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
Women's Tennis Signs Haet
11/16/2016 - Rice head women’s tennis coach Elizabeth Schmidt announced on Wednesday the Owls have signed Australian standout Michaela Haet to a National ...
Owls Wrap Fall Campaign
11/13/2016 - Priya Niezgoda and Savannah Durkin won for the third straight day to highlight wins in four of six singles matches against Princeton by the Rice...
Astete and Niezgoda Lead Owls on Day Two of LSU...
11/13/2016 - Fernanda Astete rallied to defeat the 38th ranked player in the country while Priya Niezgoda added a straight set win over another ranked opponent ...
Singles Sweep Sparks First Day at LSU Fall...
11/11/2016 - Lindsey Hodge stormed back from a first set loss to win in three sets and complete a sweep of singles matches for Rice in the opening day of action...
Zhang Wraps Unbeaten Weekend
11/06/2016 - Wendy Zhang capped an unbeaten weekend by downing 15th ranked Saska Gavrilovska of Texas A&M to lead the Rice women’s tennis team on the...
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...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store