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    Will Rice
    Will Rice

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Lamar

    Last College:
    Tulane

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 190

    Position:
    Outfield

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right

    2008
    Rice will compete for playing time as an outfielder in his 2008 senior season.

    2007
    As a 2007 junior transfer, Rice made two starts and 11 appearances...he batted .167 (1-for-6) with an RBI and a stolen base.

    Tulane
    In two seasons at Tulane, Rice played in 36 career games and made six starts...batted .111 (1-for-9) in his 2006 sophomore season...batted .257 (9-for-35) with six RBI as a 2005 freshman...as a freshman, he batted .400 (4-for-10) as a pinch hitter...redshirted in his 2004 season.


    High School
    Two-year letterwinner at Lamar High in Houston, Texas, under coach Jorge Garza...earned All-District 17 5A first team honors twice...earned All-Greather Houston honors in his senior season...named team captain as a senior...his team won a pair of district titles and advanced to the state playoffs...played in the Texas 5A All-Star Game after hitting .340 and stealing 21 of 22 bases...earned a spot on the TeamOneBaseball.com National Team as a junior and was named the No. 8 prospect in the Central Region...he was Lamar High's communications chairman on the student council...named as a Texas Scholar.

    Personal
    He is majoring in sociology with plans on attending law school...parents are William and Josephine...has two sisters, Erin and Jessie...both sisters played collegiate volleyball at Trinity and Howard, respectively...cousin of former NFL star wide receiver Jerry Rice...birthdate is July 18, 1985.

    Rice's Career Batting Statistics
    

    Year G-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO 2005 (Fr.)* 26-5 .257 35 9 9 0 0 0 6 0-1 1 11 2006 (Fr.)* 10-1 .111 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 1 4 2007 (Jr.) 11-2 .167 6 3 1 1 0 0 1 1-2 2 2 Totals 47-8 .220 50 15 11 1 0 0 7 1-3 4 17 *Tulane