Florida State Baseball - 1997 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Mike Martin, Head Coach
Chip Baker, Assistant Coach
Jack Niles, Volunteer Assistant
Jamey Shouppe, Assistant Coach

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1997 FSU Baseball Media Guide

Top: JD Drew, Scott Zech, Jeremy Morris
Bottom: Randy Choate, Coach Mike Martin

1997 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

John Bentley, 6-0, 175, P, Tallahassee

Jimmy Bonenberger, 6-0, 185, OF, Melbourne Beach

Clint Byrd, 6-1, 188, OF, Miami

Kevin Cash, 6-0, 180, 3B-SS, Tampa

Brian Cox, 6-1, 170, OF, Tallahassee

Mike DiBlasi, 6-2, 188, P, Clearwater

Reggie Griggs, 6-5, 255, 1B, West Palm Beach

Terry Henderson, 5-10, 189, OF, Melbourne

Scott Hudson, 6-2, 180, P, Ocilla, GA

Shaun Kopczynski, 6-1, 198, C, Orlando

Shawn McCorkel, 6-0, 185, OF, Dothan, AL

Jon McDonald, 6-2, 170, P, Orlando

George Otero, 6-0, 185, OF, Miami

Ryan Proly, 5-8, 150, P, Clearwater

Matt Stanford, 5-10, 175, P, North Fort Myers

Nick Stocks, 6-2, 185, P, Tampa


1997 Roster - By Name

L
T                                                       PY
R No Name                  Pos     B-T  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
*  7 Brooks Badeaux        SS      S-R  5-10  160  Jr   **   Scott, LA (Teurlings Catholic)
*  4 John Bentley          P       R-R  6-0   175  Fr        Tallahassee (North Florida Christian)
* 24 Jimmy Bonenberger     OF      R-R  6-0   185  Jr        Melbourne Beach (Central Catholic/Brevard CC)
  20 Clint Byrd            OF      R-R  6-1   188  Fr        Miami (Hialeah-Miami Lakes)
* 13 Kevin Cash            3B-SS   R-R  6-0   180  Fr        Tampa (Gaither)
* 10 Chris Chavez          P       R-R  6-0   175  So-R *    Pensacola (Washington)
* 21 Randy Choate          P       L-L  6-2   175  Jr   **   San Antonio, TX (Winston Churchill)
* 27 Brian Cox             OF      R-R  6-1   170  Jr        Tallahassee (Florida/Tallahassee CC)
* 26 Zach Diaz             P       S-L  6-0   190  So   *    Lakeland (Santa Fe Catholic)
* 29 Mike DiBlasi          P       L-L  6-2   188  Fr        Clearwater (Countryside)
* 39 J.D. Drew             OF      L-R  6-1   195  Jr   **   Hahira, GA (Lowndes County)
* 51 Reggie Griggs         1B      L-L  6-5   255  Fr        West Palm Beach (Wellington)
* 17 Terry Henderson       OF      S-R  5-10  189  Jr        Melbourne (Central Catholic/Brevard CC)
* 32 Chuck Howell          P       R-R  6-0   200  Sr   ***  Tallahassee (Leon)
* 44 Scott Hudson          P       R-L  6-2   180  Fr        Ocilla, GA (Irwin County)
* 25 Jeremiah Klosterman   C       S-R  5-9   175  So   *    Jacksonville (Bolles)
  23 Shaun Kopczynski      C       S-R  6-1   198  Fr        Orlando (Bishop Moore)
* 22 Henry Mayfield        C       L-R  5-10  190  So   *    Tallahassee (Leon)
* 35 Shawn McCorkel        OF      R-R  6-0   185  Fr        Dothan, AL (Northview)
  41 Jon McDonald          P       R-R  6-2   170  Fr        Orlando (Edgewater)
* 37 Jeremy Morris         OF      R-R  6-2   200  Sr   ***  Quincy (Robert F. Munroe)
  16 Stephen Neill         P       R-R  6-4   185  Sr   *    Fort Pierce (John Carroll/Indian River CC)
* 33 Randy Niles           P       R-R  6-2   190  Jr   **   Key West (Key West)
   6 George Otero          OF      R-R  6-0   185  Fr        Miami (Pace)
* 31 Scott Proctor         P       R-R  6-0   163  So   *    Stuart (Martin County)
   1 Ryan Proly            P       L-L  5-8   150  Fr        Clearwater (Central Catholic)
* 12 Jeremy Salazar        C       R-R  6-0   185  Jr   **   Lafayette, LA (Northside)
*  2 Geoff Sprague         3B-1B   S-R  6-0   175  Sr   *    Tallahassee (Leon/Indian River CC)
* 19 Matt Stanford         P       R-R  5-10  175  So        North Fort Myers (North Fort Myers/Chipola JC)
  30 Nick Stocks           P       R-R  6-2   185  Fr        Tampa (Jesuit)
* 15 Matt Woodward         1B      R-R  6-2   185  Jr   **   Redmond, WA (Redmond)
*  5 Jose Zabala           UT      S-R  5-8   170  Jr   **   Miami (Columbus)
*  9 Scott Zech            2B      R-R  5-10  175  Sr   ***  Boca Raton (Boca Raton)

1997 Roster - By Number

L
T                                                       PY
R No Name                  Pos     B-T  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   1 Ryan Proly            P       L-L  5-8   150  Fr        Clearwater (Central Catholic)
*  2 Geoff Sprague         3B-1B   S-R  6-0   175  Sr   *    Tallahassee (Leon/Indian River CC)
*  4 John Bentley          P       R-R  6-0   175  Fr        Tallahassee (North Florida Christian)
*  5 Jose Zabala           UT      S-R  5-8   170  Jr   **   Miami (Columbus)
   6 George Otero          OF      R-R  6-0   185  Fr        Miami (Pace)
*  7 Brooks Badeaux        SS      S-R  5-10  160  Jr   **   Scott, LA (Teurlings Catholic)
*  9 Scott Zech            2B      R-R  5-10  175  Sr   ***  Boca Raton (Boca Raton)
* 10 Chris Chavez          P       R-R  6-0   175  So-R *    Pensacola (Washington)
* 12 Jeremy Salazar        C       R-R  6-0   185  Jr   **   Lafayette, LA (Northside)
* 13 Kevin Cash            3B-SS   R-R  6-0   180  Fr        Tampa (Gaither)
* 15 Matt Woodward         1B      R-R  6-2   185  Jr   **   Redmond, WA (Redmond)
  16 Stephen Neill         P       R-R  6-4   185  Sr   *    Fort Pierce (John Carroll/Indian River CC)
* 17 Terry Henderson       OF      S-R  5-10  189  Jr        Melbourne (Central Catholic/Brevard CC)
* 19 Matt Stanford         P       R-R  5-10  175  So        North Fort Myers (North Fort Myers/Chipola JC)
  20 Clint Byrd            OF      R-R  6-1   188  Fr        Miami (Hialeah-Miami Lakes)
* 21 Randy Choate          P       L-L  6-2   175  Jr   **   San Antonio, TX (Winston Churchill)
* 22 Henry Mayfield        C       L-R  5-10  190  So   *    Tallahassee (Leon)
  23 Shaun Kopczynski      C       S-R  6-1   198  Fr        Orlando (Bishop Moore)
* 24 Jimmy Bonenberger     OF      R-R  6-0   185  Jr        Melbourne Beach (Central Catholic/Brevard CC)
* 25 Jeremiah Klosterman   C       S-R  5-9   175  So   *    Jacksonville (Bolles)
* 26 Zach Diaz             P       S-L  6-0   190  So   *    Lakeland (Santa Fe Catholic)
* 27 Brian Cox             OF      R-R  6-1   170  Jr        Tallahassee (Florida/Tallahassee CC)
* 29 Mike DiBlasi          P       L-L  6-2   188  Fr        Clearwater (Countryside)
  30 Nick Stocks           P       R-R  6-2   185  Fr        Tampa (Jesuit)
* 31 Scott Proctor         P       R-R  6-0   163  So   *    Stuart (Martin County)
* 32 Chuck Howell          P       R-R  6-0   200  Sr   ***  Tallahassee (Leon)
* 33 Randy Niles           P       R-R  6-2   190  Jr   **   Key West (Key West)
* 35 Shawn McCorkel        OF      R-R  6-0   185  Fr        Dothan, AL (Northview)
* 37 Jeremy Morris         OF      R-R  6-2   200  Sr   ***  Quincy (Robert F. Munroe)
* 39 J.D. Drew             OF      L-R  6-1   195  Jr   **   Hahira, GA (Lowndes County)
  41 Jon McDonald          P       R-R  6-2   170  Fr        Orlando (Edgewater)
* 44 Scott Hudson          P       R-L  6-2   180  Fr        Ocilla, GA (Irwin County)
* 51 Reggie Griggs         1B      L-L  6-5   255  Fr        West Palm Beach (Wellington)

