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Astros Youth Academy to Host Signing Day Celebration Tomorrow, August 2

Several Youth Academy athletes to receive opportunities to play college baseball and softball

The Houston Astros Youth Academy is proud to announce that several athletes have received opportunities to continue playing baseball and softball at the college level.

 

The Houston Astros Youth Academy is proud to announce that several athletes have received opportunities to continue playing baseball and softball at the college level.

 

In recognition of their achievements, the Astros Youth Academy will host a mock "Signing Day" on Thursday, August 2 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Astros Youth Academy, located at 2801 S. Victory Drive, Houston, TX 77088.

 

Media are welcome to cover the signing day celebration. Director of the Astros Youth Academy Daryl Wade will be on-hand at the event and can be reached at (281) 795-1851.

 

Students participating in the event represent both the Astros Youth Academy and Astros RBI programs:

 

Baseball

Micheal Boult                         Wharton Junior College

Jaren Burks                             Tyler Junior College

Andres Carrillo                       Wharton Junior College

Caleb Cobb                             Tuskegee University

Jaycob Deese                          Galveston College

Devin Greaff                           University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Myles Jefferson                      Odessa Junior College

Jake Lane                                Grambling State University

Blake Martin                           Southern University

Brandon Mitchell                   University of New Orleans

Angel Partidas-Colombo         Central Baptist College

Julian Rojas                             Cisco College

Timmie Russell, Jr.                  Wiley College

 

Softball

Rayna Davis                            Spoon River Community College

Felicia Drake                           Southeastern Oklahoma

Kimani Ferguson                     Texas Wesleyan

Lillian Grotenhuis                   San Jacinto Junior College

Jenika Lombrana                    Texas A&M International

Leilani Navarrete                    Texas College

Emily Nelson                           Alvin Community College

Kayla Robinson                       Grambling State University

Alyssa Vasquez                       Spoon River Community College

Marissa Vazquez                     San Jacinto Junior College

 

ABOUT THE ASTROS YOUTH ACADEMY:

The Houston Astros Youth Academy provides free baseball and softball instruction, life-skills training and academic support to young athletes throughout the Greater Houston Area. The Academy's experienced staff members serve over 10,000 participants, year-round. The Astros Youth Academy officially opened in 2010 and is run by the Astros Foundation.

 

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