Blair Varnes
Blair Varnes
Full Name:  Michael Blair Varnes
   School:  Pascagoula High School in Pascagoula, Mississippi


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FSU Career
Baseball
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  B  T  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1998  21  P       6-2  185  R  R  Fr       Pascagoula, MS        
1999  21  P       6-2  185  R  R  Fr-R *   Pascagoula, MS        
2000  21  P       6-2  195  R  R  So-R *   Pascagoula, MS        
2001  21  P       6-2  195  R  R  Jr-R *   Pascagoula, MS        
2002  21  P       6-2  200  R  R  Sr-R *   Pascagoula, MS        


Comments
Pitcher from Pascagoula, Ms...four-year letterman and starter...two-year No. 1 starter...was Collegiate Baseball Freshman of the year in 1999...earned 1st Team Freshman All-American honors from Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball...pitched the first six innings of the CWS championship game despite having a ruptured ACL...earned 1st-Team All-ACC in 2001...helped lead FSU to the CWS in 1999 (2nd) and 2000 (3rd) and the Super Regionals in 2001 and 02...finished his career with a 41-10 record, 3.89 ERA and 326 strikeouts.


Awards
Baseball
Year  Award
1999  Baseball America - 1st Team Freshman All-American
      Collegiate Baseball - 1st Team Freshman All-American


FSU Statistics
Baseball
Pitching Statistics
Year   ERA  W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV  IP    H   R   ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR  AB  B/AVG  WP HBP BK SFA SHA
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1999  4.13 11  2  19 19  0   0   0  0 109.0 112  60  50  20  76  20   1   5  424  .264   6  12  0   2   6
2000  3.88 11  4  20 20  1   0   1  0 116.0 126  64  50  36  80  20   0  10  468  .269   6   8  0   0   6
2001  3.61  9  1  18 18  1   0   1  0 114.2 113  56  46  27  93  24   0  11  434  .260   3   9  2   3   5
2002  3.98 10  3  19 18  1   0   0  0 106.1 113  52  47  20  77  15   0   8  417  .271   3   9  1   4   2
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Tot   3.89 41 10  76 75  3   0   2  0 446.0 464 232 193 103 326  79   1  34 1743  .266  18  38  3   9  19
Batting Statistics
YEAR   AVG  GP  GS   AB  R   H   2B  3B  HR RBI  TB   SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB% SF SH  SB ATT
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1999  .000  20  19    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   0   0        0  0   0   0
2000  .000  20  20    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   0   0        0  0   0   0
2001  .000  18  18    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   0   0        0  0   0   0
2002  .000  20  18    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   1   0  .000  0  0   0   0
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Tot   .000  78  75    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   1   0  .000  0  0   0   0
Fielding Statistics
Year   PO  AST  E   FLD%  DP
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1999    6   23  1   .967   3
2000    4   18  2   .917   0
2001    4   14  2   .900   1
2002    7   14  0  1.000   0
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Tot    21   69  5   .947   4
Baseball
Game Statistics
1999
Date  Opponent              W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO
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Jan 31 UNC-ASHEVILLE        1      1  Y                 6.0   4   1   1   0   4
Feb  7 ARIZONA STATE               1  Y                 6.1   7   5   4   1   4
Feb 12 TROY STATE           1      1  Y                 5.0   1   0   0   0   3
Feb 17 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN  1      1  Y                 6.0   4   1   1   0   5
Mar  2 SOUTH FLORIDA        1      1  Y                 6.2   4   2   2   0   8
Mar  7 WASHINGTON STATE            1  Y                 5.0   8   3   0   1   5
Mar 14 VIRGINIA             1      1  Y                 6.0   5   1   1   0   5
Mar 21 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1      1                    7.0   6   1   1   1   5
Mar 28 NORTH CAROLINA       1      1  Y                 8.0   8   3   3   0   6
Apr  4 WAKE FOREST                 1  Y                 8.0   4   3   1   2   4
Apr 11 CLEMSON              1      1  Y                 5.1   5   3   3   0   2
Apr 18 MIAMI                       1  Y                 0.2   6   6   6   2   1
Apr 24 MIAMI                   1   1  Y                 5.1   6   5   5   3   8
May  1 GEORGIA TECH         1      1  Y                 6.1   8   4   4   3   3
May  8 MARYLAND                    1  Y                 3.0   6   4   4   2   1
May 15 DUKE                 1      1  Y                 6.0   6   3   2   1   3
May 20 GEORGIA TECH         1      1  Y                 6.1  11   3   3   0   1
May 28 CITADEL              1      1  Y                 6.0   7   6   3   0   7
Jun 19 MIAMI                   1   1  Y                 6.0   8   6   6   4   1
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Tot                        12  2  19 18  0   0   0  0 109.0 114  60  50  20  76
2000
Date  Opponent              W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Jan 29 WESTERN KENTUCKY     1      1  Y                 5.0   5   1   0   1   5
Feb  5 ARIZONA STATE           1   1  Y                 4.0   9  10   8   1   3
Feb 12 STANFORD                    1  Y                 5.0   9   6   4   2   4
Feb 22 APPALACHIAN STATE    1      1  Y                 4.0   3   0   0   2   3
Feb 29 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN  1      1  Y                 6.0   6   2   0   0   9
Mar  5 PITTSBURGH           1      1  Y                 5.0   5   4   2   3   3
Mar 12 DUKE                 1      1  Y                 6.0   8   3   2   1   3
Mar 19 WAKE FOREST          1      1  Y  1              9.0   7   4   2   2   6
Mar 25 MARYLAND             1      1  Y          1      6.0   5   0   0   1   5
Apr  9 MIAMI                       1  Y                 6.0   4   2   1   4   4
