Top Flames Moment: Ehrhardt and Zaiter Win at HL Indoor Championships

Rebecca Zaiter won the 800-meter run and set a WATT center record at the Horizon League Indoor Championships
Rebecca Zaiter won the 800-meter run and set a WATT center record at the Horizon League Indoor Championships
Aug. 7, 2014

The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 – August 8), 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.

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Team: Women’s Indoor Track
Ehrhardt and Zaiter Win at HL Indoor Championships
March 2, 2014
Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio

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.

- Rebecca Zaiter brought home an individual title in the 800-meter run at the Bob Eubanks Open (2:16.38) and Lewis Invitational (2:15.57).
- Zaiter also earned first place in the one-mile run at the Carthage Invite (Jan. 31) with a time of 5:03.23.
- Ehrhardt had an outstanding performance at the Carthage Invite, setting two meet records and one school record while competing in the 1,000 meter run. 
- Ehrhardt crossed the finish line in 2:56.15, which was more than 20 seconds faster than her nearest opponent.
- Ehrhardt set another school record in the 5,000-meter run at the University of Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb.8) with a time of 17:09.90.
- Ehrhardt again took home top honors in the 3,000-meter run at the Chicagoland Championships (Feb.15), crossing the finish line in 9:54.74. 
- Ehrhardt’s performance bested her nearest opponent by more than nine seconds, and set a new school record.
- Ehrhardt was also named to the Winter Horizon League Academic All-Horizon League Team.

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
July 8 - Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships
July 10 - Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller at Cleveland State
July 11- UIC Defeats March Madness Participant Milwaukee, 80-58
July 14 - Knoppe Ties UIC Career Singles Victories Record
July 15 - Ishimaru and Ciesielski Win HL Weekly Awards
July 17 - Hernandez Earns HL Tournament Batting Champion Award
July 18 - Mangal's 76 Highlights Round Two of Horizon League Championship
July 21 - UIC Dance Takes Third at NDA Collegiate Championships
July 22 - Gaides Sixth in All-Around at NCAA Qualifier
July 24 - Men's Tennis Wins Senior Day against Youngstown State
July 25 - Johnson Dives at NCAA Zone C Championships
July 28 - Men's Soccer Earns No. 23 National Ranking
July 29 - Flames Break Program Record with 73-65 Win at Youngstown State
July 31 - Andersen Shines as UIC Baseball Wins Eighth Straight
August 1 - Men's Track & Field Wins Twice at HL Indoor Championships
August 4 - Men's Soccer Headlines Horizon League Awards
August 5 - UIC Wins 2014 WBI Title