Women's basketball shoots down Stars, 68-56

Women's basketball shoots down Stars, 68-56
January 29, 2009

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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The Benedictine University women's basketball team notched its third win in its last four games on Thursday evening, topping Dominican University, 68-56. The Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) victory evened the Eagles' overall record at 9-9 and 6-6 in the NAC. Benedictine led the Stars by a single point - 28-27 - at the intermission before extending in the second half. Post players Monika Krozel and reserve Jenn Bren shared game high scorer honor with 18 points apiece. Bren also shared the team lead in rebounds, along with freshman Tracey Walsh, with eight boards. Walsh and senior Laketa Simpson each tallied 10 points to round out BU's quartet of double figure scorers. Walsh had a pair of blocks, as well. Blair Erickson led the Eagles with four assists. As a team, Benedictine out-rebounded the Stars by a margin of 35-31. Dominican managed just six offensive caroms. The Eagles will next be in action on


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.