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Volleyball splits weekend games

(10/01/14 2:56pm)

The Rice University women’s volleyball team (11-5) won one game and lost another this past weekend. The Owls gained a 3-0 victory against the University of Southern Mississippi while in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Friday Sept. 26. After the shutout victory, the team traveled to Bowling Green, Kentucky, only to fall 3-2 in a close match against Western Kentucky University.


Volleyball wins seven of eight

(09/24/14 1:07pm)

This past weekend, the Rice University volleyball team hosted a tournament in which the Owls won two games and lost one in their second invitational of the season. Rice began the tournament by sweeping Texas Southern University 3-0 on Friday night, followed by a loss to the University of Louisville 3-0 later in the day. The loss to Louisville put an end to a seven-game winning streak, giving the Owls their fourth loss of the season. The team came out on Saturday and won in their final game of the tournament against Stephen F. Austin University. The weekend’s play brought Rice’s current record to 10-4.










Women's tennis ready for ITA event

(01/21/14 12:00am)

The Rice University women's tennis team started its 2014 season with a 7-0 win over Lamar University on Saturday. The team quickly gained the doubles point to take an early 1-0 advantage. In singles play, the Owls won five of the six matches in straight sets to secure the win. With this victory under their belts, the Rice Owls head to Austin this weekend for the Indoor Tennis Association kickoff weekend. They will face Florida State University on Saturday, Jan. 25 and either the University of Texas, Austin or Auburn University on Sunday, Jan. 26.



Volleyball wins final two games, ends conference play with 7-7 record

(11/19/13 12:00am)

The Rice University women's volleyball team ended its conference play on a high note, beating the University of Alabama, Birmingham 3-0 on the road Friday. The team continued its winning streak Sunday, sweeping Louisiana Tech University 3-0 to win its final road game of the season. The team concluded conference play at .500 with a record of 7-7.



Volleyball on the rise after two wins in Florida

(11/06/13 12:00am)

Rice University women's volleyball swept the weekend, beating both Florida Atlantic University 3-1 and Florida International University 3-1 to give the team a two-game winning streak. The team will have a chance to continue its success this Thursday, Nov. 7, against Houston Baptist University. Rice will then play Tulane University in a conference game at home this Sunday.



Volleyball looks to bounce back from rough weekend in West Texas

(10/22/13 12:00am)

After a brief two-game winning streak earlier this month, Rice University women's volleyball team lost its last two games. Rice attained victories over the University of North Carolina, Charlotte and Marshall University during its last homestand, but when the Owls traveled last weekend, their winning streak abruptly ended. Rice lost 3-2 to the University of Texas, San Antonio Friday and then fell 3-0 to the University of Texas, El Paso Sunday. Back-to-back losses have put the Owls at 3-5 in conference play.


Volleyball continues to struggle in C-USA play

(10/09/13 12:00am)

Rice University women's volleyball lost two away games this past weekend in Conference USA play. The University of Tulsa beat the Owls 3-0 on Friday, and the Owls fell 3-2 to the University of Southern Mississippi in a close contest on Sunday, bringing Rice's conference record to 1-3. The Owls will now look to improve that record with their upcoming home games this weekend. They will play Marshall University this Friday at 7 p.m., then play the University of Charlotte Sunday at 1 p.m. in the annual Dig Pink event to support breast cancer. 


Volleyball starts conference play

(10/01/13 12:00am)

Rice women's volleyball started conference play last weekend with a win and a loss. On Friday, the team lost 3-0 to Middle Tennessee State University, but the Owls came back hard from the loss to defeat East Carolina University 3-0 on Sunday. Despite Friday's loss, junior defense specialist Daniela Arenas had a milestone game, recording her 1,000th career dig in the game against Middle Tennessee.