Florida State Baseball - 2017 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Mike Martin, Head Coach
Chip Baker, Director of Operations
Mike Bell, Associate Head Coach, Pitchers
Seth Diters, Strength and Conditioning
Clyde Keller, Volunteer Assistant
Mike Martin, Jr., Assistant Coach, Recruiting Coordinator

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2017 FSU Baseball Media Guide


2017 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

Rhett Aplin, 6-2, 220, P, Fleming Island

Alex Carpenter, 6-1, 195, P, Satellite Beach

Kyle Cavanaugh, 6-5, 230, 1B, Winter Park

Tyler Daughtry, 5-10, 180, IF, Warner Robins, GA

Nick Derr, 6-0, 190, IF, Lakewood Ranch

J.C. Flowers, 6-2, 185, P-OF, Orange Park

Jared Herron, 6-1, 210, C, Orlando

Clayton Kwiatkowski, 6-2, 215, P, Tampa

Ryan Mejia, 6-1, 190, OF, Tampa

Drew Mendoza, 6-4, 210, IF, Minneola

Drew Parrish, 5-11, 180, P-OF, Rockledge

Brandon Reitz, 6-1, 175, P, Ocala

Justin Sorokowski, 6-2, 205, P-IF, Mechanicsville, VA

Grant Stewart, 5-10, 170, P, Paxton


2017 Roster - By Name

L
T                                                       PY
R No Name                  Pos     B-T  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  38 Rhett Aplin           P       L-L  6-2   220  Jr        Fleming Island (Fleming Island/Seminole State College of Fl)
  36 Dillon Brown          P       R-R  6-0   170  Fr-R      Lynn Haven (Mosley)
  28 Dylan Busby           IF      R-R  6-3   190  Jr   **   Sarasota (Sarasota)
  53 Bryan Bussey          C       R-R  6-2   220  Sr   *    Weaverville, NC (North Buncombe/Walters State CC)
  31 Alec Byrd             P       L-L  6-3   175  Sr   ***  Miami Shores (Saint Thomas Aquinas)
  46 Drew Carlton          P       R-R  6-1   207  Jr   **   Lakeland (Jenkins)
  21 Alex Carpenter        P       R-R  6-1   195  Fr-R      Satellite Beach (Central Catholic/Eastern Florida State College)
  20 Kyle Cavanaugh        1B      R-R  6-5   230  Jr-R      Winter Park (Trinity Prep/Tallahassee CC)
   1 Tyler Daughtry        IF      L-R  5-10  180  Fr        Warner Robins, GA (Veterans)
   3 Nick Derr             IF      R-R  6-0   190  Fr        Lakewood Ranch (Sarasota)
   8 J.C. Flowers          P-OF    R-R  6-2   185  Fr        Orange Park (Trinity Christian Academy)
  33 Chase Haney           P       R-R  6-6   225  So   *    Winter Garden (Windermere Prep)
  24 Matt Henderson        IF      S-R  5-9   165  Sr   *    Chico, CA (Pleasant Valley/Santa Barbara CC)
  16 Jared Herron          C       R-R  6-1   210  Fr        Orlando (Trinity Prep)
  14 Tyler Holton          P-OF    L-L  6-2   200  So   *    Tallahassee (Lincoln)
   6 Cobi Johnson          P       R-R  6-4   210  Jr   **   Holiday (J. W. Mitchell)
  19 Andrew Karp           P       R-R  6-3   210  So-R *    Winter Garden (West Orange)
  17 Clayton Kwiatkowski   P       L-L  6-2   215  Fr        Tampa (Jesuit)
   2 Jackson Lueck         OF      S-R  6-1   190  So   *    Orlando (Orangewood Christian)
  23 Ryan Mejia            OF      R-R  6-1   190  Fr        Tampa (Alonso)
  22 Drew Mendoza          IF      L-R  6-4   210  Fr        Minneola (Lake Minneola)
  29 Quincy Nieporte       1B      R-R  6-1   223  Sr   **   Atlanta, GA (Saint Pius X Catholic/Tallahassee CC)
  43 Drew Parrish          P-OF    L-L  5-11  180  Fr        Rockledge (Rockledge)
  13 Donovan Petrey        OF      L-L  5-10  195  So   *    Arcadia (Port Charlotte)
  35 Cal Raleigh           C       S-R  6-3   205  So   *    Cullowhee, NC (Smoky Mountain)
  25 Ronnie Ramirez        P       R-R  5-9   180  So   *    Tampa (Jesuit)
  12 Brandon Reitz         P       R-R  6-1   175  Fr        Ocala (Trinity Catholic)
  26 Cole Sands            P       R-R  6-3   210  So   *    Tallahassee (North Florida Christian)
   5 Justin Sorokowski     P-IF    R-R  6-2   205  Fr        Mechanicsville, VA (Lee-Davis)
  32 Grant Stewart         P       L-L  5-10  170  Fr        Paxton (Paxton)
  15 Hank Truluck          IF-OF   R-R  6-1   190  Sr   ***  Ocala (Forest)
  18 Ed Voyles             P       R-R  6-7   205  Jr-R **   Atlanta, GA (Holy Innocent's Episcopal)
  42 Jim Voyles            P       R-R  6-7   205  Sr   ***  Atlanta, GA (Holy Innocent's Episcopal)
  10 Taylor Walls          IF      S-R  5-10  180  Jr   **   Cordele, GA (Crisp County)
   7 Steven Wells          P-OF    R-R  6-2   175  Jr   **   Key West (Key West)
  30 Will Zirzow           P       R-R  6-5   220  Jr-R **   Fleming Island (Bolles)

2017 Roster - By Number

L
T                                                       PY
R No Name                  Pos     B-T  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   1 Tyler Daughtry        IF      L-R  5-10  180  Fr        Warner Robins, GA (Veterans)
   2 Jackson Lueck         OF      S-R  6-1   190  So   *    Orlando (Orangewood Christian)
   3 Nick Derr             IF      R-R  6-0   190  Fr        Lakewood Ranch (Sarasota)
   5 Justin Sorokowski     P-IF    R-R  6-2   205  Fr        Mechanicsville, VA (Lee-Davis)
   6 Cobi Johnson          P       R-R  6-4   210  Jr   **   Holiday (J. W. Mitchell)
   7 Steven Wells          P-OF    R-R  6-2   175  Jr   **   Key West (Key West)
   8 J.C. Flowers          P-OF    R-R  6-2   185  Fr        Orange Park (Trinity Christian Academy)
  10 Taylor Walls          IF      S-R  5-10  180  Jr   **   Cordele, GA (Crisp County)
  12 Brandon Reitz         P       R-R  6-1   175  Fr        Ocala (Trinity Catholic)
  13 Donovan Petrey        OF      L-L  5-10  195  So   *    Arcadia (Port Charlotte)
  14 Tyler Holton          P-OF    L-L  6-2   200  So   *    Tallahassee (Lincoln)
  15 Hank Truluck          IF-OF   R-R  6-1   190  Sr   ***  Ocala (Forest)
  16 Jared Herron          C       R-R  6-1   210  Fr        Orlando (Trinity Prep)
  17 Clayton Kwiatkowski   P       L-L  6-2   215  Fr        Tampa (Jesuit)
  18 Ed Voyles             P       R-R  6-7   205  Jr-R **   Atlanta, GA (Holy Innocent's Episcopal)
  19 Andrew Karp           P       R-R  6-3   210  So-R *    Winter Garden (West Orange)
  20 Kyle Cavanaugh        1B      R-R  6-5   230  Jr-R      Winter Park (Trinity Prep/Tallahassee CC)
  21 Alex Carpenter        P       R-R  6-1   195  Fr-R      Satellite Beach (Central Catholic/Eastern Florida State College)
  22 Drew Mendoza          IF      L-R  6-4   210  Fr        Minneola (Lake Minneola)
  23 Ryan Mejia            OF      R-R  6-1   190  Fr        Tampa (Alonso)
  24 Matt Henderson        IF      S-R  5-9   165  Sr   *    Chico, CA (Pleasant Valley/Santa Barbara CC)
  25 Ronnie Ramirez        P       R-R  5-9   180  So   *    Tampa (Jesuit)
  26 Cole Sands            P       R-R  6-3   210  So   *    Tallahassee (North Florida Christian)
  28 Dylan Busby           IF      R-R  6-3   190  Jr   **   Sarasota (Sarasota)
  29 Quincy Nieporte       1B      R-R  6-1   223  Sr   **   Atlanta, GA (Saint Pius X Catholic/Tallahassee CC)
  30 Will Zirzow           P       R-R  6-5   220  Jr-R **   Fleming Island (Bolles)
  31 Alec Byrd             P       L-L  6-3   175  Sr   ***  Miami Shores (Saint Thomas Aquinas)
  32 Grant Stewart         P       L-L  5-10  170  Fr        Paxton (Paxton)
  33 Chase Haney           P       R-R  6-6   225  So   *    Winter Garden (Windermere Prep)
  35 Cal Raleigh           C       S-R  6-3   205  So   *    Cullowhee, NC (Smoky Mountain)
  36 Dillon Brown          P       R-R  6-0   170  Fr-R      Lynn Haven (Mosley)
  38 Rhett Aplin           P       L-L  6-2   220  Jr        Fleming Island (Fleming Island/Seminole State College of Fl)
  42 Jim Voyles            P       R-R  6-7   205  Sr   ***  Atlanta, GA (Holy Innocent's Episcopal)
  43 Drew Parrish          P-OF    L-L  5-11  180  Fr        Rockledge (Rockledge)
  46 Drew Carlton          P       R-R  6-1   207  Jr   **   Lakeland (Jenkins)
  53 Bryan Bussey          C       R-R  6-2   220  Sr   *    Weaverville, NC (North Buncombe/Walters State CC)

July 15, 2015 - Ben DeLuzio signed a free-agent contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

2017 Schedule and Results

           
GAME DAY
OPP EOY
DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
 SCORE 
CWS
FSU
CB
FSU
BA
FSU
USA
OPP
CB
OPP
BA
OPP
USA
CB
BA
USA
02/17
Ref
H
VA COMMONWEALTH
L 0-3
 
9
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/18
Ref
H
VA COMMONWEALTH
W 12-3
 
9
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/19
Ref
H
VA COMMONWEALTH
W 11-3
 
9
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/21
Ref
H
SOUTH FLORIDA
L 2-4
 
9
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/24
Ref
H
SAMFORD
W 16-3
 
9
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/25
Ref
H
SAMFORD
W 8-0
 
9
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/26
Ref
H
SAMFORD
W 13-4
 
9
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
02/28
Ref
A
JACKSONVILLE
W 6-5
 
10
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/03
Ref
H
OAKLAND
W 18-10
 
10
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/04
Ref
H
OAKLAND
W 12-1
 
10
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/05
Ref
H
OAKLAND
W 14-6
 
10
2
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/07
Ref
A
CENTRAL FLORIDA
W 5-2
 
8
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/08
Ref
A
CENTRAL FLORIDA
W 5-0
 
8
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/10
Ref
H
BOSTON COLLEGE
L 5-8
 
8
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/11
Ref
H
BOSTON COLLEGE
W 11-1
 
8
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/11
Ref
H
BOSTON COLLEGE
W 13-0
 
8
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/14
Ref
A
FLORIDA
L 0-1
 
6
2
3
8
5
5
17
13
12
03/15
Ref
A
FLORIDA GULF COAST
L 2-5
 
6
2
3
22
21
 
15
12
17
03/17
Ref
A
VIRGINIA TECH
W 9-2
 
6
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/18
Ref
A
VIRGINIA TECH
L 12-13
 
6
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/19
Ref
A
VIRGINIA TECH
L 0-17
 
6
2
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/21
Ref
H
JACKSONVILLE
W 10-9
 
18
14
11
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/24
 
A
NOTRE DAME  
 
18
14
11
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/25
 
A
NOTRE DAME  
 
18
14
11
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/26
 
A
NOTRE DAME  
 
18
14
11
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/28
 
N
FLORIDA
Jacksonville, Fl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17
13
12
03/31
 
H
NORTH CAROLINA  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
10
9
04/01
 
H
NORTH CAROLINA  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
10
9
04/02
 
H
NORTH CAROLINA  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
10
9
04/04
 
H
FLORIDA GULF COAST  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15
12
17
04/05
 
H
FLORIDA GULF COAST  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15
12
17
04/07
 
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/08
 
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/09
 
A
NORTH CAROLINA STATE  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/11
 
H
FLORIDA  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17
13
12
04/15
 
H
CLEMSON  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12
6
7
04/16
 
H
CLEMSON  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12
6
7
04/17
 
H
CLEMSON  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12
6
7
04/18
 
H
STETSON  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/19
 
H
STETSON  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/21
 
A
MIAMI  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/22
 
A
MIAMI  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/23
 
A
MIAMI  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/25
 
A
STETSON  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
04/28
 
H
VIRGINIA  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22
19
16
04/29
 
H
VIRGINIA  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22
19
16
04/30
 
H
VIRGINIA  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22
19
16
05/05
 
H
PACIFIC  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
05/06
 
H
PACIFIC  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
05/07
 
H
PACIFIC  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
05/09
 
H
JACKSONVILLE  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
05/12
 
H
WAKE FOREST  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
05/13
 
H
WAKE FOREST  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
05/14
 
H
WAKE FOREST  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
05/18
 
A
LOUISVILLE  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
1
1
05/19
 
A
LOUISVILLE  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
1
1
05/20
 
A
LOUISVILLE  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
1
1
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   15- 7    11- 3     4- 4     0- 0
VS ACC           3- 3     2- 1     1- 2     0- 0
AGAINST TOP 25   0- 2     0- 0     0- 2     0- 0

