San Jacinto College baseball players who recently signed National Letters of Intent include, from left (front row): Devin Smeltzer, Cody Nesbit, and Montana Parsons; (back row): Tucker Cascadden, Colton Schmidt, and Brandon Montgomery. Photo credit: Rob Vanya, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.


Six San Jacinto College baseball players have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education and baseball careers at four-year institutions.

The sophomore students include Devin Smeltzer (Voorhees, New Jersey / Bishop Eustace Preparatory School), Cody Nesbit (La Porte / La Porte High School), Montana Parsons (Conroe / College Park High School), Tucker Cascadden (Houston / Lamar High School), Colton Schmidt (La Porte / La Porte High School), and Brandon Montgomery (Collierville, Tennessee / Collierville High School).

Smeltzer, a pitcher, plans to attend Texas Tech University. Nesbit, a pitcher, plans to attend the University of Houston. Parsons, a pitcher, and Cascadden, an infielder, signed to attend Baylor University. Schmidt, a pitcher, plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafyette. Montgomery, an infielder, will attend the University of Miami.

“At San Jacinto College, we prepare our student-athletes for lifelong success,” commented San Jacinto College Head Baseball Coach Tom Arrington. “I consider it a significant achievement for these young men to continue their education at such highly respected universities.”

San Jac’s 2016 baseball season will get under way in late January. For more information, please visit

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. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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