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C-USA Championship Bracket
The Rice women’s tennis team will begin its quest for a sixth consecutive Conference USA title on Friday at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center in Norfolk, Virginia earning a bye after securing the second seed in the tournament.
The Owls will face the winner of Thursday’s match between seventh seed WKU and 10th seed Louisiana Tech at 10 a.m. on Friday. Top seed FIU will also open play on Friday at 10 a.m., facing the winner of Thursday’s opening round meeting between eighth seed Southern Miss and ninth seed Charlotte.
Rice won the second of its five consecutive C-USA crowns at the Folkes-Stevens Center in 2014 when the second seeded Owls defeated top seed Tulsa 4-2.