FINAL COLLEGIATE BASEBALL POLL - 18
FINAL BASEBALL AMERICA POLL    - 14
FINAL USA TODAY/COACHES POLL   - 11

STARTING BATTING ORDER
DATE/OPPONENT123456789
02/17/2017
VA COMMONWEALTH
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Matt
Henderson
J.C.
Flowers
Tyler
Daughtry
02/18/2017
VA COMMONWEALTH
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Quincy
Nieporte
Rhett
Aplin
Matt
Henderson
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
02/19/2017
VA COMMONWEALTH
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Nick
Derr
Kyle
Cavanaugh
J.C.
Flowers
02/21/2017
SOUTH FLORIDA
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Rhett
Aplin
Dylan
Busby
Tyler
Daughtry
Matt
Henderson
J.C.
Flowers
02/24/2017
SAMFORD
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Rhett
Aplin
Dylan
Busby
Nick
Derr
Matt
Henderson
J.C.
Flowers
02/25/2017
SAMFORD
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Cal
Raleigh
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Nick
Derr
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
Hank
Truluck
02/26/2017
SAMFORD
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Cal
Raleigh
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Dylan
Busby
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
02/28/2017
JACKSONVILLE
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Dylan
Busby
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
Kyle
Cavanaugh
Matt
Henderson
03/03/2017
OAKLAND
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Tyler
Daughtry
Nick
Derr
Dylan
Busby
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/04/2017
OAKLAND
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Nick
Derr
Dylan
Busby
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
03/05/2017
OAKLAND
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Rhett
Aplin
Nick
Derr
Dylan
Busby
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
03/07/2017
CENTRAL FLORIDA
Taylor
Walls
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Nick
Derr
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/08/2017
CENTRAL FLORIDA
Taylor
Walls
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Nick
Derr
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/10/2017
BOSTON COLLEGE
Taylor
Walls
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Tyler
Daughtry
Nick
Derr
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/11/2017
BOSTON COLLEGE
Taylor
Walls
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Tyler
Daughtry
Nick
Derr
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/11/2017
BOSTON COLLEGE
Taylor
Walls
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Cal
Raleigh
Tyler
Daughtry
Nick
Derr
J.C.
Flowers
Steven
Wells
Matt
Henderson
03/14/2017
FLORIDA
Taylor
Walls
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Tyler
Daughtry
Nick
Derr
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/15/2017
FLORIDA GULF COAST
Taylor
Walls
Dylan
Busby
Rhett
Aplin
Quincy
Nieporte
Cal
Raleigh
Tyler
Daughtry
Nick
Derr
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/17/2017
VIRGINIA TECH
Taylor
Walls
Nick
Derr
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Rhett
Aplin
Dylan
Busby
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/18/2017
VIRGINIA TECH
Taylor
Walls
Nick
Derr
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Rhett
Aplin
Dylan
Busby
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/19/2017
VIRGINIA TECH
Taylor
Walls
Nick
Derr
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Rhett
Aplin
Dylan
Busby
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Matt
Henderson
03/21/2017
JACKSONVILLE
Taylor
Walls
Tyler
Daughtry
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Rhett
Aplin
Jackson
Lueck
Dylan
Busby
Nick
Derr
J.C.
Flowers
03/24/2017
NOTRE DAME
         
03/25/2017
NOTRE DAME
         
03/26/2017
NOTRE DAME
         
03/28/2017
FLORIDA
         
03/31/2017
NORTH CAROLINA
         
04/01/2017
NORTH CAROLINA
         
04/02/2017
NORTH CAROLINA
         
04/04/2017
FLORIDA GULF COAST
         
04/05/2017
FLORIDA GULF COAST
         
04/07/2017
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/08/2017
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/09/2017
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/11/2017
FLORIDA
         
04/15/2017
CLEMSON
         
04/16/2017
CLEMSON
         
04/17/2017
CLEMSON
         
04/18/2017
STETSON
         
04/19/2017
STETSON
         
04/21/2017
MIAMI
         
04/22/2017
MIAMI
         
04/23/2017
MIAMI
         
04/25/2017
STETSON
         
04/28/2017
VIRGINIA
         
04/29/2017
VIRGINIA
         
04/30/2017
VIRGINIA
         
05/05/2017
PACIFIC
         
05/06/2017
PACIFIC
         
05/07/2017
PACIFIC
         
05/09/2017
JACKSONVILLE
         
05/12/2017
WAKE FOREST
         
05/13/2017
WAKE FOREST
         
05/14/2017
WAKE FOREST
         
05/18/2017
LOUISVILLE
         
05/19/2017
LOUISVILLE
         
05/20/2017
LOUISVILLE
         

STARTING DEFENSE
DATE/OPPONENTPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRF
02/17/2017
VA COMMONWEALTH
Drew
Carlton
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
02/18/2017
VA COMMONWEALTH
Cole
Sands
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
02/19/2017
VA COMMONWEALTH
Tyler
Holton
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
02/21/2017
SOUTH FLORIDA
Andrew
Karp
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
02/24/2017
SAMFORD
Cole
Sands
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
02/25/2017
SAMFORD
Tyler
Holton
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Hank
Truluck
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
02/26/2017
SAMFORD
Drew
Parrish
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
02/28/2017
JACKSONVILLE
Andrew
Karp
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/03/2017
OAKLAND
Cole
Sands
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/04/2017
OAKLAND
Tyler
Holton
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Nick
Derr
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
03/05/2017
OAKLAND
Drew
Parrish
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Nick
Derr
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
03/07/2017
CENTRAL FLORIDA
Andrew
Karp
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/08/2017
CENTRAL FLORIDA
Ed
Voyles
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/10/2017
BOSTON COLLEGE
Cole
Sands
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/11/2017
BOSTON COLLEGE
Tyler
Holton
Cal
Raleigh
Quincy
Nieporte
Matt
Henderson
Dylan
Busby
Taylor
Walls
Tyler
Daughtry
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/11/2017
BOSTON COLLEGE
Drew
Parrish
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Matt
Henderson
Tyler
Daughtry
Taylor
Walls
Steven
Wells
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
03/14/2017
FLORIDA
Andrew
Karp
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Matt
Henderson
Tyler
Daughtry
Taylor
Walls
Rhett
Aplin
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/15/2017
FLORIDA GULF COAST
Ed
Voyles
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Matt
Henderson
Tyler
Daughtry
Taylor
Walls
Rhett
Aplin
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/17/2017
VIRGINIA TECH
Cole
Sands
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Matt
Henderson
Tyler
Daughtry
Taylor
Walls
Rhett
Aplin
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/18/2017
VIRGINIA TECH
Tyler
Holton
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Matt
Henderson
Tyler
Daughtry
Taylor
Walls
Rhett
Aplin
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/19/2017
VIRGINIA TECH
Drew
Parrish
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Matt
Henderson
Tyler
Daughtry
Taylor
Walls
Rhett
Aplin
J.C.
Flowers
Nick
Derr
03/21/2017
JACKSONVILLE
Andrew
Karp
Cal
Raleigh
Dylan
Busby
Nick
Derr
Tyler
Daughtry
Taylor
Walls
Jackson
Lueck
J.C.
Flowers
Rhett
Aplin
03/24/2017
NOTRE DAME
         
03/25/2017
NOTRE DAME
         
03/26/2017
NOTRE DAME
         
03/28/2017
FLORIDA
         
03/31/2017
NORTH CAROLINA
         
04/01/2017
NORTH CAROLINA
         
04/02/2017
NORTH CAROLINA
         
04/04/2017
FLORIDA GULF COAST
         
04/05/2017
FLORIDA GULF COAST
         
04/07/2017
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/08/2017
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/09/2017
NORTH CAROLINA STATE
         
04/11/2017
FLORIDA
         
04/15/2017
CLEMSON
         
04/16/2017
CLEMSON
         
04/17/2017
CLEMSON
         
04/18/2017
STETSON
         
04/19/2017
STETSON
         
04/21/2017
MIAMI
         
04/22/2017
MIAMI
         
04/23/2017
MIAMI
         
04/25/2017
STETSON
         
04/28/2017
VIRGINIA
         
04/29/2017
VIRGINIA
         
04/30/2017
VIRGINIA
         
05/05/2017
PACIFIC
         
05/06/2017
PACIFIC
         
05/07/2017
PACIFIC
         
05/09/2017
JACKSONVILLE
         
05/12/2017
WAKE FOREST
         
05/13/2017
WAKE FOREST
         
05/14/2017
WAKE FOREST
         
05/18/2017
LOUISVILLE
         
05/19/2017
LOUISVILLE
         
05/20/2017
LOUISVILLE
         

2017 Batting Statistics

Name AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT =========================================================================================================== ====================================================================================== FSU .000 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0

2017 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 ======================================================================================================================== ==================================================================================================== FSU 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 38 38 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0

2017 Fielding Statistics

Name PO AST E FLD% DP ============================================= ======================== FSU 0 0 0 .000
Name AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT ========================================================================================================== Will Zirzow 1.000 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ryan Mejia .400 7 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hank Truluck .364 18 1 11 2 4 1 0 1 1 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 Rhett Aplin .338 22 19 71 18 24 5 0 3 15 9 4 12 2 0 2 3 Jackson Lueck .333 14 12 48 10 16 3 0 0 16 5 3 10 2 0 2 2 Quincy Nieporte .307 21 21 75 18 23 1 0 6 34 12 4 12 2 1 0 0 Nick Derr .295 22 18 61 19 18 1 0 1 11 18 6 17 2 0 5 5 J.C. Flowers .279 22 22 68 17 19 1 2 2 18 13 2 19 1 4 3 3 Cal Raleigh .265 22 22 83 20 22 8 0 3 14 14 1 13 1 0 1 1 Taylor Walls .253 22 22 79 30 20 4 1 3 20 26 1 14 1 0 4 4 Steven Wells .250 10 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 Dylan Busby .244 22 21 86 17 21 5 1 3 17 4 5 26 0 3 5 5 Tyler Daughtry .222 22 18 54 15 12 5 0 0 10 26 1 16 2 0 3 3 Matt Henderson .216 21 19 51 12 11 0 0 0 6 16 2 14 1 2 3 3 Kyle Cavanaugh .214 12 2 14 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 0 0 Donovan Petrey .000 12 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 Bryan Bussey .000 12 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 Clayton Kwiatkowski .000 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Chase Haney .000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Alec Byrd .000 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jim Voyles .000 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Drew Carlton .000 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Andrew Karp .000 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Drew Parrish .000 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ed Voyles .000 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cole Sands .000 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tyler Holton .000 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Grant Stewart .000 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brandon Reitz .000 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ===================================================================================== FSU .270 57 57 730 184 197 34 4 22 167 305 .418 153 36 168 0 .413 15 10 28 29 Opp .234 57 57 731 100 171 42 3 7 90 67 25 215 6 11 8 13 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 ======================================================================================================================== Chase Haney 0.90 1 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 10.0 5 1 1 3 6 Clayton Kwiatkowski 1.29 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 4 1 1 1 7 Tyler Holton 2.20 4 0 5 5 0 0 1 0 28.2 15 9 7 9 43 Drew Carlton 2.30 1 1 9 1 0 0 2 2 15.2 14 4 4 1 12 Will Zirzow 2.60 1 1 9 0 0 0 1 0 17.1 8 8 5 9 23 Steven Wells 2.70 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 8 3 1 1 3 Jim Voyles 3.24 1 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 16.2 20 7 6 7 18 Cole Sands 3.91 3 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 25.1 25 17 11 9 19 Andrew Karp 4.10 0 1 6 5 0 0 0 0 26.1 19 12 12 5 34 Drew Parrish 5.16 2 1 6 4 0 0 1 0 22.2 24 14 13 7 24 Brandon Reitz 6.00 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 2 2 2 3 Grant Stewart 8.10 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 3 3 3 3 7 Ed Voyles 8.53 1 1 6 2 0 0 2 0 6.1 13 9 6 1 4 Alec Byrd 10.80 1 1 11 0 0 0 1 0 8.1 10 10 10 9 12 ==================================================================================================== FSU 3.80 15 7 98 22 0 0 11 2 194.0 171 100 82 67 215 Opp 7.77 7 15 22 0 6 187.2 197 184 162 153 168 Name PO AST E FLD% DP ============================================= Bryan Bussey 23 3 0 1.000 Rhett Aplin 18 0 0 1.000 Kyle Cavanaugh 14 2 0 1.000 Jackson Lueck 8 0 0 1.000 Hank Truluck 4 4 0 1.000 Steven Wells 4 3 0 1.000 Andrew Karp 1 5 0 1.000 Will Zirzow 2 4 0 1.000 Cole Sands 2 3 0 1.000 Donovan Petrey 4 0 0 1.000 Drew Carlton 3 0 0 1.000 Chase Haney 0 2 0 1.000 Ryan Mejia 2 0 0 1.000 Grant Stewart 0 2 0 1.000 Alec Byrd 0 1 0 1.000 Ed Voyles 0 1 0 1.000 Jim Voyles 0 1 0 1.000 Clayton Kwiatkowski 0 1 0 1.000 Quincy Nieporte 121 5 2 .984 J.C. Flowers 42 0 1 .977 Cal Raleigh 180 24 5 .976 Matt Henderson 30 36 2 .971 Taylor Walls 29 55 3 .966 Tyler Daughtry 16 19 2 .946 Dylan Busby 65 29 6 .940 Nick Derr 11 8 2 .905 Tyler Holton 3 6 1 .900 Drew Parrish 0 2 1 .667 ======================== FSU 582 216 25 .970 Opp 563 181 41 .948
VA COMMONWEALTH 3, FLORIDA STATE 0
02/17/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Thompson, VCU Shut Out Florida State, 3-0.
Seminole junior Drew Carlton allowed a pair of runs over 5.2 innings.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Opening its 70th season in school history, the Florida State baseball team fell 3-0 to visiting VCU Friday evening at Dick Howser Stadium. Sophomore Jackson Lueck recorded the Seminoles lone hit in the first inning, and FSU starter Drew Carlton allowed just two runs on nine hits in 5.2 innings.

