Location: Houston, Texas
Founded: 1891/1912
Enrollment: 6,487
Nickname: Owls
Colors: Blue and Gray
President: David W. Leebron
Athletics Director: Joe Karlgaard
Senior Woman Administrator: Stacy Mosley
Media Relations Director: Chuck Pool
Ticket Office Phone: 713-522-OWLS
Alumni Director: Carrie Brown

Athletics Website: riceowls.com
University Website: www.rice.edu
Alumni Website: http://alumni.rice.edu/
Facebook: Rice Athletics
Twitter: @riceowlsdotcom
Convention Bureau: www.houston-spacecity.com
Other Sites of Interest:

Football Stadium: Rice Stadium (47,000)
Basketball/Volleyball Arena: Tudor Fieldhouse (5,208)
Baseball: Reckling Park (5,368)
Soccer/Track & Field: Rice Track/Soccer Stadium
Tennis: Jake Hess Tennis Stadium
Swimming/Diving: Rice Pool

MEN (8) - Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field
WOMEN (8) - Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball


  • LANCE BERKMAN - St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers and MLB All-Star
  • RON BOZMAN - Academy Award-winning producer of "Silence of the Lambs"; Executive producer for "Philadelphia," "Beloved", and "For Love of the Game."
  • WILLIAM BROYLES - Former editor, Texas Monthly; former editor-in-chief, Newsweek; screenwriter
  • JAMES CASEY - Philadelphia Eagles Tight End
  • ROBERT CURL - Nobel Laureate (1996)
  • CHARLES DUNCAN - Former U.S. Secretary of Energy, former president of Coca-Cola
  • HENRY HERNANDEZ - Managing director, Soza International
  • ROY HOFHEINZ - State legislator, judge, sports magnate, circus owner, radio tycoon
  • MARY E. JOHNSTON - Editor, Fortune; originated the Fortune 500
  • LARRY McMURTRY - Pulitzer Prize winner; author, "Lonesome Dove," "Terms of Endearment" and "Last Picture Show"
  • JIM NEWMAN - NASA astronaut
  • SAM REED - President and CEO of Keebler

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