Volleyball To Play Host To Conference Rivals
Oct. 4, 2012
CHICAGO - The UIC volleyball team (9-10/2-2 Horizon League) plays host to visiting rivals Green Bay and Milwaukee Friday and Saturday for continued conference play inside the Flames Athletic Center. The team faces Green Bay Friday (9-7/1-2 Horizon) at 7:00 p.m. (CT), followed by Milwaukee (7-9/2-1 Horizon) at 4:00 p.m. Saturday.
SCOUTING THE FLAMES UIC (9-10/2-2 Horizon League) ... Kelsey Safranek leads the team with 221 kills on the season, while Aubrey Sniegowski trails with 196 (.253) ... Janise Dismuke leads the team defensively with 74 blocks, trailed by Sara Sternard with 46 ... Maggie Strus has earned 347 digs at 4.82 per set ... MaryKate Imrie has chipped in with 756 assists.
SCOUTING THE PHOENIX Green Bay (9-7/1-2 Horizon League) ... the Phoenix went 1-1 in their last two matches as they defeated DePaul (3-2), while falling to Milwaukee (3-2) ... Monica Anderson leads the team in kills with 188, followed by Carmen Leitermann with 182 (.327) ... Leah Poel has dished out 636 assists ... Brittany Gorth leads the team in digs with 383.
SCOUTING THE PANTHERS Milwaukee (7-9/2-1 Horizon League) ... the Panthers went 1-1 as they fell to Cleveland State (3-0), while defeating Green Bay (3-2) ... Julie Kolinske leads the squad with 257 kills (.178) ... Kayla Price has chipped in with 544 assists ... Rachel Neuberger leads the team defensively with 54 blocks ... Anna Bartz leads the squad in digs with 275.
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORD VERSUS GREEN BAY
Last Meeting October 21, 2011, Won, 3-0
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORD VERSUS MILWAUKEE
Last Meeting November 12, 2011, Loss, 3-1
LAST TIME OUT UIC fell to Cleveland State, 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-14) Sept. 29 ... in an all-around team effort, three Flames members chipped in with double-digit digs, led by Strus with 15 ... Safranek paced the team in kills with seven, followed by Sternard and Nicole Allgood with six and five, respectively.
UP NEXTThe team stays in Chicago to face Loyola inside Gentile Arena October 12 at 7:00 p.m. ... they also face two other conference opponents in Wright State and Valparaiso on the road October 19 at 6:00 p.m. and October 20 at 7:00 p.m., in that order.