Sept. 26, 2013
The Rice women's tennis team will enjoy their only home action of the fall when play opens in the Rice Fall Invitational on Friday morning at Jake Hess Tennis Stadium. There is no admission charge for the matches.
Rice will face off against players from Houston, UT-Arllington, Northwestern State, Montana, McNeese State, Texas AM, Texas State and Abilene Christian. Play begins at 8:30 with the opening round of doubles. Two rounds of doubles and the opener round of singles are scheduled to be played on Friday.
The Owls ended the 2013 spring campaign ranked 22nd after capturing the Conference USA title. Junior Natalie Beazant became the school's first All American since 1986. Beazant opened the fall season ranked 21st in singles and was joined in the rankings by senior Dominique Harmath who was ranked 49th.
Both Beazant and Harmath will miss the Rice Invitational as both will compete in the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships which kick off with qualifying matches on September 28.
Beazant has qualified for the main singles draw while Harmath will play in the singles qualifying round which gets underway on Sunday at UCLA. The pair, who are ranked 10th in doubles, will also play in the doubles main draw, which will be played at the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, California
Owls Storm Past Huskies After Rain Delay
11/05/2016 - After a lengthy rain delay, the Rice women’s tennis team race to wins in five of six singles matches against Washington to close out day two ...
Singles Opens Strongly at David Kent Invitational
11/04/2016 - The Rice women’s tennis team swept to wins in six of seven singles matches to highlight action in the first day of play in Texas A&M’s ...
Hodge and Zhang Fall in Regional Round of 16
10/22/2016 - Lindsey Hodge and Wendy Zhang both dropped their third round singles matches while Hodge and Priya Niezgoda saw their doubles run end in the...
Hodge Heads Owls’ Advances at ITA Regional
10/21/2016 - Lindsey Hodge and Wendy Zhang advanced the third round of singles while Hodge and Priya Niezgoda reached the quarterfinals in doubles to highlight...
Astete Leads Owls In Regional Opener
10/20/2016 - Fernanda Astete upset the 16th seed to lead a parade of five Rice women’s tennis player into the round of 32 in the singles competition at...
Ip Drops Oracle Masters Opener
10/13/2016 - Rice senior Katherine Ip dropped three-set match in her opening singles match of the second annual Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, California on...
Ip Set for Oracle Masters Play
10/12/2016 - Rice senior Katherine Ip will join with Old Dominion’s Adam Moundir in representing Conference USA in the second annual Oracle ITA Masters...
Hodge and Zhang Eliminated from Riviera ITA All...
10/05/2016 - Fifth seeds Lindsey Hodge and Wendy Zhang could not overcome the impact of an ankle injury to Zhanag and were eliminated in the second round of...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store