The season opener for both teams remained scoreless through four innings before VCU scored a pair of runs in the fifth. Paul Witt's RBI double scored Haiden Lamb, who reached on a one-out single to first base. Witt came around to score on Darian Carpenter's sacrifice fly to right field.

Three times the Seminoles had a pair of runners on base, but came up empty each time. In the first, Lueck singled and Cal Raleigh walked, but both were stranded. In the fifth, now trailing by two, Matt Henderson opened the frame with a walk and Taylor Walls added a second walk with two outs, but Lueck's strikeout ended the frame.

In the seventh, freshman Nick Derr, who replaced junior college transfer Rhett Aplin in right field earlier in the inning, reached second on a throwing error and Henderson was subsequently hit by a pitch. Freshman J.C. Flowers, the starting centerfielder, grounded into a double play and Hank Truluck, hitting for Tyler Daughtry, struck out.

VCU's final run was scored on Carpenter's single up the middle in the seventh.

VCU's starting pitcher, Sean Thompson, allowed one hit in five innings of work, striking out six and walking three. Matt Jamer followed with three innings of no-hit ball, while preseason All-American Sam Donko, the nation's leader in saves in 2016 with 20, picked up his first of 2017 with a perfect ninth inning.

Behind Carlton, the Seminole bullpen used four pitchers, including Chase Haney, Andrew Karp, and Alec Byrd combining to end the game with 2.2 innings of one-hit, no-run baseball.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        3  0  0   0  1  1  2  1
Jackson Lueck           LF        4  0  1   0  0  1  2  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        4  0  0   0  0  1  8  2
Cal Raleigh             C         3  0  0   0  1  1  7  1
Dylan Busby             3B        4  0  0   0  0  0  2  1
Rhett Aplin             RF        2  0  0   0  0  1  2  0
  Nick Derr             RF        2  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Matt Henderson          2B        1  0  0   0  1  1  1  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  0  0   0  0  1  0  0
Tyler Daughtry          DH        2  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
  Hank Truluck          PH        1  0  0   0  0  1  0  0
Drew Carlton            P                            2  0
  Steven Wells          P                            0  1
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Andrew Karp           P                            0  1
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              29  0  1   0  3  8 27  7
Opp                              36  3 12   3  0  7 27  9

E - Opp-3
2B - Opp-1
HBP - Opp-2, FSU-Matt Henderson (1)
SF - Opp-1
SB - FSU-Jackson Lueck (1)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Drew Carlton         L (0-1)    5.2  9  2  2  0  4
Steven Wells                    0.2  2  1  1  0  0
Chase Haney                     0.2  0  0  0  0  1
Andrew Karp                     1.2  1  0  0  0  1
Alec Byrd                       0.1  0  0  0  0  1
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0 12  3  3  0  7
Opp                  W-Sv       9.0  1  0  0  3  8


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0
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
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12
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FLORIDA STATE
0
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0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Attendance: 5,071

FLORIDA STATE 12, VA COMMONWEALTH 3
02/18/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Lueck, Sands Lead Seminoles to 12-3 Win Over VCU.
Seminoles use 12 hits and 9 walks to even season record at 1-1.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - The fifth-ranked Florida State (1-1) baseball bats came to life a day later than many expected, using 12 hits and nine walks en route to a 12-3 win over VCU (0-1) Saturday afternoon at Dick Howser Stadium. Behind a strong performance on the mound by sophomore Cole Sands (1-0), Florida State rebounded from an Opening Day shutout to the Rams.

"What a difference a day makes," head coach Mike Martin said. "We did a lot of things well, and certainly Cole set us straight early. He had some good, solid innings."

Sophomore Jackson Lueck, who had the Seminoles lone hit in Friday's 3-0 loss, was 3-for-4 at the plate Saturday with three RBI and a run scored. His two-run single in the third inning opened the scoring, bringing in freshmen Tyler Daughtry and J.C. Flowers, who reached on walks. Flowers finished a perfect 2-for-2 on the day with a pair of singles up the middle before being replaced in the seventh inning by Donovan Petrey.

With a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning, junior college transfer Rhett Aplin provided the spark for Florida State with a towering two-run home run to right field. It was Aplin's first hit as a Seminole after finishing with nine last season at Seminole State College in Orlando. All-American shortstop Taylor Walls recorded a pair of doubles, including a two-run double in the fourth, and reached base four times in joining Lueck with three RBI.

"Amazing how a dinger can wake everybody up," Martin said of Florida State's first home run of the season. "A big lift for our ball club, and Aplin is capable of messing up the party."

The visiting Rams plated their first two runs in the sixth inning in chasing Sands, though both runs were unearned on a pair of FSU errors. Sands finished with 5.2 innings pitched, allowing just four hits and two runs. Senior Will Zirzow closed out the sixth with a strikeout and added two more innings of hitless ball. Freshman Drew Parrish closed out the game allowing a run in the ninth inning while striking out a batter.

Florida State responded to VCU's two runs by adding three of its own in the bottom of the frame. VCU closer Ben Nelson loaded the bases before being relieved by Tanner Winters, who allowed all three inherited runners to cross the plate. Dylan Busby's groundout scored a run, while Quincy Nieporte's single off the right field fence plated two.

Daughtry finished without an official at-bat after being walked four times and scoring three runs. His final time crossing the plate came in the seventh inning on Walls' RBI double. Freshman Ryan Mejia, in the first action of his career, pinch hit for Lueck and singled up the middle to score Walls for run No. 12 on the afternoon.

VCU starter Michael Dailey (0-1), who was 6-0 with a 1.57 ERA in 2016, allowed seven runs (six earned) on five hits and five walks in just 3.1 innings pitched.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        3  3  2   3  2  0  3  2
  Drew Parrish          P         0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Jackson Lueck           LF        4  1  3   3  0  0  1  0
  Ryan Mejia            PH-CF     1  0  1   1  0  0  0  0
Cal Raleigh             C         3  1  0   0  2  0  3  0
  Bryan Bussey          C         0  0  0   0  0  0  3  1
Dylan Busby             3B        5  0  0   1  0  1  1  3
Quincy Nieporte         1B        4  1  1   2  0  0 10  1
  Kyle Cavanaugh        PH        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Rhett Aplin             RF        2  1  1   2  0  1  2  0
  Nick Derr             PH-RF     3  0  2   0  0  0  0  0
Matt Henderson          2B        4  0  0   0  0  1  0  3
  Hank Truluck          2B        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Tyler Daughtry          DH-SS     0  3  0   0  4  0  1  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        2  2  2   0  1  0  1  0
  Donovan Petrey        PH-LF     1  0  0   0  0  1  1  0
Cole Sands              P                            1  1
  Will Zirzow           P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              34 12 12  12  9  4 27 11
Opp                              34  3  5   3  3  6 24  9

E - Opp-1, FSU-Dylan Busby 2 (2), Quincy Nieporte (1), Tyler Daughtry (1)
2B - Opp-1, FSU-Taylor Walls 2 (2)
HR - FSU-Rhett Aplin (1)
HBP - Opp-2
SF - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Cole Sands           W (1-0)    5.2  4  2  0  2  2
Will Zirzow                     2.1  0  0  0  0  3
Drew Parrish                    1.0  1  1  1  1  1
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  5  3  1  3  6
Opp                  L          8.0 12 12 11  9  4


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FLORIDA STATE
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Attendance: 4,520

FLORIDA STATE 11, VA COMMONWEALTH 3
02/19/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

1,900! Noles Beat VCU for Martin's Milestone Victory.
FSU gets 13 hits and 11 runs to take the series against the Rams.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Fifth-ranked Florida State (2-1) beat VCU (1-2) 11-3 Sunday afternoon at Dick Howser Stadium, clinching a season-opening series for the Seminoles and earning head coach Mike Martin the 1,900th win of his 38-year career. Martin is the active wins leader and just the second in the sport's history to reach 1,900 career wins.

A Florida State offense that started slow each of the first two games of the season got rolling early, leading 4-0 through two innings. After a perfect top of the first from starter Tyler Holton (1-0, 1.50), junior Taylor Walls walked and sophomore Jackson Lueck singled Walls to third. Walls gave the Noles a 1-0 lead on Cal Raleigh's groundout.

In the second, freshman Nick Derr recorded the first of his three hits, moving senior Matt Henderson to second. Derr was 5-for-8 with a double and three runs scored during his first weekend as a Seminole. Henderson scored on freshman J.C. Flowers' single to left field, and Derr and Flowers both scored on Walls' RBI single to right field, Derr on the hit and Flowers on the error from VCU right fielder Alex Gransback.

"When you look at the weekend, you have to be pleased with the opportunity guys got to display their talent that had not played for Florida State, guys like Flowers and Derr," Martin said.

VCU answered with a pair of runs in the top of the third in the only trouble of the day for Holton. VCU scored a run and loaded the bases on a single, error and two hit by pitches, all with no outs. After the second hit by pitch, a scary 3-0 ball that knocked VCU third baseman Daane Berezo from the game, Holton settled down and struck out the side, keeping the damage to two runs. They would be the only two runs Holton allowed on the day, finishing with three hits allowed and six strikeouts.

VCU's starting pitcher, Brooks Vial (0-1), allowed four runs (one earned) on six hits in 4.0 innings pitched.

In the fifth, the FSU bats again rang, this time against relief pitcher Jonathan Ebersole. Loading the bases with a Quincy Nieporte single and two walks by Henderson and Derr, junior Rhett Aplin plated Nieporte with a sacrifice fly to left field. Henderson and Derr came around to score on Walls' two-run double just inside the first base line, making the score 7-2. Walls, who finished No. 2 nationally in 2016 with 72 runs scored, finished the weekend 4-for-10 with six RBI, four runs, three doubles and four walks.

Nieporte's two-out home run off the left field scoreboard made the score 8-2 in the sixth. Holton gave way to junior Ed Voyles in the seventh. An opening hit by pitch from Voyles came around to score for VCU, the final run of the game for the Rams. FSU responded with an RBI single from Flowers in the bottom of the frame, leaving the Orange Park, Fla., native 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored on the afternoon.

Sophomore Cal Raleigh and junior Dylan Busby opened the eighth with a walk and double, respectively, and both players would come around to score: Raleigh on Nieporte's sacrifice fly and Busby on Henderson's first hit of the year, an RBI single to center field.

FSU closed the game on the mound with scoreless innings from Alec Byrd (8th) and Jim Voyles (9th).

As for Martin, Sunday's win moves him just 75 behind Augie Garrido for the most all-time in college baseball. In his 38th year as the Seminole skipper, Martin is 1,900-672-4.

"Every single coach in our locker room has a lot to do with what has transpired in this program the last 38 years," Martin said of the milestone. "It's been a great ride. We just want that ride to continue to where we're trying to get to. I'm not going to sit here and say it doesn't mean anything. We've had outstanding athletes in our program for some time, and I'm glad we have the opportunity to work with them."

"It's the main reason most of us decided to come here," Nieporte said of Martin's legacy. "To be a part of a monumental win in a legend's career is special. It's an honor."

