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Athletics

They Persisted
5 months ago

They Persisted

From classroom to competition, student athletes overcome challenges every day, but the spring 2021 season introduced them to unprecedented obstacles. Between COVID-19 testing protocols and distancing measures, Rice Owls pivoted …
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Olympic Spirit
1 year ago

Olympic Spirit

When Rosey Edeh ’90 studied art and art history at Rice, she could often be found behind a camera, one of her photographic subjects being the campus’s historic architecture. 

But …
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Birds of a Feather
2 years ago

Birds of a Feather

The first thing you notice when approaching the practice gym at the rear of Tudor Fieldhouse is the “smack” of serve after serve reverberating off the walls and into the …
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Back of the Mind
2 years ago

Back of the Mind

It’s the type of play only a coach would remember.

The Army defense comes with a “cat” blitz. Aston Walter, Rice’s running back, recognizes the look, blocks the oncoming …
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Win By Win
2 years ago

Win By Win

Head coach Tina Langley began her pregame speech with a familiar mantra: “Do not make this game bigger than it is.” It’s a sentiment she had repeated countless times this …
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A Winning Spirit
3 years ago

A Winning Spirit

When the Rice volleyball starting lineup takes the court, the remaining team members move to the corner of the gym. Once there, they launch into a gamelong litany of cheers …
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Day In The Life: Tim Harrison
3 years ago

Day In The Life: Tim Harrison

Sport:Men’s Basketball Hometown:San Diego, Calif. College: Martel Major:Psychology Coach:Scott Pera 

You don’t have to ask Tim Harrison ’20 what he’s all about if you’re willing to listen. “I’m in the rough, far from perfect/ …
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End of an Era
3 years ago

End of an Era

Wayne Graham is a product of baseball’s golden age.

A time when the game stood, unquestioned, as the nation’s pastime, and those who played it were hailed as …
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Meet Matt Bragga
3 years ago

Meet Matt Bragga

It doesn’t take long before Rice baseball’s new head coach is up from his desk chair, legs bent, hands back, gripping an imaginary bat. He’s hunting fastballs.

“In …
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DAY In The Life: Marissa Topolski
3 years ago

DAY In The Life: Marissa Topolski

Sport: Women’s soccer Hometown: Mount Laurel, N.J. College: McMurtry Major: Cognitive sciences with a business minor Coach: Nicky Adams

Whether she’s traveling with the soccer team, training for a track meet or prepping …
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