The Rice soccer team hosts longtime rival Stephen F. Austin in an exhibition match on Friday (Aug. 12). Start time vs. the Ladyjacks is set for 7 pm at Holloway Field.
In 2016 Rice returns seven of 11 starters that posted a 10-7-2 record and advanced to the Conference USA Tournament. The Blue & Gray return a total of 20 letterwinners from a year ago and welcome in a talented new recruiting class.
The Owls officially open the 2016 season on the road at SMU on Aug. 19 (Friday). Rice plays its home-opener on Aug. 26 vs. crosstown foe Houston Baptist.