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    Kei Ishimaru was named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 6 and Jan. 14
    Kei Ishimaru was named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 6 and Jan. 14

    Top Flames Moment: Ishimaru and Ciesielski Win HL Weekly Awards

    July 15, 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.

    Team: Men’s Swimming
    Moment:
    Ishimaru and Ciesielski Win HL Weekly Awards
    Date:
    January 11, 2014
    Location:
    Dorschel Natatorium in Green Bay, Wis.

    QUICK RECAP:
    UIC sophomore Kei Ishimaru was named Horizon League Swimmer of the Week and Sophomore Mark Ciesielski was named Horizon League Diver of Week for Jan. 4 - Jan. 11. The awards come after stellar performances at Green Bay. These were the fourth and fifth Horizon League award for the Flames that season.

    LARGER PICTURE:
    - Ishimaru picked up three victories against Green Bay as he was victorious in the 100 fly (50.87), the 200 fly (1:53.84) and the 200 IM (1:54.22).
    - Ishimaru had three or more victories three times this past season against Green Bay, Milwaukee and Cleveland State.
    - Ciesielski took home top honors on the three-meter board in the meet against Green Bay with a score of 281.32. He also placed third on the one-meter board with a final score of 253.65.
    - Ciesielski scored a career-best 309.23 on the three-meter board against Valparaiso.

    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
    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
    July 8 - Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships
    July 10 - Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller at Cleveland State
    July 11- UIC Defeats March Madness Participant Milwaukee, 80-58
    July 14 - Jana Knoppe Ties UIC Career Singles Victories Record