Feb. 28, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Rice freshman distance runner Cali Roper ran a season-best 16:46.02 in the 5000m run to place second at Friday’s C-USA Indoor Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex. Roper finished behind only UAB’s Elinor Kirk (16:35.38) to medal in her first-ever collegiate track and field championships.
The distance medley relay team of Ellen Diemert, Precious Knighton, Allie Schaich, Heather Olson, Leslie Schilsky, Imani Mark, Katie Jensen and Cybil Obiozor finished in fifth with a time of 12:00.90, earning four points.
Tyneisha McCoy narrowly missed qualifying in the 400m dash, finishing in a time of 56.639 and getting edged by Middle Tennessee’s Shaina Johnson (56.632). McCoy also finished 13th in the 200m dash with a time of 24.78.
Rice (12 points) sits in seventh place overall after the first day of the meet, 12 points behind third-place UAB.
Rice Scoring Performances
2. Cali Roper, 16:46.02
Ding Selected Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of ...
06/19/2015 - Rice sophomore Daisy Ding became the first female athlete in school history to be awarded the Conference USA Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the...
Ding Earns First-Team All-American Honors
06/13/2015 - Rice sophomore jumper Daisy Ding earned USTFCCCA First-Team All-American honors by placing eighth in the triple jump at Saturday's NCAA Outdoor...
Three Owls Set for NCAA Outdoor Championships
06/09/2015 - Three Owls will be representing Rice track and field this week as they travel to the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships,...
Rice to build new soccer, track and field facility
06/04/2015 - Rice University will begin construction soon on a new $2 million grandstand, enclosed press box and team facilities for soccer and men's and women'...
Ding, Obiozor Advance to NCAA Outdoor...
05/30/2015 - Rice sophomores Daisy Ding and Cybil Obiozor each finished in the top 12 of the triple jump at Saturday's NCAA West Prelims to advance to the NCAA ...
Roper Places 18th at NCAA West Prelims
05/28/2015 - Rice sophomore distance runner Cali Roper put a finishing touch on a stellar sophomore season by placing 18th in the 10,000m at Thursday's NCAA...
MacFarlane, Roper Selected to C-USA All-Academi...
05/27/2015 - Rice track and field athletes Belle MacFarlane and Cali Roper were each named to the C-USA All-Academic Team, the league office announced Wednesday...
Ding, Roper Named C-USA Performers of the Meet
05/22/2015 - Rice's Daisy Ding and Cali Roper were named Conference USA Female Field Performer and Co-Track Performer of the Meet, respectively, the league...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store