1997 All-Americans

Name                     Organization
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Randy Choate             American Baseball Coaches Association - 2nd Team All-American
                         Baseball America - 2nd Team All-American
                         Nat Collegiate Baseball Writers Assoc - 2nd Team All-American
                         The Sporting News - 2nd Team All-American
                         Collegiate Baseball - 3rd Team All-American

J.D. Drew                American Baseball Coaches Association - 1st Team All-American
                         Baseball America - 1st Team All-American
                         Collegiate Baseball - 1st Team All-American
                         Nat Collegiate Baseball Writers Assoc - 1st Team All-American
                         The Sporting News - 1st Team All-American
                         NCAA - Consensus All-American

Jeremy Morris            Baseball America - 1st Team All-American
                         The Sporting News - 1st Team All-American
                         American Baseball Coaches Association - 2nd Team All-American
                         Collegiate Baseball - 2nd Team All-American
                         Nat Collegiate Baseball Writers Assoc - 2nd Team All-American

All-Americans -  3

1997 Noles in the Pros

Name                     No      Pos                Team
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Luis Alicea               5      2B-3B-DH           Anaheim Angels
Roger Bailey             31      P                  Colorado Rockies
Rafael Bournigal         26      SS-2B              Oakland Athletics
Chris Brock              49      P                  Atlanta Braves
Tim Davis                47      P                  Seattle Mariners
Richie Lewis             44-51   P                  Oakland Athletics
Richie Lewis             58      P                  Cincinnati Reds
Eduardo Perez            39      1B-OF-3B-DH        Cincinnati Reds
Jody Reed                 7      2B-DH              Detroit Tigers
Kenny Robinson           52      P                  Toronto Blue Jays
Deion Sanders            21      OF                 Cincinnati Reds
Paul Sorrento            44      1B-DH              Seattle Mariners
John Wasdin              46      P                  Boston Red Sox

Noles in the Pros - 12

1997 Schedule and Results

           
OPP EOY
DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
 SCORE 
CWS
CB
BA
USA
02/01
Ref
H
UNC-ASHEVILLE
W 11-2
 
 
 
 
02/02
Ref
H
UNC-ASHEVILLE
W 8-5
 
 
 
 
02/07
Ref
H
ARIZONA STATE
W 5-2
 
14
11
13
02/08
Ref
H
ARIZONA STATE
L 6-9
 
14
11
13
02/09
Ref
H
ARIZONA STATE
W 11-5
 
14
11
13
02/15
Ref
H
CAL ST-FULLERTON
L 1-2
 
21
24
 
02/15
Ref
H
CAL ST-FULLERTON
W 8-5
 
21
24
 
02/16
Ref
H
CAL ST-FULLERTON
W 7-4
 
21
24
 
02/21
Ref
H
MARSHALL
W 22-1
 
 
 
 
02/22
Ref
H
MARSHALL
W 15-4
 
 
 
 
02/23
Ref
H
MARSHALL
W 14-2
 
 
 
 
02/27
Ref
H
FLORIDA
L 2-3
 
20
16
18
02/28
Ref
H
FLORIDA
W 10-8
 
20
16
18
03/01
Ref
A
FLORIDA
L 6-13
 
20
16
18
03/02
Ref
A
FLORIDA
W 9-5
 
20
16
18
03/04
Ref
H
UNC-GREENSBORO
W 11-7
 
 
 
 
03/05
Ref
H
UNC-GREENSBORO
W 16-0
 
 
 
 
03/07
Ref
H
VIRGINIA
W 8-2
 
 
 
 
03/08
Ref
H
VIRGINIA
L 4-6
 
 
 
 
03/09
Ref
H
VIRGINIA
W 20-2
 
 
 
 
03/11
Ref
N
ST. BONAVENTURE
Daytona Beach, Fl
W 12-6
 
 
 
 
03/12
Ref
N
LONG ISLAND-BROOKLYN
Daytona Beach, Fl
W 13-5
 
 
 
 
03/14
Ref
H
WAKE FOREST
W 15-8
 
 
 
 
03/15
Ref
H
WAKE FOREST
W 11-3
 
 
 
 
03/16
Ref
H
WAKE FOREST
W 10-0
 
 
 
 
03/18
Ref
H
FLORIDA ATLANTIC
W 11-3
 
 
 
 
03/19
Ref
H
FLORIDA ATLANTIC
L 5-13
 
 
 
 
03/21
Ref
A
DUKE
W 7-3
 
 
 
 
03/22
Ref
A
DUKE
W 8-3
 
 
 
 
03/23
Ref
A
DUKE
L 3-4
 
 
 
 
03/28
Ref
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
W 6-3
 
23
21
20
03/29
Ref
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
L 9-10
 
23
21
20
03/30
Ref
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
L 5-9
 
23
21
20
04/01
Ref
H
MERCER
W 11-1
 
 
 
 
04/02
Ref
H
MERCER
W 12-6
 
 
 
 
04/04
Ref
H
CLEMSON
L 7-10
 
 
 
24
04/05
Ref
H
CLEMSON
W 20-5
 
 
 
24
04/06
Ref
H
CLEMSON
W 11-10
 
 
 
24
04/09
Ref
H
JACKSONVILLE
W 14-3
 
 
 
 
04/11
Ref
H
MIAMI
L 5-9
3
3
3
3
04/12
Ref
H
MIAMI
L 5-8
3
3
3
3
04/13
Ref
H
MIAMI
W 8-7
3
3
3
3
04/15
Ref
A
JACKSONVILLE
W 12-6
 
 
 
 
04/18
Ref
A
GEORGIA TECH
W 10-9
 
10
17
11
04/19
Ref
A
GEORGIA TECH
W 11-6
 
10
17
11
04/20
Ref
A
GEORGIA TECH
L 11-12
 
10
17
11
04/26
Ref
A
MARYLAND
W 16-3
 
 
 
 
04/27
Ref
A
MARYLAND
W 27-2
 
 
 
 
04/28
Ref
A
MARYLAND
W 13-3
 
 
 
 
04/30
Ref
A
MERCER
W 9-2
 
 
 
 
05/02
Ref
A
MIAMI
L 1-9
3
3
3
3
05/03
Ref
A
MIAMI
L 6-7
3
3
3
3
05/04
Ref
A
MIAMI
W 7-3
3
3
3
3
05/09
Ref
H
NORTH CAROLINA
W 8-2
 
 
 
 
05/10
Ref
H
NORTH CAROLINA
W 8-5
 
 
 
 
05/11
Ref
H
NORTH CAROLINA
W 11-6
 
 
 
 
05/14
 
N
DUKE
ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 4-2
 
 
 
 
05/15
 
N
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 5-3
 
23
21
20
05/16
 
N
CLEMSON
ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 8-4
 
 
 
24
05/17
 
N
DUKE
ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 12-2
 
 
 
 
05/17
 
N
CLEMSON
ACC Championship, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 10-0
 
 
 
24
05/22
 
H
MARIST COLLEGE
NCAA
W 4-2
 
 
 
 
05/23
 
H
CENTRAL FLORIDA
NCAA
W 16-2
 
 
 
 
05/24
 
H
AUBURN
NCAA
L 7-8
5
5
6
5
05/24
 
H
SOUTH FLORIDA
NCAA
W 6-5
 
 
 
 
05/25
 
H
AUBURN
NCAA
W 9-7
5
5
6
5
05/25
 
H
AUBURN
NCAA Championship
L 2-5
5
5
6
5
EOY Stats Ref

CB=Collegiate Baseball, BA=Baseball America, USA=USA Today/Coaches, CWS=College World Series

Conference games in bold

                Overall   Home     Away    Neutral
--------------------------------------------------
FSU RECORD IS   50-17    31-10    12- 7     7- 0
VS ACC          18- 6    10- 2     8- 4     0- 0
AGAINST TOP 25  17-14     9- 8     5- 6     3- 0

