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 […]

West Florida Comes From Behind to Beat Panthers

The West Florida Argonauts scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth on Thursday and hung on to beat Florida Tech 6-3 in game one of the NCAA South Super Regional in Pensacola. The loss snaps the Panthers 12-game winning streak. Panthers starter Melanie Murphy (25-6) suffered her first loss in her last 22 […]

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 Beat Choctaws in Regional Opener

The fourth-ranked Florida Tech Panthers played host to No. 25 Mississippi College on Thursday, in the opening game of the NCAA Division II South Region 2 Tournament and came away with a 5-2 victory at Nancy Bottge Field in Melbourne, Florida. This team surprises me every day,” said Panthers coach Val Silvestrini after the win. […]

Panthers Punish Mocs’ in Doubleheader

Division II’s fifth-ranked Florida Tech Panthers took both ends of a doubleheader in Lakeland Thursday, beating Florida Southern 8-0 and 7-1. Game two was called in the top of the seventh, due to rin. It was delayed once in the third inning and twice in the seventh before it was made official in the top […]

Panthers Sink Sharks in Doubleheader

The Florida Tech Panthers won both ends of a doubleheader Saturday, and in the process finished a three-game sweep of the Nova Southeastern Sharks at Nancy Bottge Field in Melbourne. “I’m really proud of the way the team is playing,” said Panthers coach Val Silvestrini. “We are playing truly as a team. Everyone is contributing, […]

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 […]

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 […]