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Monday, February 18, 2019 — Houston, TX 49°


SPORTS 10/17/17 10:52pm

​Thrilling wins add to volleyball’s streak

Just when it seemed like its winning streak was over, Rice’s volleyball team fought back for the ultimate comeback victory. Sunday’s five-set thriller against the University of Alabama at Birmingham saw Rice respond to an 0-2 deficit by reeling off three straight set victories to secure a 3-2 win.

SPORTS 10/8/17 5:54pm

Swimming dominates season-opening meet

Summer may be over, but the Owls are just getting started in the pool. Rice swimming opened the season Saturday by defeating the University of the Incarnate Word and the University of Houston 370.5-to-208.5-to-83 in the Fall Splash Invitational.

SPORTS 10/3/17 10:40pm

​Lennon making an early impact

First in Conference USA with 265 total kills after 17 games. Those are not numbers you might expect from a freshman, but that’s exactly what Nicole Lennon has produced for the Rice volleyball team in her 17 starts this season.

SPORTS 10/3/17 10:33pm

Kicking it up a notch: Soccer atop C-USA

Rice added to what is now a five-match winning streak this past week by defeating Western Kentucky University and the University of Southern Mississippi 2-0 and 1-0, respectively.

SPORTS 9/26/17 11:19pm

Rice football must build a winning culture

It’s the perfect Saturday night: Hundreds of trucks are tailgating, thousands of students are waving their arms in unison and a crowd of over 50,000 is cheering on your school’s pride and joy, a program with a rich tradition and history — your football team.

SPORTS 9/13/17 1:47pm

Soccer splits a high-scoring weekend

Rice soccer’s offense picked up where it left off in last week’s 4-1 win, scoring six goals over a span of two games this weekend to split its road contests. The Owls fell to No. 18 University of Memphis with a 3-1 loss before rebounding with a 5-2 thrashing of the University of Tulsa on Sunday. R

SPORTS 9/6/17 5:21pm

Road-weary volleyball finally returns home

When the volleyball team left for its season opener in Dallas, the plan was to be gone for a weekend. Then, the hurricane struck. The Owls finally returned on Sunday after traveling through three cities, playing seven matches and winning four times.