FINAL COLLEGIATE BASEBALL POLL -  9
FINAL BASEBALL AMERICA POLL    -  9
FINAL USA TODAY/COACHES POLL   -  9

1997 ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE RESULTS
 1  GEORGIA TECH         19- 4    46-15 
 2  FLORIDA STATE        18- 6    50-17 
 3  NORTH CAROLINA STATE 15- 8    43-20 
 4  CLEMSON              13-10    41-23 
 5t WAKE FOREST          10-13    37-20 
 5t VIRGINIA             10-13    32-22 
 7  DUKE                  9-14    33-25 
 8  NORTH CAROLINA        6-18    29-31 
 9  MARYLAND              5-19    22-32 

1997 CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT, St. Petersburg, Fl
   Date                    Score                                    Comments
==========  ==================================================  ==================================
05/13/1997  (8)NORTH CAROLINA 4, (9)MARYLAND 2                  
05/14/1997  (4)CLEMSON 8, (5)WAKE FOREST 6                      
05/14/1997  (1)GEORGIA TECH 7, (8)NORTH CAROLINA 6              
05/14/1997  (2)FLORIDA STATE 4, (7)DUKE 2                       
05/14/1997  (3)NORTH CAROLINA STATE 4, (6)VIRGINIA 2            
05/15/1997  (8)NORTH CAROLINA 4, (5)WAKE FOREST 3               
05/15/1997  (7)DUKE 16, (6)VIRGINIA 3                           
05/15/1997  (4)CLEMSON 7, (1)GEORGIA TECH 4                     
05/15/1997  (2)FLORIDA STATE 5, (3)NORTH CAROLINA STATE 3       
05/16/1997  (7)DUKE 5, (1)GEORGIA TECH 3                        
05/16/1997  (3)NORTH CAROLINA STATE 4, (8)NORTH CAROLINA 2      
05/16/1997  (2)FLORIDA STATE 8, (4)CLEMSON 4                    
05/17/1997  (2)FLORIDA STATE 12, (7)DUKE 2                      
05/17/1997  (4)CLEMSON 11, (3)NORTH CAROLINA STATE 6            
05/17/1997  (2)FLORIDA STATE 10, (4)CLEMSON 0                   

STARTING BATTING ORDER
DATE/OPPONENT123456789
02/01/1997
UNC-ASHEVILLE
         
02/02/1997
UNC-ASHEVILLE
         
02/07/1997
ARIZONA STATE
         
02/08/1997
ARIZONA STATE
         
02/09/1997
ARIZONA STATE
         
02/15/1997
CAL ST-FULLERTON
         
02/15/1997
CAL ST-FULLERTON
         
02/16/1997
CAL ST-FULLERTON
         
02/21/1997
MARSHALL
         
02/22/1997
MARSHALL
         
02/23/1997
MARSHALL
         
02/27/1997
FLORIDA
         
02/28/1997
FLORIDA
         
03/01/1997
FLORIDA
         
03/02/1997
FLORIDA
         
03/04/1997
UNC-GREENSBORO
         
03/05/1997
UNC-GREENSBORO
         
03/07/1997
VIRGINIA
         
03/08/1997
VIRGINIA
         
03/09/1997
VIRGINIA
         
03/11/1997
ST. BONAVENTURE
         
03/12/1997
LONG ISLAND-BROOKLYN
         
03/14/1997
WAKE FOREST
         
03/15/1997
WAKE FOREST
         
03/16/1997
WAKE FOREST
         
03/18/1997
FLORIDA ATLANTIC
         
03/19/1997
FLORIDA ATLANTIC
         
03/21/1997
DUKE
         
03/22/1997
DUKE
         
03/23/1997
DUKE
         
03/28/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
03/29/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
03/30/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/01/1997
MERCER
         
04/02/1997
MERCER
         
04/04/1997
CLEMSON
         
04/05/1997
CLEMSON
         
04/06/1997
CLEMSON
         
04/09/1997
JACKSONVILLE
         
04/11/1997
MIAMI
         
04/12/1997
MIAMI
         
04/13/1997
MIAMI
         
04/15/1997
JACKSONVILLE
         
04/18/1997
GEORGIA TECH
         
04/19/1997
GEORGIA TECH
         
04/20/1997
GEORGIA TECH
         
04/26/1997
MARYLAND
         
04/27/1997
MARYLAND
         
04/28/1997
MARYLAND
         
04/30/1997
MERCER
         
05/02/1997
MIAMI
         
05/03/1997
MIAMI
         
05/04/1997
MIAMI
         
05/09/1997
NORTH CAROLINA
         
05/10/1997
NORTH CAROLINA
         
05/11/1997
NORTH CAROLINA
         
05/14/1997
DUKE
         
05/15/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
05/16/1997
CLEMSON
         
05/17/1997
DUKE
         
05/17/1997
CLEMSON
         
05/22/1997
MARIST COLLEGE
         
05/23/1997
CENTRAL FLORIDA
         
05/24/1997
AUBURN
         
05/24/1997
SOUTH FLORIDA
         
05/25/1997
AUBURN
         
05/25/1997
AUBURN
         

STARTING DEFENSE
DATE/OPPONENTPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRF
02/01/1997
UNC-ASHEVILLE
         
02/02/1997
UNC-ASHEVILLE
         
02/07/1997
ARIZONA STATE
         
02/08/1997
ARIZONA STATE
         
02/09/1997
ARIZONA STATE
         
02/15/1997
CAL ST-FULLERTON
         
02/15/1997
CAL ST-FULLERTON
         
02/16/1997
CAL ST-FULLERTON
         
02/21/1997
MARSHALL
         
02/22/1997
MARSHALL
         
02/23/1997
MARSHALL
         
02/27/1997
FLORIDA
         
02/28/1997
FLORIDA
         
03/01/1997
FLORIDA
         
03/02/1997
FLORIDA
         
03/04/1997
UNC-GREENSBORO
         
03/05/1997
UNC-GREENSBORO
         
03/07/1997
VIRGINIA
         
03/08/1997
VIRGINIA
         
03/09/1997
VIRGINIA
         
03/11/1997
ST. BONAVENTURE
         
03/12/1997
LONG ISLAND-BROOKLYN
         
03/14/1997
WAKE FOREST
         
03/15/1997
WAKE FOREST
         
03/16/1997
WAKE FOREST
         
03/18/1997
FLORIDA ATLANTIC
         
03/19/1997
FLORIDA ATLANTIC
         
03/21/1997
DUKE
         
03/22/1997
DUKE
         
03/23/1997
DUKE
         
03/28/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
03/29/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
03/30/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/01/1997
MERCER
         
04/02/1997
MERCER
         
04/04/1997
CLEMSON
         
04/05/1997
CLEMSON
         
04/06/1997
CLEMSON
         
04/09/1997
JACKSONVILLE
         
04/11/1997
MIAMI
         
04/12/1997
MIAMI
         
04/13/1997
MIAMI
         
04/15/1997
JACKSONVILLE
         
04/18/1997
GEORGIA TECH
         
04/19/1997
GEORGIA TECH
         
04/20/1997
GEORGIA TECH
         
04/26/1997
MARYLAND
         
04/27/1997
MARYLAND
         
04/28/1997
MARYLAND
         
04/30/1997
MERCER
         
05/02/1997
MIAMI
         
05/03/1997
MIAMI
         
05/04/1997
MIAMI
         
05/09/1997
NORTH CAROLINA
         
05/10/1997
NORTH CAROLINA
         
05/11/1997
NORTH CAROLINA
         
05/14/1997
DUKE
         
05/15/1997
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
05/16/1997
CLEMSON
         
