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McGuffie headed to Olympics

(01/17/18 3:51pm)

Former Rice football player Sam McGuffie (Class of 2013) was named to the 2018 U.S. Olympic men’s bobsled team on Monday. He will compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, both in the four-man race as a member of the push crew and in the two-man as the brakeman for driver Codie Bascue. With his selection to the national team, he will become the first former Rice athlete to compete in the Winter Olympics.

Sports in Brief: Hall of fame

(01/10/18 6:10am)

Former Rice running back Trevor Cobb was selected for induction to the College Football Hall of Fame on Monday as part of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. Cobb was a standout running back for the Owls football team from 1989-1993: in 1991, he was a consensus First Team All-American and won the Doak Walker Award, given to the top collegiate running back in the nation. The following year, he was named the Southwest Conference Offensive Player of the Year as well as the SWC Male Athlete of the Year, leading the Owls to their first winning season since 1963.

Pera ready to take reins

(11/01/17 7:23am)

Last year, Rice men’s basketball had one of the best seasons in the history of the program. The Owls went 23-12, reaching the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament and receiving a bid to the College Basketball Invitational. Both sophomore guard Marcus Evans and junior swingman Egor Koulechov were named to the All C-USA First Team — the first set of Owls teammates to be selected First Team All-Conference since 1954. In short, prospects were good for Owls basketball.

​Thrilling wins add to volleyball’s streak

(10/18/17 3:52am)

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, making it six consecutive wins for the Owls. Their last loss was almost a month ago.

Hat trick: Stallings' sterling play leading the Owls

(09/22/17 5:10pm)

It had been over three years since a Rice soccer player had last scored a hat trick when senior forward Nia Stallings’ third goal of the night soared past the outstretched arms of the University of Houston goalkeeper. By the time the dust had settled at the end of the week of Sept. 4 to 10, Stallings had racked up four goals and two assists in three games, earning her the Conference USA’s Offensive Player of the Week award. In Friday’s conference opener against Florida Atlantic University, she continued to add to her season totals, tallying an assist as Rice notched a 6-2 victory.