Murphy Throws Two-Hitter Against FSC

Last week’s Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Pitcher Of The Week Melanie Murphy showed why she deserved that award on Friday afternoon, throwing a two-hitter against Florida Southern and leading the Florida Tech Panthers to a 4-1 win at Nancy Bottge Field. “I thought it was a good game,” said Panthers coach Val Silvestrini. “We were aggressive […]

Panthers Blank Tars in Series Opener

  Florida Tech opened a three-game series against Rollins on Thursday with a 2-0 win over the visiting Tars. The victory evened the all-time softball series between these two teams at 51 wins each. Melanie Murphy got the complete-game for the Panthers, lowering her Sunshine State Conference-leading earned run average to 1.16. Opposing batters are […]

Panthers Top ERAU Softball in Series Opener

The Florida Tech Panthers won their sixth straight game on Friday, beating Sunshine State Conference powerhouse Embry-Riddle 2-0 in the opening game of a three-game series at Nancy Bottge Field. Melanie Murphy, who got the save in a win over Tiffin on Thursday, got her first start since February 24 and she did not disappoint, […]

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 […]

Saint Leo Walks-Off Against Florida Tech

Florida Tech deserved a better fate against 10th-ranked Saint Leo on Friday, but the Lions prevailed with a sac fly in the bottom of the seventh off the bat of Bethany Kursch, allowing Ashley Morris to score from third and give the home team a 1-0 victory. Makayla Palmer had two of the Panthers three […]

Panthers Topple Flagler to Earn Split

After losing to St. Mary’s to start the day, the Florida Tech softball team bounced back to beat Flagler 5-2, capping off the second day of the 2018 Florida Tech Softball Classic. Melanie Murphy finished what she started for the sixth consecutive game, evening her record at 3-3 on the season. The Panthers offense staked […]

Krutsinger Pitches Panthers to Victory Over Lynn

Florida Tech pitcher McKenzie Krutsinger allowed just one unearned run, helping the Panthers earn a 2-1 victory over the Lynn Fighting Knights in the Friday finale of the 2018 Florida Tech Softball Classic.  After a 3-1 loss to St. Mary’s to start the day, Florida Tech bounced back in game two, scoring single runs in the […]