Wednesday, June 29, 2011

LSC Roundup 6-29

From the Javelina Highlights, by Fred Nuesch
Matt Romig was in Kingsville last week to enroll for the fall semester. Romig, sophomore defensive lineman on the football team, was one of the team’s top tacklers last fall before becoming ill early in the season.

He has been undergoing treatment at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston. Matt will be a student assistant coach this fall and plans to return to the team for spring training in February.

2012 Tarleton baseball team adds Hawaiian standout - TSU Baseball
Tarleton baseball head coach Bryan Conger and the Texan program announced the signing of junior college transfer Joseph Aquino for the upcoming 2012 season.

Aquino is a 5'11" right-handed pitcher out of Mililani, Hawaii, who played the past two seasons at Cisco Junior College. At Cisco, the 185-pound righty earned an 11-6 record with a 3.18 ERA, 100 strikeouts and was named to the Texas Junior College All-Star team in 2011. This was all during 122 innings of work on the mound.

As a three-time Oahu Interscholastic Association first-team selection, Aquino was named to the Hawaii State All-Star team. He was picked for the 2008 Hawaii Showcase Tournament Top Prospect List and the 2009 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason West Region All-High School Senior second team. In the Perfect Game USA Showcase, Aquino was highly touted as the No. 3 prospect out of Hawaii and received a Perfect Game rating of 9 on the 10 point scale.

Coach Conger talked about the addition of Aquino to the Texans' rotation.

"We are very excited to add Joseph to our incoming recruiting class," said Conger. "He was one of the most highly sought after pitchers in the Texas JC league this season and will certainly make an immediate impact on our pitching staff. Joseph features three above average pitches and produced tremendous numbers in one of the toughest JC regions in the country. With the addition of Joseph, we feel we have taken a major step forward in solidifying and improving our rotation next season."

WT's White Places Second in Collegiate Players Tour Event - WT Sports
West Texas A&M’s Alisa White finished second, overall, in the Collegiate Players Tour event at Houston, Texas, earlier this month. The event was held at Houston’s Gleannloch Pines Golf Club.

White, a native of Hereford, Texas, shot a three-round total of 224 to finish seven strokes back of Katie Petrino’s 217. White shot rounds of 75-74-76-224, while Petrino, a sophomore-to-be at Louisville and the daughter of Arkansas head football coach, Bobby Petrino, carded scores of 73-74-70.

The Collegiate Players Tour, starting its 18th year, is designed to provide summer golf competition for college-age men
and women. The CPT is sanctioned by both college golf associations, Golf Coaches Association of America (men), and National Golf Coaches Association (women), and the USGA.

The Tour runs from the first week of June through the second week of August.

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