Emerenciana Twins Keep Softball Dreams Alive

Twins Xiarysse and Shanysse Emerenciana played college softball on the same field. They played two years at Palm Beach State College, before spending the last two seasons playing softball at Florida Tech. Their college career culminated in an unforgettable season, that included a 2019 Sunshine State Conference championship, the first in school history, and a […]

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 […]

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 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 […]