Quartet matches most in an academic year at Rice
UCLA 4, Rice 0
Salman Khan - Commencement Speaker
Salman Khan - Commencement Speaker
Advance to Sweet 16 to face top-seeded UCLA on Thursday
The 45th ranked Rice women's tennis team took some time off during spring break practices to visit the KIPP Intrepid Preparatory School
Rice met Texas A&M in a dual match on February 24
Rice defeated Louisiana-Lafayette, 7-0 on January 21.
Women's tennis defeated Lamar 7-0 on January 20
2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009
HONORS AT RICE
2012 C-USA All Academic
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2009, 2010, 2011 ITA Scholar Athlete
Lone senior on the 2012 Owls... All C-USA Academic pick who had a 12-11 mark in singles... Was 2-1 in NCAA doubles action with Katie Gater... Closed the regular season with three straight wins... Missed out on a 13th win when her serve for match point vs. Illinois was halted by rain... Posted a 3-2 singles record in limited action in the fall... Advanced to the third round of the Cougar Fall Draw in singles.... Teammed with Stephanie Nguyen to reach the third round of doubles at the ITA Regional.
2010 -11 Season(Junior)
Posted a 16-6 recored with Rebekka Hänle in her third year of playing #1 doubles... Duo posted a 2-1 mark against ranked opponents... Now has a career 45-21 mark in three years in the top doubles spot (two years with Julie Chao, one with Hänle)... Finished 8-11 in singles... Posted an 8-3 record in fall play and a 6-5 mark in doubles... Captured the Flight 2 singles title at the Rice Invite and reached the singles semifinals at the Midland Invite after wins over the tournament's #3 and #6 seeds--Pepperdine's Adrianna Colffer 6-3, 2-6, (10) and Lamar's Mariaryeni Gutierrez 6-1, 4-6, 6-1... Reached the doubles quarterfinals at the USTA-ITA Regional in Waco while partnering with Jessica Jackson... Finished 3-3 on the year with Jackson in doubles... Teamed with Dominque Harmath to reach the RIce Invite Flight 1 doubles final.
2009-10 Season (Sophomore)
Posted a 12-9 record in singles, including a 10-8 mark at No. 4.... Posted a 2-1 mark against conference foes during the season Split six, three-set matches... Combined with Julie Chao to be ranked 43rd after posting a 15-6 record at No. 1 doubles... Finished with a 3-2 mark against ranked doubles opponents including a win over 16th ranked Irene Rehberger and Melissa Koning of South Florida... Won their final three doubles matches, including a pair of wins at the C-USA Championship by a combined score of 16-6. Posted a 5-4 mark in singles during the fall... Advanced to the round of 16 at the Midland Invite before falling to Pepperdine's Ali Waters... Teamed with Alex Rasch to capture the women's doubles at the ITA Summer Circuit Southeast Regional event held in Gainesville, Fla.... Reached the quarterfinals of the singles competition at the same event.
2008-09 Season (Freshman)
Finished her rookie campaign with a 13-9 record in singles, playing both at No.2 (8-7) and No. 3 (5-2) positions... Earned All Conference USA Third Team... Defeated Thalia Diaz-Barriga of Tulsa 6-4, 6-3, to give the Owls a 3-0 lead over the two-time defending conference champs, but Tulsa rallied to take the match 4-3.... Teamed with Julie Chao to finish 14-9 at No. 1 doubles... Recorded a 4-5 singles record during the fall ... won her opening-round match at the Midland Invitational before falling to Nebraska's fifth-seeded Madeleine Gilbert in a third-set super tiebreaker ... went 1-2 at the Holiday Inn Astrodome Rice Classic (Oct. 17-19) ... tallied a 2-2 record at the Wilson ITA Southwest Regional Championships (Oct. 24-26) ... teamed with Julie Chao for a 3-1 doubles record at the Wilson ITA Southwest Regional Championships (Oct. 24-26).
Held the No. 1 ranking in Guatemala and Central America on various occasions throughout her junior career ... reached three ITF Tournament singles finals and won 12 ITF Tournament doubles titles in countries all across the world ... represented Guatemala at the 2007 Fed Cup in Uruguay and 2008 Fed Cup in Bolivia.
Daughter of Jorge Guzman and Lilyan Benecke ... born on June 7, 1989 ... intends to major in economics ... also recruited by Georgetown, Penn, Wisconsin, DePaul and Boston College ... member of Wiess College.and Judith Jackson ... born on June 26, 1989
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