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Day in the Life: Emmanuel Ellerbee
7 years ago

Day in the Life: Emmanuel Ellerbee

SPORT: FOOTBALL HOMETOWN: HOUSTON COLLEGE: BAKER MAJOR: CIVIL ENGINEERING COACH: DAVID BAILIFF

The son of a statistics teacher and the grandson of a prominent jazz drummer, Emmanuel Ellerbee ’18 brings more …
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Day in the Life: Wendy Knight
7 years ago

Day in the Life: Wendy Knight

SPORT: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOMETOWN: SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE: LOVETT MAJOR: COMPUTATIONAL AND APPLIED MATH COACH: TINA LANGLEY

Last season, Wendy Knight was one of the Rice Owls’ top contributors, starting in almost …
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Jimoh Returns to Rice
7 years ago

Jimoh Returns to Rice

AT AGE 10, FUNMI JIMOH PENNED a prophetic journal entry: “I’m going to go to the Olympics.” More than 20 years later, the decorated Rice alumna and former U.S. …
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Workout With a View
8 years ago

Workout With a View

THE BRIAN PATTERSON SPORTS PERFORMANCE CENTER, which opened in August, helps athletes keep their goals in sight. The 60,000-square-foot building features a glass wall that affords a panoramic view of …
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Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16
8 years ago

Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16

FOR RECENT RICE graduate Lauren Hughes ’16, playing professional soccer in Iceland for UMF Selfoss has provided an unexpected challenge — too much time. “When I moved to Iceland, …
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DAY IN THE LIFE: Yosef Presburger
8 years ago

DAY IN THE LIFE: Yosef Presburger

Senior Yosef Presburger started playing tennis when he was 6 and competed until he was sidelined by an injury in high school. A native of Mexico, he also grew …
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Golf is Life
8 years ago

Golf is Life

JUNIOR MITCHELL MEISSNER attacks his bunker play during practice at Wildcat Golf Club, the Rice golf team’s home course. The links-style course offers something rare for Houston-area players: elevation …
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Day in the Life: Katherine Ip
8 years ago

Day in the Life: Katherine Ip

All-American senior Katherine Ip helped the Rice tennis team clinch its fourth consecutive C-USA championship last spring. Following some stellar postseason play in the NCAA Women’s Championship tournament, she vaulted …
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Olympic Owls

TWO FORMER RICE ATHLETES ARE headed to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Lennie Waite ’09 will compete in the grueling 3,000-meter steeplechase, representing Great Britain. Waite, a native of …
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Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy
8 years ago

Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy

Before she even attends her first class this fall, Rice soccer player Erin Mikeska is already a part of a Rice University legacy — she’s the latest in a …
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