Volleyball Faces Crosstown Rival Loyola On Friday Night
Oct. 18, 2007
Chicago, Ill. - After two weeks on the road, UIC volleyball returns to Chicago to face crosstown foe Loyola at the Gentile Center in Rogers Park on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. CST.
The Flames enter the matchup 11-11 overall and 4-6 in Horizon League action, while Loyola owns a 6-16 record and are 2-8 in conference matches. Despite dropping the Ramblers in three of the last four contests, Loyola leads the series, 33-24.
UIC is looking to rebound after falling to Milwaukee on Oct. 13 on the road. Sophomore Casie Sullivan returned to the court against the Panthers after suffering a foot injury six weeks ago. Sullivan stepped in at setter and totaled 27 helpers, while also totaling 11 digs and four blocks.
Loyola is coming off a five-game victory over Bradley on Tuesday, Oct. 16. The Ramblers were paced by Dana VanDiggelen with 21 kills. Alyse Serritella tabbed a school record with 36 digs. Melissa Craig powered Loyola at the net with eight blocks.
UIC steps out of league play to face Bradley in Peoria on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7:00 p.m.
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