Thea Rice

So | 5-10 | Hot Springs, Ark. | Lakeside HS

High School
Named Tennis All-State all four years of high school … Led Lakeside HS in overall wins her senior year … Also played basketball and was a three-year starter … Won All-Conference honors three years in a row … Graduated from Lakeside HS with honors … Member of Partners Club, Ace Club, and First Presbyterian Church Youth.

Daughter of Paul and Tracy Webb Rice … Tracy is a member of the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor and the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame … Tracy, originally from Batesville, was the starting point guard for Arkansas from 1983-1987 … Tracy led the Lady Razorbacks to four consecutive 20-victory seasons, including her junior season in 1986 when Arkansas made its first trip to the NCAA Tournament … Older sister, Tatum, also plays tennis for Arkansas … Thea’s grandfather, Brooks Rice, is a member of the Arkansas Track and Field Hall of Fame … Has four older siblings, Jade, Logan, Tanner, and Tatum.