Lady Jags Softball
Debbie Huntze-Rooney is entering her 24th year as the Head Softball Coach for the Lady Jaguars. Debbie has led the Lady Jaguars to eight Coast Conference Championships, and has taken her teams to the State Regional playoffs 20 years in a row. Debbie has also led the Lady Jags to the Elite Eight State Playoffs 2007-2008. The team has been ranked third in Northern California.
Debbie has guided the Lady Jaguars to a winning record every year. She has also received Coast Conference Coach-of-the-Year, and Northern California Coach–of-the-Year awards. This season she reached the 600th Victory milestone.
Coach Huntze-Rooney believes in academics first, and the Lady Jaguars set individual and team goals to reach a 3.0 GPA or higher. This year the Lady Jaguars are ranked 6th in the nation among community colleges with a 3.357 GPA - First in California. The Lady Jaguars have a high transfer rate to universities. Many of the Jags have moved onto four year institutions with academic or athletic scholarships, and have earned their degrees.
Debbie competed in Softball and Basketball at West Valley College, then transferred to Chico State where she played Softball and Field Hockey. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education anda minor in English. She also had the opportunity to be an assistant coach at Chico State both in Softball and Field Hockey. Debbie moved to Southern California where she taught Physical Education, and coached Softball and Basketball at Serrano High School. She also completed her master's degree at Azusa Pacific University in Administration of Education.
Megan Ink is entering her 3rd year as Assistant Softball coach for the SJCC Jaguars. Megan brings a great deal of knowledge and experience to the coaching staff. She spent 10 seasons as an Assistant Coach for Eastern Kentucky University where she assisted in all aspects of the game. After graduating from Piedmont Hills High School, Ink played two seasons at SJCC where she was named First Team All Conference, All-Northern California team and helped lead the team to the conference championship in 2000. After receiving her degree from SJCC she earned a scholarship and transferred to EKU where she was part of the 2002 OVC championship team. The Colonels advanced to NCAA Regionals where they eventually lost to UCLA.
Upon graduation she began her coaching career at EKU. In 10 seasons, Ink helped the Colonels to four top-four finishes in the Ohio Valley Conference, including an OVC championship in 2004. She also spent two years as the Head Coach for the 16-under travel team KY xtreme.
Megan received her bachelor's degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies from EKU in 2002. She earned her master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Sports Administration in 2006.
Jessica Pepin is entering her 3rd year as an assistant coach for the SJCC Jaguars. Jessica will be working closely with the pitchers and catchers. She brings a wealth of knowledge and a competitive attitude. Pepin played at SJCC as a Lady Jag her first twoyears of college. She received a scholarship and transferred to the University of Hilo in Hawaii where she completed her collegiate softball career and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. During her four year collegiate career, Jessica was a four time NFCA Academic All American and Phi Theta Kappa member. In 2010, as captain at SJCC, Jessica was awarded a certificate of Outstanding Leadership and Volunteerism, received her associate degree in Liberal Studies and made second team all conference. In 2012, Jessica received recognition as PAC West Pitcher of the Week.
Currently, Jessica is completing classes and preparing to apply to Occupational Therapy school.
2013-14 NFCA Junior College All-Academic Teams
Women’s Softball Recruitment Application
Awards and Achievements
2013 Academic All American Scholar Athletes: LeslieAngulo, Dani Pianto, and Amanda Rossetta
Team GPA 3.016, ranked 30th in the Nation among Community Colleges, and #2 in the State.
NFCA Academic Scholar Athlete with 3.5 GPA or higher-Leslie Angulo
Lady Jaguar Softball Transfers
San Jose State University
Christina Satalino Danielle Torralba Sarah Salamida Amy MendezCharisse PinedaEmily Patterson Rachelle PlacenciaJodi VossAlex Anunciacion Rachel MatsudaAnna Past Kim Rose Jennifer NixonSarah KrenzTamara DeleonTekla Snell Lynnette YasukawaLisa NicolosiMegan Farnsworth
Jehnna Koch Jennifer PiergalliJennifer MontezLinsey DoneiloNiki Ames Alejandra HernandezVanessa SilvaTheresa Torres
Angela Alvarez Debbie Duran
Cal State San Bernadino
Cal State University of San Diego
Cal State University of Sonoma
Veronica HowardKat Pisano Amanda Rossetta
Holy Names University
Kassidy RotterJanna DaughteryLindy Tinteinot
Notre Dame de Namir
Oregon Institute of Technology
Destinee PowersDiana PereiraNicole Read
Flordia A & M
University California Santa Barbara
Suzie SchaeferMegan Mills
Cal State University of Bakersfield
Tera Macias Alyssa Walker
San Francisco State University
Lindsay MavesChristina MenesesCoco FosterDanielle Chapman Bre Hunsucker
Nicole BertolacciErika Nowak Brittney RivasNickie YoungbloodEvyn Bejarano Stephanie Keyser
Cal State University of Chico
Jessica Allemandi Nicole GarciaSimilie Glenn Marcella MaciasMarina Mendez
University of Hawaii Hilo
Jessica Pepin Natalie Justo
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Lipscomb University of Tennessee
Ashley Frost Miriah ChavezTreasure RodriguezGiana Cavallaro
Wingate University of North Carolina
FIDM Fashion Institute
San Diego State University
Barbra GarciaJennfier GarciaDani Pianto
University of San Diego
Sacramento State University
Wright State University
Cal State University of Long Beach
Melissa GonzalesAhj Davis
Head Softball Coach
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