Rice -- Brings a great deal of speed and endurance to the outside midfield... Has the ability to beat players in the attacking third and serve dangerous crosses into the box... 2004 -- Western Athletic Conference All-Academic honoree... Capped a solid first season of Division I soccer... One of the first players off the bench all season long, including the Owls' first-ever NCAA Tournament match against Illinois... Became the sixth player in Rice history to record two assists in a single game (vs. North Texas, Sept. 26), tying the school record... Tallied an assist in the win over Texas Southern.
Club -- Helped lead the 86 Austin Warriors to the 2003 ODP state championship... ODP STYSA State Pool participant.
High School -- 2004 graduate of St. Stephen's Episcopal in Austin... Two-time all-Southwest Parochial Conference honoree in soccer... Helped the Spartans win the district co-championship in 2004... Led the SPC in goals scored for three straight years... Coached in soccer by Bobby Murphy... Multi-sport letterwinner in track and cross country for the Spartans... Four-time SPC champion in both the 800- and 1600-meters... Set the district record in the 800... Won the SPC cross country championship as a freshman in 2000... Was also recruited by Wake Forest and Tulane for soccer and Columbia for track and field... Graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the honor roll for four years.
Personal -- Full Name: Eleanor Marguerite Waite. Birthdate: Feb. 4, 1986, at Paisley, Scotland. Parents: Barry and Christina Waite of Austin (four sisters). Father was a member of the U.S. National Rugby team in 1976. Sister, Katie, ran track and cross country at Rice (1998-2003). College: Brown.
Rice Stats Year GP/GS Shots Goals Asst. Points GWG 2004 21/0 9 0 3 3 0