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2011 Rice Volleyball Quick Facts

University Information
Location: Houston, Texas
Founded: 1891
Enrollment: 5,760
Nickname: Owls
Mascot: Sammy the Owl
Colors: Blue (Pantone 281c) and Gray (Pantone 428c)
Conference: Conference USA
Facility: Tudor Fieldhouse (5,750)
University Area Code: 713

University Personnel
President: David W. Leebron (Harvard, 1976)
Faculty Representative: tba
Athletics Director: Rick Greenspan (Maryland, 1975)
Athletics Phone Number: 348-6920
Ticket Office Phone Number: 522-OWLS (6957)

Mailing Address:
P.O. 1892, MS548
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Shipping Address:
6100 S. Main MS548
Houston, TX 77005

Internet Site:
www.riceowls.com

Volleyball Information
2010 Record: 16-16
2010 Conference USA Record/Place: 11-9/5th
2010 Post-season: n/a
Starters R/L: 4/2
Letterwinners R/L: 10/4
Newcomers: 5
Conference Affiliations:
Conference USA (2005-present)
Western Athletic Conference (1996-2004)
Southwest Conference (1982-1995)
All-Time Record: 558-526 (31 years)
All-Time C-USA Record: 54-45 (6 years)
All-Time C-USA Championship Record: 5-4
C-USA Championships: 1 (2009)
All-Time WAC Record: 69-57 (1996-2004)
All-Time WAC Championship Record: 3-6 (6 appearances)
All-Time SWC Record: 33-104 (14 years)
All-Time SWC Championship Record: 0-4 (4 appearances)
NCAA Championship Appearances: 2009 (0-1); 2008 (0-1); 2004 (0-1)

Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Genny Volpe (Texas A&M, 1995)

School Record: 129-86, seven years
Overall Record: same
Office Phone: 348-8884
Assistant: Melissa Ferris (Arizona, 1996; seventh season)
Office Phone: 348-8883
Assistant Coach: Russell Brock (Southern Cal, 1996; sixth season)
Office Phone: 348-4795

Athletic Trainer: Mary Bruckner (Texas, 2009; third season)

Office Fax: 348-6019

Media Relations
Assistant AD/Sports Information: Chuck Pool (Nebraska, 1980)
Pool's e-mail: cpool@rice.edu
Office Number: 348-5775

Volleyball Contact: Jay Jameson (Indiana, 1989)
Jameson's e-mail: jj7473@rice.edu
Office Number: 348-8874
Mobile Number: (614) 354-9422
Office Fax: 348-6019

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