The Mavericks drop to 3-5 on the season, but look to bounce back against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
The Mavs will be featured on the Longhorn Network on Sunday vs. Texas (replay at 9 p.m.)
UTA defeated MSU 6-1 at the UTA Tennis Center.
UT Arlington won its first home match of the season.
The Mavericks dropped No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to set an early tone for Rice.