Incarnate Word women’s basketball 2020-21 schedule

Jeff Dow is in his second season at head women's basketball coach at University of the Incarnate Word. - photo by Joe Alexander
Jeff Dow is in his second season at head women’s basketball coach at University of the Incarnate Word. – photo by Joe Alexander
Subject to change, updated No. 18, 2020

NOVEMBER

Wed Nov 25 – at TCU – at Fort Worth – 1 p.m.
Sat Nov 28 – at UTEP – at El Paso – 2 p.m.

DECEMBER

Thu Dec 3 – vs. UTSA – at UIW – 7 p.m.
Sat Dec 5 – vs. Sul Ross – at UIW – 2 p.m.
Wed Dec 9 – vs. Texas State – at UIW – 7 p.m.
Sun Dec 13 – at UTSA – at UTSA – 2 p.m.
Wed Dec 16 – vs LeTourneau – at UIW – 6:30 p.m.
Mon Dec 21 – at UT-Rio Grande Valley – at Edinburg – 3 p.m.
Tue Dec 29 – at Texas Tech – at Lubbock – 1 p.m.

JANUARY

Wed Jan 6 – vs. Northwestern State – at UIW – 6:30 p.m.
Sat Jan 9 – at New Orleans – at New Orleans – 3 p.m.
Wed Jan 13 – at McNeese – at Lake Charles, La. – 6:30 p.m.
Sat Jan 16 – vs. Stephen F. Austin – at UIW – 3 p.m.
Wed Jan 20 – vs. Lamar – at UIW – 6:30 p.m.
Sat Jan 23 – vs. A&M-Corpus Christi – at UIW – 3 p.m.
Wed Jan 27 – at Houston Baptist – at Houston – 6:30 p.m.
Sat Jan 30 – vs. Abilene Christian – at UIW – 3 p.m.

FEBRUARY

Sat Feb 6 – at A&M-Corpus Christi – at Corpus Christi – 1 p.m.
Wed Feb 10 – at Northwestern State – at Natchitoches, La. – 6:30 p.m.
Sat Feb 13 – vs. New Orleans – at UIW – 3 p.m.
Wed Feb 17 – vs. McNeese – at UIW – 6:30 p.m.
Sat Feb 20 – at Stephen F. Austin – at Nacogdoches – 2 p.m.
Wed Feb 24 – at Lamar – at Beaumont – 7 p.m.

MARCH

Wed Mar 3 – vs. Houston Baptist – at UIW –
Sat Mar 6 – at Abilene Christian – at Abilene – 1 p.m.

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Incarnate Word men’s basketball 2020-21 schedule

Subject to change, updated No. 12, 2020

NOVEMBER

Fri Nov 27 – vs. Rice – at UIW
Sun Nov 29 – vs. Our Lady of the Lake – at UIW

DECEMBER

Wed Dec 2 – at Wyoming – at Laramie, Wyoming
Sat Dec 5 – at Texas State – at San Marcos
Sat Dec 12 – vs. Grambling State – at UIW
Mon Dec 14 – vs. UT-Rio Grande Valley – at UIW
Mon Dec 21 – at Rice – at Houston
Mon Dec 29 – at Texas Tech – at Lubbock
Thu Dec 31 – vs. McMurry – at UIW

JANUARY

Fri Jan 1 – vs. McMurry – at UIW
Wed Jan 6 – at Northwestern State – at Natchitoches, La.
Sat Jan 9 – at New Orleans – at New Orleans
Wed Jan 13 – vs. McNeese – at UIW
Sat Jan 16 – vs. Stephen F. Austin – at UIW
Wed Jan 20 – at Lamar – at Beaumont
Sat Jan 23 – vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – at UIW
Wed Jan 27 – vs. Houston Baptist – at UIW
Sat Jan 30 – vs. Abilene Christian – at UIW

