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 […]

Host Panthers Lose Tournament Opener

The Florida Tech Softball Classic Tournament started Friday morning with the Panthers hosting #22 St. Mary’s. Melanie Murphy pitched her fifth consecutive complete game, but five errors behind her helped the Rattlers hang on for a 3-1 win. Murphy (2-3) allowed six hits and struck out six in her 120 pitch performance. She did not […]

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 […]

PBA Sweeps FIT With Two Walk-off Victories

The Florida Tech Panthers gave the conference-leading Sailfish of Palm Beach Atlantic all they wanted and more on Saturday, before falling in both ends of a doubleheader, 3-2 and 4-3. PBA won both games in their final at-bat, a sac fly in game one and an unearned run in game two. The second game saw […]

Panthers Sweep Cougars in Double-Dip

The Florida Tech Panthers (21-14) continued their winning ways Tuesday, sweeping the Columbus State Cougars in a doubleheader at Nancy Bottge Field. The Panthers have now won 14 of their last 17 games, after starting the season 7-11. Fresh off her one-hit shutout on Saturday, Panthers hurler Melanie Murphy pitched game one Tuesday and held […]

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 Split Doubleheader With Caldwell

The Florida Tech Panthers welcomed the Caldwell Cougars to Nancy Bottge Field for a doubleheader on Wednesday and took game one 5-1, before losing game two 5-0. Birthday girl Makayla Palmer went 2-for-3 in game one, getting the big hit in a four-run sixth inning for Florida Tech. In game two, the Panthers were stymied […]

Panthers Win Extra-Inning Thriller Over Ursuline

    Game 2 Article The Florida Tech Panthers welcomed the Ursuline Arrows to Nancy Bottge Field on Monday, for a doubleheader. Game one was everything you could want and more, with the Panthers pulling out a 4-3 win in 10 innings. The win is big for the Panthers, but the pitching in this game […]

Perry Helps Panthers Split Twinbill

The Florida Tech Panthers finished up their series with Tampa on Saturday, playing a doubleheader at Nancy Bottge Field. The Spartans won game one 5-3, but Florida Tech bounced back with a 4-0 win in game two behind a great pitching performance from Alaina Perry, who was making her first start. In game one, Tampa […]

Lions Finish Weekend Sweep of Panthers

The Saint Leo Lions showed why they were the preseason favorite to win the Sunshine State Conference over the weekend. Following a 1-0 win on Friday, they swept the Panthers in Saturday’s doubleheader, 7-4 and 3-1. Errors have been a big problem for the Panthers in the early going this season and Saturday was no […]