The Galveston College baseball team will begin fall play on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m. when the Whitecaps take on the Wharton County Junior College Pioneers in Wharton, Texas.
Under the leadership of Coach Chris Joblin, the 2018 Whitecaps were very competitive, besting Wharton in the last game of the team’s final series to make it to the Region XIV Tournament, where the Whitecaps finished fourth overall.
During Coach Joblin’s six years at Galveston College, the Whitecaps have continued academic excellence with an impressive cumulative team GPA, over 3.0 every year. Over the course of the last six years, the Whitecaps have sent 31 players on to the NCAA Division 1 level and had seven players drafted in the MLB draft, and another player sign as a free agent.
Fall 2018 Whitecaps Baseball Schedule
Day/Date Opponent Location Time
Saturday, Sept. 8 Wharton County Junior College Wharton, TX, 2 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 14 Wharton County Junior College Houston, TX 12:30 p.m.
Blinn College Houston, TX 5:30 PM
Sunday, Sept. 16 Laredo Community College Houston, TX 1:30 p.m.
Alvin College Houston, TX 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 18 Alvin College Galveston, TX 3 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 21-Sept. 22, All-Star Weekend Brenham, TX TBA
Tuesday, Sept. 25 Blinn College Galveston, TX 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 3 South Texas Scout Team Houston, TX 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 5 Wharton County Junior College Sulphur, LA 1:30 p.m.
Delgado Community College Sulphur, LA 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 Bossier Parish Community College Sulphur, LA 10:30AM
LSU-Alexandria Sulphur, LA 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 9 San Jacinto College Houston, TX 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 Coastal Bend College Beeville, TX 2 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 Blinn College Brenham, TX 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 23 Alvin College Alvin, TX 1 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 27-Oct. 28, Texas Scout Association Tournament, Austin, TX, TBA
Saturday, Nov. 3 Coastal Bend College Galveston, TX 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 6 San Jacinto College Galveston, TX 4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10 Wharton County Junior College Galveston, TX 2 p.m.
Six Whitecaps softball players have been named to the 2018 NJCAA Region XIV South Zone first and second all-conference teams.
The Whitecaps landed five players on the first team and one player on the second team. Ashley Kriesel, a sophomore from Houston, was named Region XIV South Zone Pitcher of the Year. First team selections included Kriesel; Alyssa Martinez, shortstop; Kirsten Shaw, first base; Alexandria Lewis, second base; and Kayla Kerr, DP/UT. Outfielder Anahi Hoover was named to the second team.
The Whitecaps softball coaches attended a coaches meeting at San Jacinto College on Tuesday, May 1, for the all-conference team selections. The Galveston College Whitecaps softball team has qualified for the NJCAA Region XIV Tournament to be held at the Lamar State College Port Arthur field in Port Arthur, Texas. The Whitecaps secured the South Zone #1 seed with a conference record of 20 wins and only four losses. The team’s first game is Friday, May 4, against the East Zone #4 seed, Angelina College. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m. Live video broadcast will be aired at www.coopersports.net.Read More