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Casey Clark stars in and out of the swimming pool

(01/21/14 12:00am)

Junior Casey Clark seems like just another Rice student at first glance, but she actually holds three Rice women's swimming records and has represented Rice in the Olympic trials. With her easygoing, friendly demeanor, Clarke does not seem like a high-profile athlete, and yet she helped bring Rice back to the NCAA tournament for the first time in five years.




Will Rice, GSA win in powderpuff first round to go to semifinals

(11/19/13 12:00am)

The Graduate Student Association and Will Rice College won their quarterfinal matchups with a single score late in the second half of their respective games. As they move onto the semifinals this weekend, GSA will take on Sid Richardson College, and Will Rice will face McMurtry College. Both Sid Rich and McMurtry had a first-round bye, but all four teams are now one win away from making it into the championship game.





Karlgaard ready to take on Rice Athletics

(10/01/13 12:00am)

Rice University's reputation for unconventional wisdom ranges all the way from the classroom to its Division I athletic program. Joe Karlgaard, the future director of athletics for the Rice Owls, is prepared to utilize his diverse athletic background to not only strive for athletic success, but also integrate himself into the Rice community. President David Leebron announced Karlgaard's hiring for the position Sept. 9, and Karlgaard will assume his role in Houston Oct. 7.



Jordan Taylor: The man behind the facemask

(09/12/13 12:00am)

With aggressive routes and bounding leaps, wide receiver Jordan Taylor has earned a spot as the top receiving target for the 2013 Rice football team. Taylor, a redshirt junior, had at least three catches in 10 of 13 games last year and had receptions in every game but one. He led the Owls in the 2012 season with 826 receiving yards and 57 total receptions, tying for the seventh most receptions in Rice history.