Flames finish 2015 campaign with a 29-22-1 overall record
Top-seeded UIC outlasts No. 4 Valparaiso, 8-5
UIC set to play lowest remaining seed after Wednesday's action
Mike Dee earns his ninth Coach of the Year accolade
Flames plate three runs in the ninth to keep half-game lead in HL standings
PREP AND PERSONAL: Joined UIC as a sophomore after competing one season at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon ... was the team captain for Mt. Hood and earned first-team All-League as a pitcher ... tallied an ERA of 2.25 with 60 innings pitched and 33 strikeouts ... housed a record of 4-2 and totaled three complete games in nine appearances ... was a three-sport athlete at Heritage High School in Vancouver, Wash. ... played baseball, basketball and football for the Timberwolves ... earned All-State and All-League honors as a pitcher ... named a three-time Scholar Athlete ... son of Heather Clapp and stepdad is Vic Clapp ... currently enrolled as a Criminal, Law, and Justice major.