Apr 16 MIAMI                1      1  Y                 5.0   5   3   3   1   3
Apr 22 GEORGIA TECH            1   1  Y                 6.0   9   4   4   2   3
Apr 29 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1      1  Y                 8.0   6   2   2   1   8
May  7 CLEMSON                     1  Y                 4.0   6   4   4   4   3
May 13 NORTH CAROLINA              1  Y                 6.0   6   5   4   2   1
May 19 NORTH CAROLINA       1      1  Y                 7.2   8   1   1   0   0
May 26 BETHUNE-COOKMAN COLL 1      1  Y                 5.2   4   2   2   3   8
Jun  2 MIAMI                1      1  Y                 7.0   7   2   2   1   6
Jun 10 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA     1   1  Y                 3.1   6   3   3   2   1
Jun 15 LOUISIANA STATE         1   1  Y                 7.1   8   6   6   3   2
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Tot                        12  4  20 20  1   0   1  0 116.0 126  64  50  36  80
2001
Date  Opponent              W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO
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Feb  3 WESTERN KENTUCKY     1      1  Y                 5.0   2   1   0   1   4
Feb  9 STANFORD                1   1  Y                 5.0   5   5   5   3   6
Feb 17 FLORIDA                     1  Y                 4.2   7   5   4   1   6
Feb 24 FLORIDA                     1  Y                 6.1   5   2   1   2   2
Mar  2 MICHIGAN STATE       1      1  Y                 7.0   3   0   0   2   6
Mar 10 VIRGINIA             1      1  Y  1              9.0   8   2   2   2  12
Mar 16 NORTH CAROLINA STATE        1  Y                 7.0   4   2   0   3   2
Mar 23 NORTH CAROLINA       1      1  Y          1      8.0   9   0   0   2   3
Mar 30 WAKE FOREST          1      1  Y                 8.0   8   3   3   1  13
Apr  6 CLEMSON              1      1  Y                 7.0   4   4   4   2   5
Apr 13 MIAMI                       1  Y                 3.2  10   8   5   2   3
Apr 20 MIAMI                       1  Y                 6.1   7   5   4   0   8
Apr 27 GEORGIA TECH                1  Y                 4.2  11   6   6   1   3
May  4 MARYLAND             1      1  Y                 6.0   4   1   1   2   3
May 11 DUKE                 1      1  Y                 7.0   7   3   3   0   2
May 16 NORTH CAROLINA STATE        1  Y                 7.0   5   3   2   2   5
May 25 BETHUNE-COOKMAN COLL 1      1  Y                 7.2   6   1   1   0   6
Jun  2 GEORGIA                     1  Y                 5.1   8   5   5   1   4
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Tot                         9  1  18 18  1   0   1  0 114.2 113  56  46  27  93
2002
Date  Opponent              W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO
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Jan 27 HAWAII-HILO                 1  Y                 1.0   0   0   0   0   1
Jan 30 HAWAII                      1  Y                 6.0   1   0   0   1   2
Feb  8 STANFORD                1   1  Y                 0.1   5   6   6   0   1
Feb 10 STANFORD             1      1                    3.2   3   1   1   1   1
Feb 16 ARIZONA STATE        1      1  Y                 5.2   8   1   1   0   6
Feb 24 JACKSONVILLE            1   1  Y                 4.0   7   5   2   0   3
Mar 10 PITTSBURGH           1      1  Y                 6.0   4   2   2   1   7
Mar 16 VIRGINIA             1      1  Y                 7.0   5   1   1   0   5
Mar 24 NORTH CAROLINA          1   1  Y                 6.0   6   4   4   2   3
Mar 31 WAKE FOREST                 1  Y                 5.0   5   3   3   3   4
Apr  7 MIAMI                       1  Y                 6.2   8   4   4   1   7
Apr 13 MIAMI                1      1  Y                 7.0   5   3   3   1   6
Apr 20 GEORGIA TECH                1  Y                 4.1   8   3   3   2   2
May  7 DUKE                 1      1  Y                 6.0   8   3   3   1   4
May 12 MARYLAND                    1  Y                 8.0   4   4   4   1   6
May 18 CLEMSON              1      1  Y                 7.2   6   3   2   3   7
May 24 WAKE FOREST          1      1  Y  1              9.0   8   2   2   1   7
Jun  1 CENTRAL FLORIDA      1      1  Y                 6.1   8   3   2   0   2
Jun  9 NOTRE DAME           1      1  Y                 6.2  14   4   4   2   3
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Tot                        10  3  19 18  1   0   0  0 106.1 113  52  47  20  77
1999
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Jan 31 UNC-ASHEVILLE          *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Feb  7 ARIZONA STATE          *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Feb 12 TROY STATE             *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    1   
Feb 17 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN    *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Mar  2 SOUTH FLORIDA          *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   2    3   
Mar  7 WASHINGTON STATE       *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 14 VIRGINIA               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Mar 21 NORTH CAROLINA STATE   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0           1
Mar 28 NORTH CAROLINA         *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Apr  4 WAKE FOREST            *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    3   
Apr 11 CLEMSON                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    2   
Apr 18 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Apr 24 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
May  1 GEORGIA TECH           *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
May  8 MARYLAND               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
May  9 MARYLAND               5a .000  1      0   0   0            0   0  0      0            0   0    0   
May 15 DUKE                   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
May 20 GEORGIA TECH           *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    1   