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  1  2   3  1  0  3  2
Jackson Lueck           LF        4  0  1   0  1  1  1  0
Cal Raleigh             C-DH      4  1  1   0  1  0 10  0
Dylan Busby             3B        5  1  1   0  0  2  1  3
Quincy Nieporte         1B        4  2  2   2  0  1  8  1
Matt Henderson          2B        3  2  1   1  2  0  2  3
Nick Derr               RF        3  3  3   0  1  0  0  0
  Donovan Petrey        PH-RF     0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Kyle Cavanaugh          DH        1  0  0   0  1  0  0  0
  Rhett Aplin           PH        0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0
  Tyler Daughtry        PH        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
  Bryan Bussey          PH-C      1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        4  1  2   2  0  0  1  0
  Hank Truluck          PH        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Tyler Holton            P                            1  1
  Ed Voyles             P                            0  0
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              35 11 13   9  7  4 27 10
Opp                              31  3  6   1  2 10 24  6

E - Opp-2, FSU-Tyler Holton (1), Dylan Busby (3)
2B - Opp-1, FSU-Taylor Walls (3), Dylan Busby (1), Nick Derr (1)
HR - FSU-Quincy Nieporte (1)
HBP - Opp-4, FSU-Donovan Petrey (1)
SH - Opp-2
SF - FSU-Quincy Nieporte (1), Rhett Aplin (1)
SB - FSU-Taylor Walls (1)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Tyler Holton         W (1-0)    6.0  3  2  1  1  8
Ed Voyles                       1.0  1  1  1  0  1
Alec Byrd                       1.0  0  0  0  0  1
Jim Voyles                      1.0  2  0  0  1  0
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  6  3  2  2 10
Opp                  L          8.0 13 11  8  7  4


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SOUTH FLORIDA 4, FLORIDA STATE 2
02/21/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Karp Masterful in Third Career Start.
Redshirt sophomore set career-highs in innings (7.0) and strikeouts (9).

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Florida State redshirt sophomore Andrew Karp threw nine strikeouts and allowed just three hits over seven innings, but USF scored four runs in the ninth inning to beat the Seminoles 4-2 Tuesday evening on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. Karp, who threw just 14.1 innings in nine appearances in 2016, retired the final 12 batters he faced.

"The guy was absolutely gorgerous," head coach Mike Martin said of Karp. "Nine K's, first outing of the year."

In fanning a career-high nine, Karp escaped the only real damage he faced in the second inning, when a pair of two-out singles put runners on the corners. Karp responded by striking out rightfielder Cameron Montgomery to end the inning.

Thanks to a first-inning double play to erase a baserunner who reached on an error and a caught stealing from Cal Raleigh to Taylor Walls, Karp and the Seminoles faced just 23 USF batters through seven innings.

Florida State scored a run in each of the first two innings and held a 2-0 lead heading into the ninth inning. A two-out double from rightfielder Rhett Aplin plated Walls in the first inning. Walls recorded two more walks in the game and now has six in four games this season. For Aplin, it was his second hit of the year after mashing a two-run home run against VCU last weekend.

J.C Flowers knocked in FSU's second run of the game on a fielder's choice to third base. The throw to the plate was not in time, allowing Matt Henderson (who reached on a walk) to score and make the game 2-0 FSU. Through four games, Flowers has three RBI and three runs hitting primarily in the nine-hole.

USF starter Ryan Valdes went three innings, allowed two runs and walked three while giving up just one hit. In relief of Valdes, the USF bullpen went six innings, allowing no hits, one walk and striking out eight. The only Seminole to reach base in the final seven innings of the game was Walls' walk with one out in the eighth inning.

He was subsequently erased on a double play.

USF used three walks, two hit-by-pitches, a single and sacrifice fly to score four runs in the ninth inning. Mark Savarese (1-0) pitching a scoreless eighth inning for the win, and Andrew Perez threw a perfect ninth for his first save.

Alec Byrd (0-1) earned the loss, walking his only batter on five pitches.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        2  1  0   0  2  0  2  4
Jackson Lueck           LF        4  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        3  0  0   0  1  1 10  0
Cal Raleigh             C         4  0  0   0  0  2 12  1
Rhett Aplin             RF        3  0  1   1  0  0  0  0
  Nick Derr             RF        1  0  0   0  0  1  1  0
Dylan Busby             3B        3  0  0   0  0  3  0  4
Tyler Daughtry          DH        3  0  0   0  0  1  0  0
Matt Henderson          2B        2  1  0   0  1  1  0  2
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  0  0   1  0  0  2  0
Andrew Karp             P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            0  0
  Steven Wells          P                            0  0
  Drew Parrish          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              28  2  1   2  4  9 27 11
Opp                              29  4  4   3  3 11 27  7

E - Opp-1, FSU-Quincy Nieporte (2)
2B - FSU-Rhett Aplin (1)
HBP - Opp-2
SF - Opp-1
SB - FSU-Matt Henderson (1)
CS - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Andrew Karp                     7.0  3  0  0  0  9
Chase Haney                     1.0  0  1  1  0  1
Jim Voyles                      0.1  0  1  1  1  1
Alec Byrd            L (0-1)    0.0  0  1  1  1  0
Will Zirzow                     0.0  0  1  0  1  0
Steven Wells                    0.1  1  0  0  0  0
Drew Parrish                    0.1  0  0  0  0  0
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  4  4  3  3 11
Opp                  W-Sv       9.0  1  2  2  4  9


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FLORIDA STATE 16, SAMFORD 3
02/24/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Aplin, Busby, Sands Lead Noles in 16-3 Win Over Samford.
Sands threw six K's in first series opening start; Aplin 4-for-5, triple shy of cycle.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Three days after getting one-hit for the second time this season, the Florida State (3-2) bats erupted for 15 hits in Friday afternoon's 16-3 win over Samford (2-2) on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. Junior Rhett Aplin finished the day 4-for-5 and just a triple shy of FSU's first cycle since 2010; Dylan Busby had four RBI, including three on a towering home run in his first at-bat; and freshman Nick Derr added three more hits to his season total and leads FSU with eight on the year.

"I saw a ballclub, from the very beginning…approach the game in a manner that makes me as a Seminole proud," head coach Mike Martin said. "To get nine runs in the first two innings was aggressive, intelligent. I was proud of our approach tonight."

The sizzling FSU bats were helped on the mound by sophomore Cole Sands (2-0), who threw five innings of three-hit ball, allowing just two runs and striking out a career-high-tying six. For Sands, it was the first series-opening start of his career.

"He didn't go through the motions," Martin said of Sands. "He threw 74 pitches; we wanted him to go 90, but the fact he was coming back a day early (from pitching on Saturday) it worked perfectly. Both of his off-speed pitches were effective."

"I don't try to make it any different," Sands said. "I go out there and compete and play my game."

Junior Taylor Walls was walked on each of his first three at-bats, the 19th-straight game he has safely reached base, just one off his career-high of 20 straight games last season. Walls scored the first of his two runs on Quincy Nieporte's RBI single in the first inning; Cal Raleigh scored on Aplin's RBI double that bounced high over the first baseman's head; and Busby's first home run of the season made the score 5-0 FSU after the opening frame.

Sands allowed his two runs in the second inning, when Kevin Williams, Jr., hit his third home run of the season off the leftfield scoreboard. Williams hit a second home run in the seventh inning and was responsible for all three scores for the Bulldogs. They were the first home runs allowed by the Seminoles this season.

The Noles responded with four more runs in the second inning, beginning with freshman J.C. Flowers' leadoff opposite-field home run, the first of his career. The second of Walls' three walks was followed by quick outs by Jackson Lueck and Raleigh. After a Nieporte walk, Aplin poked an RBI single to right field, followed by Busby's second hit of the evening, an RBI single to centerfield. FSU's fourth run of the inning came on a single from Derr to right field, scoring Aplin, but Derr was thrown out trying to advance on a throwing error by pitcher Jesse McCord (0-1).

The Bulldogs replaced McCord in the fourth with Connor Radcliff, and the Noles tagged Radcliff with five earned runs without recording an out. Aplin hit a two-run home run, leaving him a triple shy of FSU's first cycle since 2010. Four consecutive walks or HBPs scored another run and set up Walls' sacrifice fly. Lueck's RBI single to left field capped the scoring for the inning.

The Florida State bullpen, in its first game after allowing four runs in the ninth inning against USF, had three pitchers make the first appearances of their careers: Grant Stewart (one hit, two strikeouts); Brandon Reitz (one hit, one run allowed, two strikeouts); and Clayton Kwiatkowski (one hit). All three threw one inning on the mound.

Senior Will Zirzow closed out the game on the mound with a pair of strikeouts, including the final out of the game to pinch hitter Grant Colton.

In total, Florida State played 21 players, including seven freshmen. Aplin and Derr were the only starters to finish in the batting order. FSU struck out 12 Samford batters and walked only three, while FSU walked 12 times and struck out only six times. As a team, FSU has walked four more times than it has struck out on the year (35-31).

Raleigh remained perfect against baserunners on the season, throwing out T.J. Dixon in the top of the first inning after he singled to open the game. Raleigh has thrown out both attempted base stealers on the year.

Kyle Cavanaugh, a junior college transfer from Tallahassee Community College, recorded the first two hits of his Florida State career in relief of Nieporte.

Dixon (three hits), Williams (two home runs) and Branden Fryman had all six of Samford's hits. FSU hit .450 (9-of-20) with runners in scoring position.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        1  2  0   1  3  0  2  2
  Tyler Daughtry        SS        1  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Jackson Lueck           LF        4  0  1   1  0  1  0  0
  Donovan Petrey        LF        2  0  0   0  0  1  0  0
Cal Raleigh             C         3  1  0   0  1  0  6  1
  Bryan Bussey          C         2  0  0   0  0  0  5  1
Quincy Nieporte         1B        2  3  1   1  2  0  6  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        PH-1B     2  1  2   0  0  0  2  0
Rhett Aplin             DH        5  4  4   4  1  0  0  0
Dylan Busby             3B        3  2  2   4  0  0  0  1
  Hank Truluck          PH-3B     1  0  0   0  1  1  0  1
Nick Derr               RF-2B     5  1  3   2  1  1  0  2
Matt Henderson          2B        3  1  1   0  0  1  2  2
  Steven Wells          RF        1  0  0   0  1  1  2  1
J.C. Flowers            CF        2  1  1   2  1  0  1  0
  Ryan Mejia            CF        0  0  0   0  1  0  0  0
Cole Sands              P                            0  1
  Grant Stewart         P                            0  1
  Brandon Reitz         P                            0  0
  Clayton Kwiatkowski   P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              37 16 15  15 12  6 27 13
Opp                              30  3  6   3  3 12 24 11

E - Opp-3, FSU-Nick Derr (1)
2B - Opp-1, FSU-Rhett Aplin (2)
HR - Opp-2, FSU-Rhett Aplin (2), Dylan Busby (1), J.C. Flowers (1)
HBP - Opp-1, FSU-Dylan Busby (1), Matt Henderson (2), J.C. Flowers (1)
SF - FSU-Taylor Walls (1)
SB - Opp-1
CS - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Cole Sands           W (2-0)    5.0  3  2  2  2  6
Grant Stewart                   1.0  1  0  0  0  2
Brandon Reitz                   1.0  1  1  1  1  2
Clayton Kwiatkowski             1.0  1  0  0  0  0
Will Zirzow                     1.0  0  0  0  0  2
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  6  3  3  3 12
Opp                  L          8.0 15 16 14 12  6


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FLORIDA STATE 8, SAMFORD 0
02/25/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Holton K's 11 as Noles Blank Samford 8-0.
Senior Quincy Nieporte had five RBI and his second career grand slam.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Sophomore Tyler Holton allowed just two hits and struck out a career-high 11 as No. 5 Florida State (4-2) blanked the Samford Bulldogs (2-3), 8-0, Saturday afternoon on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. Senior first baseman Quincy Nieporte had five RBI, including his second career grand slam, in leading the Seminole offense.

"Tyler Holton was the key," head coach Mike Martin said. "You look at his numbers and, my gosh, two hits and 11 strikeouts. It's pretty easy to see. We only had 16 plays to make in the field. The first play of the game set the tone."

Second baseman Matt Henderson fielded a ground ball running towards second base from Bulldog leadoff hitter T.J. Dixon and threw the speedy Dixon out at first base. After groundouts by Dixon and Branden Fryman to open the game, Holton (2-0) recorded seven consecutive outs via strikeout, with the lone baserunner coming on a walk in the third inning.

Florida State put a pair of runners on base in each of the first two innings, but all four were stranded and the game remained scoreless until FSU broke through with five runs in the fifth inning. Dylan Busby, a late scratch from the starting lineup, entered the game at third base in the fifth inning and walked in his first plate appearance in the bottom of the inning. Taylor Walls followed with a walk, his 20th-consecutive game reaching base, which ties his career high from 2016. Cal Raleigh, who had just one hit entering Saturday, turned a 1-2 pitch into an RBI double off the right field wall to plate Busby. Raleigh finished 2-for-3 on the afternoon.

Junior Rhett Aplin, who hit .500 with a pair of home runs in his first five games as a Nole, was then intentionally walked to load the bases for Nieporte. Nieporte turned on the 1-0 pitch from Samford's Mikhail Cazenave (1-1) and sent it high over the left field wall for his second career grand slam and second home run of 2017.

