Astete delivers clinch point
Bowtell delivers Valentine's Day clincher
Owls welcome Texas A&M at 2 p.m. on Wednesday
Face TCU on Saturday
4-0 win on Sun day
Rice defeated Houston 4-3 on Feb. 17
Rice defeated Texas A&M, 4-3, on Valentine's Day
Rice defeated Lamar 7-0 on January 20
Rice faced TCU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Rice captured its fifth consecutive C-USA title by defeating FIU 4-1
Honors at Rice
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll 2017
All C-USA Doubles (third team) 2017
Posted an unbeaten record in singles (7-0) while enjoying a run in the national doubles rankings with Alison Ho, finishing the year tied for the team lead with 15 doubles wins (15-6/1365 w/Ho)… Won both of her conference singles matches, downing Kylee Kato of UTSA, 6-1, 6-4, and Jill van den Dungen of Louisiana Tech, 6-4, 6-0… duo defeated a pair of ranked opponents… Defeated Fresno State’s 50th ranked Katerina Stloukalova and Georgia Lawson during the ITA Kickoff and then Texas Tech’s No. 33 Gabriela Talaba and Felicity Maltby. Fall: Compiled 17wins in singles and doubles while breaking into collegiate tennis during the fall tournament campaign... Finished 10-5 in singles and 7-5 in doubles.
Ranked as a 5-Star recruit and ranked as high as 27th nationally and 3rd in Gulf States on Tennisrecruiting.net... Complied twenty-three, 1st & 2nd place titles in the National Level 2/Sectional level tournaments in U16 & U18 age groups--Thirteen in singles and ten in doubles... National Level 1 Doubles Championship 2014, 3rd place/Bronze Ball Winner (U16); Quarterfinalist in 2015 Clay Courts Nationals... Competed successfully for Team Texas at the Girls 18 Nationals Team Championship; and Girls 16 Intersectional... Recipient of the 2015 Mary Lowden Award as the outstanding junior USTA girl in Texas; and the Nancy Jeffett Sportsmanship, USTA Texas Award.
Full Name: Priya Anne Niezgoda... Born: 01/13/1998 at Austin, Texas... Father: Paul Niezgoda, Mother: Asha Hegde-Niezgoda... Graduate of Chaparral Star Academy High School in Austin, TX...Ranked second in her graduating class... President of the National Honor Society, and secretary of yearbook ... Recipient of High School Distinguished Student Award.