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 […]

Murphy Dominates in Tampa

Melanie Murphy threw a complete-game four-hitter Friday night, leading the 20th-ranked Florida Tech softball team to a 2-0 win at Tampa, in this weekend’s series opener. Murphy (8-4) went the distance for the seventh time this season. She struck out two and did not walk a batter, throwing 92 pitches, 62 for strikes. She now […]

Murphy Throws Perfect Game in Panthers Sweep

It’s early in the season, but the Florida Tech Panthers are off to an amazing start. They won twice on Saturday, in day two of the Florida Tech Invitational at the USSSA Space Coast Complex. Victories over North Georgia and Converse College extended the Panthers win streak to 12 games in a row and improved […]

Szrom Bomb Secures Panthers Win

Victoria Szrom hit a three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning Friday, helping the Florida Tech Panthers to a 7-2 win over the Lee Flames Friday at the NFCA Division II Leadoff Classic in Clearwater.  Xiarysse Emerenciana had two of the Panthers five hits in this game.  In the circle, Melanie Murphy […]

Softball Seniors Shine in Final Home Game

The Florida Tech Panthers wrapped up their regular season Friday with a 7-1 win over the Lynn Fighting Knights at Nancy Bottge Field in Melbourne. Jessica Callahan, Makayla Palmer, and Amanda Kahn all had hits in their final day at home plate as Panthers, and McKenzie Krutsinger pitched the sixth inning, giving up one hit […]

Murphy’s No-No Highlights Panthers Split

Melanie Murphy made history on Thursday afternoon, throwing a no-hitter in the series-opening game against the Lynn Fighting Knights at Nancy Bottge Field. Lynn bounced back in game two, winning 9-3. For Murphy, the no-hitter is another highlight in what has been a stellar season for her. She brought her Sunshine State Conference-leading earned run […]

Murphy’s One-Hitter Helps Panthers Earn Split

The Florida Tech Panthers earned a split of a doubleheader against Barry on Saturday, highlighted by a one-hitter by Panthers ace Melanie Murphy. The only Buccaneers hit came in the second inning, a single by Maddy VonHagel. With that, the Panthers took game two 3-0, but were not as lucky in game one, as Barry […]

Panthers Roll to Doubleheader Win Over Stonehill

Florida Tech softball had as good a day as you could hope for on Tuesday, winning both ends of a doubleheader by identical 8-0 scores over visiting Stonehill at Nancy Bottge Field. Both games ended in the sixth inning, due to the eight-run rule. These were the first two games of the season for Stonehill, […]

Four-Run Fourth Propels Tampa to Victory Over FIT

The Florida Tech Panthers lost their fourth conference game on Friday, dropping a 4-1 decision to the visiting Tampa Spartans in the opener of a three-game series. McKenzie Krutsinger (3-3) started in the circle for Florida Tech and was given a 1-0 lead when the Panthers opened the scoring in the bottom of the second […]

Panthers Can’t Solve St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s scored in three consecutive innings Saturday and beat the Florida Tech Panthers 4-1, in the opening game on day two of the 2018 Florida Tech Softball Classic. The Panthers (5-6) lost to the Rattlers on Friday, 3-1 but came back and won game two over Lynn 2-1, with McKenzie Krutsinger pitching a great […]