The Cowgirls Spring Season Closed With The Alumni Game and Awards Banquet
Cowgirls O'Reilly, Masumiya, McCormick and Baytaluke combine for goals in the victory.
The Cowgirls honor their three seniors Davis, Masumiya and Rice prior to today's match.
The loss marks the first defeat for UW in 10 games.
UW carries an all-time best nine match unbeaten streak into the weekend.
2010: Rice missed the 2010 season due to a knee injury. She was awarded a medical redshirt and will compete in the 2011 season for the Cowgirls.
2009: Rice had a breakout season as a junior in the Cowgirl attack. Rice saw action in all but one game and started in 13 games in 2009. She was second on the squad in goals scored with three, and took the most shots of any 2010 returning player with 27. Rice had the highest shots on goal percentage with 59 of her shots on goal. Against TCU, Rice scored two goals including the game winner in overtime and gave the Cowgirls a huge road victory. In the classroom, Rice earned Academic All-MWC for the first time in her career.
2008: Rice scored her first career goal in a 3-1 win over Bryant University. She saw action in 18 games and started seven. Rice also added one assist and took nine shots. She earned her first letter award.
2007: Rice played in four games for the Cowgirls and took one shot.
2006: Rice redshirted in 2006.
High School: Rice was a team captain her senior year and was selected First Team All-State, All-Conference and All-Region. She was selected as the 2006 Wyoming Player of the Year. She scored 19 goals her senior year as Jackson Hole went undefeated in conference play. As a junior, she was a Wyoming First Team All-State selection. She was the top scoring midfielder in the state as she scored nine goals and dished out six assists. She was named First Team All-Conference, First Team All-Region and Second Team All-State following her sophomore season. She scored seven goals and had nine assists as a sophomore. As a freshman, she was named First Team All-Conference as she helped lead Jackson High to the State Cup Playoffs for the first time in school history. She scored three goals, two of which were game winners, and dished out six assists as a freshman. She helped lead Jackson High to a conference championship as both a sophomore and freshman. She has played for the Wyoming Olympic Development Team and also played on two Salt Lake City club teams, the Celtic Storm Premier `88 and the Sparta Premier `88. She also excelled in basketball and was Jackson Hole High's starting point guard her senior season. She has been a member of the honor roll throughout high school. She earned three letter awards in both soccer and basketball.
Personal: She was born on Aug. 17, 1988 in Kailua, Hawaii. She is the daughter of Denise and Joe Rice and has two younger sisters, Ellie and Brooke. She is majoring in kinesiology and health promotion at UW.