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    Women's Soccer Coach Brian Rigby announced the 2014 schedule for the inaugural season earlier this month
    Women's Soccer Coach Brian Rigby announced the 2014 schedule for the inaugural season earlier this month

    Top Flames Moment: Women's Soccer Completes Roster for Inaugural Season

    June 23, 2014

    The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 – August 8), UICFlames.com will rewind and look back on the Top 40 Flames’ Moments from 2013-14. Each sport will be featured over ten weeks as we recap the year that was in UIC Athletics.

    Full Recap
    Rigby Releases 2014 Schedule (June 4)
    2014 Roster
    2014 Schedule

    Team: Women’s Soccer
    Moment:
    UIC Women’s Soccer Completes Roster for Inaugural Season
    Date:
    April 11, 2014
    Location:
    Chicago, Ill.

    QUICK RECAP:
    UIC Head Women's Soccer Coach Brian Rigby announced the addition of 20 newcomers slated to fill out the Flames' roster for the inaugural 2014 season set to begin this coming fall. The 20 players will join a list of five existing student-athletes that have been attending school and practicing since August of 2013. UIC Athletics added women's soccer in November of 2012 with the hiring of Rigby.

     LARGER PICTURE:
    -The five existing players, four freshmen and a sophomore, were on campus during the 2013-14 academic year and set the foundation for UIC women's soccer with daily training and practices. Those players include Flo Beshiri, Kendall Wilde, Jasmin Carrera, Cecilia Magos and Elena Bernstein.
    -Beshiri, Wilde, Carrera, Magos and Bernstein trained at least five days a week and worked on drills with volunteers who served as practice players.
    -Rigby also has hired Julie Colhoff and Jamie Forbes as assistant women’s soccer coaches. Colhoff and Forbes each played four seasons in the Horizon League and achieved tremendous success on the field.
    -The official schedule for the inaugural season of UIC women’s soccer was released on June 4 and features 10 contests starting on Aug. 24 against Iowa.

    PREVIOUS TOP MOMENTS

    June 2 - Men's Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Against #19 Gonzaga
    June 3 - Women's Basketball Defeats Wisconsin for Eighth Straight Win
    June 5 - Granderson Opens New Stadium at UIC
    June 6 - Ehrhardt Wins HL Women's Athlete of the Year
    June 9 - Dion Named NCAA Regional Gymnast of the Year
    June 10 - Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships
    June 12 - Volleyball's Five-Set Win over Marshall
    June 13 - Barlow's 38 Points Clinches Third Place for Flames at Showcase
    June 16 - Women's Tennis Defeats Oakland 6-1
    June 17 - Smollen Wins Individual Title at Green Bay Dual
    June 19 - Ishimaru Wins 200 Butterfly at HL Championship
    June 20 - UIC Upsets Michigan State and Indiana in Hoosier Classic