Women's basketball hit with home loss, 75-60

Women's basketball hit with home loss, 75-60
January 21, 2009

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

The Benedictine women's basketball team saw its modest two-game win streak come to a halt at the hands of Wisconsin Lutheran College, 75-60, at the Rice Center. The loss dropped the Eagles to 7-9 overall and 4-6 in the Northern Athletics Conference. WLC led at halftime, 46-36. Laketa Simpson topped Benedictine's scorers with 16 points. Simpson also shared high rebound honors for BU - along with teammate Jenn Bren - with six boards. She also blocked two shots. Monika Krozel was the only other Eagles' player in double-digit scoring with 12 points. Krozel also blocked two shots. Lidia Arias added nine points and Blair Erickson chipped in eight.


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.