Oct. 25, 2013
HOUSTON - Alice Falaiye, Ryan Harlan, Cristy McKinney, Jack Turpin, Stahle Vincent and the 2003 National Champion Rice baseball team, who left their marks on Rice Athletics history through team and individual achievements, were inducted into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday evening.
The newly-minted class will be honored on Saturday in conjunction with the Owls' football game against UTEP at 2:30 p.m. at Rice Stadium. There will be a tailgate prior to the contest and the class will also be introduced on the field during the game.
Along with the induction of the newest members of the Hall of Fame, the R Association also honored O.J. Brigance, T. Jay Collins and David Gibbs with the Distinguished R Award, as well as present Mel and Susie Glasscock and Alan Shelby with the Honorary R Award.
Each of the inductees captivated the audience in different ways with their speeches, including Brigance, who connected with the crowd via a video chat from his home in Maryland.