2008
Bailey earns men's NAC weekly honor

Bailey earns men's NAC weekly honor
January 8, 2008

Dave Beyer, Sports INformation Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

Benedictine University junior guard Jared Bailey(Argo, Ill./Argo Community H.S.) has been named as the Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) "Student-Athlete of the Week" in men's basketball for the period of December 31-January 6. Bailey had 14 points and six boards in the Eagles' conference win over Dominican University last Wednesday, snapping a four-game skid by the team. In a tough loss to No. 14 Elmhurst College on Saturday, Bailey lit up the Bluejays for 33 points to lead all scorers. Bailey notched nice shooting percentages in all areas: 57-percent from the field, 67-percent from the three-point area and 82-percent from the free throw stripe. The junior guard also tallied seven assists and four steals in the two contests. Bailey is a marketing major.

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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.