Volleyball To Play Non-Conference Match

Nicole Allgood leads the team in aces with 23.
Nicole Allgood leads the team in aces with 23.

Oct. 22, 2012

CHICAGO – The UIC volleyball team (13-11/6-3 Horizon League) welcomes Chicago State to the Flames Athletic Center Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., for a mid-week non-conference match.

SCOUTING THE FLAMES UIC (13-11/6-3 Horizon League) ... four Flames members have collected over 200 kills on the season … Kelsey Safranek leads the team with 277 (3.08/set) … Aubrey Sniegowski and Janise Dismuke have 257 and 235, respectively … Dismuke leads the team in hitting percentage at .336 … Sara Sternard has 216 kills (.298) … MaryKate Imrie has dished out 996 helpers on the season at 10.9 per set … Nicole Allgood has 23 aces on the season … Maggie Strus has earned 433 digs on the season at 4.76 per set.

The Last Meeting
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September 19, 2011
Flames Athletic Center

SCOUTING THE COUGARS Chicago State (2-23) … the Cougars have collected two wins on the season as they defeated North Carolina A&T (3-1) and Coppin State (3-1) … they are offensively led by Sydney Van Munster, who has 154 kills at .253 … Paulo Sioto and Angelica Brewer split time handing out assists as the duo has 330 and 351, in that order … Mia Townsell has delivered blanking serves 22 times … Mysta and Mia Townsell lead the Cougars defensively with 293 and 285 kills, respectively.




Overall 19-0

Last Meeting September 19, 2011, Win, 3-0

STREAKING FLAMES UIC went on a five-match winning streak … the run began on Oct. 3 as UIC defeated Eastern Illinois, 3-0, and continued through Oct. 19 when the Flames swept Wright State … UIC also defeated Green Bay (3-0) on Oct. 5, Milwaukee (3-2) on Oct. 6 and Loyola (3-1) on Oct. 12.

LAST TIME OUT The Flames faced Wright State Friday and swept (25-18, 25-15, 25-21) the Raiders … Safranek and Sniegowski knocked down 10 kills each … Sniegowski hit at .429 and also chipped in on four blocks … Dismuke collected her fifth consecutive match of hitting at .400 or better … she had nine kills at .500, along with five blocks … UIC then had its five-match winning streak snapped by Valparaiso … the Crusaders outlasted UIC, 3-1 (25-18, 25-23, 17-25, 25-22) … Imrie had a double-double with 51 assists and 11 digs … three Flames posted double-digit numbers in kills … five players collected double-digit digs.

UP NEXT The Flames continue conference play Friday at 7:00 p.m. (CT) inside the Flames Athletic Center against Cleveland State … the Vikings are currently in sole possession of first place with a record of 8-1 … UIC then challenges Youngstown State (3-6 Horizon League) Saturday at 4:00 p.m.