NSU Nips Florida Tech

Header pic: Cheyenne Nelson The Florida Tech Panthers dropped the opening game of a three-game softball series on Friday, losing to the Nova Southeastern Sharks 2-1 in Fort Lauderdale. Both teams had just five hits in a game that lasted about 98 minutes. One of the Panthers’ five hits came off the bat of Cheyenne […]

Nelson Extends Hitting Streak in Panthers Split

Header pic: Cheyenne Nelson – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics Florida Tech split a doubleheader at Palm Beach on Saturday, losing game one 9-5, before bouncing back with a 5-0 win in game two. PBA took the series with their win on Friday night and the game one win on Saturday.  Cheyenne Nelson went 1-for-4 in […]

Sailfish Sink Panthers in Series Opener

Header pic: Cheyenne Nelson The Panthers’ trip to West Palm Beach didn’t start like they had hoped as the PBA Sailfish won 8-6 on Friday night in the first game of a Sunshine State Conference softball series. Florida Tech (19-9, 5-5 SSC) had eight hits in the game with Mikayla Lewin going 2-for-3 with a […]

Panthers Split Doubleheader with Tampa

The Florida Tech softball team was able to salvage one game on Saturday against No. 13 Tampa winning game two 3-2, after dropping game one 13-8. Tampa (11-5, 5-1 SSC) won two of the three games on the weekend, winning Friday night, 3-1. They would get off to a good start on Saturday in game […]

Pitching, Defense Key Panthers Softball Doubleheader Sweep

Header pic: Cheyenne Nelson – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech softball team swept a doubleheader at Miami Shores on Saturday, beating Barry 5-3, and 1-0. With Saturday’s victories, the Panthers take two of three to open Sunshine State Conference play. The Buccaneers did win Friday’s series opener, 1-0. Panthers coach Val Silvestrini was […]

Barry Upends Florida Tech in Pitcher’s Duel

In a game that featured four combined hits, the Barry Buccaneers got a 1-0 victory over Florida Tech on Friday, winning 1-0 in the opening game of the weekend softball series. Sophomore pitcher Maci Barnhart (5-1) had the Panthers on their heels much of the night, allowing just one hit in the complete-game gem. She […]

Panthers Beat Bentley in 10 Innings

Header pic: Cheyenne Nelson Florida Tech got a hard-earned win over Bentley on Sunday to start the final day of the Florida Tech Invitational at the Launch Pad in Cocoa. The Panthers beat the Falcons 5-4 in 10 innings. It was the second win of the weekend over the Falcons, as the Panthers won 12-4 […]

Panthers Pummel Bobcats to End Weekend

The Florida Tech Panthers (2-2) put an exclamation point on their trip to Georgia this weekend for the Bobcat Classic. After picking up their first win of the season against Carson-Newman Sunday morning, they immediately followed that with an 18-3 win over host Georgia College. Kelsie Rivers (1-0) made the start for the Panthers in […]

Errors Prove Costly in Panthers Loss to Lady Chaps

The No. 9 Florida Tech Panthers were plagued by mistakes Saturday in their 5-4 loss to Lubbock Christian University at the Gulf Shores Invitational. The game went nine innings. Hopefully, this is just first game nervousness on the part of the Panthers, who got a very good pitching performance from freshman Raychel Trocki. She pitched […]

Emmanuel Spoils Florida Tech Opener

Header pic: Cheyenne Nelson – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics The Florida Tech softball team struggled in their season opener on Saturday, losing to Emmanuel Lions, 10-3 in the opening game of the Bobcat Kickoff Classic in Milledgeville Georgia.  Florida Tech (0-1) had seven hits in the game with Cheyenne Nelson and Victoria Szrom leading the […]