Benedictine Women Streak to Eighth Straight

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LISLE, IL - The Benedictine University women's basketball team used strong defense to stop visiting Edgewood and record an eighth consecutive victory.

Benedictine 69, Edgewood 43

Benedictine limited Edgewood to just two first quarter field goals, opening an eight-point edge early and holding a 14-6 lead after one
The scoring picked up in the second quarter with Benedictine notching the first six points to lead by 14 at 20-6 on a three-pointer from D'Asia Williams
Allison Michalski extended the lead to 18 at 30-12 with a layup at the 2:42 mark of the quarter and Benedictine led 32-18 at halftime
Edgewood cut the lead to 10 points early in the third quarter, but a 9-0 run late in the quarter enabled Benedictine to open a 52-28 lead
The advantage reached 36 points in the fourth quarter on a jumper from Britney Pitzer

Benedictine dominated on the glass, holding a 54-32 edge led by 16 boards from Alex Fanning, who notched a double-double with 15 points
Benedictine scored 21 second-chance points and 28 points in the paint
Michalski led all scorers with 20 points, making eight field goals in 17 minutes
Williams finished with 13 points
18 players saw time in the game

Benedictine (13-2, 9-1 NACC) travels to Aurora on Wednesday night.