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 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 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 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 […]

Rule’s RBI Triple Gives Panthers Sweep

Melinda Rule had an RBI triple in the top of the seventh on Friday, sending the fifth-ranked Florida Tech Panthers past the Florida Southern Moccasins 3-2 and completing the Panthers three-game sweep of the Moccasins. The victory is the sixth in a row for Florida Tech. With the win, the Panthers improved their overall record […]

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, […]

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 […]