Coyotes open tournament Friday at 7:30 p.m.
PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College will host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV Softball Tournament May 13 – 16 at the South Campus softball fields.
San Jac opens the tournament Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m., as the #1 seed from the South. The Coyotes will face Paris Junior College, the #4 team from the East.
“We always appreciate the opportunity to play postseason ball on our home field in front of our home fans,” said San Jacinto College Head Coach Kelly Saenz.
San Jac (39-14, 19-5) has won 10 out of its last 11 games, and is 21-6 at home this season. Sophomore Ronni Grofman (Kingwood/Kingwood Park HS) leads the team in batting with a .462 average. Freshman pitcher Christin Haygood owns a 1.42 ERA in 25 appearances on the mound.
All Region XIV softball tournament games will be livestreamed on TSRN Sports. The tournament winner and runner up advances to the NJCAA Softball World Series May 25-28 at the Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex in Yuma, Arizona.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, evolving industries, maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has served the people of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. San Jacinto College is among the top five community colleges in the nation as designated by the Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence, and was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction in 2020. The College spans five campuses serving approximately 41,000 credit and non-credit students annually, and offers more than 200 degrees and certificates across eight major areas of study that put students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce. San Jacinto College’s impact on the region totals $1.3 billion in added income, which supports 13,044 jobs. The College is fiscally sound, holding bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s.