2017 Night of the Owl
31st annual banquet
31st annual banquet
Start In Charlotte Set For 3:30 PM (Central Time)
Selected to serve as a team captain for the 2016 season...
2015: All-Academic Honor Roll; Earned the team’s annual Warrior Award for having the best attitude and work ethic at practices and games... Appeared in five games totaling 50 minutes, including the Conference USA Tournament… Played a season-long 18 minutes against C-USA runner-up Marshall.
2014: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Appeared in six games totaling 109 minutes... Played a season-long 45 minutes against C-USA foe Southern Miss.
2013: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Played in 16 of the team's 18 games... Made seven starts in debut season of Division I soccer, including opening day vs. defending Southland Conference champion Stephen F. Austin... Averaged 48 minutes per game and played 90 or more minutes four times... The Owls went 2-1-1 in her four starts where she played 90 or more minutes... Finished the season with three shots... Maintained a .333 shots-on-goal percentage.
Club -- Proven performer for the Clearwater Chargers... Florida ODP State pool and Region III ODP camp in 2011... Led the team to two Disney Showcase titles.
High School -- Four-year varsity starter and two-year team captain at T.R. Robinson High School... First-team defender on Hillsborough Times' all-county soccer team... Eight goals, five assists as senior, leading Knights to second consecutive District 9-3A title... Named the Knights' Most Valuable Player while earning first team all-conference and second team all-county as a junior... Earned second team all-conference as a sophomore and tabbed as the school's defensive MVP... Versatile athlete who was also a state qualifier for track, and a regional qualifier in both the pole-vault and springboard diving... Helped lead cheerleading team to Class A runner-up finish... National AP Scholar... Member of the National Honor Society and principal's honor roll in International Baccalaureate program... Winner of Aeronautical Excellence Award... Among eight recipients of Mandy Stoll Scholar-Athlete Award.
Personal -- Full name: Ruth Lia Seleznick. Parents: Mitchel and Nerina Seleznick of Tampa, Fla. (has one brother). Chose to attend Rice over the U.S. Naval Academy, Air Force, Florida, MIT, University of Chicago and Florida State