MaryKate Imrie, Sara Sternard and Justine Garcia were all honored at the annual Chancellor's Student Service and Leadership Awards (CSSLA) program. The three were recognized for being outstanding leaders and student volunteers, who maintain high academic achievement.
UIC's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) recently announced its officers for the 2013-14 academic year. Volleyball player MaryKate Imrie will remain as SAAC President, while swimmer Anne Jacobsen and volleyball player Sara Sternard were voted in as Vice President and Secretary, respectively. Elections were held at SAAC's end-of-the-year meeting last week as the committee concluded activities for year.
UIC Director of Athletics Jim Schmidt announced a four-year contract extension for UIC head volleyball coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley Monday. The extension, which is pending University Board of Trustees approval, will keep Schumacher-Cawley as the Flames' leader through 2017.
Men's cross country runner Angelos Karkalis and volleyball standout MaryKate Imrie were both named to the Horizon League's 2012 Fall Academic All-League Teams. The duo both earned All-Horizon League honors last fall in leading their respective teams to second-place finishes at the League Championships.
The UIC volleyball team held its 2012 post-season awards banquet Jan. 20 inside the Marriott Chicago, where head coach Katie-Schumacher-Cawley and her staff honored their five seniors and distributed four team awards to five recipients.
The UIC volleyball team recorded one of its most memorable season's to date. The Flames posted a 10-4 Horizon League record to earn a No. 2 seed in the Horizon League Championship and a quarterfinal round bye, while advancing to the championship match.