Florida Tech Softball Makes Program History, Ranks Ninth in NFCA Preseason Coaches Poll
By Florida Tech Sports Information // January 23, 2020
Highest preseason rank in program history
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – After the historic 2019 season, Florida Tech softball has been selected No. 9 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) preseason coaches poll, released Wednesday, Jan. 22.
This is the highest preseason ranking in program history and the first time in the top 10 to start the year. The last time the Panthers were in the NFCA preseason coaches poll was the 2016 season in which they debuted at No. 14.
Only one other Sunshine State Conference team appears in the poll’s first installment as Saint Leo comes in at No. 25.
Florida Tech will take the field for the team’s first real competition Friday, Jan. 31, when they take on Delta State and Mississippi College in Day One of the Gulf Shores Invitational.
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