July 8, 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 Outdoor Track
Moment: Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships
Date: May 4, 2014
Location: Youngstown, Ohio at Farmers National Bank Field
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.
- Mwale earned first place in the high jump at the College of DuPage Spring Opener with a mark of 1.55m and placed fifth in the high jump at the Chicagoland Championships with a jump of 1.55m.
- She took home first place at the DuPage Invite (1.55m) and DePaul Relays (1.60m).
- She also recorded a jump of 1.59 meters at the Dr. Keeler Invitational (May 10) and a leap of 1.65 meters at The Benedictine Twilight.
- She was named Illinois National Guard Student-Athlete of the Week on May 5.
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
June 27 - Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships
June 30 - Flames Collect Eighth Straight with 3-1 Win Over Drake
July 1 - Flames Tie Program Record With 11th Straight Win
July 2 - Flames Power Their Way to an 18-5 Romp Against Purdue
July 3 - Ehrhardt Earns All-Region Honors
July 7 - Women's Gymnastics Tops Illinois State in Final Home Meet