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 […]

West Florida Wallops Florida Tech

National runner-up No. 4 West Florida picked up right where they left off in 2019, beating No. 9 Florida Tech 11-2 on Saturday, in the Gulf Shores Invitational. It was the second loss on the day for the Panthers, who fell 5-4 to Lubbock Christian University earlier in the day. Raychel Trocki (0-1) started against […]

Velazquez Rolon No-Hitter Highlights Panthers Sweep

Tina Velazquez Rolon threw a five-inning no-hitter on Wednesday, helping the Panthers to a doubleheader sweep of Southern New Hampshire University by scores of 3-1, and 9-1 at Nancy Bottge Field. Velazquez Rolon threw 76 pitches walking two and striking out three, getting her 10th win of the season. Jordan Lawlis got the complete-game victory […]

Panthers Salvage Split Against GCU with Walk-Off Win in Game Two

Florida Tech played their third consecutive doubleheader on Saturday, and for the third straight day, the Panthers got a big walk-off win in game two, completing a three-run comeback against Georgian Court with three runs in the final frame turning a 5-3 deficit into a 6-5 win. It was the third straight walk-off win in […]

Combined No-Hitter Highlights Panthers Sweep

It wasn’t easy, but the Florida Tech softball team got two big wins over Tiffin on Thursday at Nancy Bottge Field, putting them over the .500 mark for the first time this season. Game one was the Panthers most lopsided win of the season 15-2, but they had to walk it off in game two, […]

Panthers Cap Sweep with Another Walk-Off Win

Following Thursday’s walk-off win against Tiffin in game two, the Panthers found themselves down again on Friday against Wilmington and pulled victory from the jaws of defeat again when Ashley Campbell hit a ball off the glove of the Wildcats pitcher driving in the winning run and giving the Panthers an improbable 5-4 win. The […]

Szrom’s Walk-Off Bomb Highlights Panthers Split

Florida Tech scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh in game one Saturday to beat Lynn 7-4. They went down 5-0 early in game two and were unable to come all the way back, losing 5-3. The Panthers won the series two games to one. For the second time this season, Tori Szrom […]

Pitching Shines in Panthers Split with Saints

After starting the season 0-7, the Panthers have been playing great softball and that continued Tuesday, as they split a doubleheader with the Flagler Saints at Nancy Bottge Field. The Panthers took game one 2-1, before dropping game two, 3-1. After picking up her 300th win on Friday at Eckerd, Panthers coach Val Silvestrini started […]

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, […]

Tritons Come from Behind to Beat Panthers

Florida Tech softball traveled to St. Petersburg to take on Eckerd Friday, as both teams put their 3-0 conference record on the line. A bases-loaded walk in the fifth inning was the difference in this one, as Eckerd won 4-3. Kensley Durrance (4-4) went the distance for the Tritons giving up six hits in seven […]