Junior Tess Ehrhardt took home top honors in the 3,000-meter run at the Horizon League Championships, crossing the finish line in 10:03.97. Junior Rebecca Zaiter also had a strong performance in the 800-meter run crossing the finish line in 2:12.31 and setting a WATTS Center record.
Sharon Mwale took home top honors at the Horizon League Championships in the high jump, recording a personal-record mark of 1.66 meters. The men's squad finished fourth overall with a total of 76 points, and the women's team collected 61 points for a fifth-place finish.
Junior Tess Ehrhardt capped off an impressive cross country season with a 24th-place finish team at the 2013 NCAA Midwest Regional and garnered a spot on the All-Region. As a team, the Flames placed 25th among 30 squads as the meet was hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Ehrhardt traversed the 6K course in a total time of 21:06.80 and was followed by sophomore Lauren Lindholm who recorded a time of 22:...
The women's team secured second place against nine teams at the Horizon League Championships. Junior Tess Ehrhardt highlighted UIC's performance as she took home top honors in the women's race and was crowned Women's Athlete of the Year. Junior Rebecca Zaiter joined Ehrhardt on the All-League first team.
The Horizon League announced on Wednesday that 10 UIC student-athletes garnered Academic All-League recognition for the 2014 spring semester. Softball led the way with three honorees, while baseball and women's tennis earned two apiece. Men's and women's track and field and men's tennis grabbed one laurel each.
The 2014 UIC men's and women's cross country schedule was released on Thursday morning by head coach Jim Knoedel. The UIC Home Opener will kick off the 2014 campaign, which is set for Saturday, August 30 at 10 am CT. The Flames will be hosting the event at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill.