West Georgia Special Teams Key Victory

The Florida Tech Panthers suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday, falling to the eighth-ranked West Georgia Wolves, 30-21 in a Gulf South Conference game at University Stadium in Carrollton, GA. “Proud of the way our guys played, I’ve never had a problem with how hard they play,” said Panthers head coach Steve […]

Panthers Big Play Offense Grounds Delta State

The Florida Tech Panthers earned their first Gulf South Conference Football win of the season with a 30-12 home win over Delta State on Saturday night. The victory moved the Panthers to 3-0 on the young season. Florida Tech scored on their first three offensive drives, opening a 21-0 lead over the Statesmen and the […]

Panthers Defense Dominates in 2018 Opener

The Florida Tech Panthers scored a big victory over the Benedict Tigers on Saturday, opening the 2018 football season with a 33-14 win in Columbia South Carolina. It was the first loss for Benedict at home, since 2016. “Obviously, we came here and got what we wanted, we got a win,” said Panthers coach Steve […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Panthers 2018 Season Preview

After making their first playoff appearance in program history in 2016, expectations were high as the Florida Tech Panthers went into 2017. Unfortunately, they had an up-and-down season and finished with a 5-6 record overall, including a 3-5 mark in the Gulf South Conference. As coach Steve Englehart looks forward to the 2018 season and […]

Florida Tech Issues Official Statement on Ziarno

    The Florida Institute of Technology issued a statement on Wednesday, ending Ziarno’s playing career at Florida Tech. Ziarno was charged with possession of cannabis over 20 grams, possession of cannabis with intent to sell or deliver and possession/use of drug paraphernalia, following a traffic stop Friday night. You can read the Space Coast Daily story […]

Ziarno Suspended Indefinitely by Florida Tech

Florida Tech quarterback Brandon Ziarno has been suspended indefinitely by the school, following his arrest Friday night. He was charged with possession of cannabis over 20 grams, possession of cannabis with intent to sell or deliver and possession/use of drug paraphernalia. Space Coast Daily, Florida Today, and other media outlets reported the arrest. Ziarno remains a […]

Statesmen Run Over Panthers in Season Finale

Delta State running back Chris Robinson ran for 210 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday, leading the Statesmen to a 42-20 home victory over the Florida Tech Panthers in the final game of the season for FIT. The biggest bright spot for the Panthers in this one was running back Antwuan Haynes eclipsing the 1,000-yard […]

Panthers Season Flames Out with First Round Loss to Lee

The Sixth-seeded Florida Tech Panthers were overwhelmed by the Lee Flames in the first round of the NCAA Division II women’s soccer tournament on Friday. Freshman Isabelle Berthoud scored in the first half and Summer Lanter scored with 4:02 left, capping a 2-0 victory for Lee and putting an end to the Panthers stellar playoff […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Panthers Gear Up for Finale

The Florida Tech Panthers will play the final game of the 2017 season when they visit Delta State on Saturday afternoon. The team will look to bounce back from a bitter defeat at the hands of West Georgia last week. “Our inability to be accurate passing the ball when guys were open, our inability to […]

Panthers Upset Bid Falls Short Against West Georgia

The Florida Tech Panthers lost their final home game of the season Saturday, falling to the West Georgia Wolves 20-13. The Panthers defense was stellar for much of the day, but their efforts were wasted when quarterback Mark Cato threw a pick-6 with 24.1 seconds left, giving the 15th-ranked Wolves the come from behind victory. […]