MaryKate Imrie, Sara Sternard and Justine Garcia each earned the award.
MaryKate Imrie receives "Most Valuable Player" award.
Three Flames collect double-double figures.
The Flames open Horizon League Championship play at 5:30 p.m. (CT)
UIC opens competition in the semifinal round Saturday at 5:30 p.m. (CT)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Logged 201 digs on the season ... posted season-high 21 digs against Montana State on 9.3.11 ... the 21-dig match marks her third 20-plus dig performance ... appeared in 93 sets ... ranked fifth on the team in digs ... averaged 2.16 digs per set ... academically, named to the "Bronze" Team, which is a grade-point average between 3.0-3.49.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Ranked fifth on team with 2.08 digs per set ... appeared in 64 sets ... collected her second 20-plus dig performance (21) at Saint Louis (10.9.10) ... tied a season-high with two aces at Saint Louis (10.9.10) ... collected a team-high 23 digs in her collegiate debut vs. DePaul (8.27.10) ... earned the starting position as libero in her first college match vs. DePaul (8.27.10).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy (Ill.) ... named the Eagles' MVP following her freshman campaign ... became the first player ever from Brooks to sign with an NCAA Division I program ... achieved High Honors in the classroom all four years ... born July 16, 1992, in Chicago, Ill. ... daughter of Jeff and Renee Garcia ... youngest of four children ... has three brothers, Jeff, Jason and Justin ... greatest athletic thrill to date is earning 23 digs against DePaul ... majoring in pre-dentistry.