2017 PCC Softball News

  • Two-Time, All-SCC Softball Infielder Moreno Inks With Marymount
    November 22, 2017
    Karina Moreno, Pasadena City College's top offensive weapon the past two seasons on the softball team, will continue her education and playing career after signing a scholarship with NAIA Marymount California University in Palos Verdes.
  • #13 Softball Plays Hard, But Eliminated By #4 Palomar In Playoffs
    May 06, 2017
    Heart and determination won't be found in the box scores, but the No. 13 seed Pasadena City College softball team put the scare into No. 4 host Palomar before being eliminated in the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs best-of-3 series, 2-games-0. The Lancers lost in the last at bats in the 7th inning, 5-4, to Palomar on Friday and then went 10 innings with the Comets before losing, 4-3, in the season finale Saturday morning.
  • All-SCC North For Softball Five; PCC 13th Seed At #4 Palomar In Playoffs
    May 01, 2017
    The Pasadena City College softball team makes its first appearance in the postseason in 11 years Friday-Saturday, May 5-6 when the No. 13 seeded Lancers play at No. 4 Palomar in the first round of the SoCal Regional Playoffs. The two teams play in a best-of-3 game series.
  • Moreno Sets PCC Runs Record, Softball Picks Up 25th Win
    April 26, 2017
    Sophomore shortstop Karina Moreno etched her name in the Pasadena City College softball record book by setting both the single season and career mark for runs scored as The Lancers closed the regular season with their 25th victory, an 11-0, 5-inning rout over Los Angeles Harbor on Wednesday.
  • Pica Time: Softball Pitcher A Big Relief For Lancers
    April 18, 2017
    Although primarily utilized as a starter as a freshman, sophomore pitcher Pica Madrid has turned into an all-everything hurler for the Lancers in 2017. She has frequently been the first reliever turned to by head coach Monica Tantlinger. On Tuesday, Madrid was again called on early in the game and her pitching led the Lancers to a 6-4, South Coast Conference North Division victory at Chaffey.
  • Cha-Ching: 3B Helps Ring Up Another Softball Victory
    April 13, 2017
    For two seasons, Brittany Ching has turned in gold glove standard defense for the Pasadena City College softball team at maybe the toughest position on the field--the hot corner. The third baseman is known for her cannon arm and with her quick reflexes she has put together a highlight reel of great plays and robbed many hits from opponents.
  • Softball Working Toward Playoff Spot
    April 11, 2017
    The Pasadena City College softball team moved to No. 10 in the all-important RPI ratings and can seriously talk about postseason plans after rallying for a 5-4 win against rival East Los Angeles Tuesday at Robinson Park. The Lancers are 22-10-1 overall and now 7-2 in the South Coast Conference North Division, well ahead in second place in the league.
  • Third Straight 20-Win Season For Softball Coach Tantlinger
    April 03, 2017
    In just four seasons as Pasadena City College softball head coach, Monica Tantlinger has established her Lancers as a consistent winner. With a 4-2, non-conference, home victory over Orange Coast Monday, PCC posted its third consecutive 20-win season under Tantlinger's leadership.
  • Battery Recharges Softball, Now 6-1 in SCC Play
    March 30, 2017
    The Pasadena City College softball team relied on the battery of pitcher Pica Madrid and catcher Jeneve Medrano as the Lancers improved to 6-1 in the South Coast Conference North Division with a 6-1 win over Chaffey at Robinson Park.
  • In a Pinch, Softball Delivers In Rio Hondo Victory
    March 28, 2017
    Pasadena City College softball team head coach Monica Tantlinger is not afraid to use her bench in big-game situations. Tied 2-2 in the seventh inning Tuesday, she sent in pinch hitters Torrey Johnson and Destiny Rojas and both answered the call with RBI singles as the Lancers downed host Rio Hondo College, 5-2, in a South Coast Conference North Division game.
  • Killer Br's Lift Softball Over ELAC
    March 23, 2017
    Clutch bombs hit by first baseman Bree Howard and designated player Brittany Gonzales rallied the Pasadena City College softball team to an 11-6, South Coast Conference North Division victory at East Los Angeles College Thursday evening. The game, which included a 20-minute delay for a protest filed by PCC on a uniform issue for ELAC, was a marathon affair that lasted three hours and three minutes.
