April 13, 2013
Jessica Kuster was named MVP at the Rice Women's Basketball Banquet on Saturday. Kuster led the squad with 16.1 points and 10.1 rebounds per game.
Kuster averaged a double-double for the third straight season, is one of two active juniors nationally to have averaged a double-double in all three of their seasons. She was named First Team All-C-USA for her efforts this season.
Megan Palmer was named the team's newcomer of the year, finishing second on the team with 9.5 points per game. Palmer ranked 4th among C-USA freshmen in scoring and second among C-USA Freshmen in rebounding. She was named C-USA Freshman of the Year on Dec. 17.
Christal Porter was named the team's Most Improved Player, averaging 8.1 rebounds per game, which ranked 9th in C-USA and ranked ninth in C-USA games in field goal percentage. She had double digit points in seven of the final eight games of the season.
Kuster and Nakachi Maduka shared the Defensive Award, after Kuster earning Defensive Player of the Year honors, and Maduka having to play against the other team's best perimeter defender. Kuster led C-USA in blocks, while Maduka's top defensive performance came holding C-USA Player of the Year Keena Mays to 2-20 shooting and six points on Mar. 3.
Jessica Goswitz received the Fighting Owl Award, after being named Academic All-C-USA and starting all 30 games at point guard. She averaged 4.6 points and was second on the squad with 70 assists.
Megan Shafer received the team's Academic Award. A member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, Shafer shot 36.8 percent from distance in C-USA play, and scored nine or more points in three of the last four games of the season.
Women's Basketball Faces Oklahoma St. Saturday ...
11/25/2016 - Off to their best start (3-1) since the 2008-09 season, the Rice Owls will face the challenge of snapping the Oklahoma State Cowgirls 52-game, non-...
Defense Shines in 64-50 Win Over Grand Canyon
11/22/2016 - The Rice Owls women’s basketball team improved to 3-1 to start the season with a 64-50 home victory over Grand Canyon at Tudor Fieldhouse...
Owls Clash with Grand Canyon Tuesday at Tudor...
11/21/2016 - After starting the non-conference season 2-1, the Owls return home Tuesday to the friendly confines of Tudor Fieldhouse to host the Grand Canyon...
Women's Basketball Defeats HBU, 79-53
11/19/2016 - The Rice Owls women’s basketball team led from start to finish in a convincing 79-53 victory at Houston Baptist Saturday afternoon at Sharp Gym.
Women's Basketball Faces Crosstown HBU on Saturday
11/19/2016 - The Owls return to the city of Houston to travel across down and play the Houston Baptist Huskies Saturday afternoon in the first meeting between...
Rainey Scores 21 in Loss at LSU
11/16/2016 - Three Owls scored in double-figures, led by a game-high 21 points from junior guard Shani Rainey, but a late Rice rally fell short in a 66-55 loss ...
Owls Travel to LSU on Wednesday
11/15/2016 - Following a 68-57 victory in their season opener at home vs. Prairie View A&M, the Owls make their first road trip of the year on Wednesday when...
Owls Win Season Opener over Prairie View A&M,...
11/11/2016 - The Rice Owls women’s basketball team started the 2016-17 campaign in style by defeating the Prairie View A&M Lady Panthers 68-57 on opening ...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store