FEBRUARY

Sat Feb. 6 – at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – at Corpus Christi
Wed Feb. 10 – vs. Northwestern State – at UIW
Sat Feb. 13 – vs. New Orleans – at UIW
Wed Feb. 17 – at McNeese – at Lake Charles, La.
Sat Feb. 20 – at Stephen F. Austin – at Nacogdoches
Wed Feb. 24 – vs. Lamar – at UIW
Wed March 3 – at Houston Baptist – at Houston
Sat March 6 – at Abilene Christian – at Abilene

Grant Smith of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Grant Smith from Incarnate Word playing third base for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Grant Smith from Incarnate Word playing third base for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. – photo by Joe Alexander
Grant Smith is an infielder from Albuquerque, N.M., and University of the Incarnate Word.

Smith has been holding down third base for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio. He has 19 hits and 11 RBIs in 25 games and has stolen three bases.

During the shortened 2020 college season, Smith led Incarnate Word in batting at .339 in 16 games. He had one double, one triple, one home run and 15 RBIs.

Ryan Flores of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Flying Chanclas first baseman Ryan Flores playing against the Victoria Generals at Wolff Stadium on July 18, 2020. - photo by Joe Alexander
Flying Chanclas first baseman Ryan Flores playing against the Victoria Generals at Wolff Stadium on July 18, 2020. – photo by Joe Alexander
Ryan Flores plays first base for the Flying Chanclas. He is from the University of the Incarnate Word and Corpus Christi Carroll High School.

Flores bats left-handed and leads the Chanclas in RBIs (15). He is second on the team in hits (21) and third in batting average (.323) after playing in 17 of the first 20 games.

Lee Thomas of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Lee Thomas of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters on Saturday, July 4 at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Lee Thomas of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters on Saturday, July 4 at Wolff Stadium.
Lee Thomas has been serving as the designated hitter for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio.

Thomas is listed as a 6-foot-2 and 210-pound infielder and looks like he could be even a bit bigger than that. He is from Katy and plays at University of the Incarnate Word.

Thomas has played in nine games for the Chanclas. He has seven hits on the season including a double and a triple in Sunday’s 6-1 victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men.

Flying Chanclas keep soaring at home

The Flying Chanclas' Lee Thomas watches the ball sail into center field on his RBI triple off the wall in the bottom of the eighth inning. - photo by Joe Alexander
The Flying Chanclas’ Lee Thomas watches the ball sail into center field on his RBI triple off the wall in the bottom of the eighth inning.
The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio remained undefeated at Wolff Stadium with a 6-1 victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men on Sunday.

The Chanclas got eight hits including a triple and double by Lee Thomas of University of the Incarnate Word and a double by Johnny Hernandez of St. Mary’s University.

Chanclas pitchers also had a solid night, limiting the Hairy Men to four hits and only one walk with 10 strikeouts.

Lance Lusk from Sam Houston State started on the mound and went four innings. Lusk (1-0) gave up one unearned run on three hits with five strikeouts and one walk to get the win.

Tyler Flores of Clark High School and A&M-Kingsville pitched three scoreless innings in relief and Connor Schmidt of Devine High School and St. Mary’s pitched the final two scoreless innings.

The Chanclas are off Monday before playing a three-game series in Victoria. The Chanclas are back home Friday, Saturday and Sunday for three more games against Victoria.

Jordan Thompson slides safely in to home to score in the third inning Sunday in the Flying Chanclas' victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Jordan Thompson slides safely in to home to score in the third inning in the Flying Chanclas’ victory over Round Rock.

Chanclas to face lots of local talent in TCL

UTSA's Jack Engelmann pitching against Grambling on Friday. - photo by Joe Alexander
UTSA pitcher Jack Engelmann is listed on the roster of the Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League.
The Texas Collegiate League is loaded with players who have ties to San Antonio or South Texas at the high school and college levels.

Here are players you could see at Wolff Stadium when teams come to town to play the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio.

