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 Date: August 15, 2007 Contact:  Ashley Walyuchow 361-485-4424

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UHV signs 2 more softball players from Galveston College


 

Jaguars head coach Keri Lambeth has announced the signing of utility player Cirby Ryan and pitcher Lindsey Ferguson to play collegiate softball with the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars.

 

Ryan was named to the All-Region team and ranked second on the Lady Whitecaps in home runs, had the third best batting average and ranked third in runs batted in.

 

"Cirby has speed, power and can hit for average too," said Lambeth. "She will be an impact player and has the ability to be one of the top players in the NAIA."

 

Ferguson was team captain at Galveston College and was the number 2 pitcher on a team that was a win away from advancing the NJCAA World Series.

 

"Lindsey is a very solid pitcher," said Lambeth. "She can mix her pitches and keep hitters off balance."

 

Cirby Ryan 2007 statistics

 

GP       AB       H         Avg.     RBI      HR

 

52        146      52        .356     32        3

 

Lindsey Ferguson 2007 statistics

 

GP       IP         R          ER       H         SO       ERA     W-L

 

17        56        32        22        68        17        2.73     7-5

 

 

The Jaguars’ inaugural softball season begins in February 2008. Fall workouts will begin the last week of August.

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.