"It was real nice, especially with the outing Tyler was having," Nieporte said of his 14th career home run. "Our lineup is dangerous from top to bottom."

With a 5-0 lead, Holton allowed just one baserunner in each of the sixth and seventh innings and struck out the final two batters he faced. Holton finished with 11 strikeouts in seven innings. It surpassed his previous career-high of nine against Miami in the ACC Tournament last season, and is the most for a Seminole since Mike Compton had 11 against Coastal Carolina late in the 2015 season.

FSU added a run in the sixth inning, when Nieporte again came up with the bases loaded and reached on a fielding error by third baseman Taylor Garris. The Noles capped the scoring in the eighth inning, with Nieporte recording his fifth RBI of the game on an RBI single through the left side to score Donovan Petrey. Freshman Tyler Daughtry, who reached on his first career hit, scored when leftfielder Kevin Williams misplayed the ball.

Jim Voyles closed out the game with a pair of scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and striking out a pair of batters.

Through six games, the Florida State pitching staff has compiled a 2.00 ERA, allowing just 12 earned runs while striking out 59 and walking 14.

For Samford, Cazenave was solid through four innings before slipping in the fifth. He finished with five earned runs allowed in 4.1 innings. Williams, who had two home runs Friday night for the Bulldogs, had two of Samford's five hits on Saturday.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
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Taylor Walls            SS-DH     4  1  0   0  1  1  0  1
Jackson Lueck           LF        3  1  1   0  1  1  0  0
  Donovan Petrey        PH-LF     0  1  0   0  1  0  0  0
Cal Raleigh             C         3  1  2   1  0  0 12  1
  Bryan Bussey          PH-C      1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Rhett Aplin             DH        2  1  0   0  2  1  0  0
  Tyler Daughtry        PH-SS     1  1  1   0  0  0  1  1
Quincy Nieporte         1B        5  1  2   5  0  0  9  0
  Steven Wells          RF        0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Nick Derr               RF        2  0  0   0  2  0  0  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        PH-1B     1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        4  0  1   0  0  0  1  0
  Ryan Mejia            PH-CF     1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Matt Henderson          2B        4  0  1   0  0  0  3  2
Hank Truluck            3B        1  0  1   0  0  0  0  0
  Dylan Busby           3B        2  1  0   0  1  1  0  3
Tyler Holton            P                            0  3
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              34  8  9   6  8  4 27 11
Opp                              31  0  5   0  3 13 24 11

E - Opp-3
2B - FSU-Cal Raleigh (1), J.C. Flowers (1)
HR - FSU-Quincy Nieporte (2)
HBP - Opp-1, FSU-Cal Raleigh (1)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Tyler Holton         W (2-0)    7.0  2  0  0  3 11
Jim Voyles                      2.0  3  0  0  0  2
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FSU                             9.0  5  0  0  3 13
Opp                  L          8.0  9  8  6  8  4


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FLORIDA STATE 13, SAMFORD 4
02/26/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Noles Complete Sweep of Samford with 13-4 Win.
Freshman Drew Parrish allowed a run and struck out six in his first career start.

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Behind two-hit baseball from Drew Parrish (1-0) in his first career start, Florida State (5-2) completed a weekend sweep of Samford (2-4) with a 13-4 win Sunday afternoon on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. Parrish struck out six Bulldogs without allowing a walk in six innings, and Jackson Lueck tied a career high with five RBI on the day.

“The way that we played, the focus we showed, was very impressive,” head coach Mike Martin said of the weekend sweep. “I can’t say enough about the way we approached it. I’m pleased with the effort. Glad we were able to get everyone in the ballgame again.

“Seven games doesn’t make a season, but I’m pleased with how we played these last three.”

In his first start, Parrish didn’t allow a baserunner until the fourth inning and faced 19 batters in recording his 18 outs. The Rockledge, Fla., native threw just 69 pitches.

“Sometimes you look out there at a guy making his first start in this arena,” Martin continued. “He shows signs of intimidation. He wasn’t intimidated by anything. He was playing baseball.”

“My nerves were kicking a little bit, but I found a way to calm down and pitch the way I needed to pitch,” Parrish said.

The Seminole offense got going quick against the Bulldogs on Sunday, leading 5-0 after two innings. Freshman J.C. Flowers made the score 2-0 with a bases loaded single to left field, scoring Rhett Aplin and Quincy Nieporte. After a walk to Taylor Walls reloaded the bases, Lueck knocked a bases-clearing double to left field to make the score 5-0 FSU.

“I felt like I was too aggressive early on, so I was trying to slow myself down,” Lueck said. “I wanted to see the ball as long as I could, and I was fortunate to put a good swing on it.”

Walls had three walks on the day, increasing his streak of reaching base to a career-high 21 games. He has 13 walks in seven games in 2017.

Parrish’s only trouble on the day came in the fourth inning, when Samford’s T.J. Dixon doubled to open the frame and scored on an RBI single by Branden Fryman. Parrish settled down after that, forcing a double play to retire Fryman and a popup to catcher Cal Raleigh to end the inning.

In the bottom of the fourth, Flowers walked and senior Matt Henderson reached on an infield single, and both runners advanced a base on a passed ball by catcher Ben Carrick. Lueck notched his fourth RBI of the day on a sacrifice fly to score Flowers, and Henderson followed on a balk by Jones to make the score 7-1. Raleigh hit his second double in two days and scored on a throwing error by third baseman Ryan Crockett.

In the fifth, FSU added a run on Henderson’s sacrifice fly to score Dylan Busby, who walked and stole a pair of bases to get into scoring position.

After Parrish retired the side in order in the sixth inning to wrap up his day, Chase Haney entered in the seventh and stranded runners on the corners without any damage.

In the seventh, FSU scored its final four runs on just two hits. Freshman Tyler Daughtry opened the inning with one of his three walks on the day, and Flowers added his second hit with a single to left field. After Daughtry was thrown out at third trying to advance on a passed ball, three consecutive walks by Henderson, Walls, and Lueck plated Flowers to make the score 10-1.

Lueck’s walk was his fifth RBI of the day, tying a career high set last season at Wake Forest.

Raleigh followed with a two-run single up the middle that scored Henderson and Walls, and Nick Derr’s sacrifice fly plated Lueck to cap the FSU scoring.

In the eighth, Samford scored three runs off FSU reliever Alec Byrd before Drew Carlton came and closed out the ninth inning in his first relief appearance since his freshman year in 2015.

Samford starter Stephen Jones (0-1), a Tallahassee native that played at Chiles High School, allowed seven earned runs in 3.2 innings pitched. In total, the Bulldogs used eight pitchers on the afternoon, allowing 12 walks and striking out nine. In contrast, FSU pitchers walked just two batters and struck out nine.

This is the first time since 2011 that FSU has allowed four runs or fewer in each of the first seven games of a season. With Parrish’s quality start against the Bulldogs, Seminole pitchers have combined for a 2.29 ERA in 63 innings.

FSU’s starting pitching is averaging a 1.28 ERA in 42.1 innings in 2017 (six earned runs allowed in seven starts).

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        2  2  0   0  3  2  1  4
  Donovan Petrey        RF        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
  Drew Carlton          P         0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Jackson Lueck           LF        2  1  1   5  1  1  0  0
  Ryan Mejia            LF        0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Cal Raleigh             C         5  1  2   2  0  0  7  0
  Bryan Bussey          C         0  0  0   0  0  0  3  0
Rhett Aplin             RF        1  1  0   0  1  0  0  0
  Nick Derr             RF-2B     1  0  0   1  0  1  0  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        3  1  1   0  1  1 12  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        PH-1B     1  0  0   0  0  1  2  1
Dylan Busby             3B        3  1  0   0  1  0  0  4
Tyler Daughtry          DH-SS     2  1  0   0  3  1  0  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  3  2   2  1  1  1  0
  Hank Truluck          CF        1  0  1   0  0  0  0  0
Matt Henderson          2B        2  2  1   1  1  1  0  3
  Alec Byrd             P         0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Drew Parrish            P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  1
                                 ========================
FSU                              27 13  8  11 12  9 27 13
Opp                              34  4  7   4  2  9 24  7

E - Opp-3, FSU-Dylan Busby (4)
2B - Opp-2, FSU-Jackson Lueck (1), Cal Raleigh (2)
HBP - FSU-Jackson Lueck (1), Rhett Aplin (1)
SH - FSU-Dylan Busby (1)
SF - FSU-Jackson Lueck (1), Nick Derr (1), Matt Henderson (1)
SB - FSU-Dylan Busby 2 (2), Tyler Daughtry (1)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Drew Parrish         W (1-0)    6.0  2  1  1  0  6
Chase Haney                     1.0  0  0  0  1  0
Alec Byrd                       1.0  5  3  3  0  2
Drew Carlton                    1.0  0  0  0  1  1
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FSU                             9.0  7  4  4  2  9
Opp                  L          8.0  8 13 12 12  9


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FLORIDA STATE 6, JACKSONVILLE 5
02/28/2017, JACKSONVILLE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Noles Score Three in Eighth to Knock Off JU, 6-5. Daughtry singles in winning run; Carlton records six-out save.

JACKSONVILLE, FL - Tyler Daughtry's RBI single capped a three-run eighth inning, and fifth-ranked Florida State (6-2) escaped Jacksonville (5-3) with a 6-5 win over the Dolphins Tuesday afternoon. Jacksonville, looking for its second Top 5 win in a week, led 3-0 and 5-3 before FSU took its first lead in the eighth.

"Any time you win on the road, you've got to be pleased," head coach Mike Martin said. "We got a lot of effort from all of our guys and the fact we hadn't won here in three years says a lot about how tough this game was."

Andrew Karp, FSU's starting pitcher, allowed three runs in the first two innings, but retired the final 13 batters he faced. Last week against USF, Karp left the game after sitting down the final 12 Bulls he faced.

Against JU on Tuesday, Karp had seven strikeouts against just one walk, the first batter of the game.

The Dolphins struck first on Angel Camacho's single in the first inning, the first run Karp allowed this season. In the second, JU added to its lead on a two-run single from Nathan Koslowski. The inning ended with catcher Cal Raleigh throwing out Koslowski attempting to steal second. Raleigh has not allowed a stolen base in three chances this season.

The Seminoles cut into the lead on Raleigh's first-pitch home run to open the top of the fourth, his first of the season. J.C. Flowers walked and Nick Derr singled to put two runners on with one out for Matt Henderson. The senior second baseman dropped a sacrifice bunt down that scored Flowers and cut the Jacksonville lead to 3-2.

JU starter Casey Kulina left after the fourth inning, allowing two runs and striking out eight. Against Spencer Stockton, Florida State tied the game in the fifth on Jackson Lueck's second double of the game and Quincy Nieporte's RBI single to left field. Nieporte has a team-high 11 RBI on the season.

In the seventh inning, Karp was replaced with senior Jim Voyles. Mike Cassala opened the inning with a double and scored on Voyles wild pitch. Koslowski recorded his third RBI of the game on a double to left field that made the score 5-3 Jacksonville through seven innings. Chase Haney (1-0) entered and recorded the final out of the inning on his only batter faced.

The Seminoles took their first lead in the eighth inning, scoring three runs on a hit and three Dolphin errors. Derr and Henderson reached base on walks from Matt Meyer, prompting the Dolphins to bring in Cassala (0-1) from the catcher spot to pitch. Facing Taylor Walls, Cassala had a failed pick off throwing error to first that scored Derr from second and put Henderson, the tying run, on third base. Lueck's sacrifice fly tied the game, setting the stage for Daughtry's game-winning RBI. It was Daughtry's second hit as a Seminole.

With a one-run lead, Martin turned to new closer Drew Carlton, looking for a six-out save. The junior pitched a perfect eighth and ninth innings, including a strike out of John Cassala to end the game.

"Going in, I knew they wanted six outs and it's nice having that trust with the coaches," Carlton said. "It was a good experience to get my feet wet with a save opportunity. Against a team like this, it's a perfect situation for me. To control my emotions was big for me."

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  1  1   0  1  1  2  5
Jackson Lueck           LF        3  1  2   1  1  0  1  0
Dylan Busby             3B        2  0  0   0  0  2  0  0
  Hank Truluck          3B        1  0  0   0  0  1  1  0
  Tyler Daughtry        PH-3B     2  0  1   1  0  0  1  1
Quincy Nieporte         1B        5  0  1   1  0  2  8  1
Cal Raleigh             C         4  1  2   1  1  0  9  1
J.C. Flowers            CF        4  1  0   0  1  1  1  0
Nick Derr               RF        4  1  2   0  1  1  1  0
Kyle Cavanaugh          DH        2  0  0   0  0  2  0  0
  Rhett Aplin           PH        3  0  0   0  0  2  0  0
Matt Henderson          2B        2  1  0   1  1  1  2  0
Andrew Karp             P                            1  3
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  1
  Drew Carlton          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              36  6  9   5  6 13 27 12
Opp                              33  5  8   4  1  9 27  6

E - Opp-4
2B - Opp-2, FSU-Jackson Lueck 2 (3)
HR - FSU-Cal Raleigh (1)
SH - Opp-1, FSU-Matt Henderson (1)
SF - FSU-Jackson Lueck (2)
SB - FSU-Jackson Lueck (2), J.C. Flowers (1)
CS - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Andrew Karp                     6.0  5  3  3  1  7
Jim Voyles                      0.2  3  2  2  0  1
Chase Haney          W (1-0)    0.1  0  0  0  0  0
Drew Carlton         Sv(1)      2.0  0  0  0  0  1
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  8  5  5  1  9
Opp                  L          9.0  9  6  5  6 13


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FLORIDA STATE 18, OAKLAND 10
03/03/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Lueck, Nieporte Lead FSU Rally Over Oakland.
Noles complete largest comeback victory since 2011.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Behind four RBI each from Quincy Nieporte and Jackson Lueck, Florida State (7-2) rallied from a seven-run deficit to beat Oakland (1-8) 18-10 Friday evening on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. It was the largest deficit overcome to win a game for the Seminoles since beating Virginia Tech 18-12 after trailing 10-3 in 2011.

