Riggs to attend Sam Houston, Teykl to attend Rice
2 San Jacinto College pitchers sign letters of intent
Rob Vanya, December 13, 2012
HOUSTON – Two San Jacinto College pitchers recently signed letters of intent to transfer to Texas universities as student athletes.
Sophomore right-hander Nolan Riggs (top left photo), a solid relief pitcher last season for San Jacinto College, will begin attending Sam Houston State University next autumn. Riggs (Spring, TX – Klein Collins High School) pitched 17 innings last season for San Jac, posting an impressive 1.06 ERA with 15 strikeouts, 9 walks, and 1 save. He played pitcher and first base in high school.
Sophomore right-hander Trevor Teykl (bottom left photo), who transferred this year to San Jac from the University of Texas, will begin attending Rice University next autumn. Teykl was a starting pitcher when he attended Kempner High School in Sugar Land, and was a reliever at UT.
The first game of San Jacinto College’s baseball 2013 season will be Jan. 26 when they play Angelina College in Lufkin. The first home game will be Feb. 1 when they will host Temple College for a double-header, with the first game starting at 2 p.m.
For more information about San Jacinto College baseball, please visit sanjacsports.com/baseball.
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.
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