05/17/1997
DUKE
         
05/17/1997
CLEMSON
         
05/22/1997
MARIST COLLEGE
         
05/23/1997
CENTRAL FLORIDA
         
05/24/1997
AUBURN
         
05/24/1997
SOUTH FLORIDA
         
05/25/1997
AUBURN
         
05/25/1997
AUBURN
         

1997 Batting Statistics

Name AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT =========================================================================================================== Chuck Howell 1.000 17 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2.000 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 J.D. Drew .455 67 67 233 110 106 15 5 31 100 224 .961 84 8 37 3 .604 3 1 32 42 Brooks Badeaux .365 44 44 170 48 62 13 0 5 30 90 .529 36 2 16 7 .478 1 1 15 17 Jeremy Morris .356 66 66 250 73 89 22 6 25 116 198 .792 56 3 52 6 .470 6 1 25 34 Jimmy Bonenberger .333 18 0 12 4 4 0 0 2 4 10 .833 2 0 3 0 .429 0 0 1 1 Scott Zech .309 67 67 265 86 82 13 2 6 50 117 .442 48 11 45 2 .433 2 7 31 36 Jose Zabala .309 61 40 136 46 42 4 1 1 22 51 .375 18 24 22 4 .469 1 9 5 5 Henry Mayfield .298 35 11 57 15 17 4 0 1 11 24 .421 20 1 11 1 .481 1 0 3 4 Jeremy Salazar .297 51 39 158 35 47 12 0 7 29 80 .506 18 2 50 5 .374 1 1 3 6 Geoff Sprague .292 65 65 253 40 74 18 1 7 62 115 .455 19 1 28 8 .336 7 6 12 19 Jeremiah Klosterman .289 46 35 135 25 39 7 1 5 24 63 .467 11 8 31 2 .377 0 1 1 1 Terry Henderson .289 52 23 114 27 33 8 1 6 26 61 .535 15 4 28 3 .380 4 1 5 6 Brian Cox .264 51 37 125 30 33 6 0 2 14 45 .360 19 2 24 3 .370 0 1 13 15 Reggie Griggs .254 33 11 59 11 15 2 0 3 11 26 .441 11 1 18 4 .380 0 0 0 1 Kevin Cash .239 39 10 67 17 16 4 0 6 18 38 .567 11 0 28 4 .346 0 0 0 0 Shawn McCorkel .238 59 41 151 37 36 8 0 7 29 65 .430 13 5 37 0 .318 1 6 10 10 Matt Woodward .231 57 47 173 30 40 8 0 0 18 48 .277 22 2 37 1 .322 2 2 4 5 Zach Diaz .000 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 ====================================================================================== FSU .312 67 67 2360 635 736 145 17 114 564 1257 .533 403 74 467 53 .423 29 37 160 202 Opp .259 67 67 2351 331 609 95 3 61 288 893 .380 242 51 580 55 .340 9 33 57 97

1997 Pitching Statistics

Name 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 ======================================================================================================================== Shawn McCorkel 0.00 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 Zach Diaz 3.26 3 4 30 1 0 0 0 5 69.0 66 26 25 19 68 11 1 4 260 .254 2 3 0 1 3 Randy Choate 3.61 13 3 19 18 4 0 0 0 134.2 123 63 54 37 126 22 0 12 515 .239 2 9 0 4 11 John Bentley 3.86 5 1 17 5 1 0 0 1 56.0 53 31 24 19 44 12 0 6 215 .247 1 3 1 0 5 Mike DiBlasi 3.86 2 1 21 0 0 0 0 2 28.0 22 17 12 23 31 3 0 2 106 .208 3 4 0 2 0 Scott Proctor 4.14 7 1 17 10 0 0 1 0 50.0 57 31 23 24 48 8 0 2 198 .288 11 9 1 1 1 Chris Chavez 4.24 4 1 27 9 1 1 1 6 74.1 76 42 35 42 78 10 0 5 292 .260 6 13 0 0 5 Matt Stanford 4.35 0 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 10.1 7 6 5 9 4 1 0 1 34 .206 0 1 0 0 1 Randy Niles 4.58 8 5 18 14 0 0 1 1 96.1 105 57 49 43 104 15 2 9 376 .279 9 4 0 1 4 Chuck Howell 5.18 8 1 21 10 1 0 0 1 83.1 100 53 48 17 70 13 0 20 342 .292 3 5 0 0 2 Scott Hudson 7.36 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 3.2 0 5 3 9 7 0 0 0 11 .000 0 0 0 0 1 ==================================================================================================== FSU 4.13 50 17 186 67 7 3 2 16 606.1 609 331 278 242 580 95 3 61 2351 .259 37 51 2 9 33 Opp 8.06 17 50 67 1 0 0 3 578.2 736 635 518 403 467 145 17 114 2360 .312 91 74 8 29 37

1997 Fielding Statistics

Name PO AST E FLD% DP ============================================= Brian Cox 64 11 0 1.000 9 Reggie Griggs 26 1 0 1.000 0 Zach Diaz 4 8 0 1.000 0 Matt Stanford 1 1 0 1.000 0 Jimmy Bonenberger 1 0 0 1.000 0 J.D. Drew 122 2 1 .992 1 Matt Woodward 402 26 4 .991 34 Jeremiah Klosterman 278 30 3 .990 2 Jeremy Salazar 307 36 6 .983 1 Jeremy Morris 76 7 3 .965 1 Scott Zech 133 196 13 .962 46 Shawn McCorkel 70 2 4 .947 0 Randy Choate 11 23 2 .944 0 Terry Henderson 17 0 1 .944 0 Henry Mayfield 17 0 1 .944 1 Randy Niles 6 8 1 .933 0 Geoff Sprague 147 120 20 .930 26 Brooks Badeaux 54 123 14 .927 30 John Bentley 3 9 1 .923 0 Kevin Cash 14 24 4 .905 3 Chris Chavez 9 9 2 .900 1 Jose Zabala 46 119 23 .878 14 Chuck Howell 1 6 1 .875 1 Scott Proctor 8 10 3 .857 1 Mike DiBlasi 2 2 1 .800 0 Scott Hudson 0 0 0 .000 0 ======================== FSU 1819 773 108 .960 65 Opp 1736 680 133 .948 70
Name AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT ========================================================================================================== J.D. Drew .000 6 6 0 0 4 0 0 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 Jeremy Morris .000 5 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Scott Zech .000 3 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 Jose Zabala .000 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Geoff Sprague .000 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jeremiah Klosterman .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Shawn McCorkel .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Terry Henderson .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jeremy Salazar .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ===================================================================================== FSU .000 67 67 0 10 8 0 2 18 28 66 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 8 8 Name 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 ======================================================================================================================== Scott Hudson 0.00 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 6 0 Randy Niles 0.00 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 12 0 Randy Choate 0.00 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 14 10 0 0 15 Chris Chavez 9.00 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 9.0 2 10 9 6 0 ==================================================================================================== FSU 9.00 1 0 9 1 1 0 0 0 9.0 16 20 9 24 15 Name PO AST E FLD% DP ============================================= Jeremiah Klosterman 17 0 0 1.000 Scott Zech 0 11 0 1.000 ======================== FSU 17 11 0 1.000
FLORIDA STATE 11, UNC-ASHEVILLE 2
02/01/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 1 Florida State's offensive explosion was a combined effort as each starter contributed at least one hit in the Seminoles' season-opening, 11-2, win over UNC-Asheville. FSU was led by seniors Scott Zech and Jeremy Morris who combined for five hits and four RBI. Junior left-hander Randy Choate (1-0) struck out four batters in six innings pitched.

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Attendance: 2,419

FLORIDA STATE 8, UNC-ASHEVILLE 5
02/02/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Third baseman Geoff Sprague hit a game-winning two-run home to give No. 1 FSU a two-run edge in the seventh inning as the Seminoles went on to defeat UNC-Asheville, 8-5. Sophomore Scott Proctor (1-0) earned his first career win as he pitched three shutout innings of relief of starter Chuck Howell.

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Attendance: 2,038

FLORIDA STATE 5, ARIZONA STATE 2
02/07/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Rightfielder Brian Cox hit a game-winning RBI-basehit to drive in J.D. Drew in the sixth inning as No. 1 FSU went on to defeat No. 7 Arizona State, 5-2. Randy Choate (2-0) gave up two runs on seven hits and struck out four batters in eight innings. Chris Chavez picked up the save as ASU's Ryan Bradley grounded out with bases loaded to end the game.

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**Error** Attendance: 3,498

ARIZONA STATE 9, FLORIDA STATE 6
02/08/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 7 Arizona State scored three runs in the eighth inning as the Sun Devils defeated No. 1 Florida State, 9-6. Zach Diaz (0-1) took the loss in relief after he walked the first two batters of the eighth inning before rightfielder Jeff Cermak's game-winning basehit. ASU's Ryan Bradley (3-0) earned his third victory as he struck out four in three innings pitched.

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Attendance: 4,021

FLORIDA STATE 11, ARIZONA STATE 5
02/09/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 1 Florida State was sparked by an eight-run fifth inning as the Seminoles defeated No. 7 Arizona State, 11-5, to win the series 2 out of 3 games. Leftfielder Jeremy Morris hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning to conclude FSU's scoring. Scott Proctor got the win, and freshman John Bentley earned his first career save as he pitched three innings of relief.

