2020-21 Season Recap

PHSC's women's softball team had a very successful 2021 season. The Bobcats qualified for the Regional tournament in North Carolina and won the South Atlantic Region B championship and a trip to the NJCAA World Series. This was the second time in school history and first time since 2011 that the softball team qualified for the World Series. At the World Series in Oxford, Alabama, the Bobcats lost their first game 2-0 to Phoenix College, who ended up winning the National Championship. They also fell to Murray State 5-1 to end their season.

Leading the way offensively was Tierra Riley (Anclote HS) who led the team in batting average, homeruns, and runs batted in. Taylor Tremmel (Tampa Gaither HS) led the team in runs scored and homeruns, and Ashtin Jordan (Wiregrass Ranch) was second on the team in homeruns and hit two homeruns in the regional tournament in North Carolina. Meghan Kimery (Seminole High School) led the team in stolen bases. KayLee Barber (Mitchell High School) led the team in extra base hits at the regional tournament in North Carolina, and Haylee Fernandez (Land O' Lakes High School) made a Sports Center Top 10 Play at the World Series when she robbed a potential homerun.

Leading the way for the pitching staff this year was Jasmin Fontela (Tampa Jefferson High School) who led the team in wins and won two games at the regional tournament which qualified the team for the World Series. Aaliyah Ortiz (Hardee High School) led the team in strikeouts.

Tierra Riley won the Florida College Activities Association Player of the Week. Additionally, Riley and teammate Meghan Kimery both made the NJCAA South Atlantic Region All-Tournament Team.

Program History

The PHSC women’s fast pitch softball program began in 1994 with the hiring of current Head Coach Tom Ryan who has established a well respected and competitive program.

The program has an impressive history with 10 post season appearances, four straight seasons of forty wins or more (1997-2000), State Runner Up (1999), and most recently 2011 Region X District P Champions with a fifth place finish at the National Tournament.

Over the years, players have received athletic recognition through NJCAA Player of the Week honors and selection to All-conference, state and regional teams. Also, many have received athletic scholarships to four year programs.

PHSC's women's softball program is proud of its academic success, boasting several players having received Academic All America recognition by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

Softball Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach Steve Mumaw

    Stephen Mumaw

    Head Coach

    PHSC’s Women’s Softball newest head coach, Stephen Mumaw, brings a wealth of coaching experience and working with athletes. From high school and college baseball, high school softball, and major league baseball, Mumaw has what it takes to lead the Bobcats to a winning season.

    A graduate of the University of Tampa (BS, business management), Mumaw began working with students at Pasco-Hernando State College as an academic advisor, assisting students and athletic teams to help schedule classes, stay on track to graduate and ensure university transfer-readiness.

  • Assistant Coach Jeri Loffler

    Jeri Loffler

    Assistant Coach

    Jeri Loffler is no stranger to PHSC and its women’s softball program. She attended PHSC (2012-2014) and was named most outstanding player as a member of the Women’s Softball team.