2,684 student-athletes were named to the Honor Roll
Senior forward honored by C-USA
Hawkins scores 19 points in 74-54 loss
Advance to play No. 2 seed Middle Tennessee in C-USA quarterfinals
Rainey, Hawkins combine for 51 points in victory
Owls fall to Middle Tennessee in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Championships.
Elena Gumbs, Alyssa Lang and Megan Palmer discuss their upcoming final home game at Tudor Fieldhouse.
The Owls defeat UTSA 49-48 in overtime.
2015-16 (Sr.): Had a breakout senior campaign in which she played in 30 games, making 21 starts...averaged 26.6 minutes per game...led the Owls in field goal percentage (.500), making 58-of-116 attempts...second on the team in total rebounds (165) and rebounds per game (5.5 rpg)...also averaged 5.1 points per contest...posted 10 or more rebounds in five games, including a career-high 15 rebounds at Charlotte (3/3)...scored a season-high 11 points in a game on three separate occassions, all of which came in victories, including a win over Louisiana Tech in the second round of the C-USA Championship...was selected the named to the Rice Fall C-USA Spirit of Service Award winner...a WBCA Good Works Team nominee...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014-15 (Jr.): Saw action in 29 contests, making 12 starts ... averaged 3.9 points and 3.0 rebounds in 15 minutes per game ... scored a season and career-high 17 points against nationally ranked Texas by making 6-of-10 shots from the field and 4-of-5 at the charity stripe (12/30) ... scored 15 points in a win over North Texas, which included a 9-of-10 performance at the free throw line ... scored 10 points in a win over Lamar (12/28) ... shot 71 percent (42-of-59) from the free throw line for the season.
2013-14 (So.): Played in all 30 games, making one start (Feb. 15 vs. UTSA) ... earned the Rice Fighting Owl Award ... averaged 2.7 points and 1.8 rebounds in 12.6 minutes per game ... poured in a 10 points off the bench in Rice's win over Texas State (Dec. 5) ... scored seven points in 11 minutes off the bench in a win over Samford (Nov. 29) ... recorded two blocks vs. Sam Houston State (Nov. 26) ... scored six points and grabbed six rebounds in a win at FIU in the conference opener (Jan. 8) ... played a season-high 27 minutes at East Carolina ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012-13 (Fr.): Eight points, including game-tying free throws and a go-ahead layup in the last minute of regulation, and seven rebounds in the overtime win against Marshall (Feb. 24) ... Five points and four rebounds against Houston (Feb. 10) ... Scored eight points with nine rebounds, with all of her points and eight rebounds coming in the second half, against UAB (Feb. 3) ... Picked up two rebounds and a point at SMU (Jan. 20), where she entered to rousing support that came from her native Rockwall ... Five points, six rebounds, an assist and a block at East Carolina (Jan. 10) ... Three points and four rebounds against Lamar (Dec. 30) ... Scored eight points with six rebounds against UTPA (Dec. 28) ... Made her first career start against UTSA (Dec. 20) ... Grabbed four boards against Stephen F. Austin (Dec. 15) ... Picked up five boards and two assists against McNeese State (Dec. 1) ... Scored three points against No. 3 Baylor (Nov. 27) ... Scored seven points and added five rebounds at UALR (Nov. 24) ... Pulled down nine rebounds at Texas State (Nov. 20) ... Had her first career multi-block game with two swats at Tennessee Tech (Nov. 17) ... Collected three points, three rebounds and her first career block against No. 24 Tennessee (Nov. 15) ... Posted five points and three rebounds against Prairie View (Nov. 9)
High School: A 2012 graduate of Rockwall High School in Rockwall, Tex... Named the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) 4A Player of the Year after leading Rockwall to a 33-8 record and to the finals of the state tournament... TABC all-state honoree and a two-time TGCA all-state selection... All-Region three times... Member of the Dallas Morning NewsAll-Metro team... Most Valuable Player of District 10-4A... McDonald's All-America nominee... Four-year starter for the Yellow Jackets... Served three seasons as the team captain... Finished prep career with 2,026 career points... Coached by Jill McDill... Outstanding student who was named to the TABC Academic All-State team as a senior.
Personal: Full Name: Alyssa Lang. Born: Oct. 14, 1993, in Rowlett, Tex. Parents: Neal and Tammy Lang of Rockwall. (one brother and one sister). Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Chose to attend Rice because, "Because I fell in love with everything about it. I love the team, the coaches, the location of the school and the great education I am going to get." Rice College: Duncan