Owls place third as a team
Freshman shines on big stage
Rice wins four events in regular season finales
Where the Owls stand at the halfway point
Patel's TFRRS Results
AT MAJOR MEETS
2016 C-USA Cross Country - 15th, 5k, 18:00.3
2016 NCAA South Central (XC) - 44th, 6k, 22:00.9
2017 C-USA Indoor - 10th, 3000m, 9:59.58
2017 C-USA Indoor - 4th, 5000m, 17:19.89
2017 C-USA Outdoor - 5th, 5000m, 17:45.61
5k - 18:00.3, C-USA Championships (10/29/16)
6k - 21:42.8, Texas A&M Invitational (9/24/16)
Mile - 5:05.29, Howie Ryan Invitational (2/10/17)
3000m - 9:55.92, Charlie Thomas Invitational (2/3/17)
5000m - 17:19.89, C-USA Championships (2/18/17)
1500m - 4:38.88, J. Fred Duckett Twilight (4/22/17)
5000m - 17:11.30, Oxy Invitational (5/6/17)
Cross Country: Helped guide the Owls to a C-USA team title by placing 15th and earning All-Conference honors at the C-USA Championships...would later finish 44th at the South Central Regional...ran a season-best 6k of 21:42.8 at the Texas A&M Invitational. Indoor: Part of the winning DMR team at the Charlie Thomas Invitational (2/3/17)...placed fourth in the 5000m at the C-USA Championships...second in the mile at the Howie Ryan Invitational. Outdoor: Placed fifth in the 5000m at the C-USA Championships...second in the 3000m at the Cougar Spring Break Invitational...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Graduated from Memorial High School and competed for the Mustangs under coach Vicki Bevan...was a four-time state qualifier in the 5k (17:41 PB)....fourth place finish at state her senior year...All-Greater Houston distant athlete (2x)...was also a four-time state qualifier in the 3200m and two-time qualifier in the 1600m...fourth place finish in the 3200m her senior year (10:34.55 PB)...PB of 4:56.10 in 1600m; 4:37.98 in 1500m and 9:46.93 in 1500m...cross country team won district her junior and senior years...member of the National Honor Society.
Full name: Khayla Jayesh Patel...Parents: Binny and Jayesh Patel (two younger brothers)......Rice College: Jones.