"That ball club played extremely well for four innings," head coach Mike Martin said of the Golden Grizzlies. "Had us 7-0, and then we battled back and got it done. It just goes to show how unpredictable our game is."

Starting pitcher Cole Sands struggled early against the Golden Grizzlies, allowing a career-high seven runs (three earned) on seven hits in just 3.0 innings of work. Oakland raced out to a 7-0 lead through 3.5 innings, leaving a Howser crowd of 4,035 stunned in the series opener.

In relief, senior Will Zirzow pitched 3.0 innings, allowing just one hit and striking out five without allowing a run. His effort in the middle innings gave the Seminole bats time to heat up and win for a fifth-straight game.

"I know if I can do my job, this team never stops fighting," Zirzow said. "Knowing the defense we have and the hitters we have, no game is ever over."

Down 7-0, freshman Tyler Daughtry singled through the left side and eventually came around to score on a wild pitch from Oakland starter Jake Lee. The right-hander would leave after throwing 110 pitches.

The Noles chased Lee in the fifth, scoring four runs with two outs. Taylor Walls and Lueck each recorded outs to begin the inning, but Cal Raleigh, Nieporte and Daughtry all walked, loading the bases for a two-run single from Nick Derr. Derr was the final batter Lee would face, giving way to Nate Schweers. After a passed ball moved Derr and Daughtry up a base, Dylan Busby smacked a double that scored both runners.

On Busby's double, a balk was called that would have scored Daughtry, but the play continued, allowing Busby to record his second double of the season.

Florida State would tie the game in the sixth inning, scoring a pair of runs after again having each of the first two batters record outs. Raleigh's double off the right field wall scored Lueck, who reached on a single, and Raleigh advanced to third on an error by the catcher. After Nieporte was hit with a pitch, Raleigh would tie the game on a balk from Schweers.

In place of Zirzow, Ed Voyles (1-0) pitched 1.1 innings, recording the final out of the seventh inning prior to FSU taking the lead. Connor Fannon (0-1) was tabbed with the loss for Oakland without allowing a hit, hitting Busby and walking J.C. Flowers and Rhett Aplin to load the bases. Fannon was replaced by Jared Burkert, who allowed all three runners to score on a wild pitch and a two-run single from Lueck.

Leading 10-7 with just one out in the seventh inning, Raleigh walked to reload the bases for Nieporte, who cranked his third home run of the season, and second grand slam, over the left field wall to score what proved to be the winning runs for the Seminoles and make it 14-7 FSU.

"My mentality is the same, whether bases loaded or guys in scoring position with less than two outs," Nieporte said. "I'm looking to drive something deep - not necessarily hit a home run. My teammates get on base and I'm just trying to drive them in."

Senior Hank Truluck, pinch-hitting for Derr, hit his first home run of the season and second of his career on a shot off the left field foul pole, providing FSU with a 15-7 lead through seven innings.

Florida State and Oakland both scored three runs in the eighth inning before Steven Wells relieved Voyles and closed out the game in the ninth.

In total, the Seminoles walked 12 times while striking out just five times; eight players combined for 10 hits, and only Lueck (three) had more than one hit; and 10 players scored a run in the game for FSU.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  2  1   0  2  0  2  1
Jackson Lueck           LF        6  2  3   4  0  1  1  0
Cal Raleigh             C         4  3  1   1  2  1  9  1
  Bryan Bussey          C         0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        2  2  1   4  2  1  6  0
Tyler Daughtry          DH        4  2  1   0  1  0  0  0
  Donovan Petrey        PH        1  0  0   1  0  0  0  0
Nick Derr               RF-2B     4  1  1   2  0  0  0  2
  Hank Truluck          PH-2B     1  1  1   1  0  0  0  0
Dylan Busby             3B        5  1  1   2  0  1  0  1
J.C. Flowers            CF        2  2  0   0  3  0  6  0
Matt Henderson          2B        3  0  0   0  0  1  0  2
  Rhett Aplin           RF        0  2  0   0  2  0  0  0
Cole Sands              P                            1  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            1  1
  Ed Voyles             P                            0  0
  Steven Wells          P                            0  1
                                 ========================
FSU                              36 18 10  15 12  5 27  9
Opp                              39 10 14  10  5 10 24  9

E - Opp-3, FSU-Cal Raleigh 2 (2)
2B - Opp-8, FSU-Cal Raleigh (3), Dylan Busby (2)
HR - FSU-Quincy Nieporte (3), Hank Truluck (1)
HBP - Opp-2, FSU-Quincy Nieporte 2 (2), Hank Truluck (1), Dylan Busby (2)
SH - Opp-2
SB - Opp-1, FSU-Dylan Busby (3)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Cole Sands                      3.0  7  7  3  2  2
Chase Haney                     0.2  1  0  0  0  1
Will Zirzow                     3.0  1  0  0  3  5
Ed Voyles            W (1-0)    1.1  4  3  3  0  1
Steven Wells                    1.0  1  0  0  0  1
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0 14 10  6  5 10
Opp                  L          8.0 10 18 15 12  5


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FLORIDA STATE 12, OAKLAND 1
03/04/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Holton K's 13 as Noles Beat Oakland, 12-1.
The reigning ACC Pitcher of the Week has 24 strikeouts his last two appearances.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Sophomore Tyler Holton recorded 13 of his 18 outs via strikeout Saturday as Florida State (8-2) beat Oakland (1-9) 12-1 on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles used 11 hits from nine different players to move to 9-0 all-time against the Golden Grizzlies.

"Our guys played extremely well and extremely hard," head coach Mike Martin said, "and no doubt the key to the ball game was Tyler Holton. What a great outing he had. Struck out more than two an inning. That's phenomenal."

Holton, the reigning ACC Pitcher of the Week after an 11 strikeout performance last week against Samford, had 13 strikeouts against Oakland in just six innings of work. In three starts this season, the Tallahassee native is 3-0 with a 0.47 ERA, allowing just one earned run in 19 innings while striking out 32 and walking just four. He is the first Nole since Sean Gilmartin in 2011 to have double-digit strikeouts in consecutive appearances.

Holton's 13 strikeouts Saturday are the most for an FSU pitcher since Luke Weaver had 14 against Troy in the 2013 NCAA Regionals. Holton and Weaver both allowed no walks in their performances.

"I was just trying to pound the strike zone," Holton said. "We know they can swing the bat, especially after yesterday that was pretty obvious. I just wanted to get ahead in the count and use that to my advantage.

"I felt great today - all pitches, all sides of the plate. Having (Cal Raleigh) behind the plate helps with that."

A day after trailing 7-0 against the Golden Grizzlies, Holton's performance on the mound gave the Seminole bats time to warm up in the fourth and fifth innings.

In the fourth, freshman Nick Derr, starting at second base for the first time in his career, had an RBI single to score Rhett Aplin, who opened the inning with a double to left field. Aplin finished 2-for-4 on the afternoon with a pair of runs scored, while Derr was 1-for-2. Derr (.444) and Aplin (.364) are No. 1 and 2 on the team in batting average through 10 games.

Junior Dylan Busby followed with a single that scored Cal Raleigh, and Tyler Daughtry's fielder's choice scored Derr as the Noles led 3-0 through four innings. Aplin and Busby were the only FSU players with more than one hit on the day.

In the fifth, Florida State struck for nine runs on five hits and a pair of Oakland errors to put the game out of reach. Nine consecutive Seminoles reached base in the inning, starting with Jackson Lueck getting hit by a pitch (one of six times FSU was hit by an Oakland pitcher) and ending with Taylor Walls' three-run triple, FSU's first of the season. In between, Quincy Nieporte, Raleigh and Daughtry had RBI singles.

Meanwhile, Holton continued to dazzle on the mound. Holton struck out at least one batter an inning, and the Golden Grizzlies reached second base just once - in the first inning, when an error on Derr, a single from Zach Sterry and a wild pitch put runners on second and third with two outs. Holton got out of the jam with a strike out.

Following Holton were three freshman arms making their second career appearances. Grant Stewart walked one and struck out two in the seventh; Brandon Reitz allowed a pair of hits and a run in the eighth; and Clayton Kwiatkowski allowed a hit and struck out a batter in the ninth.

For Oakland, starter Tyler Palm (0-2) allowed 11 runs (10 earned) in 4.1 innings of work, walking one and striking out two.

In the seventh inning, senior Will Zirzow, who kept FSU in the game with 3.0 scoreless innings against Oakland Friday night, pinch hit for Stewart and singled to left field. It was Zirzow's first career hit in only his second at-bat.

The Seminoles improved to 8-2 on the season and 7-2 at Dick Howser Stadium. FSU will go for the sweep of Oakland Sunday at 1:00 p.m. with Drew Parrish (1-0, 2.45 ERA) on the mound.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        3  1  1   3  1  0  0  0
  Grant Stewart         P         0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
  Will Zirzow           PH        1  0  1   0  0  0  0  0
  Brandon Reitz         P         0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
  Clayton Kwiatkowski   P         0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Jackson Lueck           LF        2  1  0   1  0  0  0  0
  Donovan Petrey        LF        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Rhett Aplin             RF        4  2  2   0  0  0  0  0
  Ryan Mejia            PH-RF     1  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        2  1  1   1  0  0  3  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        1B        2  0  1   0  0  1  3  1
Cal Raleigh             C         4  2  1   0  0  0 11  2
  Bryan Bussey          C         0  0  0   0  0  0  2  1
Nick Derr               2B        2  2  1   1  0  0  0  0
  Matt Henderson        2B        1  0  0   0  1  0  3  1
Dylan Busby             3B        5  1  2   2  0  2  1  2
Tyler Daughtry          DH-SS     5  1  1   2  0  1  1  1
J.C. Flowers            CF        2  1  0   0  0  1  1  0
  Hank Truluck          CF        1  0  0   0  0  1  0  0
Tyler Holton            P                            1  1
                                 ========================
FSU                              36 12 11  10  2  6 27  9
Opp                              33  1  5   1  2 16 24 11

E - Opp-2, FSU-Nick Derr (2)
2B - FSU-Rhett Aplin (3), Dylan Busby (3)
3B - FSU-Taylor Walls (1)
HBP - FSU-Jackson Lueck 2 (3), Quincy Nieporte (3), Bryan Bussey (1), Nick Derr (1), J.C. Flowers (2)
SB - FSU-Dylan Busby (4), Tyler Daughtry (2)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Tyler Holton         W (3-0)    6.0  2  0  0  0 13
Grant Stewart                   1.0  0  0  0  1  2
Brandon Reitz                   1.0  2  1  1  1  0
Clayton Kwiatkowski             1.0  1  0  0  0  1
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FSU                             9.0  5  1  1  2 16
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FLORIDA STATE 14, OAKLAND 6
03/05/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Busby, Daughtry Help Noles Sweep Oakland, 14-6.
Noles score 44 runs in the three-game series.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Freshman Tyler Daughtry was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBIs, and Florida State (9-2) beat Oakland (1-10) 14-6 Sunday afternoon on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles outscored the Golden Grizzlies 44-17 on the weekend, scoring 10 or more runs in all three games of a weekend series for the first time since 2010.

"There's a lot to like about the way we played," head coach Mike Martin said. "Also a lot to improve on. Our pitching was good, and I tip my hat to (Oakland). I was really pleased that we kept battling."

Jim Voyles (1-0) earned the win in relief of Drew Parrish, going 3.0 innings while allowing just two hits and striking out five Oakland batters, one shy of his career high.

Both offenses came out intent on putting crooked numbers on the scoreboard as Florida State led 8-5 through three innings. In the first two games of the series, FSU did not score before the fourth inning.

The Noles struck first on Quincy Nieporte's sacrifice fly, scoring Taylor Walls. Walls reached on his 18th walk of the season, extending his streak of reaching base to 25 straight games.

Oakland took the lead in the second with three runs off Parrish. Tyler Janish had an RBI single, and Zach Sterry had a two-RBI single in the inning. Parrish would go four innings on the mound, allowing five runs on seven hits and striking out five.

