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Meet invites for both 12 and Under Champs and 13 and Over Champs meets have been added to the events page.

The invite has been updated. Please click this link for more information on Rice Aquatics March Madness swim meet March 7th.

Four Rice Aquatics Swimmers competed this past weekend at the Southern Regional TAAPS swim meet at the Conroe ISD Natatorium. All four swimmers will be advancing to the state meet in San Antonio in two weeks. The following is a list of finishes. Christine McGough - 2nd 50 Fr and 4th 100 Fr Jason Zubrik - 2nd 100 Fr and 2nd 200 IM Josh Abramovitch - 5th 100 Fly and 7th 200 IM Michael Wagner - 10th 200IM and 4th 100 Br Keep up the hard work, no jumping out...

The coaching staff wants to give a big Great Job to all the swimmers who participated at the KATY meet this past weekend. As a whole RICE enjoyed great swims, stroke improvements, time drops and new time standards achieved. Listed below are a few notes from the meet and recognition of swimmers who achieved new time standards. LIst of swimmers who achieved a new time standard at the meet: William Kallmeyer Emily Gonsoulin Carlo Giannoni Benjamin Brown Eric Shi Amy Jia Ashley Mueller Juliana Pierce Evelyn de Groot A couple...

Swimmers Siblings Policy at RICE Rice recreation Center rules dictate that children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. It is okay to drop off your swimmer, but not siblings without supervision. Rice Aquatics swimmers and family are confined to the pool area, locker rooms and balcony. Please do not use the gyms, weight room or other facilities. Please refer to our web site or coaches phone numbers for schedule information. The recreation center does not generally know the schedule nor do they have the personnel to field swim...

Sticking With Swimming….What Can a Parent Do? The Unfortunate Path that Many Swimmers Follow: The swimmer’s career often starts with 8/under success and high parental enthusiasm. The child is encouraged by parents and others to excel and a big deal is made out of every accomplishment. As the child changes age groups and moves into the 9/10 group, even the most successful child may struggle because he or she has a harder time finding success against 10 year olds. What successes are achieved may not be as noticeable. Unfortunately, as...

Myths and Misconceptions about Year Round Clubs Parents article archive By Jim Rusnak, Managing Editor of Splash Magazine Many country club and summer recreational league swimmers have the wrong idea about their counterparts on USA Swimming clubs. Maybe they catch a glimpse of them swimming at the local pool or at summer league meets and think there’s no way they could ever be as good as these club kids, never mind swim on the same team as them. They must practice six hours a day in a pool full of...

Check out this link to a pretty amazing swimmer at this years Olympics!

Massengale and Miller compete at Olympic Trails June 30, 2008 Women’s 400-Meter Freestyle Results OMAHA, Neb. -- Rice University swimmer Brittany Massengale finished 39th among a field of 86 entrants in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials Monday afternoon at the QWest Center in Omaha, Neb. Massengale posted a time of 4:17.21 in the event prelims. The senior from Alma, Ark., did not advance to the 400’s Monday night finals July 4, 2008 OMAHA, Neb. -- Rice University swimmer Brittany Massengale finished 33rd among a field of...

The Trials Psyche Sheet USA Swimming just posted the Trials Psyche Sheet online. (www.usaswimming.org) Click on this link and see if you can find how many RICE swimmers will be at the meet. First one to send Coach Jason an email with all the swimmers names listed will win a RICE T Shirt and Cap!