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    Erin Rice

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Burnham, Ill.

    Last College:
    Michigan State

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    MB

    Birthdate:
    04/29/1987

    Experience:
    3L

    Erin Rice

    Honors at Houston
    2006 Conference USA All-Freshman Team

    2008 Season (Junior)
    Appeared in 21 matched, including 14 starts... had three kills and four blocks against Florida Gulf Coast (Sept. 5)... notched eight kills and five blocks against Georgia (Sept. 11)... recorded three kills and three blocks against Texas State (Sept. 12)... registered four kills and five blocks against UALR (Sept. 19)... had four kills and three blocks against UT Arlington (Sept. 20)... finished with four kills and six blocks against Sam Houston State (Sept. 23)... slapped nine kills against UTEP (Sept. 28)... slammed three kills and three blocks against Tulsa (Oct. 3)... blasted three kills against Marshall (Oct. 12)... had five kills and six blocks against UCF (Oct. 17)... recorded three kills and three blocks against Southern Miss (Oct. 18)... slapped three kills against Rice (Oct. 21)... finished the match with six kills and five blocks against Tulane (Oct. 26)... recorded five blocks against UAB (Nov. 9).

    2007 Season (Sophomore)
    Played in 27 matches with 22 starts ... led the team with 121 blocks ... her 1.22 blocks per game were third most in C-USA ... added 112 kills ... recorded four blocks with three kills against Kansas State (Aug. 28) ... blocked five balls with four kills against New Mexico State (Sept. 2) ... notched three blocks and six kills against Cal State Bakersfield (Sept. 5) ... stuffed six balls and added nine kills against UTSA (Sept. 6) ... picked up 10 blocks and six kills agianst Texas State (Sept. 7) ... her 10 blocks tied a season-high ... set a season-high with 13 kills while added five blocks against Missouri (Sept. 7) ... recorded three blocks and three kills against Rice (Sept. 13) ... blocked six balls and slammed six kills against Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 14) ... tallied seven blocks and five kills agianst Southern Miss (Sept. 23) ... added seven blocks against Rice (Sept. 27) ... had seven kills against SMU (Oct. 7) ... had six blocks and four kills against UTEP (Oct. 14) ... tied her season-high with 10 blocks against UAB (Oct. 19) ... registered seven blocks and six kills against Tulsa (Nov. 11) ... had a double-double recording 10 blocks and 11 kills against Southern Miss in the C-USA Championship (Nov. 15).

    2006 Season (Freshman)
    Appeared in 33 matches and made 23 starts ... one of six players to earn C-USA All-Freshmen honors ... paced team with 121 blocks in 94 games ... her 1.29 blocks per game were second in C-USA ... picked up her play in conference matches, leading C-USA with 1.56 blocks per game ... chipped in 67 kills ... notched six kills on a .308 attack percentage and added three blocks against Robert Morris (Aug. 27) ... registered five kills on seven swings to go along with six blocks against Louisiana-Monroe (Sept. 2) ... added four kills and five blocks at Memphis (Sept. 22) ... recorded nine blocks against Tulane (Oct. 1) ... blocked a career-best 14 balls at Tulane (Oct. 13) ... her 14 blocks were the most recorded by a player in league action ... stuffed six balls against Tulsa (Oct. 27) ... tallied 12 blocks and ripped six kills on a .385 attack clip at Tulsa (Nov. 12) ... notched 13 blocks in Houston's quarterfinal upset of Marshall (Nov. 17) at the C-USA Tournament.

    Before Houston
    Rice redshirted the 2005 season with an injury at Michigan State.

    High School
    Did not play high school volleyball but ran track at Thornwood High School ... played club volleyball for the Celtic Force and Sports Performance VBC where she helped lead her squad to the 18's Open Division National Championship ... team captured three straight national championships.

    Personal
    Daughter of Herbert Clark and Lashawn Johnson ... born on April 29, 1987 ... intends to major in chemical engineering.

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