Volleyball senior a preseason pick
Senior setter MaryKate Imrie was named to the Preseason all-Horizon League Team.
The seven-person team includes Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year.
Imrie begins her senior season after leading the Flames to the Horizon League championship match in 2012. En route, she logged 11 over-50 performances, including a season-high 63 assists during the semifinal match of the tournament in a 3-2 victory over Valparaiso.
She led the Horizon League in assists and collected the most double-double performances in the League at 19. She was named the team’s “Most Valuable Player” and an American Volleyball Coaches Association all-Midwest Honorable Mention.
Imrie is active off the court as the president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for UIC and the Horizon League.
The Flames begin their season Friday against Elon at the Kristen Dickmann Invitational at Navy.