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Athletics

Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers
2 years ago

Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers

Michael Harris ’05, Morris Almond ’07 and Pat Krieger ’82, a trio of high-scoring basketball players, and Jim Bevan, head coach of the women’s cross-country and track and field …
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Day in the Life: Emmanuel Ellerbee
2 years ago

Day in the Life: Emmanuel Ellerbee

SPORT: FOOTBALL HOMETOWN: HOUSTON COLLEGE: BAKER MAJOR: CIVIL ENGINEERING COACH: DAVID BAILIFF

The son of a statistics teacher and the grandson of a prominent jazz drummer, Emmanuel Ellerbee ’18 brings more …
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We are the Champions
2 years ago

We are the Champions

For the first time in the program’s 17-year history, the Rice soccer team won the C-USA regular season championship with a conference record of 9-0-1.

“I am extremely …
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Day in the Life: Zachary Esquivel
2 years ago

Day in the Life: Zachary Esquivel

SPORT: BASEBALL HOMETOWN: WEBSTER, TEXAS COLLEGE: DUNCAN MAJOR: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COACH: WAYNE GRAHAM

Zachary Esquivel started playing baseball when he was 3 years old, and 17 years later, he is still …
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Leaving it All on the Court
2 years ago

Leaving it All on the Court

SENIOR GUARD MAYA HAWKINS (shown here, being hugged by a smiling senior forward Jasmine Goodwine) had lots to celebrate after cinching the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI) tournament’s MVP title.


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Day in the Life: Wendy Knight
3 years ago

Day in the Life: Wendy Knight

SPORT: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOMETOWN: SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE: LOVETT MAJOR: COMPUTATIONAL AND APPLIED MATH COACH: TINA LANGLEY

Last season, Wendy Knight was one of the Rice Owls’ top contributors, starting in almost …
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Jimoh Returns to Rice
3 years ago

Jimoh Returns to Rice

AT AGE 10, FUNMI JIMOH PENNED a prophetic journal entry: “I’m going to go to the Olympics.” More than 20 years later, the decorated Rice alumna and former U.S. …
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Workout With a View
3 years ago

Workout With a View

THE BRIAN PATTERSON SPORTS PERFORMANCE CENTER, which opened in August, helps athletes keep their goals in sight. The 60,000-square-foot building features a glass wall that affords a panoramic view of …
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Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16
3 years ago

Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16

FOR RECENT RICE graduate Lauren Hughes ’16, playing professional soccer in Iceland for UMF Selfoss has provided an unexpected challenge — too much time. “When I moved to Iceland, …
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DAY IN THE LIFE: Yosef Presburger
3 years ago

DAY IN THE LIFE: Yosef Presburger

Senior Yosef Presburger started playing tennis when he was 6 and competed until he was sidelined by an injury in high school. A native of Mexico, he also grew …
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