Face MTSU at 2 p.m. Saturday
Owls host Cleveland State on Thursday
Return home to face Cleveland State on Thursday night
Face Southern Miss at 11 a.m. Saturday
Face No. 8 Texas on Sunday
Rice and Texas A&M met at the GRBRC on January 21
Rice fell to LSU in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tennis Championship in Ft. Worth
Rice captured the C-USA title on April 24.
Rice advanced to the C-USA Championship match with a 4-1 win over UAB on April 23.
Rice upset ninth-ranked Texas Tech on March 27
HONORS AT RICE
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll 2015, 2016
Conference USA Doubles of the Championship, 2016
All C-USA Singles (second team) 2016
All C-USA Doubles (second team) 2016
C-USA Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week (1/19/16)
Spring: Finished 9-7 on the year, including a 4-1 mark at the second line in singles.. Fall: Reached the Round of 16 at the Texas ITA Regional defeating Michael Feucht of Lamar, 7-6; 0-6; 6-4, but lost to seventh see Alexander Sendegeya of Texas Tech 7-6; 6-1... Opened the fall by cap winning the singles title at the Islander Open in Corpus Christi.
Spring: Finished 7-13 on the year, primarily playing at No. 1 (5-9)… Top win of the year came in a 6-2, 7-6 (6) win over #48 Hunter Johnson of SMU… C-USA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for January 19 after an unbeaten opening weekend… Teamed with Adam Gustafsson to be named Most Outstanding Doubles of the C-USA Championship after the pair delivered three standout doubles performances to spark the Owls in each round of the C-USA Championship… Dropped only four games over three matches, including a 6-0 win in the title match to finish first… Top doubles win w/Gustafsson was a 7-6 (12) win over Texas Tech’s #57 Alex Sendegeya/Bjorn Thomson to secure the doubles point in 4-3 win over #9 Tech, Rice’s first win over a top ten opponent since 2006... Fall: Finished the fall with a 6-3 mark in singles and a 7-3 record in doubles with Tommy Bennett... Opened the fall by reached the semis of the A Flight singles... Advanced through the first two rounds of the ITA All-American with Bennett before falling in the Round of 64.
Spring: Finished 10-12 in singles (7-6 at #3 and 3-6 at #4) and 8-10 in doubles (8-9 at #2 and 0-1 at #3) in his first collegiate dual campaign... Was 2-2 in singles tiebreaks and 1-1 in three set matches... Fall: Freshman who tied for the team lead in the fall with nine wins in singles action (9-3) and four wins in doubles (4-2)... Captured the Flight Three singles title at the Crimson Tide Four-in-the-Fall tournament, rallying from a first set loss to drop Bama's Andrew Goodwin, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4... Combined with David Warren to reach doubles semis at Rice Invite, but final matches were not held due to poor weather.
Twice played in the Wimbledon Juniors... Won three Grade 4 ITF tournaments in both Nottingham and Switzerland... Played for coach Ben Haren at Reeds School, winning five national school titles and leading team to a second place finish in the world school championship... Was unbeaten in nine years of school play.
Full Name: Jamie Mikail Malik... Birthdate: August 2, 1996 at High Wycombe, England... Parents: Azhar and Heather Malik, Maidenhead... Brother, Jathan, reached a career-high ATP ranking of 800 and currently plays at Michigan.