PHSC is a member of the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The baseball program started in 1992 competing in the Suncoast Conference as a NJCAA Division I program. In just the third year of the program, PHSC finished runner-up in the 1994 FCCAA state tournament. Other state tournament appearances were in 1995 and 1997. The team won the Suncoast Conference championship in 1995. The program switched to Division II status in 2010 and has appeared in the NJCAA Region 10 District Tournament in North Carolina the past three years. Over 30 players have signed professional contracts and many have gone on to top universities throughout the country.
Baseball Game Rained Out
The baseball game scheduled for today against Jackson College has been rained out. The game will not be rescheduled. Pasco-Hernando will play Erie Community College (N.Y.) tomorrow at 2 p.m. weather permitting.
Baseball Team Wins Big
Pasco-Hernando broke open a 1-0 lead by scoring seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to go on and defeat Rollins College JV 10-0. Chris McCormick (3-1) pitched a complete game shutout allowing four hits while striking out five. Alex Kranick, Aderly Perez and Dominiq Sicardo each had two hits in the game. The win improved Pasco-Hernando to 6-8 on the season. The team will host Jackson Community College of Michigan on Thursday at 3 p.m.
Alex Kranick currently leads the team in hitting with .385 average, followed by Derek Dious (.381), Tyler Ramsey (.333), Aderly Perez (.314), Kevin Faulkner (.313) and Brennan Allen (.302). Tyler Ramsey leads the team in RBIs with 10, followed by Brennan Allen (9), Tyler Cooler (7) and Jose Alonzo (7). Aderly Perez leads the team in stolen bases with 5, followed by Robby McCabe (4) and Tyler Cooler (3).
PHSC Loses On The Road
The baseball team lost to Santa Fe College 10-5 in Gainesville today. The loss dropped PHSC to 5-8 on the season and 0-4 on the road. Starter Danny Rodriguez (1-2) took the loss allowing five runs (three earned) on five hits in 3.1 innings of work. Bobby Anderson was the only effective reliever pitching 1.1 of perfect baseball. The team had 12 hits in the game, but stranded a season high 16 runners. Kevin Faulkner led the hitters going 3 for 4 with two doubles. Alex Kranick also went 2 for 4 with a double. The team will host Rollins College JV on Monday at 3 p.m.
Baseball Game Rained Out
The baseball game scheduled at the University of Tampa has been rained out. It will be rescheduled at a later date. The team will travel to Santa Fe College in Gainesville on Friday. Game time is 3 p.m.
PHSC Defeats St. Petersburg
The baseball team defeated fourth ranked St. Petersburg College 6-3 at the West Campus on Sunday afternoon. Starter Chris McCormick (2-1, 2.57) picked up the win pitching 5.2 innings allowing three unearned runs on three hits and striking out five. McCormick had to leave the game in the sixth inning after separating his non-throwing shoulder on a play at the first base dugout area. Relievers Joel Rosario and Ryan Beineke pitched the final 3.1 innings not allowing a runner on base. Beineke earned his first save of the season. Robbie McCabe went 2 for 3 with a triple and Derek Dious went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs to lead the hitters.
PHSC (5-7) will travel to the University of Tampa JV on Wednesday night for a 6 p.m. game.