3 softball players to represent San Jacinto College in All-Star Game
09.17.2014 | By Amanda Booren
HOUSTON – Three San Jacinto College softball players will represent the College in the annual All-Star Game, to be held this Friday, Sept. 19, at the South Campus softball field. Bridgette Stein, Brigitte Gauvin, and Carah Nunez will play in the games, which feature players from Region V and Region XIV.
Last season, Stein was a second-team All-Conference and All-Region selection. The sophomore pitcher from Brenham (Brenham HS) led the team in ERA and strikeouts. She pitched in 24 games, starting in 22, with a 13-8 overall record and 1.51 ERA. She had 105 strikeouts this season.
Sophomore catcher Nunez (Tomball / St. Pius HS) led the 2014 team in batting average and hits with marks of .398 and 68, respectively. She had 17 doubles, one homerun, and drove in 40 runs in 171 at bats. She was named to the All-Conference and All-Region second teams.
Gauvin, a sophomore catcher from Winnipeg, Canada (College Louis-Riel), was named to the All-Conference first team and All-Region second team. On the 2014 season, she hit .291 overall, .351 in conference play. In 189 plate appearances, she had 55 hits, including two home runs and 24 RBI, and scored 14 runs.
San Jac finished second at last year’s Region XIV tournament, earning the College’s second-ever trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national softball tournament, finishing fifth with an overall record of 41-24. San Jacinto College is coached by Hall of Famer Kelly Saenz, who is in her 12th season at the helm of the program.
The schedule for Friday’s All-Star Games is as follows:
3 p.m. – Region V North vs. Region XIV South
5 p.m. – Region V North vs. Region XIV East
7 p.m. – Region XIV South vs. Region XIV East
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.