Softball to host annual spring tournament
01.29.2018 | By Andrea Vasquez
HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College softball team will host its annual spring tournament on Friday, Feb. 9, and Saturday, Feb. 10, beginning at 12 p.m., at the Pasadena Girls Softball Association fields in Burke Crenshaw Park, located at 4950 Burke Road in Pasadena.
On Friday, Feb. 9, San Jac will face McLennan Community College at 12 p.m.; Murray State University at 2:30 p.m.; and Ranger College at 7:30 p.m. All San Jac Feb. 9 tournament games will be played on Field 1.
On Saturday, Feb. 10, San Jac will play Ranger College at 10 a.m.; Murray State University at 12 p.m.; and Temple College at 3 p.m. All San Jac Feb. 10 tournament games will be played on Field 1.
San Jacinto College opened the 2018 season on Jan. 28 with a double-header against Louisiana State University at Eunice. Last year, San Jac earned its second straight, and fourth overall, bid to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship, after claiming the Region XIV championship. San Jac went 2-2 at the national tournament to finish the season eighth in the nation.
All home softball games are played on the San Jacinto College South Campus softball field located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. For a complete schedule and more information on the softball program visit sanjacsports.com.
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, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students each year benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers eight areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to four-year colleges or universities or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.