June 26, 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 Tennis
Moment: Men's Tennis Extends Win Streak to Three
Date: March 2, 2014
Location: Clubs at River City in North Peoria, Ill.
UIC extended its win streak to three when the Flames downed Bradley on Sunday, 4-3, at the Clubs at River City-North. Prior to their win against Bradley, the Flames had victories over Western Illinois and Chicago.
- Senior Alexander Raa won in singles competition against Bradley and against Western Illinois, who the Flames swept.
- Raa ended his career with 36 overall doubles wins and a 17-11 doubles record in the Horizon League.
- Raa competed in the number one singles position in 14 out of 15 matches this past season and ended his career with 24 singles victories.
- Sophomore Isaac Lloveras also won in singles competition against Bradley and spent 14 out of 16 matches in the number two position.
- Lloveras finished the season with a doubles record of 5-6 and a singles record of 6-8.
- Freshman Eric Pontow was victorious against both Bradley and Western Illinois during the winning streak.
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