San Jacinto College softball to hold open tryouts

05.14.2013 | By Andrea Vasquez

San Jacinto College softball to hold open tryouts

Andrea Vasquez -- May 15, 2013


HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College softball team will hold open tryouts for the 2013 – 2014 season on Saturday, May 25, 2013. High school juniors, graduating seniors, and college sophomores are encouraged to attend.

Tryouts will take place at the softball field located on the San Jacinto College South Campus at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. Pitchers and catchers should report from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and position players from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants are required to complete a questionnaire and tryout waiver by going to Reservations should be made through Softball Head Coach Kelly Saenz via email at prior to attending.

The San Jacinto College softball team finished the season with an overall record of 40 – 25, 18 – 6 in conference play. Six players were recently named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV South Conference award winners. Sophomore pitcher Brooke DuBois (Pearland / Pearland HS) and freshman pitcher Karri Smith (Alvin / Alvin HS) were awarded second-team all-conference honors; freshman outfielder Courtney Sams (Pearland / Pearland HS) received first-team all-conference and second-team all-region honors; and freshmen infielders Raven Keeler (Alvin / Alvin HS) and Loren Donaldson (Alvin / Alvin HS), and freshman utility, Sarah Ragsdale (Orange / West Orange-Stark HS), received first-team all-conference and first-team all-region honors.

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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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