Junior Lauren Hughes scored twice to help the Rice soccer team overcome an early 2-0 deficit and claim a 3-2 overtime victory over visiting Air Force Saturday evening at Holloway Field in Houston.
With an unbeaten streak of five-straight matches, the Rice soccer team is back home at Holloway Field on Saturday at 7 pm.
Rice senior goalkeeper Amy Czyz has been named the Conference USA Soccer Defensive Player of the Week the league office announced from its headquarters in Irving, Tex., on Monday (Sept. 15).
The Rice and Arkansas soccer teams finished in a 0-0 tie after 90 minutes of regulation and two overtime periods Friday night in Fayetteville, Ark.
The Rice soccer team returns to action with a road match at SEC power Arkansas on Friday (Sept. 12).
The Owl duo of Jenny Fichera and Nia Stallings have been named the C-USA Soccer Defensive Player of the Week and Co-Offensive Player of the Week, respectively, the league office announced Monday.