Fifth-year UIC head volleyball coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley announced Monday (Nov. 25) that two players will join the Flames for the 2014 season. The Flames received National Letters of Intent from Angela Evans (Elkins Park, Pa./Saint Basil Academy) and Kyisha Hunt (Kankakee, Ill./Bishop McNamara Catholic High School).
UIC volleyball player Sara Sternard and women's cross country runner Tess Ehrhardt have both been selected as the Illinois National Guard UIC Flames Student-Athletes of the Week for the period Nov.11-Nov.17. Sara ends her season being named to the All-Horizon League Team and Ehdhart earned a spot on the All-Region team.
UIC's Sara Sternard (Clarendon Hills, Ill./Westmont) was named to the All-Horizon League Team, as announced by the league office Monday (Nov. 18). This is Sternard's second yearly honor from the League as she was selected to the All-Newcomer Team following the 2011 season.
Junior Sara Sternard tied her career high with 19 kills and the UIC volleyball team (9-21, 4-10 Horizon League) defeated Wright State in four sets (15-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-23) Saturday afternoon inside McLin Gymnasium. The Flames ended the regular season one League win short of qualifying for postseason play as Cleveland State (15-12, 5-9 HL) defeated league-leading Milwaukee, 3-2, Saturday to solidify the sixth...
The UIC volleyball team (8-21, 3-10 Horizon League) put down 61 kills and led 2-1 but allowed Oakland to hit at a .415 clip over the final two sets in a 3-2 loss (20-25, 26-24, 22-25, 25-14, 19-17) Friday night. Oakland (14-14, 8-5 HL) received 26 kills from Cassie Pelloni, which is the highest kill performance in the Horizon League this season.
The UIC volleyball team (8-20, 3-9 Horizon League) concludes the regular season this weekend when the Flames play at Oakland (Nov. 15) and Wright State (Nov. 16). UIC is one win behind Cleveland State for the sixth and final spot of the Horizon League Championship. Cleveland State (14-11, 4-8 HL) plays host to Green Bay and Milwaukee this weekend.