Southland Conference Baseball and Methodist Center for Sports Medicine in Sugar Land team up!Sugar Land, TX - 5/14/2013
Four Methodist Sugar Land Hospital physicians have been selected to serve as medical directors for the upcoming Southland Conference baseball tournament, scheduled for May 22-25 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land.
Drs. Kenneth Renney, Mark Maffet, Timothy Sitter and David Braunreiter
Drs. Mark Maffet, Timothy Sitter, Kenneth Renney and David Braunreiter of the Methodist Center for Sports Medicine Sugar Land and Methodist Orthopaedic Specialists of Texas will be on hand throughout the tournament, overseeing medical care to players from the eight Southland Conference schools that qualify for the four-day event. Dr. Maffet and Dr. Sitter will also provide interviews during the tournament’s championship game, which will be broadcast on ESPN3.
“The Methodist Center for Sports Medicine Sugar Land provides care and treatment to a number of local high school, college and professional sports teams, and we are looking forward to serving the Southland Conference and its member schools throughout the tournament,” said Dr. Maffet. “It’s a great opportunity for all of us at Methodist to welcome the Southland Conference to our great community and Constellation Field.”
The four selected physicians are fellowship trained in the diagnosis and advanced treatment of sports medicine injuries. Dr. Maffet and Dr. Sitter are orthopedic surgeons who sub-specialize in knee and shoulder surgery and Dr. Braunreiter and Dr. Renney are primary care sports medicine physicians specializing in the medical and orthopedic management of athletes.
“Methodist Center for Sports Medicine has a long history of involvement in sports as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, Rice University and Rodeo Houston,” said Dr. Sitter. “Our participation in the Southland Conference tournament is a natural fit and we are excited about being a part of the event.”
Tickets for the Southland Conference tournament are available for purchase in person at the Constellation Field box office, by phone at 281-240-4487, ext. 300, or online at http://www.sugarlandskeeters.com/.
The Southland Conference, founded in 1963, includes four Texas schools – Lamar University, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin State University and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – as well as University of Central Arkansas, McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, Northwestern State University, Oral Roberts University and Southeastern Louisiana University.