Rice University student-athletes celebrated a successful year on Wednesday night at the annual Night of the Owl event, presented by the "R" Association. Women's tennis senior Dominique Harmath and baseball's Andrew Murphy and claimed the top honors bestowed on Rice University scholar-athletes.
Rice Director of Athletics Joe Karlgaard announced on Monday/Tuesday the hiring of Josh Thiel (TEEL) as Senior Associate AD for Development for the Owls. Thiel comes to South Main from Stanford University where he most recently served as the Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts for the Cardinal Athletic Department.
Rice University held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new George R. Brown Tennis Complex on May 7.
Rice University President David Leebron announced at a news conference on campus today that Joe Karlgaard will be the school's next director of athletics, recreation and lifetime fitness.