HOUSTON - Rice volleyball head coach Genny Volpe announced on Wednesday the team's 2017 spring schedule, which will get underway on Saturday, Feb. 25 when the Owls visit Houston Baptist (teams/times TBA).
The Owls will host Texas State on Friday, March 24 at Tudor Fieldhouse (time TBA) and then will host TCU, Texas A&M and Houston on Saturday, April 1 (times TBA).
Rice concludes the spring slate at the annual FAST College Tournament on April 8 with competition and times still to be determined.
The Owls finished the 2016 campaign with a 20-12 record and advanced all the way to the C-USA Championship match before falling to eventual champion WKU in a thrilling five sets. Rice returns 10 letterwinners and five starters from the 2015 team.
2017 Spring Schedule
Saturday, February 25 - at Houston Baptist
Friday, March 24 - Texas State (Tudor Fieldhouse)
Saturday, April 1 - TCU, Texas A&M, Houston (Tudor Fieldhouse)
Saturday, April 8 - at FAST College Tournament (Houston)