San Jacinto College softball players Rachel Brownlow (left) has signed to play softball with Tarleton State University, and DJ Hooks (right) will play for the University of Texas at Arlington this Spring. Photo credit: Andrea Vasquez, San Jacinto College marketing department.
Hooks, Brownlow signed to university softball programs
Andrea Vasquez-- December 5, 2012
HOUSTON – San Jacinto College softball outfielders DJ Hooks and Rachel Brownlow have each signed to four-year university softball programs to play this Spring.
Hooks, a sophomore, has signed with the University of Texas at Arlington. Last season, Hooks finished batting .429, 24 RBIs, eight doubles, five triples, and scoring a total of 41 runs. She also received National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) honors for first-team All-South Conference, first-team All-Region XIV, first-team National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Midwest Region, and third-team NFCA All-American.
Brownlow, also a sophomore, has signed with Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. She ended last season hitting .277 and scoring 15 runs. Both outfielders helped San Jacinto College finish 11th in the nation at last year’s regional tournament after suffering a 4 – 2 loss to Galveston College.
San Jacinto College faces McLennon Community College for this season’s home opener on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 1 p.m. All San Jacinto College softball games are played at the South Campus softball field, located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. For more information on San Jacinto College softball, visit sanjacports.com
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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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