Berry returned to .500 as its record now stands at 4-4 overall. Benedictine fell to 1-2.
Berry led 13-1 at halftime and shut out Benedictine in the second half as it held a 30-4 edge in shots.
Kim Fischer paced Berry with four goals, and Kristan Dziurzynski, Elizabeth Flatt and Sara Witten finished with three apiece.
McKall Pugliese scored Benedictine’s lone tally.
Berry goalkeeper Taylor Martin earned the win and stopped two shots. Benedictine’s Tricia Baluyut took the loss and made 11 saves.
“Basically today we finally put together a pretty good performance,” said Berry head coach Shaun Williamson. “Did all the little things correctly. Just a good game from start to finish for us.”
The Vikings will return to action Wednesday afternoon against Piedmont College at 4 p.m.
In other action Monday:
Berry 9, Benedictine 0
Blake Gwizdalski scored two goals and had two assists as Berry College defeated Benedictine University.
The Vikings improved to 5-3 for the year. The Eagles dropped to 2-4.
Corey Hall scored a game-high three goals and had one helper for Berry.
Nat Morey added two goals and Max Smerka dished two assists for the home club.
Berry led 6-0 after one period. The Vikes tacked on three more goals in the second period.
Midway through the second period, however, lightning delayed the game.
The teams cleared the field, and at about 5:50 p.m., the teams agreed not to retake the field. An NCAA rule allows the two head coaches to agree to not to reschedule and to award the win to Berry.
The Vikings led in shots (19-7) and won six of 10 face-offs.
Jeffrey Smitheran had eight saves for the Eagles.