THURSDAY 06/15/17 – TWO MORE BEARKATS GET TEAMS IN DRAFT

Written by Glenn Edwards. Posted in Local Sports, Sports

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Published on June 15, 2017 by Glenn Edwards

IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, THE SHSU BEARKATS HAD ANOTHER PAIR OF PLAYERS SELECTED WEDNESDAY IN THE 2017 MAJOR LEAGUE DRAFT. BEARKAT PITCHING ACE HEATH DONICA WAS CHOSEN BY THE OAKLAND A’S IN THE 21ST ROUND, WHILE CATCHER ROBIE ROJAS HEARD HIS NAME CALLED IN THE 38TH ROUND BY THE MILWAUKEE BREWERS. THEY ARE THE 2ND & 3RD KATS SELECTED THIS YEAR, JOINING OUTFIELDER BRYCE JOHNSON WHO WAS PICKED BY THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS ON TUESDAY.

IN COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL, PRE-SEASON ACCOLADES HAVE ALREADY BEGUN TO BE DOLED OUT FOR THE SHSU BEARKATS, AS QUARTERBACK JEREMIAH BRISCOE AND DEFENSIVE LINEMAN P.J. HALL WERE EACH NAMED WEDNESDAY TO THE ALTHLON SPORTS F-C-S ALL-AMERICA TEAM. THE KATS OPEN THEIR SEASON AUG. 27 AT HOME AGAINST RICHMOND.

SHSU’S NICOLE APONTE HAS BEEN NAMED SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE TRACK & FIELD STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE YEAR.

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