May 28 CITADEL                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Jun 19 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
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                                 .000 20 19   0   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0   0  0  0  0  0   0    5  21  1
2000
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Jan 29 WESTERN KENTUCKY       *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Feb  5 ARIZONA STATE          *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Feb 12 STANFORD               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    0   
Feb 22 APPALACHIAN STATE      *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Feb 29 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN    *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Mar  5 PITTSBURGH             *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0  1
Mar 12 DUKE                   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1  1
Mar 19 WAKE FOREST            *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Mar 25 MARYLAND               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Apr  9 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Apr 16 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Apr 22 GEORGIA TECH           *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Apr 29 NORTH CAROLINA STATE   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
May  7 CLEMSON                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
May 13 NORTH CAROLINA         *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    0   
May 19 NORTH CAROLINA         *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    3   
May 26 BETHUNE-COOKMAN COLL   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Jun  2 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Jun 10 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA    *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    3   
Jun 15 LOUISIANA STATE        *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
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                                 .000 20 20   0   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0   0  0  0  0  0   0    2  17  2
2001
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Feb  3 WESTERN KENTUCKY       *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Feb  9 STANFORD               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Feb 17 FLORIDA                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Feb 24 FLORIDA                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Mar  2 MICHIGAN STATE         *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Mar 10 VIRGINIA               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Mar 16 NORTH CAROLINA STATE   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    2   
Mar 23 NORTH CAROLINA         *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Mar 30 WAKE FOREST            *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Apr  6 CLEMSON                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Apr 13 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1  1
Apr 20 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1  1
Apr 27 GEORGIA TECH           *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    1   
May  4 MARYLAND               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
May 11 DUKE                   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   2    2   
May 16 NORTH CAROLINA STATE   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
May 25 BETHUNE-COOKMAN COLL   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Jun  2 GEORGIA                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
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                                 .000 18 18   0   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0   0  0  0  0  0   0    4  14  2
2002
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Jan 27 HAWAII-HILO            *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Jan 30 HAWAII                 *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Feb  8 STANFORD               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Feb 10 STANFORD               *a .000  1                               0                      0   0    1   
Feb 16 ARIZONA STATE          *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Feb 22 SIENA COLLEGE          8a .000  1      1   0   0            0   0  0      1            0   0    0   
Feb 24 JACKSONVILLE           *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Mar 10 PITTSBURGH             *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
Mar 16 VIRGINIA               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Mar 24 NORTH CAROLINA         *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   2    1   
Mar 31 WAKE FOREST            *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Apr  7 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    0   
Apr 13 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    1   
Apr 20 GEORGIA TECH           *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    0   
May  7 DUKE                   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    0   
May 12 MARYLAND               *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
May 18 CLEMSON                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    0   
May 24 WAKE FOREST            *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   1    2   
Jun  1 CENTRAL FLORIDA        *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Jun  9 NOTRE DAME             *  .000  1 P                             0                      0   0    1   
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                                 .000 20 18   1   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0   0  1  0  0  0   0    7  13  0