• October 16, 2021
 EPCC Tejanos Jesus Licon, Garrett Calderon named Players of the Week

Jesus Licon and Garrett Calderon | Photo courtesy EPCC

EPCC Tejanos Jesus Licon, Garrett Calderon named Players of the Week

Two El Paso Community College (EPCC) baseball players, Jesus Licon and Garrett Calderon, were named Players of the Week by the Western Junior College Athletic Conference (WJCAC) sponsored by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

The honors came after the Tejanos won 3 out of 4 games versus Western Oklahoma State College, this weekend.

Sophomore first baseman, Jesus Licon, had a .642 batting average for the week with a 1.36 slugging percentage.

He hit 2 home runs for the week including a grand slam. He also had 2 doubles, 6 RBIs, 7 walks and 7 runs scored. He was named the WJCAC Baseball Position Player of the Week.

Freshman right-hander, Garrett Calderon, pitched a complete-game to get the win over Western Oklahoma, going 9 innings while allowing just two earned runs and seven hits.

Of the 27 outs, 16 were ground balls and he recorded 6 strikeouts. He was named the WJCAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week.

Up next for the Tejanos, is a weekend series vs. New Mexico Junior College.

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