Softball

Jaguar  Softball

Welcome to the San Jose City College Softball website. We are located in the heart of San Jose and offer you an opportunity to continue your education at a higher level. The Softball program is well known for excellent academic success and we take pride in student-athletes transferring to universities with an A.A. or A.S. degree.  Many of our  student-athletes achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher during their educational career at San Jose City College.  Athletically, the San Jose City College Softball team is very competitive and over the past 22 years has had a winning season every year.  With eight Coast Conference Championships, 22 years of advancing to the California Community College Sweet 16 Regional Championships, and appearing in back to back State Championships where they achieve a 4th place finish, the teams over the years have built a winning tradition.  We would like to extend to you the opportunity to become a part of this successful program both academically and athletically.  We invite you to fill out the recruitment form and start your college career on the right path.  Thank you for your interest in the San Jose City College Softball Program and Go Jags!

Please contact Head Softball Coach, Debbie Huntze-Rooney by sending an email to Deborah.huntze@sjcc.edu or call the office phone at (408) 288-3731.

 

Coaches

Debbie Huntze-Rooney, Head Softball Coach

Debbie Huntze-Rooney is entering her 25th 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 and
a 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.

Theresa Torres, Assistant Coach

Theresa Torres is entering her 2nd year as an Assistant Coach for the SJCC Jaguars. Theresa will be an asset to the coaching staff and team.  She will be working with the infield and outfield. She will be able to  share her knowledge of the game with the athletes and help them to achieve their goals.  Her positive energy and work ethic will be key for the SJCC Jaguar Team.

 Theresa started her career at San Jose Mt. Pleasant High School where she hit .330 with 18 runs and 20 RBIs as a senior in 2009. She earned first team All-Santa Teresa League honors.  She then graduated and transferred to San Jose City College.

 Torres played at SJCC as the starting 3rd baseman her first two years of college. Theresa was a team captain and a NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete as a sophomore. Torres was apart of the 2010 Lady Jag Coast Conference Championship Team. She graduated SJCC with her Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts degree then transferred to California State University of Monterey Bay to continue her education and career in softball.

Torres took a bigger role in her senior year season as an Otter after dipping her toes in NCAA waters as a junior. Theresa's senior year recorded a .956 field average on the entire season with on 7 errors on her entire career at Monterey Bay. In May 2014,she received her Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology.

David Neil, Assistant Coach

David Neil is entering his First year as an assistant coach for the Lady Jaguars. Coach Dave will be working closely with the pitchers and catchers!

 

 

2016 Jaguar Roster 

No.​Player​Yr.​Pos.​H.S    

​00

​Adriana Ibarra

​Fr.

P/1B​

​San Benito

1

​Celeste Contreras

​​Fr.

​OF

​Silver Creek

​2

​Hannah Harris

​​Fr.

​OF

​Oak Grove

​3

​Kaddy Pizano

​​Fr.

​C

​Branham

​4

​Tatiana Venegas

​​Fr.

​OF

​Pioneer

​5

​Gaby Nowack

​So.

​P

​Silver Creek

​6

​Destiny Garcia

​​​So.

​C/2B

​Oak Grove

​7

​Danessa  Augenstein

​​Fr.

​C

​Branham

10

​Alyssa Vidal

​​Fr.

​P/IF

​Santa Teresa

​11

​Andrea Lopez

​​Fr.​

​3B

​Summit Prep

​12

​Maddie Carlson

​​​Fr.

​2B/SS

​Pioneer

​14

​Claudia Garcia

​So

​OF

​Pacheco High

​17

​Sophia Perea

​​​Fr.

​OF

​Tracy High

​18

​Jojo Castro

​​Fr.​

​SS/3B

​Mt. Pleasant

​24

​Justine Felix

​So

​SS/3B

​Piedmont Hills

​25

​Marissa Heffernan

​​Fr.​​

​1B/SS

​Sobrato

​32

​Jordan Martinez

​​​Fr.​

​P/2B

​San Lorenzo

33

​Danielle Carrillo

​​​Fr.​

​P/OF

​Branham

Women’s Softball Recruitment Application

ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • In 2014, 5 sophomores transferred to a 4 year university. Giana Cavallaro and Treasure Rodriguez- West Alabama University, Krystal Rock- Maryville University, Nicole Read- Kansas Wesleyan University, Stephanie Pickard- William Jessup University.
  • Team GPA 3.069, ranked 20th in the Nation by NFCA amoung Community College, and #1 in the State.
  • 2014 NFCA Academic All American Scholar Athlete with 3.5 GPA or higher: Nicole Read
  • Academic All-State First Team: Nicole Read
  • In 2013, 6 sophomores transferred to the 4 year- universities. Miriah Chavez- West Alabama, Leslie Angulo- Sacramento State, Dani Pianto- San Diego State, Amanda Rossetta- Sonoma State, Diana Lopez- St. Edwards University, Bre Hunsucker- San Francisco State.
  • NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes with a 3.5 GPA or higher: Leslie Angulo
  • Academically ranked # 30 in the Nation by NFCA (National Fast pitch Coaches Association) with a Team GPA of 3.016, and #2 in California
  • Academic All-State First Team:  Leslie Angulo, Dani Pianto, Amanda Rossetta
  • In 2012, 5 sophomores transferred to the 4-year universities. Ahjali Davis – Long Beach State, Lena Foster – San Francisco State, Lindsay Maves – San Francisco State, Christina Meneses – San Francisco State,  Janae Grimes – FIDM

  • NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes with a 3.5 GPA or higher: Leslie Angulo, Ahjali Davis, Janae Grimes, Danielle Edwards, Christina Meneses, Jasmine Jones, and Melissa Ortiz

  • Academically ranked #6 in the Nation by NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) with a Team GPA of 3.357, and #1 in California

  •  8 Conference Championships: 1996, 1997, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

  • 21 Consecutive Regional appearences

  • 2008 Final 8 in the State ( 5th Place)

  • 2007 Final 8 in the State

     

 

 

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Contact Us

Debbie Huntze-Rooney

Head Softball Coach

(408) 288-3731

Deborah.huntze@sjcc.edu

 

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