Flames play No. 3 Valparaiso in the Quarterfinals Friday (Nov. 21)
Nicole Johnson selected the Freshman of the Year
50 student-athletes receive bachelor's degree in spring, summer sessions
Sophomore breaks school record on the vault
MaryKate Imrie receives "Most Valuable Player" award.
AS A (REDSHIRT) SENIOR (2012): Named to the All-Horizon League Team ... Awarded as the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 9 ... Finished her career first in program history with a .296 attack percentage ... Led team with .329 attack percentage and 128 total blocks ... Third on the squad with 310 kills.
AS A (REDSHIRT) JUNIOR (2011): Named the CEFCU Classic Most Valuable Player while competing at Bradley's tournament in her hometown, Peoria, Ill. ... ranked second on the team in kills with 246 ... led the team in solo blocks (21) and block assists (71) ... posted a season- and career-high 18 kills versus Evansville on Sept. 10 ... also posted season-high solo blocks with three versus Evansville ... chipped in on eight block assists against Loyola (9.23.11) ... led the team in blocks with 92 ... academically, named to the "Bronze" Team, which is a grade-point average between 3.0-3.49.
AS A (REDSHIRT) SOPHOMORE (2010): Named to Cobra Magazine all-Midwest Region team ... led the Horizon League in hitting percentage at .311 and ranked 10th with .94 blocks per set ... handed out a career-high four assists at Green Bay (11.12.10) ... earned her 100th block against of the season at Marquette (11.2.10) ... posted a season-high nine blocks at Loyola (10.22.10), while hitting at a .600 attacking percentage ... one of four players with over 10 kills against Loyola (9.25.10) ... Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week (9.13.10) ... Horizon League Network People's Choice (9.16.10) ... earned Best Western Invitational MVP honors at North Florida (9.11.10) ... collected a career-high 15 kills at DePaul (8.27.10) and Charleston (9.10.10) ... achieved highest hitting percentage of career, .682 (15-0-22) against Charleston Southern (9.10.10) ... assisted on a career-high seven blocks against Charleston Southern (9.10.10).
AS A (REDSHIRT) FRESHMAN (2009): Appeared in 28 sets ... collected a season-high 13 kills against Cleveland State (10.31.2009) ... totaled 18 kills in season-opening tournament at Northern Illinois.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Appeared twice during the season, retained four years of eligibility.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in volleyball at Richwoods (Ill.) ... Mid state 6 four-time conference champions ... selected as team captain for three seasons ... MVP selection during her senior campaign ... four-time all-Mid state 6 selection ... all-state honoree her senior season ... three-time letterwinner in basketball ... contributed to an undefeated season during her sophomore season ... four-time Mid state 6 conference champions ... two-time section champions ... two-time regional champions ... garnered a state championship during her freshman season ... three-time team captain ... MVP selection her senior season ... two-time all-Mid state 6 selection ... all-state selection concluding her senior campaign ...born Aug. 31, 1990, in Peoria, Ill. ... daughter of John Dismuke ... has one brother (Brett) and one sister (Janel) ... father played football at Southern Illinois ... greatest athletic thrills to date include making it to the super-sectional game in basketball during her senior season and winning conference all four seasons in volleyball ... currently enrolled as a math and computer science major.