OLLU baseball players set to compete in Texas summer leagues

Several members of the baseball team are participating in summer leagues throughout Texas this summer.

Logan Garza and first-year graduate student Jose Diaz are playing in the Texas Collegiate League (TCL). Garza is part of the pitching staff for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio, the Triple-A affiliate of the MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers. Diaz is an addition to the Victoria Generals and is also a pitcher.

Head Coach Bryan Aughney is assisting the Flying Chanclas as the hitting coach. The TCL started its season on June 30.

Robert Lopez, Francisco Martinez, Javier De Alejandro, Jacob Montejano and Tyler Vivier are all playing for TX-USA baseball located in San Antonio as part of the Central Texas League. Brett Vasquez is pitching for the Houston Extreme Heat in the Five Tool Collegiate League.

Robert Arredondo and Connor Dayton joined the USA Baseball Xtreme National Team in the Texas Showcase Collegiate League.

The Saints were off to a 15-10 start and 5-1 mark in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) before the 2020 season was cut short due to COVID-19. They will begin their seventh season in 2021