The 2014 UIC volleyball season begins on Aug. 29 against Virginia at Marshall's Thunder Invitational. With one week remaining before the season's first serve, the Flames' schedule card and schedule poster have arrived.
The UIC Flames are embracing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Head coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley and the volleyball team accepted DePaul head volleyball coach Nadia Edwards' challenge Saturday afternoon. They have challenged head UIC women's soccer coach Brian Rigby, head UIC men's soccer coach Sean Phillips, Eastern Illinois head volleyball coach Kate Price and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee volleyball team.
The 2014 UIC volleyball team took a break from practice Tuesday to take new pictures for the upcoming season. Below is the official team photo and fans can view the full gallery of 43 pictures by clicking the link inside the article.
The 2014 UIC volleyball program welcomed 12 players back to campus Monday (August 11) as the team begins fall camp. The Flames will practice for the next 17 days before heading to Huntington, W.Va. for the start of their 2014 campaign. The regular season opener against Virginia at Marshall's Thunder Invitational is set for August 29.
The 2014 UIC volleyball regular season opener against Virginia is set for August 29. In advance of the sixth season under the tutelage of head coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley, the preseason prospectus and an expanded record book are now available on UICFlames.com.
UIC fought back from a 2-0 deficit to rally for a 3-2 victory (16-25, 18-25, 25-18, 26-24, 15-13) over Cleveland State. The decisive fifth frame was stalemated until Sara Sternard's fourth kill of the set put UIC up 14-13. With Tracy Friel serving, the Flames' intimidating block forced Kerry Winchester to send an attack long and UIC had rallied back for its first Horizon League victory of the season.