2,684 student-athletes were named to the Honor Roll
More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
Flanigan Wins Mile For Third-Straight Year
Owls Win Two-of-Three Meets; Next Stop C-USA Championships
2014-2015: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll... Scored 41.5 points at the National Collegiate Invitational meet in Rockwall, Texas, competing in the 100-backstroke (season-best 56.79), 50-free, 200-butterfly and 200-free relay... Swam a career-best 1:59.73 to reach the finals of the 200-back at the C-USA Championships... Also scored for the Owls at conference in the 400-individual medley with a career-best 4:26.47... Best 50-free was a 24.28... Contributed on various relays.
2013-2014: Bounced-back to be named the program's Most Improved Swimmer... Recorded some of the fastest times on the team and in Conference USA with new career-bests in both the 200-backstroke (2:00.46) and 100-back (56.56) while at the C-USA Championships... Swam a steady 5:05.77 in first attempt at the 500-freestyle while at the C-USA meet... Contributed to a host of relays over the course of the year.
2012-2013: Contributor in early dual meets before being sidelined the second half of the season... Swam both backstroke events and the 400-individual medley in the season-opening meet against Kansas.
2011- 2012: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Scored in both backstroke events at the C-USA Championships in her first season of Division I swimming... Placed third in the consolation finals of the 200-backstroke with a career-best 2:02.88, the second-fastest time by an Owl all season... Finished 13th in the conference in the 100-backstroke with a personal-best 57.75, the Owls' fourth-best mark of the year... Also swam the 400-individual medley at conference, posting a season-best 4:35.53... Competed on different Owl relays during the course of the year... Swam the 200-free in a home dual meet against the Miami Hurricanes and the 500-free at the Incarnate Word Invitational.
High School - A 2011 graduate of Loretto Academy in El Paso... Named the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame Private School Female Athlete of the Year as a senior in 2011... Four-year varsity letterwinner for Loretto under head coach Wright Stanton IV... Helped lead the Angels to a fifth-place finish at the Association of Private & Parochial Schools (TAPPS) state meet... Earned TAPPS first team All-State in 2010 and honorable mention all-state accolades in 2009 and 2008... Four-time first team all-state honoree by the Texas Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (TISCA)-Private Schools... Three-time first team all-city selection by the El Paso Times... Outstanding student who maintained a 3.73 grade point average... USA Swimming Scholastic All America in 2010... Two-time TAPPS Academic All State as a junior and senior... Member of the National Honor Society... Wrote for the school newspaper (The Prax).
Club - Veteran competitor for the West Texas Typhoon Swim Club... NSCA Junior National Qualifier... Coached by Jack Lin.
Personal - Full name: Faith Elizabeth Hirschi. Born: August 12, 1993, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Parents: Nathan and Janice Hirschi of El Paso, Tex. Volunteers time in a number of community service outreach programs. Rice College: Hanszen
|100 Backstroke||56.56||2014 C-USA Championships|
|200 Backstroke||1:59.73||2015 C-USA Championship|
|500 Freestyle||5:05.77||2014 C-USA Championships|
|100 Butterfly||1:01.52||2012 C-USA Championships|
|400 IM||4:26.47||2015 C-USA Championship|
Swimmers Win Another Seven Events Sunday at UIW...
12/18/2016 - It was more of the same success as the Rice swimmers won all seven events on Sunday’s second round of the annual Incarnate Word Invitational ...
Swimmers Dominate Opening Day of UIW Invitational
12/17/2016 - The Rice trio of Rylee Linhardt, Kate Nezelek and Jaecey Parham each won an individual event and swam on a winning relay to pace the Owl swimmers...
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Texas A&M Tops Rice In Dual Meet
12/05/2016 - The No. 5 ranked Texas A&M swim team claimed a dual meet victory over the Rice Owls by a score of 150.5 to 99.5 on Saturday (Dec. 3) in College...
Swim Team Announces Seven Signees
11/23/2016 - Seven swimmers with experience from the club and high school ranks have signed with Rice and will join the Owls in the fall of 2017, head swim...
Schillinger Breaks School Record Sunday at UH
11/20/2016 - Rice junior Marie-Claire Schillinger broke her own school record in winning the 200-yard breaststroke and the Owls closed out the three-day Phill...
Rice Wins 200-Medley Relay Saturday at UH
11/19/2016 - The Rice University swim team won the 200-medley relay (1:40.98) to highlight the Owls’ second day of action at the Phill Hansel Invitational...
Rhodes Wins 50 Freestyle Friday at UH
11/18/2016 - Rice junior newcomer Lauren Rhodes won the 50-yard freestyle and then anchored the winning 400-medley relay to lead the Owl swimmers on the opening...
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