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 […]

Panthers and PBA Split Extra-Inning Doubleheader

Photo: Cheyenne Nelson – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics   The Florida Tech Panthers and Palm Beach Atlantic played two classic softball games on Saturday with each team winning a 1-0 extra-inning game at Simpson Field in West Palm Beach. After the Panthers took game one in 10 innings, Palm Beach Atlantic answered with a game […]

Panthers Split Doubleheader with No. 8 Rollins

Photo: Tina Velazquez Rolon – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics   Florida Tech and Rollins finished their season series Saturday, playing a doubleheader in Winter Park. Rollins won game one 9-0 in five innings and the Panthers answered with a 1-0 win in game two, gaining the split. Florida Tech managed just one hit in game one […]

Saint Leo Softball Sweeps Doubleheader

The Florida Tech Panthers had their six-game winning streak snapped on Saturday at the hands of the Saint Leo Lions. Tech had leads in both games but SLU battled back and swept the doubleheader at Nancy Bottge Field by scores of 6-2 (9 innings), and 12-5. Cheyenne Nelson went 5-for-5 with five singles in game […]

Panthers Tame Lions in Doubleheader

Photo: Tina Velazquez Rolon// Credit: Florida Tech Athletics   Florida Tech swept a softball doubleheader at Saint Leo on Thursday, taking home a 2-1 win in game one and a 4-0 win in game two. In doing so, they extended their winning streak to six games. A fourth-inning solo home run from Tori Szrom took […]

Silvestrini Makes History in Doubleheader Sweep

Photo: Val Silvestrini – Credit: James Ragan Photography   Florida Tech head softball coach Val Silvestrini is now the all-time winningest coach in Florida Tech history thanks to her Panthers come from behind 3-2 victory in game one of a doubleheader against the Nova Southeastern Sharks on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. It took eight innings […]

Guider Blanks Barry in Doubleheader Split

Photo: Tina Velazquez Rolon – Credit: Florida Tech Athletics   Samantha Guider pitched a complete-game seven-hit shutout in game two Saturday, helping the Panthers salvage a split in a doubleheader against Barry. After losing game one 4-3, the Panthers salvaged a split with a 4-0 win in game two, snapping a six-game losing streak in […]

Panthers Drop Doubleheader at Barry

After losing twice at Tampa on Saturday, Florida Tech looked to get well on Wednesday against former Panthers assistant Sean Cotter and the struggling Barry Buccaneers. Things didn’t go the Panthers’ way as they have now dropped five straight after losing 5-2 and 1-0.  Bucs hurler Maci Barnhart pitched a complete game in game one […]

Tampa Softball Takes Two From Tech

Photo: Victoria Szrom After winning the series opener on Thursday in a rain-shortened game, the Tampa Spartans kept their winning ways going, taking a doubleheader from the Panthers at Nancy Bottge Field by scores of 9-2, and 6-1. All three Panthers’ losses have come at the hands of Tampa this week. The Panthers had eight […]