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Athletics

End of an Era
7 days 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
7 days 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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DITL: Marissa Topolski
7 days ago

DITL: 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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Day In The Life – Ayane “Aya” Rossano ’18
6 months ago

Day In The Life – Ayane “Aya” Rossano ’18

Sport: Women’s Track and Field (Event: Pole Vault) Hometown: Bellevue, Wash. College: Martel Major: Kinesiology (Sports Medicine Concentration) Coach: Jim Bevan

Rice students are known for pushing themselves to …
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Team Ogwumike
8 months ago

Team Ogwumike

In 2015, the Houston Chronicle named Erica Ogwumike its high school player of the year in a story that dubbed her and her sisters — Olivia, Chiney and Nneka …
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Bloomgren joins Rice
8 months ago

Bloomgren joins Rice

Stanford’s Mike Bloomgren was named Rice’s 19th head football coach by Joe Karlgaard, director of athletics, recreation and lifetime fitness. Bloomgren agreed to a five-year contract. “Mike Bloomgren is …
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Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19
8 months ago

Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19

SPORT: Men’s Basketball HOMETOWN: Lincolnshire, Ill. COLLEGE: Brown MAJOR: Sport Management COACH: Scott Pera

Connor Cashaw ’19 came to Rice from the same Illinois high school basketball scene that produced the …
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Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers
11 months 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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Athletics: Day in the Life
11 months ago

Athletics: Day in the Life

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
11 months 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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