2,684 student-athletes were named to the Honor Roll
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
Hawkins scores season-high 21 points in 62-59 loss
Elena Gumbs, Alyssa Lang and Megan Palmer discuss their upcoming final home game at Tudor Fieldhouse.
2015-16 (Sr.): Played in 16 games, making two starts...averaged 8.8 minutes per contest...scored 1.6 points and grabbed 1.5 rebounds per game...scored a season-high 9 points vs. Houston (12/5)...grabbed 3 key rebounds and had a game-saving block in the Owls' OT victory over Louisiana Tech in the second round of the C-USA Championship...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014-15 (Jr.): Saw action in all 30 games, making 12 starts ... averaged 3.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per game ... scored a season-high 11 points (5-of-8 from the field) in a win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11/24) ... scored 10 points against both Stephen F. Austin (12/6) and McNeese State (12/19) ... grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds in a victory over Alcorn State (11/28) ... made a three-pointer from midcourt before the halftime buzzer at North Texas (1/10) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013-14 (So.): Played in all 30 games, making 20 starts ... averaged 4.4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game in 14.0 minutes played per game ... scored a season-high 13 points on two occasions, including in the the season-opening victory at Prairie View A&M (Nov. 8) ... also scored 13 points against Old Dominion (Feb. 19), making 6-of-11 shots from the field ... scored in double-figures six times ... grabbed a season-high nine rebounds in a win at Tulsa (Feb. 12) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012-13 (Fr.): Scored nine points with six rebounds to help Rice upset league champion SMU (Mar 7) ... Scored 17 points against UCF (Feb. 21) ... Eight points and 10 rebounds at Tulsa (Feb. 17) ... 14 pts and nine rebs at Southern Miss (Jan. 27) ...Nine points against UTEP (Jan. 24) ... Scored 11 points with 7 rebounds against Tulane (Jan. 17) ... Blocked Tulsa's last-second shot attempt (Jan. 13) ... Two blocks at East Carolina (Jan. 10) ... Returned to action at No. 24 Texas A&M, scoring 15 points ... Averages 10.0 points vs. AP Top 25 ... Named C-USA Freshman of the Week on Dec. 17 ... Scored 20 points with four blocks and three assists against Stephen F. Austin (Dec. 15) ... Posted a double-double against Chicago State (Dec. 13) ... Scored 24 points, including 18 in the second half to key an 11-point Rice comeback, along with 14 rebs against McNeese State (Dec. 1) ... Scored 14 pts with nine rebs at Texas State (Nov. 20) ... Scored 17 points at Tennessee Tech, hitting the first two 3-point attempts of her career (Nov. 17) ... Picked up 15 points at No. 24 Tennessee (Nov. 15) ... Hit an alley-oop layup off of an inbound pass to give the Owls a 20-16 lead over the Lady Vols ... Posted nine rebs against Prairie View (Nov. 9).
High School: A 2012 graduate of Cinco Ranch High School... Four-year starter for coach Michelle Morris... 19-5A Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-District 19-5A for 2011-12... Team posted 26-9 record for 2012... As a senior, averaged 13.0 ppg and 7.8 rebounds in scoring 428 points... First Team All-District 19-5A as a junior and Second Team All-District 19-5A as a sophomore and freshman... Academic all-state... Four-time Academic All-District 19-5A... McDonald's All-American nominee... Selected to play in the 10th annual Greater Houston Girls Basketball Association All-Star game... Selected to play in the Elements of a Champion All-Star Game in Duncanville, Texas... All-tournament team - Mustang Classic 2011 and McDonald's Pasadena Tournament 2010... Most Valuable Player McDonald's College Station Tournament in 2010... Finished career with 1,456 points (10.5 ppg) and 1,036 rebounds (7.45 rpg)... Three-year team captain and two-time Most Valuable Player... Senior Captain's Award... National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
Full name: Megan Nicole Palmer... Born: Jan. 19, 1994... Parents: John and Patty Palmer (one sister)... Cousin, Jessica Jessing, plays basketball for Western Michigan... Rice College: Hanszen
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