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    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

    Top Flames Moment: Ehrhardt and Zaiter Win at HL 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), 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.

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

    QUICK RECAP:
    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.

    LARGER PICTURE:
    - 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.

    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
    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