UWF Rally Ends Panthers Magical Run

West Florida has come from behind all through the postseason and they did it again Friday, scoring seven runs in the final two innings and beating the Florida Tech Panthers 7-1 in the NCAA South Super Regional. The loss puts a cap on a Panthers season that is the best in program history. They finished […]

Rubio’s Blast Secures NCAA South Region 2 Title For Panthers

The magical season continued for Florida Tech Saturday as they won the NCAA South Region 2 title, beating the Mississippi College Choctaws 5-2 at Nancy Bottge Field in Melbourne Florida. “We had a lot of alumni, a lot of fans supporting us,” said Panthers coach Val Silvestrini. “That’s the reason you want to host because […]

Panthers Advance to Regional Title Game

The fourth-ranked Florida Tech Panthers pulled off another big win on Friday, beating the 16th-ranked Alabama-Huntsville Chargers 6-4 in game three of the NCAA Division II South Region 2 Tournament. “This game was a battle,” said Panthers head coach Val Silvestrini. “That’s one of the best offenses we’ve faced all year. I’m really proud of […]

Panthers Win SSC Softball Title

For the first time in program history, the Florida Tech Panthers are Sunshine State Conference champions. The Panthers were victorious over Eckerd on Friday at Nancy Bottge Field, coming away with a 5-0 win on Senior Day. “Before the season started they all said we have the team to win a conference championship,” said Panthers […]

Walk-Off Win Highlights Panthers Doubleheader Sweep

Florida Tech softball (38-10, 22-7 SSC) did their part on Thursday, sweeping a doubleheader from Eckerd at Nancy Bottge Field in Melbourne. Game one did not see a run on the board until the sixth inning, and the Panthers walked off in game two, thanks to an error. When all was said and done, the […]

Panthers Take Game One From NSU

The 10th-ranked Florida Tech Panthers got their weekend off to a good start on Friday, with a 7-1 win over the Nova Southeastern Sharks in the opening game of a three-game series at Nancy Bottge Field. “The first game of the series is very important,” said Panthers coach Val Silvestrini. “To be able to win […]

Tars Walk-Off Panthers in Series Finale

A walk-off single by Lindsay Gehring helped Rollins win Sunday’s softball series finale against Florida Tech, 4-3 in nine innings. Despite the loss, the Panthers took the series two games to one, on the strength of Saturday’s doubleheader sweep that spilled into Sunday. After Saturday’s second game was halted in the ninth inning due to […]

No. 11 Panthers Sweep Doubleheader at No. 24 Rollins

The 11th-ranked Florida Tech Panthers took a trip to Winter Park on Saturday, to meet the 24th-ranked Rollins College Tars in a top-25 softball battle. The Panthers used a five-run fifth inning and a three-run seventh to win game one of the series, 8-1. Game two was suspended in the top of the ninth with the […]

Panthers Manage One Hit at Flagler

Flagler Saints pitcher Kyra Gipson was one pitch away from history on Wednesday, giving up an infield single to Shanysse Emerenciana in the top of the seventh, en route to a 4-0 shutout of 10th-ranked Florida Tech. Gipson was on all night. giving up only a walk to Ally Carver in the second inning and […]

Panthers Bury Bucs in Doubleheader

The 12th-ranked Florida Tech Panthers completed a weekend sweep of former Florida Tech assistant coach Sean Cotter’s Barry Buccaneers on Saturday at Nancy Bottge Field, taking down the Bucs 6-5 in game one, and needing just five innings to earn a 13-2 win in game two. It was the second run-rule win of the series […]