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Attendance: 3,245

CAL ST-FULLERTON 2, FLORIDA STATE 1
02/15/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
The Titans edged FSU, 2-1, in an 11-inning game. Designated-hitter Scott Seal's basehit in the 11th inning drove in leftfielder Aaron Rowand for the game-winning run. Jeremy Morris tied the game at one with a solo home run in the seventh inning. Randy Niles took the loss for the Seminoles in relief of starter Randy Choate who struck out seven and gave up one run on three hits in 7.1 innings pitched.

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Attendance: 2,005

FLORIDA STATE 8, CAL ST-FULLERTON 5
02/15/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Florida State scored in each of the first five innings as the Seminoles went on to defeat CSF, 8-5, in nine innings. J.D. Drew led the Seminoles with a two-run homer in the first inning and an RBI single in the third inning. Chuck Howell picked up his first win of the season as he struck out six batters in seven innings.

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Attendance: 2,943

FLORIDA STATE 7, CAL ST-FULLERTON 4
02/16/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 1 Florida State scored six runs in the second inning to lift the Seminoles over No. 4 CS-Fullerton, 7-4. Geoff Sprague capped the six-run second inning with a three-run double to give the Seminoles a 6-3 advantage. Brooks Badeaux hit his first home run of the season giving FSU its final run. Mike DiBlasi, (1-0), picked up his first career win for FSU. Nakia Hill was 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the second inning for the Titans.

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Attendance: 2,927

FLORIDA STATE 22, MARSHALL 1
02/21/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 1 Florida State belted 19 hits en route to a 22-1 victory over Marshall. Three Seminoles hit home runs including: J.D. Drew, Reggie Griggs and Shawn McCorkel. Randy Choate, (3-0), pitched six shut-out innings.

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Attendance: 1,801

FLORIDA STATE 15, MARSHALL 4
02/22/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 1 Florida State belted a season-high 23 hits as the Seminoles overpowered Marshall, 15-4. Shawn McCorkel blasted a three-run homer in the third inning. Jimmy Bonenberger and pinch-hitter Henry Mayfield also hit their first career home runs. Chuck Howell (2-0) picked up the win.

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Attendance: 1,575

FLORIDA STATE 14, MARSHALL 2
02/23/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 1 Florida State scored five runs on five consecutive hits in the third inning as the Seminoles defeated Marshall 14-2. Scott Zech hit a two-run double in the third inning. Jeremy Morris led the Seminoles with a 3-for-4 outing and two RBI, while third baseman Kevin Cash blasted a two-run homer in the eighth inning, his first home run of the season. Randy Niles picked up his first win of the season.

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Attendance: 1,005

FLORIDA 3, FLORIDA STATE 2
02/27/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Pinch-hitter Mark Ellis drove in designated hitter Chuck Hazzard on a sacrifice fly as No. 10 Florida edged No. 1 Florida State, 3-2, in 11 innings. Florida second baseman David Eckstein led off the first inning with a solo home run. J.D. Drew tied the game with a double to score Badeaux in the seventh inning. Florida starting pitcher Tommy Bond picked up the win, while Zach Diaz took the loss (0-2), in relief of Randy Choate.

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Attendance: 4,789

FLORIDA STATE 10, FLORIDA 8
02/28/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Jeremy Morris knocked in a career-high seven runs on four hits to lead No. 1 Florida State to a 10-8 win over No. 10 Florida. Morris capped off his stellar night with a three-run home run in the sixth inning, giving FSU a seven-run lead. John Bentley (1-0) earned his first career victory.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
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Jeremy Morris                               7            
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Attendance: 4,897

FLORIDA 13, FLORIDA STATE 6
03/01/1997, GAINESVILLE, FL
Derek Nicholson hit a two-run shot off Randy Niles to give No. 10 Florida a 6-5 lead in the fifth as the Gators went on to defeat No. 1 Florida State,13-6, in front of 5,221 fans. Niles (1-2) gave up eight runs on 11 hits in 5 1/3 innings pitched. Josh Fogg (1-1) struck out three and surrendered one run on one hit in 4 1/3 innings in the victory.

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Attendance: 5,222

FLORIDA STATE 9, FLORIDA 5
03/02/1997, GAINESVILLE, FL
J.D. Drew hit two solo home runs as he led No. 1 FSU to a 9-5 win to split the series with Florida. Zach Diaz (1-2) earned the win in relief of Chuck Howell. Diaz scattered four hits in four-plus innings as he shutout the Gators. Reliever Brad Wilkerson (4-2) took the loss for Florida after giving up two runs on three hits in 2 1/3 innings.

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Attendance: 5,187

FLORIDA STATE 11, UNC-GREENSBORO 7
03/04/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
J.D. Drew blasted a two-run home run in the fifth inning to give No. 2 Florida State a lead as the Seminoles went on to defeat UNC-Greensboro 11-7. FSU scored five runs in the sixth inning sparked by Jeremy Morris' grand slam home run. Terry Henderson hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning, his first career home-run. Randy Choate (4-0) was credited with the victory as he struck out four and gave up two runs on five hits in 6.0 innings pitched.

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Attendance: 857

FLORIDA STATE 16, UNC-GREENSBORO 0
03/05/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Four Seminoles belted five home runs, including a grand slam by centerfielder J.D. Drew, as No. 2 Florida State shutout UNC-Greensboro 16-0. Brooks Badeaux led off the first inning with a solo home run and followed it with a second solo blast in the second inning. Kevin Cash led off the fifth inning with a solo homer and Jose Zabala hit his first career home run. Scott Proctor struck out five batters in seven shutout innings.

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Attendance: 1,129

FLORIDA STATE 8, VIRGINIA 2
03/07/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Chuck Howell allowed just two runs while striking out six Cavaliers in 8 1/3 innings pitched to lead No. 2 Florida State to an 8-2 victory over Virginia. Jeremy Morris smashed his sixth home run of the season during the first inning, driving in J.D. Drew. Scott Zech ripped a two-run basehit during the fourth inning.

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Attendance: 1,865

VIRGINIA 6, FLORIDA STATE 4
03/08/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Centerfielder Ted Kinsman ripped a two-run basehit off FSU reliever Chris Chavez to lead Virginia to a 6-4 victory over No. 2 Florida State. Randy Niles struck out a career-high eight batters. Virginia loaded the bases with three hits off of Zach Diaz, before Chris Chavez entered the game. Diaz (1-3) took the loss. J.D. Drew scored in the first inning with an RBI basehit. Matt Woodward drove in Geoff Sprague on a double in the fourth inning.

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Attendance: 2,267

FLORIDA STATE 20, VIRGINIA 2
03/09/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Florida State belted 17 hits and Randy Choate struck out seven as the No. 2 Seminoles defeated Virginia, 20-2. J.D. Drew led the Seminoles with a 2-for-2 outing and four RBI. Jose Zabala went 2-for-4 with three RBI and five runs scored after entering the game for an injured Brooks Badeaux. Matt Woodward had a career-high four hits.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
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Attendance: 2,054

FLORIDA STATE 12, ST. BONAVENTURE 6
03/11/1997, Daytona Beach, Fl
Freshman pitcher John Bentley retired the first 14 batters and struck out a career-high 10 as No. 2 Florida State defeated St. Bonaventure, 12-6, at Jackie Robinson Memorial Ballpark in Daytona Beach. FSU's eight-run sixth inning was capped off by pinch-hitter Terry Henderson's two-run homer.

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Attendance: 1,586

FLORIDA STATE 13, LONG ISLAND-BROOKLYN 5
03/12/1997, Daytona Beach, Fl
Centerfielder J.D. Drew knocked in four runs on two doubles as No. 1 FSU defeated Long Island, 13-5, at Jackie Robinson Memorial Ballpark. The Seminoles turned a triple-play in the third inning getting put outs at second, first and home plate. Starting pitcher Scott Proctor (4-0) struck out four batters in five shutout innings.

