Top Flames Moment: Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships

Sharon Mwale earned first place in the high jump at the DuPage Invite and the DuPaul Relays

Sharon Mwale earned first place in the high jump at the DuPage Invite and the DuPaul Relays

July 8, 2014

The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 – August 8), 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.

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Team: Women’s Outdoor Track
Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships
May 4, 2014
Youngstown, Ohio at Farmers National Bank Field

Sharon Mwale took home top honors at the Horizon League Championships in the high jump, recording a personal-record mark of 1.66 meters. The men's squad finished fourth overall with a total of 76 points, and the women's team collected 61 points for a fifth-place finish.

- Mwale earned first place in the high jump at the College of DuPage Spring Opener with a mark of 1.55m and placed fifth in the high jump at the Chicagoland Championships with a jump of 1.55m.
- She took home first place at the DuPage Invite (1.55m) and DePaul Relays (1.60m).
- She also recorded a jump of 1.59 meters at the Dr. Keeler Invitational (May 10) and a leap of 1.65 meters at The Benedictine Twilight.
- She was named Illinois National Guard Student-Athlete of the Week on May 5.  


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
June 23 - Women's Soccer Completes Roster for Inaugural Season
June 24 - UIC to Host 2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships
June 26 - Men's Tennis Extends Win Streak to Three
June 27 - Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships
June 30 - Flames Collect Eighth Straight with 3-1 Win Over Drake
July 1 - Flames Tie Program Record With 11th Straight Win
July 2 - Flames Power Their Way to an 18-5 Romp Against Purdue
July 3 - Ehrhardt Earns All-Region Honors
July 7 - Women's Gymnastics Tops Illinois State in Final Home Meet