Stephanie Tickemyer

Stephanie Tickemyer

Stephanie Tickemyer joins the Hiram College softball coaching staff for her first season under head coach Scott Pohlman.

Tickemyer comes to Hiram after spending one season with Chaffey College, a member of the South Coast Conference, located in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. In one season with Chaffey, Tickemyer helped lead the Panthers to a 25-15 mark, and a berth in the SCC Championship Tournament.

Under her tutlage, six Panthers were named to the All-SCC team, including five first-year players. The Panthers boasted a team batting average of .398 during the 2018 season, combining for a near .500 slugging percentage. Two All-SCC honorees, Alexandria Longtree and Veronica Macias, finished the year batting over .400 on the season. In just one year under Tickemyer, Longtree hit .438 with a team-high 57 hits and 20 stolen bases. Macias, meahwhile, led the Panthers with 37 RBIs while hitting .422 on the season.

Tickemyer found a career in the coaching ranks immediately following her playing career, which spanned from 2014-17. A four-year member at Division I, UC-Riverside, Tickemyer appeared in 195 games for the Highlanders. 

Starting in 151 games, Tickemyer was a career .241 hitter for Riverside. Her best season came as a junior where she hit .297 with 20 RBIs and was named a Second-Team All-Conference selection.

A two-time Academic All-Big West honoree, Tickemyer graduated from Riverside in 2017 with a Bachelor's in Psychology.

Stephanie will be enrolled in Hiram's graduate program while with the team.