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Attendance: 821

FLORIDA STATE 15, WAKE FOREST 8
03/14/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
J.D. Drew and Jeremy Morris combined for four hits and seven RBI as No. 2 Florida State came back from a five-run deficit to defeat Wake Forest 15-8. Randy Choate gave up five hits in the first inning, including home runs to centerfielder Josh Itzoe and first baseman Kevin Troup. Morris hit an FSU record two triples in the game.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
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Attendance: 2,232

FLORIDA STATE 11, WAKE FOREST 3
03/15/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Chuck Howell scattered six hits over seven innings and struck out four as he led the No. 2 Florida State Seminoles to an 11-3 victory over Wake Forest. J.D. Drew scored on Geoff Sprague's sacrifice fly break a 3-3 tie and give FSU a lead it would not relinquish. Jeremiah Klosterman finished 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the sixth inning and an RBI-basehit in the seventh.

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Attendance: 2,104

FLORIDA STATE 10, WAKE FOREST 0
03/16/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
J.D. Drew belted a career-high five hits and drove in six runs as he led the No. 2 Florida State Seminoles to their sixth straight win, a 10-0 shutout, over No. 28 Wake Forest. Randy Niles struck out six in a career-long eight-inning appearance. Drew hit a pair of two-run homers, in the third and eighth innings, highlighting his 5-for-5 outing. Kevin Cash blasted a pinch-hit two-run home run in the eighth inning.

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Attendance: 2,775

FLORIDA STATE 11, FLORIDA ATLANTIC 3
03/18/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Zach Diaz struck out a career-high 12 batters as No. 2 Florida State came back to defeat Florida Atlantic, 11-3. Jeremiah Klosterman tied the game with a three-run homer to rightfield. J.D. Drew widened the lead with his 12th home run of the season, a solo blast to rightfield in the sixth inning, and an RBI-triple in the seventh. The home run was Drew's 50th of his career.

**Error**


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FLORIDA ATLANTIC
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FLORIDA STATE
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11
7
1
Attendance: 1,007

FLORIDA ATLANTIC 13, FLORIDA STATE 5
03/19/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Florida Atlantic belted 12 hits, including three home runs, as the Owls defeated No. 2 Florida State, 13-5. Designated-hitter Brennan Hervey started it off for FAU with a two-run home run in the first inning. FAU centerfielder, Billy Brown, a former FSU player, went 3-for-6 with two RBI and a solo home run. Bentley took the loss for FSU. Terry Henderson had two hits, and Jeremy Morris added a solo home run in the third inning.

**Error**


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FLORIDA ATLANTIC
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FLORIDA STATE
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3
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8
2
Attendance: 1,103

FLORIDA STATE 7, DUKE 3
03/21/1997, DURHAM, NC
Third baseman Geoff Sprauge belted four hits, including a two-run homer, as he led No. 2 Florida State to a 7-3 win over ACC foe Duke. Randy Choate struck out a season-high eight batters in the 7 2/3 inning outing. J.D. Drew and Jeremy Morris each had home runs for FSU.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Geoff Sprague                           4                
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  4   0  0  0  0  0
**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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DUKE
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Attendance: 227

FLORIDA STATE 8, DUKE 3
03/22/1997, DURHAM, NC
Chuck Howell struck out five batters in eight innnigs as he led No. 2 Florida State to a 8-3 win over ACC foe Duke. Florida State jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the third inning as first baseman Matt Woodward singled and scored on a wild pitch and shortstop Jose Zabala walked and then came home on a passed ball. Duke came back in the bottom of the inning, but the Seminoles tied the game in the fourth inning as third baseman Geoff Sprague walked and scored on a passed ball, and then regained the lead as DH Brian Cox and rightfielder Shawn McCorkel scored on a grounder by Matt Woodward and error by Duke pitcher Chris Capuano.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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DUKE
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Attendance: 362

DUKE 4, FLORIDA STATE 3
03/23/1997, DURHAM, NC
Pinch-runner Randy Goodroe scored on Chris Chavez' wild pitch to score the winning run in ninth inning to give the Duke Blue Devils a 4-3 victory over No. 2 Florida State. Duke pitchers retired the final 17 batters to shut down FSU's offense. Blue Devil closer Vaughn Schill (3-0) earned the win as he retired the side in the ninth inning. Catcher Jeremiah Klosterman led the Seminole offense with two hits, three RBI and a two-run homer.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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DUKE
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11
1
Attendance: 260

FLORIDA STATE 6, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 3
03/28/1997, RALEIGH, NC
Second baseman Scott Zech belted three hits, including two solo home runs, as he led No. 4 Florida State to a 6-3 win over ACC foe NC State. Randy Choate pitched his first complete game after not allowing a hit in his first 4 1/3 innings of work. Choate gave up three unearned runs on three hits and struck out seven in the outing. J.D. Drew went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a double.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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NORTH CAROLINA STATE
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2
Attendance: 1,608

NORTH CAROLINA STATE 10, FLORIDA STATE 9
03/29/1997, RALEIGH, NC
First baseman Luis Figueroa doubled home Jimmy Slaughter with two outs in the ninth inning to lift NC State to a 10-9 win over No. 4 Florida State at Doak Field. The Wolfpack belted 19 hits off Seminole pitching as Zach Diaz (2-4) took the loss in relief of Chuck Howell. J.D. Drew's efforts tied the game twice, including his three-run homer in the seventh inning. Drew had five RBI on the night, and Scott Zech had a two-run home run in the third inning.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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NORTH CAROLINA STATE
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10
19
0
Attendance: 1,648

NORTH CAROLINA STATE 9, FLORIDA STATE 5
03/30/1997, RALEIGH, NC
NC State scored six runs in the first inning and withstood FSU's rally attempts as the Wolfpack went on to defeat the No. 4 Seminoles, 9-5. Randy Niles gave up eight runs on six hits in six-plus innings as he took the loss for FSU. Jeremy Morris hit two home runs in the game and Jeremy Salazar hit a solo shot in the sixth inning, to cut the lead to 6-5.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Jeremy Morris                                            
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
**Error**

HR - FSU-Jeremy Morris 2 (2)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Randy Niles                                   6   
                               ===================
FSU                             0.0  0  0  0  6  0
**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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NORTH CAROLINA STATE
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x
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0
Attendance: 2,035

FLORIDA STATE 11, MERCER 1
04/01/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Chris Chavez (1-1) struck out five in his first start of the season as No. 7 FSU defeated Mercer, 11-1. Jeremy Morris ripped a basehit to leftfield to drive in two runs in the third inning. Morris' hit, coupled with three Mercer fielding errors, gave the Seminoles a 4-0 lead in the third inning. Catcher Jeremiah Klosterman was 2-for-3 with a double and triple.

**Error**


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MERCER
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FLORIDA STATE
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11
12
2
Attendance: 1,224

FLORIDA STATE 12, MERCER 6
04/02/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
No. 7 FSU belted five home runs, including two by centerfielder J.D. Drew, as the Seminoles beat Mercer, 12-6. Scott Proctor (5-0) struck out a career-high nine batters as he earned the win. Relievers Zach Diaz and Chuck Howell shutout Mercer in the last four innings.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
J.D. Drew                                                
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
**Error**

HR - FSU-J.D. Drew 2 (2)

**Error**


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MERCER
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FLORIDA STATE
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4
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12
11
5
Attendance: 1,240

CLEMSON 10, FLORIDA STATE 7
04/04/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Shortstop Kurt Bultmann and leftfielder Gary Burnham combined for six hits and three RBI as No. 17 Clemson defeated No. 7 Florida State 10-7, in front of 4,211 fans at Dick Howser Stadium. Lefthander Randy Choate (8-1) surrendered 10 runs on 11 hits and four walks in six innings as he took his first loss of the season for FSU. J.D. Drew went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a solo home run. Jeremiah Klosterman was 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run.

