nine points. Erickson added five rebounds.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.