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August 31, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
Norman Hackerman
in honor of his wife, Gene.  He also served as president of UT Austin (1967-70) and Rice (1970-85), he received the National Medal of Science from President Clinton in 1993 and he was life-long squash player.  Four years ago, he passed away; click here for a very moving UT tribute.

Way to go, Tre Fischer, Betty Bixby, Joe Quoyeser, Jimmy Disch, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda, Nancy Shelby, Ann Bixby, Don Greive, John Montana, Rick Sheridan, Kirwin Drouet, Barney McCoy, David Ownby, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, Nancy Burch, Larry Nettles, Bryant Wilkinson, Mike Ross, Guy Jackson and Vicki Bretthauer!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

August 30, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Name the former assistant professor of chemistry at UT Austin who endowed the Rice Women's basketball MVP award.  Email your answer here.

August 27, 2011

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Trivia Leaderboard (ten plus ties):
69   Peter Fasullo
68   Ann Bixby, Mike Ross
66   John Wolda
65   Bob Reinhold
61   Betty Bixby, Rod Boane
56   Don Greive
53   Jim Woodward
50   Nancy Burch

August 26, 2011

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Nancy Burch for the guest trivia question!

Former Rice head football coaches John Heisman, Ken Hatfield and Jess Neely served in the same capacity at Clemson.

Way to go, Jimmy Disch (2), Rod Boane (1), Guy Rollins (2), Rick Sheridan (2), Guy Jackson (2), Jim Woodruff (2), Barney McCoy (3), Don Greive (3), Joe Quoyeser (3), Ann Bixby (3), Nancy Shelby (3), Vicki Bretthauer (2), John Wolda (3), Peter Fasullo (3), Harvin Moore (2), Jim Woodward (3), John Montana (3), Kirwin Drouet (2), Bob Reinhold (3), Bryant Wilkinson (3), Kyle Frazier (2), Billy Hale (1), Betty Bixby (3), Gene Walker (1), Bill Alford (1), Virginia Joiner (1), Joan Krajca-Radcliffe (2) and Mike Ross (3)!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

August 25, 2011

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Guest Trivia Answer:
Name the former Rice head football coaches who served in the same capacity at Clemson.  One point for each coach.  Email your answer here.

August 24, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
Kathy (Wilson) Luck
'79.  Her daughter, Mary Ellen and her Stanford teammates, play in the Rice Invitational I volleyball tournament at Tudor Fieldhouse this weekend.  Interestingly, Mary Ellen's older brother is a Cardinal student-athlete also.

Way to go, Ann Bixby, Don Greive, Mike Ross, Nancy Shelby, John Wolda, Jim Woodward, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo and Nancy Burch!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

August 23, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Owl whose daughter's team is playing in the Rice Invitational I volleyball tournament at Tudor Fieldhouse this weekend.  Email your answer here.

August 20, 2011

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Trivia Leaderboard (ten plus ties):
65   Peter Fasullo
64   Ann Bixby, Mike Ross
62   Bob Reinhold, John Wolda
59   Rod Boane
57   Betty Bixby
52   Don Greive
49   Jim Woodward
47   Nancy Burch

August 19, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
Owl soccer player Andie Obermeyer's mother Cindy played tennis at Rice (1976-79) and her father Peter played soccer at Brown (1976-79).  Also, her older sister Amber was a Rice soccer lettewinner (2002-3).

Way to go, Tre Fischer, John Wolda, Ann Bixby, Jimmy Disch, Rick Sheridan, Rod Boane, Kirwin Drouet, Bob Reinhold, Nancy Shelby, Susan Zimmerman, Mike Ross, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Jim Woodward and Nancy Burch!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

August 18, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Name the current Owl student-athlete whose mother played tennis at Rice and father played soccer at Brown.  Email your answer here.
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