Owls Face LA Tech In First Round Game
Rice Next Plays as No. 4 Seed at C-USA Tournament Starting on Wednesday (May 25)
Owls Next Play C-USA Series Starting Thursday Night at Louisiana Tech
Owls Regain A Share of First Place In C-USA Standings; Series Finale Set For 1 PM Sunday
First Place on the Line as League Co-Leaders Go Head-To-Head This Weekend
Rice defeated Stanford 12-1 in the final game of their weekend series.
2015: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Played in 22 games with one start in right field... Started the finale of the C-USA series at Charlotte (March 8)... Finished second on the team in games off the bench (21)... Made 11 appearances entering the game as a pinch runner, five as a pinch hitter and five as a defensive substitute in the outfield (playing left, center and right at least one time each)... Remained in the game as an outfielder after all five pinch hit appearances (three times in left and twice in right)... Stayed in to play left field after pinch-hitting against Southern Miss and threw out a runner attempting to stretch a single into a double... Scored five of his six runs after entering as a pinch-runner... Sprinted home with the game-tying score in the bottom of the ninth inning in the middle game of the C-USA series against Louisiana Tech... Tallied first career RBI with a sacrifice fly in the opener of the league set at Old Dominion.
2014: Played in four games in first season of Division I baseball... Made three pinch-hit appearances and served as a pinch-runner one time... Pinch-ran for John Clay Reeves in the bottom of the eleventh inning of a key Conference USA game against UAB and scored the game-winning run to help the Owls clinch the weekend series (which Rice went on to sweep all three games)... Made collegiate debut as a pinch-hitter at C-USA foe Middle Tennessee (March 30)... Pinch hit against eventual College World Series participant Texas, and remained in the game to play right field (his only appearance at a defensive position all season)... Drew a walk in final pinch hit appearance at Lamar (April 15).
High School -- A 2013 graduate of Brenham High School in Brenham, Texas... Two year varsity starter where he had a .465 career batting average and 14 home runs.... Coached by Lanny Williams... First team all-state honoree who helped lead the team to a 23-9 record and to the area round of the 4A Region III playoffs as a senior in 2013... Two-time all-Greater Houston and all-District 18-4A selection... Earned Louisville Slugger Honorable Mention All-America as a junior in 2012 after leading the Cubs to a 25-11 record, the district championship, and to the final four of the 4A state tournament as the Region III champions... All-Brazos Valley honoree who maintained a .667 slugging percentage with 33 runs scored and 23 RBI in 33 games played.
Personal -- Full name: Dayne Edward Wunderlich... Born: January 9, 1995 in College Station, Texas... Parents: Terry and Nancy Wunderlich of Brenham, Texas, (two brothers)... College: Brown
Rice Falls In 15 Innings Friday Night at LA...
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Final Wayne Graham Radio Show Airs Monday Night
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Sunday Series Finale vs. FAU Cancelled Due To Rain
05/15/2016 - The Rice and visiting FAU baseball teams had Sunday's final game of the Conference USA weekend series cancelled due to rain.
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05/14/2016 - Changes have been made to this weekend's Rice and FAU baseball series at Reckling Park due to weather conditions in the Houston area.
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