  • Softball Blanks Grossmont, Rise To No. 10 In SoCal RPI
    March 17, 2017
    The Pasadena City College softball team rebounded from its first South Coast Conference loss Thursday by blanking host Grossmont, 3-0, Friday in a non-conference game. The shutout lifted the Lancers to a 13-7 overall record as they have risen to No. 10 in the all-important SoCal Region RPI rankings at .572.
  • Softball Stays Red Hot With 9th Win In Last 10
    March 15, 2017
    The Pasadena City College softball team continues to pile up the runs and in the process help the Lancers become an early leader in the South Coast Conference North Division race. The Lancers upped their overall record to 12-6 and stayed pefect at 3-0 in conference play with an 11-6 victory at Chaffey Tuesday.
  • Softball On Mercy Roll, Win Streak At 4
    March 10, 2017
    The only thing stopping the Pasadena City College softball team of late is the 8-run mercy rule. For the third time in four days, the Lancers needed the minimum five innings to record a victory. On Friday, PCC picked up its fourth straight win overall with a season-high in runs in a 15-1, non-conference blowout over Victor Valley at Robinson Park.
  • Hits For All In Softball's SCC-Opening Rout Over ELAC, 11-3
    March 07, 2017
    While teams will have big offensive explosions, rarely does one occur where every starting player collects a hit. But that's exactly what the Lancers starting nine accomplished Tuesday. PCC rolled to an 11-3, 5-inning, South Coast Conference North Division-opening win over East Los Angeles at Robinson Park.
  • Softball Triples The Fun At Glendale
    March 01, 2017
    With no regulation-size outfield fence at Glendale Sports Complex, the Pasadena City College softball team found the spacious field to its liking. The Lancers circled the bases with three triples as part of their offense and won their fourth in a row, 6-3, over Glendale on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Softball Ends 10-Year Losing Streak v. Cerritos
    February 28, 2017
    The Pasadena City College softball team put an end to a 29-game losing streak that lasted 10 years in its meetings against Cerritos College with a 3-2 win over the Falcons at Robinson Park Tuesday afternoon. The victory was the first v. Cerritos since a 5-3 triumph in Norwalk on March 8, 2007. It had been 11 years since the last time PCC beat the Falcons at home, a 7-6 win in 2006 played at Brookside Park, the team's former home diamond.
  • Softball Throttles Compton, Back to .500
    February 23, 2017
    The Pasadena City College softball team scored a season high in runs in a 14-0, 5-inning rout over host El Camino College-Compton Center Thursday. The Lancers returned to the .500 mark at 5-5 overall.
  • Angel In The Outfield Helps Softball Get Past LBCC, 2-1
    February 22, 2017
    One area that was a concern last season for the Pasadena City College softball team was its lack of range in its outfield. Balls were falling in that probably wouldn't have with faster outfielders. So when head coach Monica Tantlinger recruited Angel Urbina (La Mirada High) to play center field for the Lancers, it was for good reason.
  • Ups and Downs For Softball This Week
    February 17, 2017
    With today's postponement of a scheduled doubleheader at Citrus College ends a wacky week of events for the Pasadena City College softball team. The Lancers went 1-2, including an 11-5 loss against El Camino Thursday at Robinson Park where both teams used the contest as if it were a Major League baseball exhibition game.
  • Howard and Howard Pace Softball Win
    February 09, 2017
    Second baseman Alex Howard tripled and had two RBI and pinch hitter Bree Howard (not related) belted a solo home run as the Pasadena City College softball team blanked El Camino College-Compton Center, 8-0, Thursday at Robinson Park. The game was called in the bottom of the sixth due to the 8-run mercy rule.
  • Softball Loses Pitcher's Duel, 1-0
    February 02, 2017
    It was an old-fashioned pitching duel Thursday between Pasadena City College freshman hurler Angel Wintercorn and Moorpark sophomore Caitlin Vinyard. Wintercorn twirled a 3-hitter but Vinyard matched it and struck out 12 Lancers as PCC lost its home opener, 1-0, at Robinson Park.
  • Softball Grabs Extra-Inning Win Over Saddleback
    January 31, 2017
    Freshman Jamie Hammon launched a 2-out, RBI double to the right-center gap to give the Pasadena City College softball team a 3-2 win in eight innings at Saddleback Monday night. Brenda Rivas singled, stole second and scored the game-winning run.
  • Softball 2017 Preview: Speed Part Of The Plan For Lancers
    January 26, 2017
    For the past few seasons, the Pasadena City College softball team offense relied on power whether it be by home run or other extra base hits. But in 2017, PCC fourth-year head coach Monica Tantlinger said the Lancers will be generating runs with speed on the base paths.