Softball opens home season as tournament hosts

02.13.2014 | By Andrea Vasquez

Softball opens home season as tournament hosts Andrea Vasquez -- February 10, 2014   HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College softball team will open its home season this weekend as host of the San Jac Tournament, Saturday, Feb. 15 through Sunday, Feb. 16. San Jac welcomes three nationally ranked teams to the tournament, including the number one team in the country, Wallace State Community College. San Jacinto College (9-1) opens the tournament against 12th-ranked Iowa Western Community College on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wallace State will face Blinn College at 12 p.m. San Jac returns at 2 p.m. to face Wallace State, and Blinn will take on Iowa Western at 4 p.m. and Wallace State again at 6p.m. Action on Sunday begins at 10 a.m. with San Jac facing Wallace State. At 12 p.m., Iowa Western will take on Wallace State, and host San Jacinto College will close out the tournament against Iowa Western at 2 p.m. All games are played on the San Jacinto College South Campus softball field located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston and are free and open to the public. For more information about the San Jacinto College softball team, visit For additional tournament information, contact softball Head Coach Kelly Saenz at or at 281-922-3413. San Jac Tournament Schedule Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014: 8 a.m.- San Jacinto College vs. Iowa Western 10 a.m.- San Jacinto College vs. Iowa Western 12 p.m.- Wallace State vs.Blinn 2 p.m.- San Jacinto College vs. Wallace State 4 p.m.- Blinn vs. Iowa Western 6 p.m.- Blinn vs. Wallace State Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014: 10 a.m.- San Jacinto College vs. Wallace State 12 p.m.- Iowa Western vs. Wallace State 2 p.m.- San Jacinto College vs. Iowa Western 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. For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150 or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.