Benedictine Eagles

2014 Division III football schedule

Previous seasons:

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999

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What We're Reading

  • »How D-III colleges profit from football
  • Deadspin's take on how Division III football drives enrollment leaned heavily on analysis from's Pat Coleman. Good take on D-III, actually.
  • »Playing the D-III recruiting game
  • How are coaches able to focus their recruiting resources when most skilled athletes will choose to play for schools that can give them money?
  • »NCAA hits 450,000 student-athletes
  • More student-athletes participate at the Division III level than any other in the NCAA, according to most recent survey.

Past Records

2012 (5-5, 3-4 NATHC)
2011 (7-4, 6-1 NATHC)
2010 (8-3, 7-0 NATHC)
2009 (6-4, 5-2 NATHC)
2008 (4-6, 4-3 NATHC)
2007 (5-5, 4-3 IBFC)
2006 (4-6, 3-4 IBFC)
2005 (3-7, 3-4 IBFC)
2004 (1-9, 1-6 IBFC)
2003 (2-8, 2-5 IBFC)
2002 (4-6, 3-4 IBFC)
2001 (4-6, 4-3 IBFC)
2000 (7-3, 6-1 IBFC)
1999 (6-4, 3-4 IBFC)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: Jon Cooper (North Park '72)
Conference: NATHC
Enrollment: 2946
Location: Lisle, IL
Colors: Cardinal, White
Stadium: The Sports Complex (3031)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

November 2, 2013
Benedictine Wins Fourth Straight
The Benedictine University football team won their fourth consecutive game by stopping the defending...
October 26, 2013
Benedictine Rallies to OT Victory
The Benedictine University football team rallied from down 20-0 at the half to score a 34-28...
October 12, 2013
Benedictine Scores Homecoming Victory
The Benedictine University football team scored in all four quarters to dispose of Aurora University...
October 5, 2013
Benedictine Edged in NACC Opener
Concordia University Wisconsin scored a touchdown with just over a minute remaining to hand the...
September 14, 2013
Benedictine Rushes Past North Park
Michael McNulty scored a pair of second half touchdowns and the defense picked off four passes to...
December 11, 2012
Benedictine's Borsellino Earns Second Consecutive AFCA Award
For the second consecutive season, Benedictine University running back John Borsellino has earned...
November 10, 2012
Benedictine Closes with Road Victory
Two different individuals logged over 100 yards on the ground as the Benedictine University football...
November 6, 2012
Benedictine's Lockton Named NAC Defensive Player of the Week
Ben Lockton helped lead Benedictine to a win over Maranatha on senior day and today has been...
November 3, 2012
Benedictine Victorious on Senior Day
Riding a heavy dose of senior running back John Borsellino on offense and senior defensive lineman...
October 27, 2012
Second Half Costs Benedictine
The Benedictine University football team held a 13-7 halftime lead but allowed the visitors from...
October 13, 2012
Benedictine Blanks Rockford
The Benedictine University football team recorded its first victory in Northern Athletics Conference...
September 29, 2012
Benedictine Dropped in Conference Opener
The Benedictine University football team opened the conference portion of its schedule by falling to...
September 18, 2012
A change in direction
Benedictine did an about-face at halftime Saturday night, scoring 25 second-half points to rally...
September 18, 2012
Benedictine's Borsellino Named NAC Special Teams Player of the Week
The Northern Athletics Conference has announced its weekly awards winners and Benedictine's John...
September 15, 2012
Benedictine Rallies from 28-7 to Win on Homecoming
The Benedictine University football team opened its home schedule in style by rallying from down...
September 8, 2012
Benedictine Runs Past North Park
The Benedictine University football team rolled up 246 yards rushing to win for the first time this...
September 6, 2012
Benedictine Continues Non-Con Slate Saturday Night at North Park
The Benedictine University football team returns to the field for the first time in over a week on...
September 1, 2012
Benedictine Unveils New Locker Facility
Lisle, Illinois - The more the Benedictine University football team under coach Jon Cooper wins, the...
August 29, 2012
Benedictine Football Adds Two Offensive Coaches to Staff
The Benedictine University Football team welcomes two new assistant coaches this season, as Joe...
August 15, 2012
Benedictine Tops NorthernAC Preseason Coaches' Poll
The Benedictine Eagles were the Northern Athletics Conference football coaches' choice to take home...
March 27, 2012
Benedictine Announces 2012 Football Schedule
Benedictine University has announced the 2012 football schedule which features three night games and...
December 12, 2011
Borsellino Tabbed as AFCA All-American
Benedictine University Running Back John Borsellino today became just the fourth football player in...
December 6, 2011
Four Benedictine Players Earn All-Region
The Benedictine University football team saw four players receive All-North Region honors from...
November 24, 2011
MIAA, NATHC to start 'Challenge Series'
The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Northern Athletics Conference have announced...
November 19, 2011
Benedictine's Season Ends at Mount Union
The Benedictine University football team saw its season come to an end on Saturday, falling 47-7 to...
November 18, 2011
Benedictine Places 16 on All-Conference Team
The Northern Athletics Conference has released its 2011 all-conference awards for football and...
November 13, 2011
Benedictine Heads to Mount Union in NCAA Playoffs
The Benedictine University football team learned its destination for the NCAA Division III Playoffs...
November 12, 2011
Benedictine Heads to Playoffs after Defeat
The Benedictine University football team will head to the NCAA Playoffs despite falling in the...
November 5, 2011
Benedictine Playoff Bound for Second Straight Year
The Benedictine University football team secured a share of the Northern Athletics Conference title...
October 29, 2011
Benedictine on Brink of Second Title
The Benedictine University football team moved to the brink of its second consecutive Northern...
October 22, 2011
Benedictine Races to 4-0 in NAC
The Benedictine University football team improved to 4-0 in the Northern Athletics Conference with a...
October 8, 2011
Second Half Rally Leads to Homecoming Win for Benedictine
The Benedictine University football team overcame a 16-0 halftime deficit to post a 26-19 win over...
October 1, 2011
Borsellino Leads Benedictine to Win in NAC Opener
The Benedictine University football team opened defense of their 2010 Northern Athletics Conference...
September 20, 2011
It's tough to be on top
Benedictine had one of its best football seasons in school history last year. The Eagles, however,...
August 29, 2011
Ten games to watch
After a summer of debt ceiling debates, earthquakes and hurricanes, thank goodness that football is...
August 15, 2011
Football coaches tab Eagles for 2011 NorthernAC title
The football coaches of the Northern Athletics Conference tabbed the Benedictine Eagles as the 2011...