Panthers Sweep Doubleheader Against Tritons

The Florida Tech softball squad rebounded from a tough loss on Friday in St. Pete to sweep a doubleheader from Eckerd on Saturday, winning game one 9-3, and game two 4-1. With the sweep, the Panthers improve to 6-8 overall, and 5-1 in Sunshine State Conference play. Florida Tech had eight hits in each game, […]

Pitching Rules The Day in Panthers Split With PBA

The Florida Tech Panthers earned a split on Saturday against Palm Beach Atlantic, as each team came away with a 3-2 victory in a Sunshine State Conference softball doubleheader at Nancy Bottge Field. The first game was a pitcher’s duel between Jordan Lawlis for the Panthers and Abbey Busby for PBA, who was right back […]

Murphy Muzzles the Sailfish

The 10th-ranked Florida Tech Panthers got a brilliant pitching performance from Melanie Murphy and took advantage of miscues from the Palm Beach Atlantic defense to earn a 2-1 win in Friday’s opening game of a Sunshine State Conference softball series. Statistically, the game looks pretty even, considering the score and the fact that each team […]

Panthers Salvage Split Against ERAU

  The Florida Tech Panthers finished a productive weekend in Daytona Saturday, with a split of a doubleheader against Embry-Riddle. After losing game one 8-1, the Panthers took game two, 5-3. The end result is a series win, taking two of three conference games against the Eagles. Game one saw the Panthers go up early, […]

Panthers Sweep Wilmington in Doubleheader

Tina Velazquez pitched nine innings in game one and homered in game two, helping the Florida Tech Panthers to a sweep of the visiting Wilmington Wildcats on Tuesday, 4-3 (nine innings) and 8-0 (five innings) at Nancy Bottge Field. Melanie Murphy got the five-inning complete-game in game two, allowing two hits and striking out five. […]

Panthers Win 10th Straight

  The Florida Tech Panthers (11-2) got their big weekend off on the right foot with a 2-1 win over the Columbus State Cougars in the Florida Tech Invitational at the USSSA Complex in Viera, FL. The win is the 10th in a row for the Panthers. “I think that all the games we’ve played […]

Eckerd Walks Off Against FIT

The Florida Tech Panthers had their seven-game winning streak snapped Friday, after Meredith McGinnis gave the homestanding Eckerd Tritons a 1-0 win with a walk-off single in the seventh inning. The loss snapped FIT’s seven-game winning streak and put a damper on another great effort in the circle for Melanie Murphy, who allowed five hits […]

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 Best Nova in Series Opener

Melanie Murphy has had a stellar season in a Florida Tech uniform in 2018 and that continued Friday night as her two-hitter helped the Panthers beat Nova Southeastern on Friday night, by the score of 4-1. Murphy (12-7), who was named Sunshine State Conference pitcher of the week on Monday and the Division II National […]

Panthers Blank Tars in Series Opener

  Florida Tech opened a three-game series against Rollins on Thursday with a 2-0 win over the visiting Tars. The victory evened the all-time softball series between these two teams at 51 wins each. Melanie Murphy got the complete-game for the Panthers, lowering her Sunshine State Conference-leading earned run average to 1.16. Opposing batters are […]