Softball headed to Region XIV tournament
First game set for Thursday at 10 a.m.
Amanda L. Booren -- May 1, 2012
HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College (SJC) softball team, ranked 11th in the nation, is headed to the Region XIV tournament this week at Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas.
San Jac enters the tournament as the number two seed from the South, and will face Trinity Valley Community College, the third seed from the East, on Thursday at 10 a.m. The winner will face either Texarkana College or Galveston College Friday at 3 p.m.
The Region XIV tournament winner earns an automatic bid to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament May 17-19, 2012, in St. George, Utah. In 2008, SJC earned its first-ever berth in the national tournament, finishing that season fourth in the nation.
San Jac finished the 2012 regular season with a 42-11 overall record, 19-5 in conference play. This is the fourth 40-win season for San Jac under ninth-year Head Coach Kelly Saenz. All San Jacinto College softball regional tournament games can be heard live online at Legacy Sports Network, the official Internet radio broadcast partner of San Jacinto College athletics. A complete tournament bracket can be found online.
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 College, an Achieving the Dream Leader College, is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in over 140 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. Our graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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