By Kenny Bybee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
HOUSTON - The Rice Owls volleyball team will host its eighth annual Meet and Greet on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. in Fox Gym. Family, friends and fans of Rice volleyball are all invited to attend.
Festivities start in Fox Gym, with an intrasquad scrimmage, then move up to the Trauber Suite, where light appetizers, desserts and drinks will be served. Admission for the after scrimmage social will be $10.
Rice is coming off a 23-10 season in 2014 in which they advanced to the Conference USA Tournament championship game. The Owls were picked to finish third this season in C-USA by the league's coaches in the preseason poll. Juniors Chelsey Harris and Leah Mikesky were each named to the Preseason All-Conference USA Team.
The Owls open the season on Aug. 28 in Austin when they partake in the University of Texas Tournament, beginning with the No. 3 Longhorns at 5 p.m. The following day Rice will face both LSU (10 a.m.) and UC Irvine (4:30 p.m.).
Season tickets and individual match tickets are available on RiceOwls.com.