50 student-athletes receive bachelor's degree in spring, summer sessions
Flames trailed by three with under five minutes to play
UIC honors seniors Taylor Foulks, Heidi Dahnke
Taylor Foulks and Heidi Dahnke to be honored before tip
Story scores game-high 20; notches 10th20-point outing
AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2012-13): Played in 30 games and started 17 ... ranked second on the team in offensive rebounds with an average of 1.7 boards per game ... averaged 3.9 total rebounds per game ... grabbed six or more rebounds in nine separate games ... was routinely assigned to guard the opposing team's top post player ... tallied a career-high four steals in her final home game against Loyola on March 9.
AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2011-12): Appeared in 27 games and started 16 for the Flames...averaged 20 minutes and 2.4 points and 2.9 rebounds per contest...scored a career-high 15 points and nine boards versus Roosevelt on Dec. 19...shot 6-for-7 against the Lakers and 3-for-3 from the free throw line...went 24-of-49 (.490) from the field on the season...sank a career-high six free throws against SEMO on Nov. 11...notched a career-high three steals against nationally-ranked Green Bay on Dec. 29.
AS A JUNIOR (2010-11): Did not compete during her junior campaign and used a medical redshirt.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Appeared in 15 games during her sophomore campaign, averaging 7.2 minutes per contest ... tied a career-high by collecting two steals on Jan. 30 at Loyola ... passed out a personal-best three assists in a win vs. Wright State on Jan. 23 ... recorded her first blocked shot on Jan. 14 at Detroit ... tallied season-highs in points (five) and rebounds (four) on Nov. 21 at Minnesota ... four rebounds also tied a career-high.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09): Saw action in 22 games off the bench for the Flames as a rookie, averaging 6.1 minutes per outing ... scored a career-high nine points at Milwaukee on Feb. 21 ... tallied six points at Youngstown State on Jan. 29 ... scored her first collegiate points with a pair of free throws against DePaul on Dec. 22 ... pulled down a career high four rebounds and matched her personal best with two assists at Detroit on March 5 ... first dished out a career-best two assists versus Cleveland State on Feb. 26 ... tallied three points, netting her first career three-pointer, in the Flames' win over New Mexico State on Dec. 30 ... knocked down a three-pointer at Green Bay on Feb. 19 ... tied her personal best with two steals against Youngstown State on Feb. 28.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in basketball at Martinsville (Ill.) ... guided her team to a 25-3 record her senior year ... two-time Little Illini Conference Regular Season Champions ... three-time Little Illini Conference Tournament Champions ... First Team All-Little Illini Conference recipient ... four-time Charleston Time-Courier All-Area honoree ... two-year Terre Haute Tribune Star All-Area recipient ... four-year Illinois All-State recipient ... two-time Charleston Times-Courier Player of the Year honoree ... Terre Haute Tribune Star Player of the Year recipient her senior year ... led team and area with 18.7 points and 11.0 rebounds per game last season ... led squad with 5.6 assists, 4.8 steals and 3.1 blocks shots per game her senior year ... broke school records in career points (1,903), rebounds (1,143), points in a season (523), rebounds in a season (318), career blocks (209), blocks in a season (87), career assists (499) and assists in a season (156) ... biggest athletic thrill to date being a nominee for Miss Basketball ... born August 7, 1989, Terre Haute, Ind. ... daughter of Doug and Yvonne Dahnke ... has one sister, Kaleena ... currently enrolled as a sociology major.