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SPORTS 4/11/18 3:50am

Rutledge adjusting well to new leadership role

Despite being a member of the Rice tennis team for just two years, redshirt sophomore Eric Rutledge has proven to be one of the team’s most valuable assets. Currently, he has a 19-11 singles record, including victories against players from powerhouse schools like Louisiana State University and Florida State University.

SPORTS 4/3/18 9:19pm

​Southern Miss takes 2 out of 3 games

Rice baseball entered the eighth inning on Sunday against the University of Southern Mississippi trailing 6-2, seemingly headed for its third straight loss and ninth in 11 games. But a five-run Owls rally, capped by an RBI single by freshman second baseman Trei Cruz, helped Rice salvage a game from the No. 14 Golden Eagles. 

SPORTS 3/28/18 1:43am

​Owls drop series to WKU for first time ever

While most Rice students spent the weekend enjoying their second Christmas (or third, if you hail from Baker College) of the year at Beer Bike, the members of the Rice baseball team spent their weekend facing Western Kentucky University, dropping two out of three games to the Hilltoppers to fall to 10-16 on the season. 

SPORTS 3/28/18 1:37am

Tennis: ​Men’s streak ends; women ranked again

The Rice men’s tennis team entered the Texas Tamale Company Rice Invitational with a 6-11 record. On the women’s side, a pair of 6-1 victories against No. 50 College of William and Mary and No. 36 Princeton University brought the Owls’ winning streak to four and vaulted the Owls back into the national rankings.

SPORTS 3/13/18 2:18am

Women's Basketball heading to WNIT

For the second straight year, the Rice women’s basketball team is going to the postseason. The Owls have earned a berth in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. The WNIT is a step up from the Women’s Basketball Invitational, which the Owls qualified for and won last season.