Puma Softball (7-15) is on a hot streak. After starting the season 3-15, the Pumas have put up four straight wins. They were on a tear last week sweeping both GateWay and Scottsdale. The Pumas will look to continue the winning streak when they take on Glendale Community College at home on Thursday, March 14 at 1pm.
Here are some highlights from the winning streak.
Puma sophomore Alexis Malave was named 2018 NJCAA Division II Softball Third Team All-American. Malave is the second Puma Softball student-athlete to be named NJCAA All-American. Erika Tapia was named First Team All-American in 2013.
Malave, a 2016 graduate of Cactus High School, finished the 2018 season with a .404 AVG, 67 hits, 32 RBI's, 65 runs, and 11 stolen bases.
PVCC Softball had a season to remember and to be proud of in 2018. The Pumas (32-19) had their best season to date, surpassing their previous most win season back in 2015, by an impressive 10 wins.
The Pumas competed as the #2 seed in the NJCAA Region I DII Tournament this weekend held at #1 seed Phoenix College. The Pumas, slated to match up against #3 Mesa in the first game of the tournament, lost their first game but won their second against #4 Chandler-Gilbert and lived to play Saturday.
Puma Softball (31-17) is ranked 2nd in the Conference and headed to the NJCAA Region I playoffs!
The Pumas will travel to Phoenix College for the Region Tournament on Friday/Saturday.
To start off the tournament, PV will face #3 Mesa at 9am on Friday. Please see below for entire tournament schedule.