Aug. 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 Indoor Track & Field
Moment: Ehrhardt and Zaiter Win at HL Indoor Championships
Date: March 2, 2014
Location: 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.
- 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 Horizon League’s Winter All-Academic 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 - Women's Basketball Wins 2014 WBI Title
August 7 - Fletcher Named CoSIDA Academic All-American