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Randy Choate                           10         
                               ===================
FSU                             0.0  0 10  0  0  0
**Error**


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CLEMSON
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FLORIDA STATE
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11
3
Attendance: 4,211

FLORIDA STATE 20, CLEMSON 5
04/05/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
J.D. Drew drove in six runs on three hits as he led No. 7 Florida State to a 20-5 win over No. 17 Clemson. FSU rallied in the fifth inning with five consecutive hits as the Seminoles overcame a 3-1 deficit. Drew and Jeremy Morris hit back-to-back home runs to highlight the four-run, two-out surge. Morris hit his 66th two-bagger and set a new FSU career doubles record with two during the game. Randy Niles (3-3) struck out eight in 5 2/3 innings of work in the win. Mike DiBlasi earned his first career save as he pitched three effective innings.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
J.D. Drew                                   6            
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  0   6  0  0  0  0
**Error**


       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Randy Niles                                   6   
                               ===================
FSU                             0.0  0  0  0  6  0
**Error**


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CLEMSON
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FLORIDA STATE
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1
Attendance: 3,837

FLORIDA STATE 11, CLEMSON 10
04/06/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Scott Zech scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning after advancing on a Jeremy Morris fielder's choice and Clemson throwing error as No. 7 Florida State defeated No. 17 Clemson, 11-10. Zech drove in the tying run in the 12th with an RBI double and hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning. Clemson came back to tie the game in the ninth after FSU led 9-1 after six innings. Chuck Howell (6-0) struck out a career-high nine batters to pick up the win for FSU. Starter Chris Chavez struck out a career-high eight batters in six innings.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Jeremiah Klosterman                                 17   
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  0   0  0  0 17  0
**Error**


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CLEMSON
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FLORIDA STATE
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11
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3
Attendance: 2,238

FLORIDA STATE 14, JACKSONVILLE 3
04/09/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
J.D. Drew and Jeremy Morris combined for six hits and nine RBI as No. 6 Florida State defeated Jacksonville 14-3. Drew collected four singles and drove in four runs as he came up to bat with the bases loaded twice. Morris belted a two-run triple in the fourth inning and capped off the Seminoles' scoring with a three-run home run in the eighth inning. Scott Proctor (6-0) struck out a career-high nine batters as he earned the win for Florida State.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
J.D. Drew                               4   4            
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  4   4  0  0  0  0
**Error**


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JACKSONVILLE
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FLORIDA STATE
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12
0
Attendance: 1,309

MIAMI 9, FLORIDA STATE 5
04/11/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Lale Esquivel drove in three runs on three hits as No. 8 Miami defeated No. 6 Florida State, 9-5. Esquivel drove in the tying run in the sixth inning and scored the game-winner on Brad Brewer's single to centerfield. J.D. Arteaga (6-3) struck out five batters in 7.1 IP in the win for Miami. Randy Choate (8-2) gave up six runs on seven hits in the loss for FSU.

**Error**


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MIAMI
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FLORIDA STATE
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**Error** Attendance: 3,796

MIAMI 8, FLORIDA STATE 5
04/12/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Darin Spassoff struck out seven batters and allowed three hits to help lead No. 8 Miami to a 8-5 win over No. 6 Florida State. Spassoff shutout FSU in his 6.1 inning outing. FSU remained scoreless until the ninth inning when they scored five runs sparked by an RBI single by Geoff Sprague and two-run basehit by Jeremiah Klosterman. Randy Niles took the loss for FSU, but struck out a career-high 10 batters.

**Error**


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MIAMI
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FLORIDA STATE
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Attendance: 4,287

FLORIDA STATE 8, MIAMI 7
04/13/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Terry Henderson ripped a two-run double to leftfield to drive in two runs in the fifth inning to lift FSU to an 8-7 win over No. 8 Miami. Mike DiBlasi pitched one shutout inning of relief to earn the win for FSU, while Miami's Alex Santos gave up six runs on six hits in the loss. J.D. Drew hit a two-run blast in the third inning his 20th of the season to cut Miami's lead to 3-2. Scott Zech belted a two-run single to tie the game, 4-4, in the fourth inning.

**Error**


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MIAMI
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FLORIDA STATE
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Attendance: 3,739

FLORIDA STATE 12, JACKSONVILLE 6
04/15/1997, JACKSONVILLE, FL
Randy Choate struck out six batters in three shutout innings of relief to earn a 12-6 victory over Jacksonville. Jeremy Morris drove in five runs on two doubles, including the game-winning RBI. J.D. Drew went 2-for-4 with two RBI.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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JACKSONVILLE
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Attendance: 2,031

FLORIDA STATE 10, GEORGIA TECH 9
04/18/1997, ATLANTA, GA
Jeremiah Klosterman and Scott Zech each doubled in runs in the 12th inning and Mike DiBlasi escaped a bases-loaded no-out jam in the bottom half of the inning to defeat Georgia Tech 10-9. Scott Proctor pitched two-plus innings to get the victory, improving his mark to 7-0. Jeremy Morris added a grand slam homer and J.D. Drew answered with a two-run blast as both teams recorded 16 hits.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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GEORGIA TECH
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Attendance: 1,772

FLORIDA STATE 11, GEORGIA TECH 6
04/19/1997, ATLANTA, GA
Randy Choate scattered nine hits over seven innings and Scott Zech recorded three hits and two RBI as the Seminoles defeated No. 13 Georgia Tech, 11-6. FSU took the lead in the fourth inning with four runs on a two-run single by Brooks Badeaux, a bases-loaded walk and an error.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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GEORGIA TECH
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Attendance: 1,919

GEORGIA TECH 12, FLORIDA STATE 11
04/20/1997, ATLANTA, GA
The Seminoles were kept from sweeping the series from the Yellow Jackets, as Heath Honeycutt drove in a run in the 12th inning to give Georgia Tech a 12-11 victory. Kevin Cash provided some late inning heroics, belting a home run in the ninth inning with two outs to tie the game at 11. Mike DiBlasi was credited with the loss after walking J.J. Thomas in the bottom of the 10th. Starter Chris Chavez gave up six runs in the first inning on a grand slam and a two-run shot.

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Chris Chavez                           10  9      
                               ===================
FSU                             0.0  0 10  9  0  0
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FLORIDA STATE
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Attendance: 1,481

FLORIDA STATE 16, MARYLAND 3
04/26/1997, COLLEGE PARK, MD
Randy Choate pitched a complete game five-hitter to record his 11th victory of the year as the Seminoles took the first game of the series, 16-3. Choate struck out a career high 15 batters in the win. J.D. Drew belted two home runs and posted three RBI in the game, improving his hitting streak to 26 games. Scott Zech led the Seminoles at the plate, recording three hits with a home run and three RBI.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
J.D. Drew                                                
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
**Error**

HR - FSU-J.D. Drew 2 (4)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Randy Choate                                    15
                               ===================
FSU                             0.0  0  0  0  0 15
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FLORIDA STATE
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MARYLAND
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Attendance: 1,007

FLORIDA STATE 27, MARYLAND 2
04/27/1997, COLLEGE PARK, MD
The Seminoles hit a school-record nine home runs as Florida State beat Maryland 27-2 in the middle game of a three game series. Randy Niles recorded nine strikeouts in picking up his fourth victory of the year. Jeremy Morris hit two home runs, including a record-setting grand slam and seven RBI. J.D. Drew added five RBI on a grand slam home run. Terry Henderson and Shawn McCorkel also added two home runs in the victory.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Scott Zech                           5                   
Jeremy Morris                               7            
Shawn McCorkel                                           
Terry Henderson                                          
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  5  0   7  0  0  0  0
**Error**

HR - FSU-Jeremy Morris 2 (4), Shawn McCorkel 2 (2), Terry Henderson 2 (2)

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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Attendance: 243

FLORIDA STATE 13, MARYLAND 3
04/28/1997, COLLEGE PARK, MD
J.D. Drew belted three hits, including two home runs, to extend his hitting streak to 28 games as the Seminoles completed the sweep of the Terrapins with a 13-3 victory. Zach Diaz picked up his third victory of the year in relief of Chris Chavez. Diaz pitched 5.2 innings, striking out six batters and giving up three hits. Both Drew and Morris registered three RBI.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Scott Zech                                               
J.D. Drew                                                
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
**Error**

HR - FSU-J.D. Drew 2 (6)
SB - FSU-Scott Zech 4 (4)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Chris Chavez                                  6   
                               ===================
FSU                             0.0  0  0  0  6  0
**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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MARYLAND
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Attendance: 239

FLORIDA STATE 9, MERCER 2
04/30/1997, MACON, GA
John Bentley pitched eight innings, giving up two runs on six hits and leading the Seminoles to a 9-2 victory over Mercer. Bentley hurled five strikeouts in his third victory of the year. Terry Henderson recorded three RBI in the game and belted his sixth homer of the season. Jeremy Salazar hit two homers and had four RBI. J.D. Drew, with a two-hit night, broke the FSU hitting streak record of 29 games, set by Brad Parker in 1988.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Jeremy Salazar                              4            
                                 ========================
FSU                               0  0  0   4  0  0  0  0
**Error**

HR - FSU-Jeremy Salazar 2 (2)

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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MERCER
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Attendance: 361

MIAMI 9, FLORIDA STATE 1
05/02/1997, CORAL GABLES, FL
Florida State starter Randy Choate gave up 14 hits and six runs in seven innings as Miami defeated the Seminoles, 9-1. Miami's Darin Spassoff held FSU bats to just five hits in 7.1 innings. Brooks Badeaux recorded two hits while J.D. Drew extended his hitting streak to 30 games. The Hurricanes were led by Bobby Hill who belted three hits.

