Pasadena City College baseball coach Pat McGee announced today that six players or 75 percent from his 2016 Lancers sophomore class have committed to 4-year universities. The two remaining sophomores are still mulling scholarship offers from a few institutions, according to McGee.
The Pasadena City College lefty hitter duo of sophomore first baseman Joe Quire and freshman designated hitter Jeremy Conant were named to the All-South Coast Conference Baseball First Team by conference coaches.
Sophomore first baseman Joe Quire ripped two triples and a double in a wild season finale but his Pasadena City College baseball team lost to host East Los Angeles, 11-9, Friday night. The Lancers finished the year at 13-23, a 3-win improvement from a season ago under second-year head coach Pat McGee.
Clutch pitching, defense, and timely hitting helped the Pasadena City College baseball team win its home finale, a 5-4 triumph over East Los Angeles that lasted 11 innings in four hours, seven minutes of play on Thursday. The Lancers close out the 2016 season tonight in a 6 p.m. South Coast Conference game at ELAC.
Sophomore first baseman Joe Quire broke a 6-6 tie with a 2-RBI single in the seventh inning Thursday as the Pasadena City College baseball team downed Mt. San Antonio, 8-6, in a South Coast Conference game at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Memorial Field.
It came down to the final out, but the Pasadena City College baseball team closed out the program's first South Coast Conference 3-game series sweep over an opponent in eight years Saturday. PCC held on to defeat El Camino-Compton Center, 5-4, for its third win of the week v. the Tartars in the contest played at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Memorial Field.
In the first 63 games of his tenure as head coach for the Pasadena City College baseball team, Pat McGee never let a pitcher go the distance until Tuesday when Isaac Holguin accomplished all nine innings in a 10-2 Lancers win. On Thursday, Chris Brown made it back-to-back complete game efforts as he scattered 10 hits in PCC's 8-2 win at El Camino College-Compton Center.
Isaac Holguin scattered eight hits and retired the last 13 batters in order to throw the first complete-game victory by a Pasadena City College baseball pitcher in eight years on Tuesday as the Lancers defeated El Camino College-Compton Center, 10-2. The South Coast Conference game was played at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Memorial Field.
The Pasadena City College baseball team and the phrase "a sure thing" don't often find ways into the same sentence. But in 2016, the Lancers know for sure if they score 10 runs, they're going to win. PCC rallied for seven runs in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday and beat Los Angeles Harbor, 10-5, at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Memorial Field. Pasadena is now 6-0 in games in which it scores in double figures.
In two non-conference games so far this week, the Pasadena City College baseball team went from no pitching, good hitting to good pitching, no hitting. The results were a 17-8 slugfest loss to Ventura on Tuesday and Wednesday's 4-1 defeat v. Glendale. Both contests were played at Jackie Robinson Memorial Field at Brookside Park.
Head coach Pat McGee needed one of his sophomores to step up Saturday if the Pasadena City College baseball team was going to snap a 7-game losing streak and give the team some hope after a 0-5 start to South Coast Conference play. Letterman first baseman Joe Quire played the role of Mr. Clutch and rallied the Lancers to a 6-5, 11-inning win over host El Camino.
The Pasadena City College baseball team couldn't hold on to an early 3-0 lead as Long Beach City College broke a 4-4 tie with four runs in the eighth inning en route to a South Coast Conference-opening, 8-5 win over the Lancers at Brookside Park's Jackie Robinson Memorial Field Tuesday.
The Pasadena City College baseball team enters the 21-game, South Coast Conference schedule with a 6-6 overall record, including three losses that occurred in the ninth inning or beyond.
The Pasadena City College baseball team unleashed a little power Tuesday to go with its steady batting attack as the Lancers crushed host Citrus, 15-5, in a non-conference game. PCC improved to 6-4.
With a .318 team batting average, the Pasadena City College baseball team is 10th in the state in that offensive category through nine games. The Lancers are 5-4 overall under second-year head coach Pat McGee.
After two losses that cooled off the Pasadena City College baseball team's bats, the Lancers got their offense back on track Thursday in a 14-9 victory over visiting Merced at the University of La Verne. PCC improved to 4-2 on the young season.
Trivia question: What year was the last time a Pasadena City College baseball team started a season with three straight wins? Hints: Gasoline cost 31 cents a gallon. The Super Bowl in professional football did not exist. The winner of the Grammy for best pop male vocalist was Frank Sinatra. And President Barack Obama was just a 3-year-old toddler. Answer: 1965.
For the first time since 2011, the Pasadena City College baseball team is off to a 2-0 start to a season. The Lancers' bats are red hot with their second straight double-digit runs peformance in a 10-5 win over host San Diego City College on February 6.
The Pasadena City College baseball team is excited about its prospects for the 2016 season under second-year head coach Pat McGee. The Lancers are trying to build on the program's improved play last year when they increased the competitive level against their South Coast Conference rivals.
With his first season under his belt, Pasadena City College baseball head coach Pat McGee has gone about a busy off-season in helping his graduating Lancers secure athletic scholarships at 4-year universities. So far, McGee has placed five players at the next level.
Pasadena City College baseball team freshmen Justin Cage and Joe Quire helped lead the Loveland Blue Jays (Colorado) to the Centennial State League championship. The Lancers pair played in the collegiate summer wood bat league that recently concluded this month.