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    Flames Capture Second-Place in Chicagoland Challenge With Sweep Over DePaul
     

     
    Senior Katie Kozak captured a triple-double with 11 kills, 43 assists and 11 digs to help the Flames sweep DePaul
     
    Senior Katie Kozak captured a triple-double with 11 kills, 43 assists and 11 digs to help the Flames sweep DePaul
     
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    Aug. 26, 2006

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    Chicago, Ill. - Posting a triple-double and receiving all-tournament honors, senior Katie Kozak paced the UIC volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep over DePaul in the final match of the Chicagoland Challenge Saturday night. With a 2-1 record, the Flames captured second-place behind 2007 Horizon League member Valparaiso.

    In addition to Kozaks triple-double with 11 kills, 43 assists and 11 digs, the setter also led UIC with four service aces. Senior Ambria Springer joined her teammate on the all-tournament team after totaling 46 kills, 20 digs and 17 blocks in three matches.

    Junior Amanda Kenny led UIC in kills (16) and digs (18) versus the Blue Demons and Katarina Nedeljkovic pitched in 15 kills and 12 digs on the night.

    UIC cruised by DePaul in game one (30-18) after the Flames held DePaul to a .020 attack percentage, while posting a .404 hitting percentage as a team.

    The Blue Demons answered on offense early in game two to take the 13-9 advantage, but the Flames fought back with an 8-4 run to knot it up at 17-17. The two teams exchanged points eventually tying it up at 31-31 before Ashley Martin and Nedeljkovic's consecutive kills closed out the game (33-31).

    With five service aces and 25 kills, the Flames clinched the match with a ten-point victory (30-20) over DePaul in game three.

    UIC faces Northwestern on the road on Tuesday, August 29, before heading to Tampa, Florida for the USF Tournament, Sept. 1-2.