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SPORTS 3/11/14 5:35pm

Men’s tennis secures win in San Diego

During spring break, the Rice University men’s tennis team ventured to La Jolla, Calif. to participate in the Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship. The tournament lasted from Feb. 28 to March 3 and allowed players to enter alongside coaches.



SPORTS 3/11/14 5:32pm

Women’s b-ball loses in C-USA tournament

The Rice University women’s basketball team played its last two regular season games this past week against the University of Texas, El Paso and the University of Alabama, Birmingham before losing to Florida International University in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on March 10.


SPORTS 3/11/14 5:31pm

Baseball wins first conference series

The Rice University baseball team opened conference play on Friday, March 7 against Old Dominion University in the first of a three-game series. In the first meeting, the Owls pitching staff performed well in a 4-1 win.







SPORTS 2/26/14 9:35am

Women’s B-ball rebounds against LA Tech

The Rice University women’s basketball team played two games last week against Old Dominion University and Louisiana Tech University. On Wednesday, Feb. 19 the Owls played Old Dominion for the first time in school history, losing 85-49.


SPORTS 2/26/14 9:34am

Rice sweeps Boilermakers at home

Rice University earned its first series sweep of the season against Purdue University, which started Friday, Feb. 21 and ended Sunday, Feb. 23. Sunday’s 23-3 win against the Boilermakers marked the Owls’ biggest offensive output since the 26 runs scored against the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. 


SPORTS 2/18/14 5:34pm

Women’s basketball narrowly loses to UTSA

The Rice University women’s basketball team went 1-1 this past week, defeating the University of Tulsa on the road 75-59, but losing to the University of Texas, San Antonio at home 63-61. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, the Owls broke their five-game losing streak, defeating the Golden Hurricane.


SPORTS 2/18/14 5:31pm

Men’s basketball falls to Louisiana Tech

The Rice University men’s basketball team dropped their fourth game in five tries on Saturday, losing 85-46 to Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La.  The Owls (7-17 overall, 2-9 Conference-USA) suffered their worst loss of the season against the Bulldogs, who are 21-5 overall and 9-2 in conference. 




SPORTS 4/18/13 7:00pm

Men's tennis in slump headed to Conference USAtournament

After a close 4-3 loss to Southern Methodist University over the weekend, the Owls head into the 2013 Conference USA tournament, which will be held in Memphis, Tennessee. Rice University finished the regular season with a 10-13 record and will have to win the C-USA tournament if it wants to qualify for the NCAA tournament.


SPORTS 4/17/13 7:00pm

Women's tennis stays hot: No. 1 in C-USA

After 12 straight wins, a No. 20 national ranking and a record of 17-4, the Rice University women's tennis team closed out one of its best regular seasons in history. To make the ending even sweeter, a senior, captain Katie Gater earned the winning point in last Saturday's Senior Day match against the University of Utah to give the Owls a 4-3 victory.



SPORTS 4/17/13 7:00pm

Club baseball aims toward trip to Nationals

Rice University's baseball team is currently ranked No. 23 in the nation. However, another baseball team exists on campus that many students may be unfamiliar with despite its similarly impressive track record. Formed in 2004, the Rice club baseball team has now played in more than 100 games, but the team had a rocky start.


SPORTS 3/21/13 7:00pm

Men's tennis sets sights on bid for NCAA Tournament

The Owls men's tennis team knew it was do or die heading into the 55th Rice Invitational, and they answered with three wins against Radford University, Oregon University and Texas A&M University, all ranked opponents. The wins vaulted Rice University to the .500 mark for the first time since it was 2-2 at the beginning of the season and put the Owls back in the conversation for a possible at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.