Andrea Vasquez

HOUSTON – San Jacinto College continues its stride at the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV Softball Tournament, winning 5-2 against the number two seed from the South Zone, Blinn College, on Friday, April 29.

Sophomore outfielder Jamie Henk brought in two runs with her home run, while freshman infielder Dani Damion, freshman outfielder Shelbi Doherty, and sophomore infielder JJ Cerda posted one RBI each. Freshman pitcher Niki Gonzalez brought in another win, pitching seven innings with eight strikeouts and one walk, while giving up six hits and two runs. 

“Niki pitched another good game,” said San Jacinto College Softball Head Coach, Kelly Saenz. “We had a solid defense once again with timely hitting.”

San Jac will next play on Saturday, April 30 at 3 p.m.

The 2016 NJCAA Region XIV Softball Tournament runs through Sunday, May 1. All games will be played at the San Jacinto College South Campus softball field located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston.

For more information on schedules, brackets, seeding, and visitor information for the 2016 Region XIV Softball Tournament, 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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