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Dion Named Illinois National Guard Student-Athlete of the Week


Senior Catherine Dion
Senior Catherine Dion

Feb. 24, 2014

CHICAGO—UIC women’s gymnast Catherine Dion has been selected as the Illinois National Guard UIC Flames Student-Athlete of the Week for the period of Feb. 17-23. She took top scores and finished for the Flames in all events in their weekend competition.

At the Illinois Classic on Friday night, Dion helped her team to a second-place finish ahead of Northern Illinois and Illinois State. Dion took first place on the bars with a career-high score of 9.900. She also recorded the best Flames’ score on beam with 9.700.  The senior finished the night in with a third-place all-around score of 39.125.

In a Sunday matchup against Big-Ten host Iowa, Dion led the Flames in every event. The Canada native took first place on bars, floor, and in the all-around with scores of 9.850, 9,850 and 39.250, respectively.

This is Dion’s second time being named Illinois National Guard Student-Athlete of the Week so far this season.

The Flames will next host Ball State on Saturday at the Physical Education Building, with competition set to begin at 5 p.m. CT.

DATE

STUDENT-ATHLETE

SPORT

Sept. 10

MaryKate Imrie, Sr.

Volleyball

Sept. 17

Jorge Alvarez, So.

Soccer

Sept. 24

Andrew Putna, Fr.

Soccer

Oct. 1

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.

Women’s Cross Country

Oct. 8

Whitney Johnson, Jr.

Women’s Swimming & Diving

Oct. 15

Slobodan Aleksov, Sr.

Soccer

Oct. 22

Jesus Torres, Jr.

Soccer

Oct. 29

Monica Pinkus, Sr.

Women’s Swimming & Diving

Nov. 5

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.
Josh Beard, R-Sr.

Women’s Cross Country
Soccer

Nov. 12

Andrew Putna, Fr.

Soccer

Nov. 19

Sara Sternard, Jr
Tess Ehrhardt, Jr

Volleyball
Women’s Cross Country

Nov. 26

Rachel Story, Sr.

Women’s Basketball

Dec. 3

Kelsey Barlow, Sr.

Men’s Basketball

Dec. 10

Rachel Story, Sr.

Women’s Basketball

Feb. 3

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.
Ruvanna Campbell, R-So.

Women’s Cross Country
Women’s Basketball

Feb. 10

Catherine Dion, Sr.
Tess Ehrhardt. Jr.

Women’s Gymnastics
Women’s Cross Country

Feb. 17

Katie Hannemann, Sr.

Women’s Basketball

Feb. 24

Catherine Dion, Sr.

Women’s Gymnastics

 


 

 

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