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Top Flames Moment: UIC Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller at Cleveland State


Sara Sternard ranked fifth in the Horizon League with a .293 attack percentage
Sara Sternard ranked fifth in the Horizon League with a .293 attack percentage

July 10, 2014

The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 – August 8), UICFlames.com will rewind and look back on the Top 40 Flames’ Moments from 2013-14. Each sport will be featured over ten weeks as we recap the year that was in UIC Athletics.

Team: Volleyball
Moment:
UIC Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller at Cleveland State
Date:
October 11, 2013
Location:
Woodling Gymnasium in Cleveland, Ohio

Full Recap
Box Score

QUICK RECAP
UIC fought back from a 2-0 deficit to rally for a 3-2 victory (16-25, 18-25, 25-18, 26-24, 15-13) over Cleveland State. The decisive fifth frame was stalemated until Sara Sternard’s fourth kill of the set put UIC up 14-13. With Tracy Friel serving, the Flames’ intimidating block forced Kerry Winchester to send an attack long and UIC had rallied back for its first Horizon League victory of the season.

LARGER PICTURE
- The Flames received 13 kills from junior Sara Sternard, who finished the season ranked fifth in the Horizon League with a .293 attack percentage.
- Sternard was named to the All-Horizon League Team and enters her senior season ranked third in program history with a .282 attack percentage.
- Sophomore Casey Harris had eight kills and nine blocks and finished the season ranked second on the team with 73 total blocks.
- Senior Justine Garcia recorded her ninth consecutive double-digit dig performance in the match and concluded her Flames career with 1,036 digs.

PREVIOUS TOP MOMENTS

June 2 - Men's Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Against #19 Gonzaga
June 3 - Women's Basketball Defeats Wisconsin for Eighth Straight Win
June 5 - Granderson Opens New Stadium at UIC
June 6 - Ehrhardt Wins HL Women's Athlete of the Year
June 9 - Dion Named NCAA Regional Gymnast of the Year
June 10 - Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships
June 12 - Volleyball's Five-Set Win over Marshall
June 13 - Barlow's 38 Points Clinches Third Place for Flames at Showcase
June 16 - Women's Tennis Defeats Oakland 6-1
June 17 - Smollen Wins Individual Title at Green Bay Dual
June 19 - Ishimaru Wins 200 Butterfly at HL Championship
June 20 - UIC Upsets Michigan State and Indiana in Hoosier Classic
June 23 - Women's Soccer Completes Roster for Inaugural Season
June 24 - UIC to Host 2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships
June 26 - Men's Tennis Extends Win Streak to Three
June 27 - Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships
June 30 - Flames Collect Eighth Straight with 3-1 Win Over Drake
July 1 - Flames Tie Program Record With 11th Straight Win
July 2 - Flames Power Their Way to an 18-5 Romp Against Purdue
July 3 - Ehrhardt Earns All-Region Honors
July 7 - Women's Gymnastics Tops Illinois State in Final Home Meet
July 8 - Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships


 

 

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