Volleyball Heads To El Paso To Face Miners Sunday

Portia Okafor and the Owls head to UTEP Sunday afternoon.
Oct. 17, 2015

UTEP Notes (Match 21)

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m. (CT)
Rice Owls (13-7, 3-3 C-USA) at Miners (7-14, 1-6 C-USA)
El Paso, Texas • Memorial Gym (5,200)

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Series Record: Rice leads, 31-9


  • The Owls travel to El Paso on Sunday to face the Miners at 2 p.m. (CT). Rice, who currently sits in seventh place in the C-USA standings, is 2-4 on the road (1-1 in league play). Rice leads the all-time series over the Miners, 31-9, including a pair of wins last season. 
  • Rice played a school record fourth consecutive, five-set match in Thursday’s loss to UTSA. The Owls have gone to five sets on seven different occassions in 2015, posting a 4-3 record in such instances. 
  • The Owls will be looking to avoid a three match losing streak, which last occured in late October of 2013.
  • Rice checks in at No. 60 in the latest NCAA RPI rankings released on Monday. Rice trails only WKU (No. 19) amongst C-USA schools in the rankings. UTSA is ranked No. 88.





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