The Oakland lead did not last long, as FSU scored five in the bottom of the second. Second baseman Nick Derr was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning, the 11th time a Nole batter was hit on the weekend. After Dylan Busby's single, Derr scored on Daughtry's RBI single. Busby would score on J.C. Flowers sacrifice fly, one of three sac hits (one sac fly, two sac bunts) for Flowers on the day.

Walls' second walk of the day was followed by a bunt single from Jackson Lueck and the ensuing fielding error on the first baseman allowed Daughtry to score. Cal Raleigh hit a sacrifice fly (one of four on the day for FSU), and Nieporte's RBI single made the score 7-2 FSU.

After both teams scored a pair in the third, the bullpen came into play. Behind Voyles' effort in relief of Parrish, the Noles threw Alec Byrd and Drew Carlton for one inning each. In total, the FSU bullpen went five innings, allowing three hits and one unearned run while striking out seven.

For the Grizzlies, Nick Parr (1-2) went 3.2 innings in his third start of the year, allowing seven earned runs and seven walks to just one strikeout. The OU bullpen of Nate Schweers and T.J. Shook combined for 4.1 innings pitched, allowing six runs on seven hits and recording three walks and three strikeouts.

The Noles capped the scoring with four runs in the sixth and two more in the eighth inning. Nieporte had his third RBI of the day on home run No. 4 this season. Nieporte finished 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored. For the weekend, Nieporte led FSU with a 1.429 slugging percentage, with two of his four hits going for home runs. He hit .571 with eight RBI, three walks, was hit by three pitches and struck out just once.

As a team, the Noles scored 44 runs on the weekend after scoring 37 in three games against Samford February 24-26. It is the first time since 2010 against Hofstra that FSU scored 10 or more runs in every game of a three-game weekend series.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  2  1   2  2  0  1  4
Jackson Lueck           LF        6  1  1   0  0  4  0  0
Cal Raleigh             C         2  0  0   1  2  0  9  3
  Hank Truluck          CF        0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        3  1  2   3  1  0 11  0
Rhett Aplin             RF        5  0  1   0  0  0  2  0
Nick Derr               2B        2  3  1   0  2  0  1  2
Dylan Busby             3B        4  4  3   0  1  0  1  1
Tyler Daughtry          DH        3  3  3   3  2  0  0  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        1  0  1   2  0  0  2  0
  Bryan Bussey          PH-C      0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0
Drew Parrish            P                            0  1
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Drew Carlton          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              30 14 13  12 10  4 27 11
Opp                              38  6 10   4  3 12 24  6

E - Opp-1, FSU-Cal Raleigh (3), Dylan Busby 2 (6)
2B - Opp-1, FSU-Tyler Daughtry 2 (2)
HR - FSU-Quincy Nieporte (4)
HBP - FSU-Nick Derr (2)
SH - FSU-J.C. Flowers 2 (2)
SF - FSU-Cal Raleigh (1), Quincy Nieporte (2), J.C. Flowers (1), Bryan Bussey (1)
SB - Opp-1, FSU-Taylor Walls (2), Cal Raleigh (1), Dylan Busby (5), Tyler Daughtry (3)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Drew Parrish                    4.0  7  5  4  2  5
Jim Voyles           W (1-0)    3.0  2  1  0  1  5
Alec Byrd                       1.0  0  0  0  0  2
Drew Carlton                    1.0  1  0  0  0  0
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FSU                             9.0 10  6  4  3 12
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FLORIDA STATE 5, CENTRAL FLORIDA 2
03/07/2017, ORLANDO, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Bullpen Shines in 5-2 Win Over UCF.
Byrd, Haney & Carlton allow one baserunner in five innings pitched.

ORLANDO, FL - Behind an outstanding effort from the bullpen, third-ranked Florida State (10-2) beat UCF (11-2) 5-2 Tuesday evening at the UCF Baseball Complex, extending its winning streak to eight games. Alec Byrd (1-1) picked up his first win of the year, and Quincy Nieporte tallied three more RBI's to pace the offense.

Starter Andrew Karp left the game after four innings, giving way to Byrd, Chase Haney, and closer Drew Carlton. The trio combined to allow no hits and just one baserunner (a four-pitch walk from Byrd) and strike out six over the final five innings.

FSU took advantage of a pair of UCF errors in the first inning to take an early 1-0 lead. Taylor Walls led off and reached on a fielding error by the shortstop, and reached third on Rhett Aplin's bunt single that was thrown into centerfield by the third baseman. Walls would score on Nieporte's groundout, his first RBI of the game and 20th of the season.

The Noles added a run in the fourth on Aplin's leadoff double and Cal Raleigh's RBI single. Aplin finished 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a hit by pitch on the day, raising his season average to .387 and his on-base percentage to .500.

UCF scored its only two runs of the game in the bottom of the fourth on Logan Heiser's first home run of the season. It was just the third home run FSU has allowed this season, and the first against Karp. Karp would leave the game after the fourth, allowing two hits and two runs, walking two and striking out six.

The Seminoles answered with the final three runs of the game in the fifth inning against UCF starter Chris Williams (0-2). After the first two batters went down, second baseman Matt Henderson dropped down a bunt single that began the big inning. Following Henderson, Walls (single), Dylan Busby (game-winning RBI single), Aplin (hit by pitch) and Nieporte (2-RBI single) reached base to make the score 5-2. Nieporte has a team-high 22 RBI's on the season.

With Jackson Lueck missing his first game of the year, Henderson was a late addition to the lineup. Head coach Mike Martin moved freshman Nick Derr to right field and freshman Tyler Daughtry got his first start in left field. With J.C. Flowers in center, all three outfield spots were taken by true freshmen.

With a 5-2 lead, Byrd entered in the fifth and struck out the side. He finished with four strikeouts in two innings, allowing just one walk.

Haney pitched a perfect seventh, while Carlton pitched a perfect eighth and ninth innings. In two save opportunities this year (also at Jacksonville last week), Carlton has gone 12-up, 12-down in earning the first two saves of his career.

The win moved the Seminoles to 10-2 on the year and eight wins in a row, the longest streak since winning 11 consecutive early in the 2015 season. It was UCF's first loss at home on the season. Last week, the Knights beat No. 2 Florida 11-2 in Orlando.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
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Taylor Walls            SS        5  2  1   0  0  0  1  3
Dylan Busby             3B        5  1  2   1  0  0  1  0
Rhett Aplin             DH        4  1  3   0  0  0  0  0
  Hank Truluck          PR        0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        4  0  1   3  0  1  5  0
Cal Raleigh             C         5  0  1   1  0  2 10  2
Nick Derr               RF        3  0  0   0  1  0  1  0
Tyler Daughtry          LF        4  0  0   0  0  3  2  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        2  0  0   0  2  1  6  0
Matt Henderson          2B        4  1  1   0  0  2  1  1
Andrew Karp             P                            0  0
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Drew Carlton          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              36  5  9   5  3  9 27  6
Opp                              29  2  2   2  3 12 27  5

E - Opp-3
2B - FSU-Rhett Aplin 2 (5)
HR - Opp-1
HBP - Opp-1, FSU-Rhett Aplin (2)
SH - FSU-Quincy Nieporte (1)
SB - FSU-Nick Derr 2 (2), J.C. Flowers (2)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Andrew Karp                     4.0  2  2  2  2  6
Alec Byrd            W (1-1)    2.0  0  0  0  1  4
Chase Haney                     1.0  0  0  0  0  0
Drew Carlton         Sv(2)      2.0  0  0  0  0  2
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  2  2  2  3 12
Opp                  L          9.0  9  5  4  3  9


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FLORIDA STATE 5, CENTRAL FLORIDA 0
03/08/2017, ORLANDO, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Zirzow's Career Day Leads Noles to 5-0 Win Over UCF.
The Fleming Island, Fla., native had seven strikeouts in five innings.

ORLANDO, FL - Will Zirzow set career-highs with seven strikeouts and five innings pitched as Florida State (11-2) beat UCF (11-3) 5-0 Wednesday afternoon at the UCF Baseball Complex in Orlando. Pitching in relief of starter Ed Voyles, Zirzow (1-0) anchored a bullpen that did not allow a run in 12 innings in two wins against the Knights.

"I thought (Zirzow) pitched very, very well," head coach Mike Martin said. "I thought his composure was excellent. He never got out of himself. He was in total control of his emotions, and certainly gave us a big lift."

Expecting to use a number of arms playing their first Wednesday game of the year, the Seminoles started Voyles and the senior went two innings, allowing three hits and striking out one. Zirzow entered with runners on first and second and no outs, escaping the jam in the third en route to the best outing of his career, allowing just one hit and striking out seven. Two batters reached base - the first on a single that was erased on catcher Cal Raleigh's third pickoff of the year, and the second on a throwing error on Raleigh that was erased on a double play to end the sixth inning.

"We were hoping to go three with Zirzow," Martin said. "But as he got to 50 pitches, we said, 'Ah, heck with it.'"

Zirzow finished with 67 pitches thrown.

Jim Voyles relieved Zirzow, throwing a scoreless eighth inning. Jim Voyles allowed a pair of runners to reach to open the inning, but the eighth ended on a line drive to third baseman Dylan Busby, who stepped on third to get FSU out of the jam.

Drew Carlton pitched the ninth, allowing a hit and striking out one.

Offensively, the Seminoles scored three runs in the third and added two more in the fifth.

Like Tuesday, Busby again had the game-winning RBI as his double scored J.C. Flowers to open the scoring. Junior Rhett Aplin followed with a two-run single to give the FSU pitching staff all the help it would need.

In the fifth, UCF pitching walked five batters, and FSU scored two runs without recording a hit.

For the Knights, Chris Sheridan (0-2) pitched four innings, allowing three runs and five hits while walking three and striking out five.

The win was FSU's ninth straight and FSU entered the day with the sixth-longest active winning streak in the country. It is the Noles longest since an 11-game winning streak early in the 2015 season.

It is also FSU's second shutout of the year, having previously blanked Samford 8-0 in Tallahassee on February 25.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  1  0   0  1  1  1  1
Dylan Busby             3B        4  1  1   1  1  2  2  2
Rhett Aplin             DH        3  1  1   2  1  0  0  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        4  1  1   0  1  0 11  0
Cal Raleigh             C         5  0  0   0  0  2  9  1
Nick Derr               RF        4  0  0   0  1  3  0  0
Tyler Daughtry          LF        4  0  1   1  0  2  3  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  1  0   0  2  2  1  0
Matt Henderson          2B        3  0  2   1  2  1  0  3
Ed Voyles               P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            0  2
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
  Drew Carlton          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              34  5  6   5  9 13 27  9
Opp                              32  0  7   0  1 10 27  6

E - Opp-3, FSU-Cal Raleigh (4)
2B - Opp-1, FSU-Dylan Busby (4), Tyler Daughtry (3)
3B - Opp-1
HBP - FSU-Rhett Aplin (3)
SF - FSU-Tyler Daughtry (1)
SB - FSU-Taylor Walls (3), Nick Derr (3)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Ed Voyles                       2.0  3  0  0  0  1
Will Zirzow          W (1-0)    5.0  1  0  0  0  7
Jim Voyles                      1.0  2  0  0  1  1
Drew Carlton                    1.0  1  0  0  0  1
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  7  0  0  1 10
Opp                  L          9.0  6  5  5  9 13


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BOSTON COLLEGE 8, FLORIDA STATE 5
03/10/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Noles Drop ACC Opener to Boston College, 8-5.
Home runs from Taylor Walls and Dylan Busby not enough for FSU.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Third-ranked Florida State dropped its Atlantic Coast Conference opener 8-5 to Boston College Friday evening on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles (11-3, 0-1 ACC) got home runs from Taylor Walls and Dylan Busby, but the Eagles (6-6, 1-0 ACC) were able to use the momentum from a five-run third inning to beat FSU for the first time since 2012.

"Things are not going to go your way every night," head coach Mike Martin said. "All you expect out of your team is that they go out there and compete, and we did that."

Florida State starter Cole Sands (2-1) worked six innings, allowing five runs, all in the third inning. The Eagles used six hits and an FSU error to plate all five runs. In his five other innings, Sands allowed just three baserunners - two singles and a walked batter.

The Seminoles responded in the bottom of the third on Busby's second home run of the season and 25th of his career, which scored Walls. After Quincy Nieporte walked on five pitches, Cal Raleigh grounded into the first of four double plays the Noles would hit in the game. Boston College starter Jacob Stevens (2-0) allowed just four hits in six innings.

The score remained 5-2 until the seventh inning, when the Eagles scored a pair of unearned runs. With a runner on second, a line drive to second baseman Matt Henderson put FSU in position to possibly double up the runner, but the ball split the webbing on Henderson's glove and flew into right field. After an intentional walk to load the bases, an RBI single from Donovan Casey made it 6-2. Jim Voyles entered and allowed a sacrifice fly before retiring Michael Strem to end the inning.

"It broke the rawhide and went through," Martin said of Henderson's play. "It happens a lot in our game, and ended up being a big inning for them."

