June 27, 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: Women’s Swimming and Diving
Moment: Women’s Swimming and Diving’s Strong Showing at HL Championships
Date: March 1, 2014
Location: The Robert F. Busbey Natatorium in Cleveland, Ohio
The women’s swimming and diving program had a strong showing at the Horizon League Championships with three runner-ups. Danel Voorhees (100 butterfly), Whitney Johnson (three-meter board) and Melanie Waszak (200 butterfly) collected second-place finishes.
- Voorhees placed second in the 100 fly with a time of 55.50.
- Voorhees finished the season with three first-place finishes in the 100 fly. These wins came against Milwaukee, Green Bay and a tri-meet against Eastern Illinois/IUPUI.
- Johnson scored a 293.40 on the three-meter board to earn second at the Horizon League Championships.
- Johnson ended the season with fifteen first-place finishes and represented UIC at the NCAA Zone C Championships.
- Waszak swam the 200 fly with a mark of 2:01.53.
- Waszak ended the season finishing in the top five in all of her individual events during 11 of the Flames’ 13 meets.
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