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Tracy Friel
Tracy  Friel

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Crystal Lake, Ill.

High School:
Crystal Lake Central

Height:
5-9

Position:
Defensive Specialist

Club Team:
Fusion


01/15/2016

All-Time Best 76 Flames Named to 2015 HL Fall Honor Roll

Men’s cross country/ track & field led UIC with 11 honorees

01/15/2016

All-Time Best 76 Flames Named to 2015 HL Fall Honor Roll

Men’s cross country/ track & field led UIC with 11 honorees

01/15/2016

All-Time Best 76 Flames Named to 2015 HL Fall Honor Roll

Men’s cross country/ track & field led UIC with 11 honorees

01/15/2016

All-Time Best 76 Flames Named to 2015 HL Fall Honor Roll

Men’s cross country/ track & field led UIC with 11 honorees

10/26/2015

Volleyball Closes Homestand Tuesday vs. Valpo

UIC looks to build off Saturday’s five-set home win over Wright State

10/13/2015

Tracy Friel

Career Photo Gallery

09/07/2013

2013 UIC Invitational

2013 UIC Invitational (Sept. 6-7)

Year Kills Errors TA Pct. A SA Digs BS BA Total
2012 0 4 9 -.444 15 1 42 0 0 0
2013 3 12 65 -.138 12 24 232 0 1 1
2014 5 10 46 -.109 10 14 190 0 1 1
2015 4 3 16 .062 13 32 230 0 1 1
Total 12 29 136 -.125 50 71 694 0 3 3


AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2015): Team captain ... Appeared in 65 sets thus far ... collected 95 digs as a defensive specialist ... added 16 service aces for the Flames ... served season-high three aces against Central Connecticut State (Sept. 4) and at Denver (Sept. 18) ... notched 10 digs vs. Illinois State (Sept. 15) ... tallied 16 digs vs. Abilene Christian (Sept. 19) ... posted season-high 17 digs at Northern Kentucky (Sept. 26) ... posted double-digit digs (12) for the fifth time this season at Valparaiso (Sept. 29).

2014 MATCH-BY-MATCH
AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2014): Played in 79 sets ... recorded 190 digs with 10 double-digit dig efforts ... had a stretch of six straight games with double-digit dig efforts ... had 14 service aces and 5 kills ... season highs of 18 digs vs. EMU (Aug. 30) ... 17 digs vs. DePaul (Sept. 6) ... 15 against Western Illinois (Sept. 13) ... recorded 14 vs. East Carolina (Sept. 19) ... 12 digs at Chicago State (Sept. 5) ... 11 vs. Virginia (Aug. 29) and against Indiana (Sept. 12) ... 10 digs at Marshall (Aug. 30) and vs. Syracuse (Sept. 6) ... season-high three aces vs. Syracuse (Sept. 6) ... recorded two aces against Western Illinois (Sept. 13), vs. East Carolina (Sept. 19) and vs. Eastern Illinois (Sept. 20).

2013 MATCH-BY-MATCH
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2013): Played in all 109 sets and ranked second on the squad with 24 aces ... recorded 232 digs and nine double-digit dig efforts ... career-high 18 digs and three assists at Oakland (Nov. 15) ... career-high four aces vs. Elon (Aug. 30) ... three aces vs. Binghamton (Sept. 21) and two aces vs. UNC Wilmington (Aug. 31) and vs. Youngstown State (Nov. 8) ... compiled 16 digs in five-set win over Marshall (Sept. 6) ... collected 12 digs vs. Valparaiso (Sept. 28) ... Had 11 digs at Cleveland State (Oct. 11) and vs. Chicago State (Sept. 7).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012):
Appeared in 26 sets during her rookie season ... collected six assists for a season-high against Penn State on Sept. 9, 2012 ... posted a service ace against Wright State on Sept. 22, 2012 ... recorded back-to-back 10 dig performances against Belmont on Sept. 15, 2012 and Valparaiso on Sept. 21, 2012 ... totaled 15 assists and 42 digs during the campaign.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011):
Did not appear in the UIC line up, retained four years of eligibility.

PREP AND PERSONAL:
Three-time letterwinner at Crystal Lake Central (Ill.) ... three-time Fox Valley Conference champion ... sectional and regional champion her junior season ... three-time team captain ... selected as the team MVP her sophomore campaign ... two-time all-Fox Valley Conference selection ... assisted the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the state tournament in 2009 ... named special mention all-state in 2009 ... regarded as one of the top 50 players by the Chicago Tribune as a senior ... letterwinner in soccer during her freshman year ... participated in the mentor program ... a member of student council ... four-year honor roll member ... born March 9, 1993, in Barrington, Ill. ... daughter of James and Jody Friel ... has one sister, Kelly ... cousin, Stephanie Obermeier played volleyball at Illinois ... cousin, Jen Koll played soccer at Carthage ... currently enrolled as a Psychology major.

UIC Career Highs
Kills: 2 vs. Eastern Michigan (8.30.14)
Attempts:
6 vs. Eastern Michigan (8.30.14)
Digs: 26 vs. Wright State (10.24.15)
Assists:
6 vs. Penn State (9.9.12)
Aces: 4, three times, last vs. Milwaukee (10.10.15)

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