The Round Rock Hairy Men preliminary roster includes:

RHP Luke Malone – UTSA/A&M-Corpus Christ – Round Rock
IF Kendall Achilles – Incarnate Word – Round Rock
LHP Wes Engle – Texas State – Bedford TX
RHP Jacob Little – Texas State – Salado

Round Rock plays three games at Wolff Stadium against the Chanclas on July 10, July 12 and Aug. 1.

The Brazos Valley Bombers announced on Monday they signed four UTSA players:

OF Sean Arnold – UTSA/Incarnate Word – Bryan
OF Shane Sirdashney – UTSA – The Woodlands
P Zachary Griggs – UTSA – Medina Valley
P Pepper Jones – UTSA/Navarro JC – McKinney

Brazos Valley plays the Chanclas at Wolff Stadium on July 21-23.

The Victoria Generals have these players currently listed on their roster:

IF Jonathan Tapia – UTSA – O’Connor
OF Hobbs Price – UTSA – Fredericksburg
P Jack Engelmann – UTSA/Paris JC – Georgetown
P Jose Diaz – OLLU – Judson

One local player who won’t be coming to Wolff will instead see the Chanclas in the opening series of the season.

Zane Badmaev Jr. of Boerne is pitching for the Amarillo Sod Squad. Badmaev is a 6-foot-8 right-hander from Tarleton State. The Sod Squad open the TCL season at home with a three-game series against the Chanclas.

Flying Chanclas 2020 TCL roster

Updated on June 24, 2020

NO. PITCHERS (16) B/T HT. WT. BORN HOMETOWN HIGH SCHOOL 2020 COLLEGE/2021 COLLEGE
– 32 DeLeon, Zach R/R 6-0 205 6/22/99 Hondo, TX Hondo UTSA/UTRGV
– 47 Egli, Garrett R/R 6-4 215 7/29/98 San Antonio, TX Smithson Valley Sam Houston State/Sam Houston State
– 16 Flores, Tyler L/L 6-1 195 2/16/99 San Antonio, TX Clark A&M-Kingsville/A&M-Kingsville
– 30 Garza, Logan R/L 5-11 180 1/6/99 Round Rock, TX Stony Point Our Lady of the Lake/Our Lady of the Lake
– 28 Guajardo, Arturo R/R 6-2 200 4/3/97 Laredo, TX United Laredo UTSA/UTSA
– 1 Jaramillo, Kobe R/R 5-10 174 6/1/01 Bishop, TX Bishop UTSA/UTSA
– 18 Klosowski, Derek R/R 6-1 198 10/6/00 San Antonio, TX Madison Midland JC/Midland JC
– 23 Krob, Austin L/L 6-3 215 9/20/99 Lisbon, IA Lisbon TCU/TCU
– 11 Lusk, Lance R/R 6-1 185 9/5/98 Spring, TX Spring Sam Houston State/Sam Houston State
– 4 Panatex, Johnny R/R 5-8 175 2/3/98 Pflugerville, TX Pflugerville St. Mary’s University/St. Mary’s University
– 38 Perez, Marcelo R/R 5-11 180 11/16/99 Laredo, TX John B. Alexander TCU/TCU
– 14 Ramirez Jr., Jaime L/L 5-11 190 3/17/99 San Antonio, TX Holy Cross of San Antonio A&M-Corpus Christi/A&M-Corpus Christi
– 10 Schmidt, Connor R/R 6-7 185 7/27/99 Devine, TX Devine St. Mary’s University/St. Mary’s University
– 40 Sesler, Matthew L/L 6-5 230 11/29/99 Harlingen, TX Harlingen A&M-Kingsville/A&M-Kingsville
– 6 Stevens, Kevin R/R 6-2 215 1/26/98 Tucson, AZ Cienega UTRGV/UTRGV
– 21 Threadgill, Riggs R/R 6-4 220 9/14/99 Fredericksburg, TX Fredericksburg McLennan CC/McLennan CC

