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SPORTS 11/19/19 9:41pm

Swayze rises as sophomore star

You may know sophomore guard Haylee Swayze from her role as a key contributor to Rice’s successful women’s basketball team, but she’s also a talented multi-sport athlete with passions that guide her life off the court. 




SPORTS 10/22/19 9:08pm

Men’s Tennis competes in Rice Invitational

After winning both doubles matches and each of the six singles matches Friday morning to open the Fall 2019 Rice Invitational, the Rice men’s tennis team failed to maintain its momentum with no player making it to the A Flight final. 


SPORTS 10/1/19 8:56pm

Twin Smirnova sisters deliver with talent, experience

Originally from Russia, sophomore tennis players Anastasia and Victoria Smirnova are twin sisters, and both have been playing tennis with their family since they were six years old. Though the Smirnovas’ parents were athletes themselves, they played a slightly different sport: table tennis. 





SPORTS 8/27/19 11:10pm

Volpe’s volleyball seeks to repeat success

This summer, the Rice volleyball team added an international component to their preseason training: a trip to Italy. During the second week of June, the team embarked on a nine-day voyage overseas, where they trained, toured and competed, winning three of four matches against local Italian teams.