Benedictine Eagles

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 NACC)
2015 (7-3, 5-1 NACC)
2014 (6-5, 5-1 NACC)
2013 (7-3, 4-2 NACC)
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



Enrollment: 3037
Location: Lisle, IL
Colors: Cardinal, White
Stadium: The Sports Complex (3031)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 22, 2016
Benedictine Sets More Records at Olivet
The Benedictine University football team saw more records fall in a 54-48 overtime non-conference...
October 15, 2016
Benedictine Rally Falls Short
Benedictine lost for the first time in conference action
October 11, 2016
Sears has Eagles flying high
Benedictine's first year head coach has the Eagles positioned to win the NACC and return to the...
October 8, 2016
Benedictine's Sample Sets Records in Fourth Straight Win
Ryan Sample set three school records, matched a conference mark, and directed a second last minute...
October 1, 2016
Benedictine Rolls to Win in NACC Opener
Eight different individuals scored and Benedictine scored the final 39 points in a conference...
September 17, 2016
Late Score Lifts Benedictine Over Adrian
Ryan Sample notched his fifth touchdown of the day with 1:05 left in the fourth quarter, leaping...
September 10, 2016
Benedictine Routs St. Norbert
Benedictine built a 28-0 first half lead as Ryan Sample threw for nearly 400 yards and four...
August 29, 2016
10 games to watch in 2016
Every fan hopes to watch more than ten games this season. But, if you want to pay attention beyond...
January 18, 2016
Sears selected to lead Benedictine
After serving the past three years as the offensive coordinator at nearby Wheaton College, Josiah...
December 15, 2015
Benedictine's Lecas Named AFCA All-American
Despite a season marred with injury troubles, Benedictine's Jarrett Lecas was named as the fifth...
December 10, 2015
Cooper retires as longest-tenured Benedictine coach
Jon Cooper, head football coach at Benedictine for 11 years has announced his retirement. Cooper was...
November 10, 2015
New look, same rivalry
Rookie head coaches will be on both sidelines, but the opponents in the Midwest Conference champions...
November 7, 2015
Benedictine Rallies Past Aurora
Benedictine won a sixth straight by rallying from down 17-0, setting up a winner-take-all game at...
November 3, 2015
Lakeland is ready to turn the corner
The Muskies lost their last head coach, who left to coordinate the offense at Benedictine. This...
October 31, 2015
Benedictine Sloshes Past Rockford
Benedictine improved to 4-0 by changing the game plan in adverse conditions, toppling Rockford 20-7
October 24, 2015
Benedictine Improves to 3-0 in NACC Play
Benedictine opened a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and limited Concordia Chicago to just 195 total...
October 20, 2015
Franklin is in a familiar position
If ever there were a year to break the Grizzlies' streak of HCAC dominance, many thought this would...
October 17, 2015
Benedictine Rallies to Homecoming Win
Benedictine scored 32 points in the second half to rally to a homecoming victory over Concordia...
October 10, 2015
Benedictine Opens Conference Play with Victory
The Benedictine University football team opened play in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference...
October 3, 2015
Benedictine Rolls Over Kalamazoo
Rolling up over 500 yards of offense, Benedictine finished the non-conference portion of the...
August 10, 2015
Best road trips of 2015: Week 2
Week 2 brings us an opportunity to go big or go home. We're going big.
March 3, 2015
Lakeland Head Coach Doherty Joins Benedictine as Offensive Coordinator
It is with great pleasure that Benedictine University announces the hiring of Lakeland College head...
December 3, 2014
Benedictine's Schroeder tabbed as Rockford head coach
Benedictine University defensive coordinator Jim Schroeder has been named head coach at Rockford,...
November 18, 2014
Big hills to climb
Benedictine and Macalester each face tall orders on Saturday, as they travel to Wheaton and...
November 15, 2014
Benedictine Playoff Bound
With a 16-0 win over Lakeland, the second shutout of the season, Benedictine secured the NACC...
November 8, 2014
Benedictine Racks Up the Yards in Win Over Rockford
Benedictine won a fourth straight game by totaling over 600 yards and holding Rockford to just five...
November 4, 2014
Benedictine makes mess of NACC
You can thank the Benedictine Eaglesand their 33-6 thrashing of defending NACC champion Concordia...
November 1, 2014
Benedictine Topples Conference Favorites
The Benedictine University football team forced six turnovers in a 33-6 road win at Concordia...
October 25, 2014
Benedictine Breezes Past Concordia Chicago
Benedictine scored 30 unanswered points to breeze past Concordia Chicago, limiting the visitors to...
October 18, 2014
Benedictine Blanks Aurora
Benedictine shutout Aurora for the first conference win of the year
October 11, 2014
Benedictine Drops NACC Opener
The Benedictine University football team opened play in the NACC with a 17-6 loss to Wisconsin...
October 4, 2014
Late Field Goal Lifts Benedictine to First Win
Benedictine earned the first win of the season and 50th for head coach Jon Cooper with a late field...
September 20, 2014
Benedictine Drops Homecoming Contest
The Benedictine University football team held Adrian College to a season low total for points but...
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...

Franklin is in a familiar position
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