The 2016-17 season was filled with highlights and headlines for the Sam Houston State Bearkats. Awards were won, records were broken and five Southland Conference titles made their way back to Huntsville.
Three Sam Houston State players have been named to the 2017 Southland Conference Baseball All-Academic Teams, the league office announced Thursday.
Robie Rojas was selected in the 38th round with the 1,134th selection of the MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, becoming the third Bearkat to be taken.
Heath Donica became the second Bearkat drafted after being selected in the 21st round with the 621st overall pick by the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
Bryce Johnson was selected in the sixth round with the 186th overall pick by the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.
Sam Houston State's magical run in the NCAA Tournament came to an end on Sunday as the No. 16 Florida State Seminoles punched their ticket to the College World Series with a 19-0 win at Dick Howser Stadium to clinch the Tallahassee Super Regional.
Five early runs and a triple play were not enough for Sam Houston State on Saturday as Florida State's Jackson Lueck capped a comeback for the Seminoles with a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 7-6 win in the opening game of the Tallahassee Super Regional on Saturday at Dick Howser Stadium.
The Bearkats open their first NCAA Super Regional in program history on Saturday, taking on Florida State at 11 a.m. CT on ESPN2.
Hayden Wesneski has been named freshman all-America by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the publication announced Wednesday.
Sam Houston State has advanced to its first NCAA Super Regional in program history and will take on Florida State at the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional, beginning Saturday.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats rallied from a 3-1 deficit for a 4-3 win on Monday over No. 5 Texas Tech at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park to claim the NCAA Lubbock Regional, advancing to the first Super Regional in program history.
It was not easy, but the Sam Houston State Bearkats held on for 9-8 win over Texas Tech on Sunday night at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park to set up a winner-take-all game on Monday in the Lubbock Regional for a trip to the Super Regional.