With Houston-area native Chiney Ogwumike in the house, the No. 6 Stanford women's volleyball team swept Rice (25-20, 25-18, 25-13) at the Rice Invitational.
Karissa Cook was named tournament MVP. Playing in front of a large contingent of family and friends, Jessica Walker had a kill and two blocks, while fellow Houston native Mary Ellen Luck had four digs and an ace.
Elsewhere, the No. 2 Stanford women's soccer team had its game against No. 20 Georgetown postponed until Monday at 9 a.m. PST as a result of Hurricane Irene.