myspace hit counter
Rice University logo
 
Top blue bar image Rice University Baseball Players Association
 

Rice Trivia
RSS Feed

May 29, 2015

Permanent link
Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to John Wolda for the guest trivia question!

Rice Athletic Hall of Fame member Wendy Wood-Yang ’86, a four-year tennis letter-winner (1983-84-85-86) and a two-time All-American (1985-86), is the daughter of knuckleballer Wilbur Wood, a three-time MLB All-Star (1971-72, 1974).  Effective May 1, Decker Brands appointed Wendy, previously a general manager at New Balance, as the new brand president for Teva. 

Way to go, Jimmy Disch, Tom Stallings, Ted Richard, Rick Sheridan, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Bev Schorre, Bryant Wilkinson, Sallie Schwall and Mike Ross! 

Next trivia question next Tuesday!

May 28, 2015

Permanent link
Guest Trivia Question:
Name the two-time All-American Rice student-athlete whose father was a three-time MLB All-Star.  Email your answer here.  Email your answer here.

May 27, 2015

Permanent link
Trivia Answer:
Miami baseball holds the longest active streak for qualifying for the NCAA Tournament in any Division I men’s team sport at 43 years, surpassing Johns Hopkins lacrosse whose active streak ended at 41 years in 2013.

Way to go, John Wolda, Clarke Anderson, Guy Rollins, Walt Greenberg, Bob Reinhold, Ann Bixby, James Thompson, Mike Ross, Peter Fasullo, Bryant Wilkinson, Rod Boane, Bev Schorre, Barney McCoy, Betty Bixby, Sallie Schwall, Gene Timberlake, Pat Martin and Bob Toone!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

May 26, 2015

Permanent link
Trivia Question:
Which university holds the longest active streak for qualifying for the NCAA Tournament in any Division I men’s team sport?  Email your answer here.

May 22, 2015

Permanent link
Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Nancy Shelby for the guest trivia question!

Pat and Bill Martin are the parents of Jeff Martin (Harvard ’82) who was a speechwriter and Flunky the Clown on the David Letterman Show.  Read more. 

In her 30 years at Rice until she retired in 1998, Pat served many roles including student, teacher, editor, faculty wife, college master and administrator. Read more 

Presently, Bill is the Chavanne Senior Fellow in Religion and Public Policy at the Baker Institute and the Chavanne Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Rice.  Since he joined the Rice faculty in 1968 as an Instructor in Sociology, he has received numerous teaching awards.  Read  more.

Way to go, John Wolda (2), Charley Landgraf (2), Ann Bixby (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Bev Schorre (2),  Susan Zimmerman (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Kyle Frazier (2), Barney McCoy (2), Bob Toone (2), Mike Ross (2), Sallie Schwall (2) and Betty Bixby (2)!   

Next trivia question next Tuesday!

May 21, 2015

Permanent link
Guest Trivia Question:
Name the parents both with Rice ties whose son graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1982 but answered to Flunky.  One point for each parent.  Email your answer here.

May 20, 2015

Permanent link
Trivia Answer:
No. 6 Rice upset no. 1 Texas twice to win the 1996 SWC Baseball Tournament in Lubbock and to start “The Streak”.  Jacques Landry was named Tournament MVP.  Click here for The Thresher recap. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Joe Welsh, Bob Toone, Kathleen Boyd, David Eldredge, Nicole Skalka, Bryant Wilkinson, Ted Richard, Peter Fasullo, Clarke Anderson, Ann Bixby, Kirkwood Johnston, Guy Rollins, Bob Reinhold, Jimmy Disch, Mike Rash, Susan Zimmerman, Rod Boane, Jake Baker, Betty Bixby, Kirwin Drouet, Art Gottschalk, Steve Lukingbeal, Vicki Bretthauer, Rick Sheridan, Sallie Schwall, Jim Woodruff, Mike Ross, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe and Arthur Bell!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

May 19, 2015

Permanent link
Trivia Question:
Who did Rice defeat twice to win the 1996 Southwest Conference Baseball Tournament in Lubbock?  Email your answer here.

May 15, 2015

Permanent link
Trivia Answer:
Former Rice Student Association president Kevin Gass ’88 and five others will receive the 2015 Meritorious Service Award at the ARA Laureates Dinner tomorrow night.  Read more.

Way to go, Kathleen Boyd, Bev Schorre, Scott Wise, Clark Anderson, Bryant Wilkinson, Ann Bixby, Carolyn Brewer, Jimmy Disch, Peter Fasullo, Rod Boane, John Wolda, Rick Sheridan, Mike Ross, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Bob Toone, Sallie Schwall, Vicki Bretthauer and Ted Richard!

Next trivia question next Tuesday!

May 14, 2015

Permanent link
Trivia Question:
Name the former Rice Student Association president who will receive the 2015 Meritorious Service Award at the ARA Laureates Dinner on Saturday night.  Email your answer here.
1 2 3 4 5  >