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2010-04-30 / Sports

Texan Baseball adds Janda to 2011 Roster

LHS 2008 graduate Reagan Janda signed to play baseball for Tarleton State University recently. He is seen with his parents, Daryl and Rhonda Janda, along with his grandparents and sister, Bob Tillery, Kayla Janda and Charlotte Tillery. ARTICLE COURTESY OF TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY. LHS 2008 graduate Reagan Janda signed to play baseball for Tarleton State University recently. He is seen with his parents, Daryl and Rhonda Janda, along with his grandparents and sister, Bob Tillery, Kayla Janda and Charlotte Tillery. ARTICLE COURTESY OF TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY. Tarleton head baseball coach Bryan Conger has announced the signing of Reagan Janda to a National Letter of Intent. Janda will join the Texans next fall for offseason workouts and will begin playing for the Texans in the spring of 2011.

“We are excited to add Reagan to our 2010-11 roster,” Conger said. “He has proven for the past two years, that he can hit and we feel that he gives us a legitimate presence in the middle of our lineup for the next two years.”

Janda, a 6-0 infielder who bats right handed and throws right handed as well, will transfer to Tarleton from Frank Phillips College in Borger, where he is currently hitting .445 on the season with 15 doubles, seven home runs, 45 runs batted in and a slugging percentage of .742.

The newest Texan currently ranks No. 2 in hits per game (1.54) among junior college players in Region VI and No. 3 in batting average. Janda ranks fourth in hits (57) and total bases (95), while ranking fifth in RBI and home runs.

As a freshman, Janda was a first team all-conference infielder and a Texas/New Mexico JC All-Star selection after batting .455 with 10 homers and 50 RBI.

While in high school at Lexington, he was named First Team All- Brazos Valley and was a second team all-state selection, He earned a Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association (THSBCA) all-star game nod and was an Austin Area 1-5A all-star selection as well. He batted .483 with 12 homers and 65 RBI as a senior.

Janda is a native of Lexington, and is the son of Daryl and Rhonda Janda. Daryl, Rhonda, and Grampa Bob Tillery are Reagan’s number one fans.

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