Cougars dominate home meet with 22 wins.
Revised time schedule for April 20.
Jake Baertlein and Ruby Roberts are first team selections.
Nine Cougars will compete Saturday in last day of West Prelim Rounds.
More than two dozen Cougars set to compete in Austin, Texas.
WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2011-12): Indoor - Season-best height cleared was 1.68m/5-6i at both Cherry and Silver Invite and Idaho Indoor...Outdoor - Best over the bar effort was 1.74m/5-8 1/2 at UCLA-Tennessee-WSU Duals in Los Angeles...at Pac-12 Championships tied for 11th in high jump at 1.64m/5-4 1/2...tied for 39th at NCAA West Prelims (1.66m/5-5 1/4)...named to Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention team.
SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Indoor - Reached PR high jump of 1.74m/5-8 1/2i at WSU Open II (2/19/11, Pullman)...finished tied for sixth place at MPSF Championships after clearing bar at 1.69m/5-6 1/2i...Outdoor - Soared to PR height of 1.80m/5-10 3/4 at Jim Click Shootout (4/2/11, Tucson) - mark is eighth-best in WSU all-time records...finished sixth in high jump at Pac-10 Championships with clearance at 1.74m/5-8 1/2...tied for 24th at NCAA West Prelims with high jump of 1.65m/5-5...named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
FRESHMAN (2009-10): Indoor - Cleared high jump bar at 1.69m/5-6 1/2i at both Texas A&M Challenge (1/30/10, College Station) and at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships to tie at 11th place (2/27/10, Seattle)...Outdoor - Season-best leap was 1.70m/5-7 at Mt. SAC Relays...finished 10th at Pac-10 Championships (1.64m/5-4 1/2).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned seven varsity letters at Mountain View High...four as a sprint swimmer for coach Dave Shoup...three letters as a pole vaulter and high jumper for coach Bob Procive...sophomore season finished fourth in high jump at state 4A championships with a clearance at 5-4...junior year won district high jump title with jump of 5-6...was runner-up at state 4A meet on misses after clearing 5-8...senior season repeated as district champ (5-6)...won state 4A high jump title after clearing 5-10.
PERSONAL. Born in May 1991 in Grangeville, Idaho...father Patrick Rice is a middle school teacher...mother Margaret Schell is an activities coordinator...younger sister Sadie...majoring in fine arts at WSU.
RICE'S WSU BEST High Jump - 1.80m / 5-10 3/4 (2011)
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