NO. CATCHERS (2) B/T HT. WT. BORN HOMETOWN HIGH SCHOOL 2020 COLLEGE/2021 COLLEGE
– 45 LaRue, Tyler R/R 6-1 220 7/12/00 Kendalia, TX Blanco Rice/Grayson
– 26 Wolff, Nick L/R 6-3 200 5/28/99 Klein, TX Northside Homeschool Blinn/UTSA

NO. INFIELDERS (9) B/T HT. WT. BORN HOMETOWN HIGH SCHOOL 2020 COLLEGE/2021 COLLEGE
– Barry, Leyton L/R 6-2 190 7/18/00 Houston, TX IMG Academy (FL) UTSA/UTSA
– 27 Flores, Ryan L/L 5-11 210 6/24/99 Corpus Christi, TX Carroll UIW/UIW
– 9 Gonzales, Brandon R/R 6-3 165 4/17/01 San Antonio, TX Madison Grayson/Grayson
– 15 Gonzales, Garrett L/R 6-0 195 7/13/98 San Antonio, TX Madison Mary Hardin-Baylor/Mary Hardin-Baylor
– 2 Hernandez, Johnny R/R 5-9 190 7/26/97 El Paso, TX Montwood St. Mary’s University/St. Mary’s University
– 19 McDowall, Peyton R/R 6-3 220 6/28/99 Cibolo, TX Clemens Connors State/Connors State
– 33 Shepherd, Conner L/R 6-1 215 5/21/97 Upland, CA Upland TCU/TCU
– 17 Smith, Grant R/R 6-0 185 10/2/00 Albuquerque, NM St. Pius X UIW/UIW
– 24 Thomas, Lee L/L 6-2 210 12/16/97 Katy, TX Cinco Ranch UIW/UIW

NO. OUTFIELDERS (3) B/T HT. WT. BORN HOMETOWN HIGH SCHOOL 2020 COLLEGE/2021 COLLEGE
– 12 Brown, Porter L/L 6-0 195 8/7/00 San Antonio, TX Reagan TCU/TCU
– 25 McDonald, Kyte R/R 5-10 185 7/5/00 San Antonio, TX Antonian College Prep Mississippi State/Mississippi State
– 8 Thompson, Jordan R/R 5-9 165 8/31/00 Boerne, TX Boerne-Champion Grayson/Texas A&M

7 Manager – John McLaren
Pitching Coach – Calvin Schiraldi
20 Hitting Coach – Bryan Aughney
Clubhouse Manager – Jason Schweinsberg

Chanclas sign three UIW players

The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio announced on Friday they signed three players from Incarnate Word for the 2020 Texas Collegiate League season:

SS Grant Smith, Houston, St. Pius
1B Ryan Flores, Corpus Christi, Carroll
IF Lee Thomas, Katy, Cinco Ranch

Smith led Incarnate Word in batting at .339 in 16 games for the abbreviated 2020 season. Thomas was second on the team in batting with a .328 average. Flores batted .270.

The Chanclas are the entry of the San Antonio Missions for this summer’s college baseball season.

Chanclas sign four TCU players

The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio announced on Thursday they signed four TCU players to 2020 Texas Collegiate League summer baseball roster:

IF Conner Shepherd, Upland, Calif.
OF Porter Brown, San Antonio, Reagan
P Marcelo Pered (RH), Laredo
P Austin Krob (LH), Lisbon, Iowa

The Chanclas are the TCL entry of the San Antonio Missions.

Also on Thursday, the Round Rock Hair Men announced their 2020 TCL roster, including two players from San Antonio colleges:

P Luke Malone, UTSA, Round Rock
IF Kendall Achilles, Incarnate Word, Cedar Ridge

UTSA pitcher Luke Malone has signed to play for the Round Rock Hairy Men for the 2020 TCL season. - photo by Joe Alexander
UTSA pitcher Luke Malone has signed to play for the Round Rock Hairy Men for the 2020 TCL season. – photo by Joe Alexander