Vanderbilt will return to action on Sunday as the take on their first ranked opponent of 2002, No. 25 South Alabama at the Currey Tennis Center at noon.
"I think today's match gave us some momentum heading into tomorrow," said Vanderbilt head coach Geoff Macdonald. "The match against South Alabama will be a great college tennis match and will be a good measuring stick for our team early in the season."
No. 4 Vanderbilt 7, Rice 0
1. Kate Burson (VU) def. Jeri Gonzales (RU)
2. Jenny Miller (VU) def. Judith Hagedorn (RU)
3. Katie Blaszak (VU) def. Natalie Briaud (RU)
4. Kelly Schamndt (VU) def. Annie Goodrich (RU)
5. Aleke Tsoubanos (VU) def. Erika Villalobos (RU)
6. Audra Falk (VU) def, Yasmin Fisher (RU)
1. Riske/Tsoubanos (VU) def. Gonzales/Fisher (RU)
2. Burson/Menees (VU) def. Hagedorn/Briaud (RU)
3. Miller/Schmandt (VU) def. Chao/Villalobos (RU)