Dawn Strahanoski
Dawn Strahanoski


Lockport, Ill.

High School:


Setter / Outside Hitter


2004: Finished her career with the eighth-most assists in school-history (1,267)...totaled a career-high 176 kills, which was fourth-best on the squad...notched a double-double of 10 kills and 10 digs to lead UIC to the three-game sweep of Tennessee State on September 3rd...had 11 kills against Alabama A&M on September 4th...had eight kills and 11 digs in a five-game win over DePaul on September 10th...totaled a then, career-best 14 kills and five service aces in a five-game win over Chicago State on September 14th...picked up 10 kills against Ole Miss on September 17th...led UIC with 12 kills, including eight digs, against Jacksonville State on September 18th...connected for 10 kills in a four-game win over Youngstown State on September 24th...turned in 10 kills and eight digs against UW-Green Bay on October 2nd...pounded home a career-best, 16 kills, against Western Illinois on November 2nd...chipped in nine kills and four block assists in a four-game victory over Wright State on November 12th.

2003: Finished the season with a career-high 76 kills...garnered seven kills, nine digs and five blocks in a five-game loss against Wright State on September 26th...posted a career-high nine kills against Youngstown State on October 3rd...had seven kills against Cleveland State on October 31st...recorded six kills and two blocks against Loyola on November 14th...had six kills in a three-game loss at the hands of Cleveland State on November 21st.

2002: Was second on the team with 277 currently seventh in UIC history with 1,544 career assists...dished out a season-high 49 assists and five digs against Youngstown State on October 12th...turned in double-digit assist efforts in 11 out of the Flames' last 12 matches...had a season-high three kills and 24 assists against UW-Green Bay on October 18th.

2001: Her 1,267 assists marked the fifth-most in UIC history...was fifth in the Horizon League with 11.31 assists per game...was second on the squad with a hitting percentage of .246 (min. 100 attacks)...totaled 31 service aces on the season...recorded a season-best four kills against Ohio on September 1st and Cleveland State on October 12th...garnered over 50 assists in matches against Wright State (57) on November 2nd, Loyola (55) on September 28th, Loyola (54) on October 26th, Butler (54) on November 3rd and Ohio (52) on September 1st.

2000: Redshirted her first season at UIC and still retains four years of eligibility.

Prep/Personal: Two-year varsity letterwinner at Lockport High School in Lockport, co-captain, she helped guide the Porters to an Elite Eight appearance at the 1999 Illinois High School Association Volleyball Tournament...First-Team All-SICA West setter as a senior, totaling 576 assists...helped Lockport to conference and regional championships in both her junior and senior seasons...former teammate of current Flames Gina Caneva and Jordan Studzinski...daughter of Leonard and Renee Strahanoski...born December 31, 1981...majoring in Elementary Education.

Career Stats

2002176 57.193 277 2 2731619
20037649288.094 20 9 7712829
2004176138614.062 141710622931

UIC Career-Highs
Kills - 16 vs. Western Illinois (11/2/04)
Att. - 50 vs. Jacksonville State (9/18/04)
Pct. (min. 10 attacks) - .300 (3-0-10) vs. Air Force (9/7/01)
Digs - 15 vs. Marquette (10/3/01)
Assists - 57 vs. Wright State (11/2/01)
Aces - 5 vs. Chicago State (9/14/04)
Block Assists - 5 vs. Wright State (9/26/03)
Solo Blocks - 1 - nine times - most recently vs. Western Illinois (11/2/04)
Total Blocks - 5 - twice - most recently vs. Wright State (9/26/03)