Banda, Stumpf named to NJCAA All-America teams
Amanda L. Booren -- June 13, 2012
HOUSTON – San Jacinto College pitchers Anthony Banda and Daniel Stumpf have been named to National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-America team, the organization announced this week.
Banda, a left-handed freshman from Sinton (Sinton HS), was named to the third team. He went 7-1 in the regular season with a 2.01 ERA, including 73 strikeouts. He was also named to the Region XIV All-Conference team, and was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 10th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Banda helped guide San Jacinto College to the national runner-up at the JUCO World Series earlier this month, the second runner-up finish for San Jac in the last three seasons.
Stumpf was named an All-America honorable mention, after being a NJCAA All-Region XIV South Conference honoree, earning a spot on the Junior College (JUCO) World Series All-Tournament team, and being named the JUCO World Series most outstanding pitcher. The lefty from Humble (Atascocita HS) went 8-2 in the regular season with a 2.27 ERA, including a team-best 108 strikeouts in 111 innings pitched. He was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers as the 283rd overall pick (ninth round) in the MLB First-Year Player Draft.
San Jacinto College finished the 2012 season with an overall record of 41-25. In its 22nd appearance at the JUCO World Series, San Jacinto College advanced to the championship game for the 12th time in school history.
For a complete list of NJCAA All-Americans, visit the NJCAA website.
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 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.
For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.