Rice returns to Sanford from the Commodores. This season he has a 2.60 ERA and a 4-0 record. He appeared in 20 games and had 28 strikeouts. Last season for the Mainers he made appearances in 17 games, striking out 36 batters and walking only 8 in 30 innings of work. As a Sophomore, Rice appeared in 17 games recording a 1-0 record in 21.1 innings pitched. In that time he developed a 3.38 earned run average and 21 strike outs.