March 5, 2015
- Rice women's basketball senior Christal Porter
was named to the six-person C-USA All-Academic team, the league announced on Thursday. This is the first All-Academic honor for Porter.
A post from Germantown, Tenn., Porter has started all 27 games this season for the Owls and ranks 13th in the nation in rebounding (11.3 rpg). She is third in C-USA with 12 double-doubles and leads the team in scoring (10.9 ppg), made field goals (129), rebounds and minutes played (29.5 mpg).
Porter boasts a 3.47 GPA while majoring in both Policy Studies and Political Science and has been named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll four times.
The Owls take on UTSA tonight at 6 p.m. at Tudor Fieldhouse.