Gridiron Lowdown – 9/29/16

The Florida Tech Football team is coming off a big win over Division I FCS opponent Presbyterian on Saturday, coming away with a 28-7 victory. “Our game plan going in was to hit some big plays on them,” said head coach Steve Englehart. “We didn’t know if we could consistently drive the ball. Our first drive we […]

Strong Fourth Quarter Leads Fighting Knights Over Panthers

Florida Tech turned the ball over 23 times against Lynn on Saturday, and that was too much to overcome as the Panthers fell 66-58 in a Sunshine State Conference women’s game at the Clemente Center. “I don’t think we played with enough spirit and enough emotion,” said Panthers head coach John Reynolds. “Are you gonna […]

Panthers Scorch Suns for First Win

  After a tough opening weekend in Alabama that saw them lose two games, the Florida Tech Panthers came home on Thursday and rolled over the Johnson Suns, 111-71, picking up their first win of the season. “It was a good effort all around,” said Panthers head coach Billy Mims. I am proud of these […]

Diliello Rewrites Record Book in Coastal Classic

 Steve Englehart postgame comments The Florida Tech Panthers (3-5, 1-4 GSC) struggled to get much accomplished Saturday, losing to No. 20 West Florida 38-14 in the fourth installment of the Coastal Classic at Florida Tech Panther Stadium. Freshman quarterback Mike Diliello had the biggest play of the day for the Panthers, a 91-yard run […]

Eagles Upend Panthers in SSC Clash

The Embry-Riddle Eagles pulled off an 86-78 victory over the Florida Tech Panthers in men’s basketball on Wednesday. The loss was the seventh straight for the Panthers and their 13th in the last 15 games.  Derek Murphy scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half, but in the end it just wasn’t enough. […]

Panthers Earn First Road Win Of Season

The Florida Tech women’s basketball team played their best game of the season by far on Wednesday, picking up a 78-60 win over Embry-Riddle in Daytona.  The victory gave the Panthers their first road win in 10 games this season and it snapped a four-game Panthers losing streak. The loss ended a four-game winning streak […]

Nova Southeastern Overpowers Panthers

For the second straight game the Florida Tech women came to play in the fourth quarter, only to come up short. The Panthers outscored Nova Southeastern 28-17 in the final stanza, but fell on the road by the score of 78-63.  Tereza Sedlakova continued to carry the Panthers offense with 18 points and seven rebounds. […]

Panthers Open SSC Play With Win Over Lynn

The early season success continued for the Florida Tech Panthers on Friday as they beat the Lynn Fighting Knights 2-1, in game one of a three-game series. The loss snapped the Fighting Knights seven-game win streak, and extended the Panthers  win streak to seven.  Ally Carver and Lexi Bettermann each went 2-for-3, combining for four […]

Panthers Struggle in Loss to Saint Leo

The Florida Tech women’s basketball team had their last shred of postseason hopes dashed Wednesday night when they lost to the Saint Leo Lions 58-52 at the Clemente Center.  Tereza Sedlakova led the Panthers with 17 points and November Morton finished with 16.   The Panthers (7-16, 3-12 SSC) scored seven points in the first […]

Win Over Lenoir-Rhyne Caps Perfect Softball Weekend

The Florida Tech Panthers made their trip to Clearwater well worth it this weekend. The Panthers beat Lenoir-Rhyne 3-1 on Sunday, giving them a 5-0 record and the NFCA Leadoff Classic Division II title.   The Panthers (7-2) scattered seven hits in the game, two by Alexus Smith. Florida Tech pitching has been the story […]