Born November 15, 1978, in Spokane, Wash. ... son of Judith Rice ... has two older sisters (Tami and Cathy) and an older brother (John) ... history major.
2001 (Junior) -- Served as one of three catchers to see regular action
played in 16 games, starting eight behind the plate
singled in first AB of the season, singling vs. UC Riverside on March 3
spent all 19 innings of the March 19 doubleheader vs. USC behind the plate
Washington won both of those games, taking the first in 10 innings
singled and scored in the first game as the Huskies posted five runs in the seventh to tie the game at 5-5
also singled and scored in the nightcap
after playing all 19 innings in the doubleheader, caught all nine the following day vs. Washington State, going 2-for-4 in an 8-3 win
. 2-for-4 with a double March 23 vs. Stanford
2-for-3 with a run and an RBI April 7 at Hawaii-Hilo
2000 (Sophomore) -- Transferred just prior to the season and spent the year as backup to Jefferson Thiel at catcher
played in 27 games, starting 12
top game was probably a 2-for-3 performance against Portland on May 10
first career hit was an RBI single against Gonzaga on Feb. 26
doubled the following day against the Zags
walked and scored and then had an RBI single in the Huskies 11-4 win at Wichita State
1-for-3 with a double during the Huskies fall trip to Cuba.
Tacoma Community College
Spent two seasons as a catcher at Tacoma CC, but redshirted the 1998 season ... played for coach Gregg Swenson, now a volunteer assistant at the UW ... served as team captain in 1999.
Riverside High School
Earned two letters as a catcher at Riverside High, playing for coach Chris Garrison ... team captain as a junior and a senior ... most inspirational award winner as a junior and second-team All-South Puget Sound League as a senior ... also played one year of varsity football ... graduated with honors and was the 97 Business Student of the Year.
TIM RICES CAREER BATTING STATISTICS:
Year Avg. G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slg% BB HBP SO SB/A
2000 .179 27/12 39 4 7 1 0 0 2 .205 3 2 15 0/0