Gridiron Lowdown – 9/29/16

The Florida Tech Football team is coming off a big win over Division I FCS opponent Presbyterian on Saturday, coming away with a 28-7 victory. “Our game plan going in was to hit some big plays on them,” said head coach Steve Englehart. “We didn’t know if we could consistently drive the ball. Our first drive we […]

Gridiron Lowdown: 2019 Florida Tech Football Preview

The Florida Tech football program made the NCAA playoffs for the second time in 2018, after an 8-4 regular season that included a 5-3 record in the Gulf South Conference. The Panthers playoff run was cut short, as they bowed out in the first round with a 43-21 loss to Lenoir-Rhyne. Panthers coach Steve Englehart […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Recapping Week 10

The Florida Tech Panthers playoff hopes got a big boost last Saturday, with their 37-7 win over Gulf South Conference foe North Greenville. “I thought it was a really good win,” said Panthers head coach Steve Englehart. “We could’ve played better in certain areas and it kind of got sloppy there at the end with […]

FIT Women’s Basketball 2018-2019 Preview

The Florida Tech women’s basketball team finished their preseason schedule on a high note Friday night, beating Saint Thomas University 76-57 at the Clemente Center.  Following the win, Panthers Head Coach John Reynolds discussed the 2018-2019 season ahead.  The Panthers finished last season with an overall record of 11-16, including an 8-12 record in the […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Recapping Week 9

The Florida Tech Panthers lost a heartbreaker last Saturday to West Alabama, 29-22. The Panthers overcame a 14-point deficit, only to give the lead back late in the fourth quarter. “We’ve done that more times than not where we start in the hole and have to dig ourselves out,” said head coach Steve Englehart after […]

Penn Settles in as FIT Head Coach

Back on September 19, Florida Tech announced that Ryan McAleavey was leaving his position as head coach of the men’s lacrosse program due to personal reasons. It took one week for the school to find his replacement and they didn’t have to look far, as assistant coach Mark Penn was promoted to the position. “Coach […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Recapping Week 5

The Florida Tech Panthers are coming off a very exciting 26-23 win over Wingate last Saturday. The game had it all, big offensive plays, record-setting defense and a blocked extra point by the Panthers John McClure that sealed the victory. We caught up with Panthers head coach Steve Englehart after Thursday’s practice in preparation for […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Recapping Week 4

The Florida Tech Panthers suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday, a conference loss to West Georgia. They will look to bounce back this weekend against Wingate, in a non-conference tilt. Panthers Head Coach Steve Englehart looked back on the week that was and the week ahead, after Thursday’s practice. “I thought we […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Recapping Week 2

The Florida Tech Panthers picked up their second win in as many games Saturday, beating Newberry 17-10 at Florida Tech Panther Stadium. Head Coach Steve Englehart talked about the game after practice on Thursday. “Offensively we were just a couple plays away from having a really big day,” he said. “A couple things put us […]

Gridiron Lowdown: Recapping Week 1

The Florida Tech Panthers got their season off on the right foot Saturday, with a 33-14 win over Benedict College, a team that finished 7-2 last season. The Panthers defense keyed the victory, forcing four turnovers, including a pick-6 by junior safety John McClure on the first defensive play of the night. On Thursday, Coach […]