The members of the Rice University Athletic Communications staff are ready to assist members of the news media in their coverage of the Owls. Please feel free to contact any member of our department regarding their assigned sports, either for specific information of for suggestions for coverage. Here are the members of our staff and their sport assignments:
|Rice Sports Information Staff|
(713 Area Code)
|Chuck Pool||Asst. AD/Athletic Communications||Football/Tennis/General Informationfirstname.lastname@example.org||348-5775|
|Tim Andrzejewski||Associate Director of Athletic Communications||Men's Basketball, Golf||348-3929|
|John Sullivan||Assistant Director of Athletic Communications||Soccer, Swimming, Baseballemail@example.com||348-5636|
|Kenny Bybee||Assistant Director of Athletic Communications||Women's Basketball, Cross Country/Track & Field, Volleyballfirstname.lastname@example.org||348-8874|
Media Information/Fact Books:
Rice produces limited quantities of Media Fact Books for football, men's and women's basketball and baseball, while information for each of Rice's teams is available in PDF files on line.
Weekly Updates Releases:
Weekly updates with detailed information on our teams will be produced during the season. All updates are availble in PDF form (see below) as well as at the sport venues on days of competition. They also may emailed to media members upon request. To be added to a media email list, please contact the media relations contact for each sport.
- Football Notes
- Volleyball Notes
- Men's Basketball Notes (beginning 11/9/16)
- Women's Basketball Notes (beginning 11/9/16)
- Baseball Notes (beginning 2/10/17)
- Men's Golf Press Releases
- Soccer Press Releases
- Swimming Press Releases
- Men's Tennis Press Releases
- Women's Tennis Releases
- Men's Track & Field Releases
- Women's Track & Field Releases
Links to statistics, media guides and other materials from past seasons are available on each sport's home page under the "Archives" link.
All coach and student-athlete interviews should be directed through the media relations contact for each sport. Coaches and players are normally available for post-game interviews at a location arranged by the media relations contact approximately 10 minutes after each contest. Media members should inform the media relations contact which players are requested for post-game interviews. For post-game interviews with opponents, please contact the media relations contact representing the visiting team. For all other non-gameday interviews, please contact the media relations sports contact to arrange a convenient time for all parties.
Requests for all media credentials should be addressed to the media relations contact for each sport via email, fax, or phone. Single sport season credentials will be issued at the discretion of the media relations contact. Credentials are normally picked up at the designated Will Call location at our various venues, unless otherwise specified.
All Requests should be mailed to:
MS 548, PO Box 1892
Houston, Texas 77251-1892
Credential requests may also be faxed to: (713) 348-6019
Please contact the media relations contact for each sport to find out policies for media attending practices for each specific team.
Press areas vary by facility. Please contact the media relations contact for each sport to obtain information regarding the press area for each facility.
The press areas at Reckling Park (baseball) and Rice Stadium (football) as well as press row at Tudor Fieldhouse (men's and women's basketball, volleyball) have reliable functioning wireless internet access.
Volleyball Wins Fifth Straight
09/25/2016 - W. Volleyball - The Rice Owls volleyball team closed out their nine-match homestand in style with a 3-0 sweep (25-18, 25-14, 25-12) of the Louisiana Tech Lady...
Owls Rally Falls Short in Second Overtime
09/24/2016 - Football - Tyler Stehling threw for 232 yards and added 92 on the ground, but the Rice Owls saw their hopes for a comeback win thwarted on a fourth down stop ...
Astete, Durkin and Ho Look to Add Singles...
09/25/2016 - W. Tennis - Fernanda Astete, Savannah Durkin and Alison Ho will look to add singles titles to their success in doubles on Sunday in the final round of action ...
Cross Country Victorious at Texas A&M Invitational
09/24/2016 - W. Cross Country - The Rice Owls women’s cross country team won their second meet in as many tries this season by capturing first place at Saturday’s 17-t...
PHOTO GALLERY: Brian Patterson Center Dedication
09/23/2016 - General Release - Rice officially dedicated the Brian Patterson Sports Performance Center on September 23rd.
Owls Rally to Defeat UTEP in C-USA Opener
09/23/2016 - W. Volleyball - The Rice Owls volleyball team rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the UTEP Miners in five sets (25-15, 22-25, 22-25, 25-11, 15-11) Friday evening ...
CUSA TV Makes Rice Stadium Debut on Saturday
09/23/2016 - Football - Live video coverage of Rice Football will enter a new phase on Saturday when the Owls game against North Texas is streamed live on CUSA TV by...
Owls Advance Nine of Ten in Invite Opener
09/23/2016 - W. Tennis - The Rice women’s tennis team opened its 2016 Fall tournament schedule by advancing nine of 10 entries to the winners bracket in singles and ...
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