Pasadena City College softball sophomore Natalie Ficocelli, the only player to play for head coach Brittany Williams' first two Lancers teams, has earned a scholarship to play/attend William Penn University (West Des Moines, Iowa). Ficocelli was the Lancers' starting first baseman this past season and an All-South Coast Conference honorable mention.
Pasadena City College shortstop Katelyn Thordarson, a freshman from Maranatha High, was named to the 13-player, All-South Coast Conference Softball First Team by conference coaches.
The Pasadena City College women's softball team finished the 2013 season in style as the Lancers mercied Los Angeles Harbor, 10-0, in the South Coast Conference finale for both teams. It was the 11th time this season that the Lancers defeated an opponent in a game called early due to the 8-run rule.
On an afternoon where the Pasadena City College softball team totaled its season high of 20 hits, visiting El Camino College put on an even better hitting clinic with 26 hits as the Warriors shook off a PCC rally to defeat the Lancers, 25-13, in a South Coast Conference game at Robinson Park.
For the third time in 2013, the Pasadena City College softball team mercied El Camino College-Compton Center, 9-1, Thursday in a South Coast Conference game at Robinson Park. The Lancers outscored the last-place Tartars, 33-4, in their three encounters.
Sophomore Natalie Ficocelli, the only returning sophomore from head coach Brittany Williams' first season in 2012, did her best to lead the Pasadena City College softball team Tuesday in its South Coast Conference game at East Los Angeles College.
As a freshman, shortstop Katelyn Thordarson has become the Pasadena City College softball team's most complete player. Thordarson exhibited her talents at the plate and in the field once again Thursday in helping the Lancers hammer Los Angeles Harbor College, 11-3, in a South Coast Conference game called after five innings due to the 8-run rule. The game was played at PCC's off-campus home at Robinson Park.
A tough three-day stretch for the Pasadena City College softball team ended Thursday with the Lancers' third straight South Coast Conference loss, a 4-1 decision to Long Beach City College at Robinson Park.
The Pasadena City College softball team won its second straight South Coast Conference road game Tuesday while reaching double figures in runs once again in a 12-1, six-inning rout over host El Camino College-Compton Center.
First baseman Sara Quintero snapped a 5-5 tie in the top of the seventh inning, blasting a 3-run homer as the Pasadena City College softball team downed host Los Angeles Harbor, 11-6, Tuesday in a South Coast Conference game. While the team has won at neutral tournament sites, it was the first time in seven 2013 games that PCC won a game on the road.
The Pasadena City College softball team hit a milestone of sorts this weekend in taking fourth place at the Golden West Tournament. With 10 victories this season, the Lancers have already surpassed the win total of the last three years as they set sights on matching the 20-win mark put together by the 2009 team.
From 2010-2012, the Pasadena City College softball team seemed to lose its way as a program. The Lancers struggled for victories (27) spread out each in three straight nine-win years under three different head coaches. The South Coast Conference competition was even worse for the Lancers, who have won only 12 league games during that period.
Melissa Izumida hurled a six-hitter and pitched her third shutout of the season as the Pasadena City College softball team turned back El Camino College, 2-0, Feb. 21 in a South Coast Conference game at Robinson Park. The Lancers are 8-8 overall, 2-2 in conference and a sparkling 7-1 at home.
The Pasadena City College softball team continued its run of success at Robinson Park Thursday with a 12-2, South Coast Conference victory over El Camino College-Compton Center. The Lancers are 6-0 in home games this season, outscoring opponents by a 43-6 count.
The Pasadena City College softball team couldn't have come closer to winning its South Coast Conference opener Tuesday at East Los Angeles College. The Lancers were one out away from clinching what would have been a 6-5 victory. Instead, an error by shortstop Allison Lacey on a fielder's choice throw to third allowed the Huskies to it.
The Pasadena City College softball team stayed perfect in home games at Robinson Park this season at 5-0 after sweeping Santa Monica College, 8-0 and 9-1, in a doubleheader Saturday where each game was ended in the fifth inning due to the 8-run mercy rule.
In the two previous seasons since the Pasadena City College softball team began playing home games at Robinson Park, the Lancers were often trying to avoid being on the wrong side of the mercy rule or scratching to just score a run. So far in 2013, it's the opponents who can't score on the Lancers, at least at PCC's off-campus home diamond.
The Pasadena City College softball team couldn't have asked for a better home-opening afternoon Thursday. The Lancers not only swept their non-conference doubleheader v. Bartsow, but blanked the Vikings in both ends, 8-0 in six innings in game 1, and a 7-0 shutout in game 2.
With only one returning player from last season and one from two seasons ago, the 2013 Pasadena City College softball team comes into the new season with a youthful roster. But second-year PCC head coach Brittany Williams points out that her 14 freshman players are far more "game-experienced" than the Lancers of last season.
Brittany Skoien, an All-South Coast Conference First Team selection as an outfielder for the Pasadena City College softball team this past season, accepted a scholarship to play and attend William Penn University (West Des Moines, Iowa).
Pasadena City College softball team head coach Brittany Williams will be holding open tryouts for the 2013 Lancers team next week at Robinson Park, the team's off-campus home field at 1081 N. Fair Oaks Avenue in Pasadena.
Ilene Suleymanyan, a two-year letterman on the Pasadena City College softball team, is continuing her education and playing career on scholarship at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Miss. Suleymanyan, a recent Elizabeth Jensen academic transfer scholarship recipient at PCC, was the Lancers' starting third baseman this past season.
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