Softball headed back to nationals

05.04.2014 | By Amanda L. Booren

Second place finish at Region XIV tournament leads to second national tournament appearance

Amanda L. Booren -- May 4, 2014

HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College softball team is headed back to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) softball World Series after a second place finish in the Region XIV tournament this weekend.

San Jac (39-22) went 3-2 at this weekend’s Region XIV tournament in Lufkin, finishing second, and earning a second-ever bid to the national championship tournament. San Jac defeated Paris Junior College, Northeast Texas Community College, and Trinity Valley Community College; with two losses to host Angelina College.

Seven San Jac players earned all-Region and All-Conference honors.

This is the second-ever trip to the NJCAA national tournament for the San Jacinto College softball team. In 2008, San Jac finished fourth in the nation.

The 2014 NJCAA national softball championship will take place May 14-17 in St. George Utah. The tournament will be aired live on NJCAATV.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

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