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SPORTS 9/3/14 12:48pm

Football falls to Notre Dame

The Rice University football team took on the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish this weekend, losing in a 48-17 decision.

SPORTS 9/3/14 12:46pm

Volleyball wins two at opener

Rice University women’s volleyball hosted their annual season opener, the Rice Invitational, this past weekend. On Friday, Rice swept University of California, Davis. They then suffered a close 3-2 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, followed by a final game between Rice and Fresno State in which Rice achieved a 3-0 victory. Next weekend, Rice heads to the North Carolina State tournament where they will face North Carolina State, Connecticut and Toledo in Raleigh, North Carolina.

SPORTS 8/29/14 3:55pm

Veteran Owl soccer team battles in early games

The Rice University women’s soccer team kicked off their 2014 season with two overtime matches this past week. The 2014 team has many key returning players including senior goalkeeper Amy Czyz and juniors Holly Hargreaves and Lauren Hughes, who led last year’s team in scoring with nine goals each. Other returning players for the Owls are midfielders senior Quinny Truong and junior Danielle Spriggs.

SPORTS 8/29/14 3:53pm

Tudor Fieldhouse sees changes

This summer, Autry Court in Tudor Fieldhouse received a $17,000 makeover. The court received a special redesign that was created with a stain, which lasts longer than the original paint.

SPORTS 8/29/14 3:50pm

Football prepares for Notre Dame

When the Rice University football team takes the field against the 17th-ranked University of Notre Dame this Saturday, Aug. 30, they will be the defending conference champions for the first time since 1956. Following their third ten-win season in school history, the Owls will strive for their third consecutive bowl game and try to repeat as conference champions, something that has never been achieved in school history.

SPORTS 4/24/14 2:33pm

Men’s tennis finishes regular season

The Rice University men’s tennis team traveled to Tulsa, Okla. this weekend for the Conference USA Men’s Tennis Championship. The fifth-seeded Owls defeated fourth-seed Middle Tennessee State University 4-1 in the first round before falling to top-seeded University of Tulsa 4-0 in the semifinals.

SPORTS 4/24/14 2:31pm

Kuster signs WNBA contract

Jessica Kuster, the leading rebounder and scorer in Rice University women’s basketball history, signed a contract with the WNBA’s San Antonio Stars on Monday, April 21. Despite not being drafted in the three rounds of the WNBA Draft, Kuster was able to sign a contract with her hometown team.

SPORTS 4/24/14 2:30pm

Baseball sweeps conference foe UAB

The Rice University baseball team competed this past weekend in a three-game series against the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Upon entering Friday’s game, Rice held a two-game Conference USA lead over UAB but would widen that gap after winning all three games. 

SPORTS 4/15/14 3:55pm

Men’s tennis prepares for C-USA Tournament

This past weekend, Rice University faced fellow Texan teams Texas Christian University and Southern Methodist University. After losing in a 7-0 match against TCU on Saturday, the Owls managed to beat rival SMU 4-2 and improved their record to 9-12. 

SPORTS 4/15/14 3:54pm

Baseball sweeps Tulane, pushing streak to four

The Rice University men’s baseball team traveled to New Orleans, La. this past weekend to face Tulane University in a three-game Conference USA series. The Owls entered the series coming off a road win against in-state rival No. 7 University of Texas, Austin and carried their momentum into the weekend.

SPORTS 4/15/14 3:52pm

Women’s tennis continues to roll

Rice University women’s tennis, ranked No. 21, continued their conference play Sunday, garnering a 6-1 victory against University of Texas, San Antonio to improve their overall record to 14-6 and their conference record to 2-0.

SPORTS 4/1/14 4:49pm

Owls lose to Middle Tennessee State on the road

The Rice University baseball team faced Conference USA foe Middle Tennessee State University this past weekend in Murfreesboro, Tenn. For the first time this season, the Owls lost a three-game series, dropping two of three games. Thirty games into the season, the Rice Owls are 21-9 while posting a 9-3 conference record.

SPORTS 3/28/14 4:22pm

Men's Basketball hires VCU's Mike Rhoades

The Rice University men’s basketball team hired former Virginia Commonwealth University assistant Mike Rhoades as its head coach, director of athletics Joe Karlgaard announced on Wednesday, March 26. The hiring comes in the wake of the resignation of former head coach Ben Braun, who relinquished his duties on March 13.

SPORTS 3/25/14 7:59pm

Clark visits NCAA championship

Last weekend, swimmer Casey Clark represented Rice University in three events at the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships in Minneapolis, Minn. Clark, a Baker College junior, competed in the 100-yard butterfly, the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle events.