Panthers Come From Behind Win Highlights Softball Saturday

The Florida Tech Panthers split their two games Saturday at the ASU McCorkle Challenge, losing their first game to second-ranked Angelo State 3-0, before snatching victory from the jaws of defeat with a five-run eighth inning to beat Texas A&M International 6-5. With the 3-0 victory, Angelo State handed the Panthers their third straight shutout […]

Host Panthers Lose Tournament Opener

The Florida Tech Softball Classic Tournament started Friday morning with the Panthers hosting #22 St. Mary’s. Melanie Murphy pitched her fifth consecutive complete game, but five errors behind her helped the Rattlers hang on for a 3-1 win. Murphy (2-3) allowed six hits and struck out six in her 120 pitch performance. She did not […]

Softball Seniors Shine in Final Home Game

The Florida Tech Panthers wrapped up their regular season Friday with a 7-1 win over the Lynn Fighting Knights at Nancy Bottge Field in Melbourne. Jessica Callahan, Makayla Palmer, and Amanda Kahn all had hits in their final day at home plate as Panthers, and McKenzie Krutsinger pitched the sixth inning, giving up one hit […]

Murphy’s No-No Highlights Panthers Split

Melanie Murphy made history on Thursday afternoon, throwing a no-hitter in the series-opening game against the Lynn Fighting Knights at Nancy Bottge Field. Lynn bounced back in game two, winning 9-3. For Murphy, the no-hitter is another highlight in what has been a stellar season for her. She brought her Sunshine State Conference-leading earned run […]

Panthers Split Doubleheader with Eckerd

The Florida Tech Panthers finished their 2018 road schedule on Saturday, splitting a doubleheader with the Eckerd Tritons. McKenzie Krutsinger got her ninth win of the season, pitching a complete game in game one and leading the Panthers to a 4-0 win. In game two, Melanie Murphy was cruising until the Tritons Carrie Shere hit […]

Two Shutouts Help Panthers Sweep Series From FSC

The Florida Tech Panthers completed the weekend sweep of Florida Southern on Saturday, winning both ends of their softball doubleheader 3-0 and 4-0. This comes on the heels of a 3-1 win in Friday’s series opener. With the sweep, the Panthers have now won seven games in a row. Makayla Palmer, who went 2-for-2 with […]

Murphy Throws Two-Hitter Against FSC

Last week’s Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Pitcher Of The Week Melanie Murphy showed why she deserved that award on Friday afternoon, throwing a two-hitter against Florida Southern and leading the Florida Tech Panthers to a 4-1 win at Nancy Bottge Field. “I thought it was a good game,” said Panthers coach Val Silvestrini. “We were aggressive […]

Florida Tech Takes Down Nova in Doubleheader Sweep

It took until the 13th inning in game two before the Florida Tech Panthers were able to snatch a 4-2 victory and complete a sweep of the Nova Southeastern Sharks on Saturday, in Ft. Lauderdale. A far cry from the five innings they needed to win game one, 8-0. Xiarysse Emerenciana went 3-for-3 with two […]

Panthers Split Softball Doubleheader With Tars

The Florida Tech Panthers had just three hits in game one of their doubleheader, losing 4-3 but bounced back in game two when the offense exploded for 11 hits, winning 7-0 and gaining a split with Rollins. Game two starter Melanie Murphy pitched her second complete game in as many days, getting her second shutout in […]

PBA Sweeps FIT With Two Walk-off Victories

The Florida Tech Panthers gave the conference-leading Sailfish of Palm Beach Atlantic all they wanted and more on Saturday, before falling in both ends of a doubleheader, 3-2 and 4-3. PBA won both games in their final at-bat, a sac fly in game one and an unearned run in game two. The second game saw […]