March 16, 2012
Rice's student-athletes are already known for their academic and sports achievements, but now fans will have a chance to see a new side of the Owls at the inaugural Rice student-athlete talent show this Sunday (Mar. 18) from 7-10 pm in the Grand Hall of the Rice Memorial Center (RMC).
The student-athlete talent show, titled "Owls on Stage," features 11 performances from members of Rice's various varsity athletic teams such as baseball, volleyball, football, soccer and more, all showcasing their versatile `non-sports' talents. A project of the school's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), "Owls on Stage" will include a variety of musical, vocal and dance acts. The show's inaugural starting lineup features:
Alexandra Trenary (Soccer) - Piano and Vocal
Alex Zinchenko (M. Track) - Guitar
Kiri Kendall / Simone Martin (W. Track) - Dance routine
Gabe Baker (Football) - Cello
Tommy Economou (Golf) - Guitar and Vocal
James Hiester (Golf) - Rap
Tyler Jenkins (Volleyball) - Vocal
Michael Aquino (Baseball) - Guitar piece and Vocal
Christian Covington (Football) - Vocal
Annie Kadota (Soccer) - Piano and Vocal
Women's Tennis Team - Dance Routine
Tickets will be sold for $1 at the door, with all proceeds going to the Rice College that has the best representation at the event. Come out and support the Owls who are as talented on-stage as they are in sports and in the classroom!