San Jacinto College softball to host tryouts: Interested players should report on Saturday, June 11

05.25.2016 | By Andrea Vasquez

The San Jacinto College softball team will host tryouts for the 2017 season on Saturday, June 11. College freshmen and high school seniors are invited to attend.

Pitchers and catchers will try out from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., and infield and outfield prospects will try out from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. All tryouts will take place at the San Jacinto College South Campus softball field located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. Participants are asked to register for tryouts with Assistant Softball Coach Kelsey Walters, at or at 281-998-6150 ext. 3524.

As this year’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV champions, San Jac finished the 2016 season with an overall record of 38 – 25, after their third-ever appearance at the NJCAA National Softball Tournament.

Along with the team’s Region XIV championship title, several players received all-Region, all-Conference and Region XIV all-Tournament honors. Sophomore catcher Gabby Gonzalez earned first team all-Region honors; Second team all-Region honors went to freshman pitcher Niki Gonzalez and freshman infielders Katlin Kerl and Tylor Office. First team all-Conference honors went to the Gonzalez sisters, Kerl and Office. Second team all-Conference honors went to freshmen outfielder Shelbi Doherty and utility Alexis DeLeon. Doherty, Kerl, Niki Gonzalez and freshman infielder Dani Damion earned a spot on the Region XIV all-Tournament team. Kerl received the Most Valuable Player award and Niki Gonzalez receiving the Most Valuable Pitcher award.

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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. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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