Imrie Earns Midwest Region Honorable Mention

Junior setter MaryKate Imrie
Junior setter MaryKate Imrie

Dec. 5, 2012

CHICAGO – Junior setter MaryKate Imrie received an honorable mention on the AVCA all-Midwest Region team, it was announced by the AVCA Tuesday afternoon.

“MaryKate is more than deserving of this award,” head coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley said. “She worked hard all season, and created great options for her attackers. I am happy for her and all of her accomplishments this season.”

Imrie led her team to a 10-4 conference record, while securing the No. 2 seed in the Horizon League Championship. The Flames defeated Valparaiso 3-2 in the semifinal round of the tournament to advance to the championship match. UIC faced top-seeded Cleveland State in the winner-takes-all match, and despite being swept by the Vikings twice during the regular season, the Flames fought hard, dropping 3-1 in the contest.

Imrie led the League in assists with 1,377 at 11.20 per set. She also posted the top-two most assists in a single match with 63 in the 3-2 semifinal round victory over Valparaiso on Nov. 17. She also dished out 61 helpers in a 3-2 win over Milwaukee on Oct. 6. Imrie also led the conference in double-double performances with 19.

Midwest Region

Name School Position Year

Jessica Adams, University of Tulsa, L, SR

Nancy Cole, Rice University, MB, SR

Marie Frease, Cleveland State University, MB, SR

Brittany Groth, Green Bay, L, SR

Tyler Henderson, University of Tulsa, OH, SR

Xitlali Herrera, University of Texas-El Paso, MB, JR

Jeane Horton, University of Texas-El Paso, OH, JR

Kara Koch, Cleveland State University, OH, SR

Megan Murphy, Rice University, S, JR

Ellie Roberson, Morehead State University, RS, SR



Taylor Root, Valparaiso University, L, SR

DeLaina Sarden, University of Central Florida, MB, SO

Sam Serley, University of Alabama at Birmingham, MB, SR

Caroline Young, Southern Methodist University, RS, SO

Honorable Mention:

Laura Der, Marshall University, OH, JR

Kasey Elswick, University of Tennessee-Martin, L, SR

Jillian Humphrey, Rice University, MB, SO

MaryKate Imrie, UIC, S, JR

Courtney Manning, Southern Methodist University, MB, SR

Ellen Vanden Berg, Valparaiso University, MB, JR