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Randy Choate                        14            
                               ===================
FSU                             0.0 14  0  0  0  0
**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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MIAMI
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**Error** Attendance: 3,664

MIAMI 7, FLORIDA STATE 6
05/03/1997, CORAL GABLES, FL
Miami's Jason Michaels hit a home run off of Seminole closer Chuck Howell in the bottom of the 10th to give Miami a 7-6 come-from-behind victory. The Seminoles, paced by the pitching of Randy Niles, led the Hurricanes 6-3 going into the bottom of the ninth. After letting two men on base, Niles was relieved by Chuck Howell. Howell allowed three runs to score, before giving up the game-winning homer in the bottom of the next inning. DH Geoff Sprague went 4-for-4 on the night, including a double and one RBI. Badeaux added two RBI.

**Error**


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FLORIDA STATE
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MIAMI
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Attendance: 5,043

FLORIDA STATE 7, MIAMI 3
05/04/1997, CORAL GABLES, FL **Error**

Attendance: 2,738

FLORIDA STATE 8, NORTH CAROLINA 2
05/09/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Florida State returned to Dick Howser Stadium following a three week road trip to defeat the Tar Heels in the first game of a three game series, 8-2. Randy Choate allowed just 2 runs as he threw his third complete game of the season. Brooks Badeaux led the Noles with 3 RBI on 2 hits. Jeremy Morris added an RBI on two hits. J.D. Drew singled in the fifth to extend his hitting streak to 33 games. Jose Zabala tied the ACC season record with his 20th hit by pitch.

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Attendance: 3,198

FLORIDA STATE 8, NORTH CAROLINA 5
05/10/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Randy Niles struck out a career-high 11 batters as he led Florida State to an 8-5 victory over the Tar Heels. After UNC jumped on top with 2 first inning runs, a Jeremy Salazar solo homer to center sparked a two-run game-tying rally for FSU. The Seminoles picked up three runs in the third and fourth to put the game out of the Tar Heels' reach. Salazar and first baseman Geoff Sprague each ended the game with a pair of RBIs. J.D. Drew extended his FSU record hitting streak to 34 games with a single to left field in the first. Zach Diaz pitched a perfect ninth inning to pick up his second save of the season.

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Attendance: 2,452

FLORIDA STATE 11, NORTH CAROLINA 6
05/11/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL
Senior Jeremy Morris belted a pair of home runs, part of a 4-for-4 performance at the plate, to lead the Seminoles to a 11-6 victory on Senior Night at Dick Howser Stadium to complete the series sweep of the Tar Heels. Morris totaled 4 RBI on the night to set the new ACC all-time RBI record with 254. Brooks Badeaux added three hits and 2 RBI and Jose Zabala added two more hits to lead FSU. J.D Drew was 0-for-3 in 5 plate appearances, ending his hitting streak at 34 games. Chuck Howell picked up the victory in relief of starter Chris Chavez. Zach Diaz earned his third save with two innings of shoutout ball.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
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Jeremy Morris                                            
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**Error** Attendance: 2,232

FLORIDA STATE 4, DUKE 2
05/14/1997, ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
Florida State jumped on the Blue Devils with three runs in the first inning and held the lead throughout the game as the Seminoles won their first round game of the ACC Tournament, 4-2. Freshman pitcher John Bentley struck out four in his first career complete-game, giving up just two runs on five hits. Senior Jeremy Morris and Scott Zech each contributed two hits and an RBI.

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Attendance: 3,649

FLORIDA STATE 5, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 3
05/15/1997, ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
Randy Choate struck out 14 batters and walked just three in a complete game as FSU cruised to a 5-3 win over N.C. State in the ACC Tournament. The Tribe once again scored early with two runs in both the first and second innings to take a 4-0 lead. N.C. State pulled to within a run in the fourth inning, but FSU would score an insurance run in the eighth. Jeremy Salazar had the only extra-base hit of the game with a double.

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Attendance: 4,389

FLORIDA STATE 8, CLEMSON 4
05/16/1997, ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
Randy Niles struck out five batters in 7.1 IP and reliever Zach Diaz finished Clemson off for his fourth save of the season as FSU defeated the Tigers, 8-4. Jeremy Salazar's two-run homer gave FSU a 4-0 lead in the fifth inning and J.D. Drew sealed the game with a two-run triple in the ninth inning.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
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Scott Zech                                             11
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Attendance: 4,893

FLORIDA STATE 12, DUKE 2
05/17/1997, ACC, St. Petersburg, Fl
Chuck Howell provided FSU with its third complete game of the ACC Tournament and led the Seminoles to a 12-2 defeat of Duke as he made his first start since March 29. J.D. Drew drove in two runs on three hits while Jeremy Morris belted a double and a home run to knock in three runs and tied the ACC single season RBI record with 102.

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       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
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Attendance: 3,719

FLORIDA STATE 10, CLEMSON 0
05/17/1997, ACC Championship, St. Petersburg, Fl
Chris Chavez pitched a two-hit shutout in a complete game as FSU handed Clemson a 10-0 loss in the championship game of the ACC Tournament. Geoff Sprague went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs to lead the Seminoles. J.D. Drew stole four bases and scored two runs while Tournament MVP Jeremy Morris drove in his sixth and seventh RBIs of the tournmaent with two hits.

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Attendance: 4,637

FLORIDA STATE 4, MARIST COLLEGE 2
05/22/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL, NCAA
Freshman John Bentley gave up only one earned run in 7.1 IP as FSU downed Marist in the first game of the NCAA East Regional. J.D. Drew hit a solo blast and scored two runs. Scott Zech doubled and drove in Drew for the game-winning run on a sacrafice fly in the fifth inning. Reliever Zach Diaz earned his fifth save with 1 2/3 innings of shutout ball.

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**Error** Attendance: 3,096

FLORIDA STATE 16, CENTRAL FLORIDA 2
05/23/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL, NCAA
Jeremy Morris drove in six runs on two doubles and two home runs as FSU defeated Central Florida, 16-2. Randy Niles struck out five batters in three innings before a four-hour rain delay in the top of the fourth inning. Chuck Howell relieved Niles when the game resumed and struck out nine batters. J.D. Drew hit his 30th home run of the season to become the first player in college baseball history to belt 30 homers and steal 30 bases in a season.

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Attendance: 2,737

AUBURN 8, FLORIDA STATE 7
05/24/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL, NCAA
Auburn's David Ross hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Tigers to a 8-7 win over FSU. Auburn scored five runs in the ninth inning after FSU led 7-3. Randy Choate gave up five runs in eight innings and Randy Niles took the loss as he gave up the game-winning homer. Finley Woodward won in relief of Kevin Knorts.

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Attendance: 3,891

FLORIDA STATE 6, SOUTH FLORIDA 5
05/24/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL, NCAA
Brooks Badeaux drove in Jeremiah Klosterman on an RBI-single to lead FSU to a 6-5 win over South Florida. USF led 5-4 in the eighth inning before J.D. Drew tied the game with a solo home run. Randy Niles struck out four batters in three innings of relief to earn the win. USF's Jason Dellaero went 2-for-2 with three RBI.

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Attendance: 3,139

FLORIDA STATE 9, AUBURN 7
05/25/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL, NCAA
Jeremy Salazar knocked in five runs and blasted a three-run homer as he led FSU to a 9-7 victory over Auburn. Chris Chavez earned the win as he struck out three in 7.1 innings, while Randy Niles got his first save in relief. Auburn second baseman Rob Macrory drove in two runs on four hits.

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Attendance: 4,068

AUBURN 5, FLORIDA STATE 2
05/25/1997, TALLAHASSEE, FL, NCAA Championship
Auburn's Tim Hudson struck out 12 batters in eight innings as the Tigers defeated FSU, 5-2, and advanced to the College World Series. Scott Proctor took the loss as he gave up two runs in the first inning. Auburn's Heath Kelly drove in two runs on three hits.

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Attendance: 4,732