Down 7-2, FSU scored its final three runs of the game in the seventh inning on extra-base hits from Walls and Raleigh. After a one-out walk to Henderson, Walls took a 2-2 pitch over the right field wall, his first of the season. After a pair of runs on Friday, Walls has scored 21 times in 14 games in 2017.

Busby was subsequently hit by a pitch, and a two-out single from Nieporte brought Raleigh to the plate. His RBI double scored Busby and moved Nieporte to third, but the two were stranded when pinch-hitter Kyle Cavanaugh struck out looking to end the seventh.

The Eagles added an insurance run in the ninth on Strem's double. With two runners on and no outs, freshman pitcher Grant Stewart replaced Voyles and struck out the next three Boston College batters. On the season, Stewart has pitched 3.0 innings and has seven strikeouts.

Casey moved from right field to the pitcher's mound and pitched a perfect ninth for his first save of the year.

Nieporte and Raleigh both finished 2-for-4, while Walls and Busby had identical 1-for-4 games with two runs and two RBI's. Tyler Daughtry and Henderson each drew three of FSU's seven walks, while six of FSU's nine strikeouts were called. Five of Boston College's seven strikeouts were of the looking variety.

Friday's game is the first time since 2010 that the Noles have dropped an ACC opener, and the first time since 2012 that FSU has fallen to the Eagles, snapping a 10-game FSU win streak. It also snapped a nine-game winning streak overall, the fifth-longest in the country.

"The way it is is this - Boston College did not make an error and had 13 hits. They deserved to win. Tip your hat and be ready to go tomorrow."

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  2  1   2  0  0  1  3
Dylan Busby             3B        4  2  1   2  0  1  2  3
Rhett Aplin             DH        5  0  1   0  0  2  0  0
Quincy Nieporte         1B        4  0  2   0  1  1  8  0
Cal Raleigh             C         4  0  2   1  0  0  7  1
Tyler Daughtry          LF        0  0  0   0  3  0  3  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        PH        1  0  0   0  0  1  0  0
  Donovan Petrey        LF        0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Nick Derr               RF        4  0  0   0  0  2  1  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        4  0  1   0  0  2  4  0
Matt Henderson          2B        1  1  0   0  3  0  0  1
Cole Sands              P                            0  1
  Steven Wells          P                            0  0
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
  Grant Stewart         P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              31  5  8   5  7  9 27  9
Opp                              39  8 13   7  3  7 27 12

E - FSU-Taylor Walls (1), Matt Henderson (1)
2B - Opp-3, FSU-Cal Raleigh (4)
HR - FSU-Taylor Walls (1), Dylan Busby (2)
HBP - FSU-Taylor Walls (1), Dylan Busby (3)
SF - Opp-1
SB - Opp-2
CS - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Cole Sands           L (2-1)    6.0  8  5  5  1  2
Steven Wells                    0.0  2  2  0  1  0
Jim Voyles                      2.0  3  1  1  1  2
Grant Stewart                   1.0  0  0  0  0  3
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0 13  8  6  3  7
Opp                  W-Sv       9.0  8  5  5  7  9


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FLORIDA STATE 11, BOSTON COLLEGE 1
03/11/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Noles Outscore Boston College 24-1 in Sweeping Doubleheader.
Game two's 13-0 final is FSU's largest shutout in ACC play since 2003.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Third-ranked Florida State bounced back from losing the opening game of its series with Boston College to sweep a doubleheader Saturday on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium to win the opening conference series. The Seminoles (13-3, 2-1 ACC) took game one over the Eagles (6-8, 1-2) 11-1 behind home runs from Taylor Walls and J.C. Flowers, and won game two 13-0 with six scoreless innings from starting pitcher Drew Parrish.

Combined in the two games, Florida State hitters walked 19 times and were hit by six pitches, tallied 23 hits (including eight extra base hits) and scored 24 runs. On the mound, the Noles struck out 21 hitters, allowed just nine hits and one run while walking seven.

"When you play the way we played, it makes us, as a staff, very proud," head coach Mike Martin said. "The games were very important, as all conference games are. Our guys came out and got it done."

"I'm looking forward to seeing what the future holds for us."

Game one starter Tyler Holton (4-0) ran into trouble just once, allowing the only run of the game in the second inning on a single, two walks and a fielding error that made the run unearned. With the bases loaded, and just one out, Holton struck out the final two batters of the inning. He would go on to retire the next 10 before Michael Strem's single in the sixth inning - the final Boston College hit of the game.

On the season, Holton has now allowed just one earned run in 25 innings pitched, good for a 0.36 earned run average. He finished with eight strikeouts on the day and now has 40 on the season in four starts.

Offensively, FSU struck early and often in giving Holton the runs he needed. Walls walked each of his first four plate appearances, and in his fifth, hit a solo home run over the left field scoreboard. His four walks tie a career high, and it was his second home run of the season after hitting one in the series opener Friday evening.

Catcher Cal Raleigh added three hits and a pair of runs scored, while left fielder Tyler Daughtry had three hits, two RBI's and a run scored. Nick Derr did not record an official at-bat with three walks and a sacrifice fly, and Matt Henderson walked each of his first three trips to the plate. He walked in his final three plate appearances in Friday's game.

Flowers hit a towering three-run home run in the sixth inning, his second of the season.

Freshman pitchers Clayton Kwiatkowski (two innings) and Brandon Reitz (one) combined to close out the win for FSU. Kwiatkowski had three strikeouts, and Reitz had one before forcing a pair of line drive outs to end the game.

Boston College starter Matt Gill (1-3) allowed four earned runs in just one inning of work.

In the second game, Parrish (2-0) threw six scoreless innings, allowing just six hits while striking out five. Four pitchers combined to sustain the shutout, FSU's third of the season, with Chase Haney, Ed Voyles and Drew Carlton each pitching one inning. The outing dropped Parrish's ERA to 3.12, while Carlton and Haney have ERA's under two.

The offense stayed hot in the second game, leading just 1-0 into the fourth before scoring multiple runs in each of the next four innings.

Walls led off the game with a single, reaching base safely for the 30th consecutive game. He scored on a bases-loaded hit by pitch for Derr. Derr was hit with a pitch three times in the game, tying an FSU single-game record done three times prior - by Karl Jernigan in 2001, Justin Gonzalez in 2014 and Hayden Kelly in 2015.

In the fourth, FSU effectively ended the game, scoring six runs on three hits, three walks and a pair of hit by pitches. Walls had a two-run single and Raleigh had a two-run double, finishing the day with three doubles. He has a team-high seven on the season.

Daughtry tied his season-high and matched Walls' game one total with four walks, while Henderson had a pair of RBI's without recording a hit - a bases loaded walk in the fourth and a sacrifice bunt in the fifth.

After homering in game one, Flowers added a two-run triple in the second game and finished with five RBI on the day. His replacement, Ryan Mejia, laced a two-run single to centerfield in his only plate appearance of the game that capped the scoring for the Noles.

Game two's 13-0 win is Florida State's largest shutout victory since an identical 13-0 win over Niagara in 2014. It is also the largest shutout victory over an ACC opponent since beating Duke 13-0 in the 2003 ACC Tournament. It is the fifth straight season FSU has shut out the Eagles, and FSU now leads the all-time series 30-5.

In the fifth inning of game one, first baseman Quincy Nieporte came up lame trying to leg out a grounder to third base. He was replaced in the field the next inning by Kyle Cavanaugh and Nieporte did not play in game two. Afterwards, Martin said Nieporte was having hamstring issues but hopes he can play in Tuesday's game against No. 2 Florida.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        1  3  1   1  4  0  0  3
  Steven Wells          PF-CF     1  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Dylan Busby             3B        6  0  2   1  0  1  0  1
Rhett Aplin             DH        5  1  1   0  0  2  0   
Quincy Nieporte         1B        4  1  1   1  0  0  6  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        1B        1  0  0   0  0  0  3  0
Cal Raleigh             C         4  2  3   0  0  0  7  2
  Bryan Bussey          C         1  0  0   0  0  0  4  0
Tyler Daughtry          LF-SS     4  1  3   2  1  0  0  0
Nick Derr               RF        0  1  0   2  3  0  1  0
  Donovan Petrey        PH-RF     1  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        4  1  1   3  0  0  0  0
  Hank Truluck          CF-2B     1  0  0   0  0  1  1  0
Matt Henderson          2B        1  1  0   0  3  0  3  2
  Ryan Mejia            CF-LF     1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Tyler Holton            P                            0  1
  Clayton Kwiatkowski   P                            0  1
  Brandon Reitz         P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              35 11 12  10 11  4 27 10
Opp                              30  1  2   1  3 12 24  9

E - Opp-2, FSU-Matt Henderson (2)
2B - FSU-Dylan Busby (5), Cal Raleigh 2 (6), Tyler Daughtry (4)
HR - FSU-Taylor Walls (2), J.C. Flowers (2)
HBP - Opp-1
SF - FSU-Nick Derr (2)
SB - FSU-Nick Derr (4), Matt Henderson (2)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Tyler Holton         W (4-0)    6.0  2  1  0  2  8
Clayton Kwiatkowski             2.0  0  0  0  1  3
Brandon Reitz                   1.0  0  0  0  0  1
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  2  1  0  3 12
Opp                  L          8.0 12 11 11 11  4


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FLORIDA STATE 13, BOSTON COLLEGE 0
03/11/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Noles Outscore Boston College 24-1 in Sweeping Doubleheader.
Game two's 13-0 final is FSU's largest shutout in ACC play since 2003.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Third-ranked Florida State bounced back from losing the opening game of its series with Boston College to sweep a doubleheader Saturday on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium to win the opening conference series. The Seminoles (13-3, 2-1 ACC) took game one over the Eagles (6-8, 1-2) 11-1 behind home runs from Taylor Walls and J.C. Flowers, and won game two 13-0 with six scoreless innings from starting pitcher Drew Parrish.

Combined in the two games, Florida State hitters walked 19 times and were hit by six pitches, tallied 23 hits (including eight extra base hits) and scored 24 runs. On the mound, the Noles struck out 21 hitters, allowed just nine hits and one run while walking seven.

"When you play the way we played, it makes us, as a staff, very proud," head coach Mike Martin said. "The games were very important, as all conference games are. Our guys came out and got it done."

"I'm looking forward to seeing what the future holds for us."

Game one starter Tyler Holton (4-0) ran into trouble just once, allowing the only run of the game in the second inning on a single, two walks and a fielding error that made the run unearned. With the bases loaded, and just one out, Holton struck out the final two batters of the inning. He would go on to retire the next 10 before Michael Strem's single in the sixth inning - the final Boston College hit of the game.

On the season, Holton has now allowed just one earned run in 25 innings pitched, good for a 0.36 earned run average. He finished with eight strikeouts on the day and now has 40 on the season in four starts.

Offensively, FSU struck early and often in giving Holton the runs he needed. Walls walked each of his first four plate appearances, and in his fifth, hit a solo home run over the left field scoreboard. His four walks tie a career high, and it was his second home run of the season after hitting one in the series opener Friday evening.

Catcher Cal Raleigh added three hits and a pair of runs scored, while left fielder Tyler Daughtry had three hits, two RBI's and a run scored. Nick Derr did not record an official at-bat with three walks and a sacrifice fly, and Matt Henderson walked each of his first three trips to the plate. He walked in his final three plate appearances in Friday's game.

Flowers hit a towering three-run home run in the sixth inning, his second of the season.

Freshman pitchers Clayton Kwiatkowski (two innings) and Brandon Reitz (one) combined to close out the win for FSU. Kwiatkowski had three strikeouts, and Reitz had one before forcing a pair of line drive outs to end the game.

Boston College starter Matt Gill (1-3) allowed four earned runs in just one inning of work.

In the second game, Parrish (2-0) threw six scoreless innings, allowing just six hits while striking out five. Four pitchers combined to sustain the shutout, FSU's third of the season, with Chase Haney, Ed Voyles and Drew Carlton each pitching one inning. The outing dropped Parrish's ERA to 3.12, while Carlton and Haney have ERA's under two.

The offense stayed hot in the second game, leading just 1-0 into the fourth before scoring multiple runs in each of the next four innings.

Walls led off the game with a single, reaching base safely for the 30th consecutive game. He scored on a bases-loaded hit by pitch for Derr. Derr was hit with a pitch three times in the game, tying an FSU single-game record done three times prior - by Karl Jernigan in 2001, Justin Gonzalez in 2014 and Hayden Kelly in 2015.

In the fourth, FSU effectively ended the game, scoring six runs on three hits, three walks and a pair of hit by pitches. Walls had a two-run single and Raleigh had a two-run double, finishing the day with three doubles. He has a team-high seven on the season.

Daughtry tied his season-high and matched Walls' game one total with four walks, while Henderson had a pair of RBI's without recording a hit - a bases loaded walk in the fourth and a sacrifice bunt in the fifth.

After homering in game one, Flowers added a two-run triple in the second game and finished with five RBI on the day. His replacement, Ryan Mejia, laced a two-run single to centerfield in his only plate appearance of the game that capped the scoring for the Noles.

Game two's 13-0 win is Florida State's largest shutout victory since an identical 13-0 win over Niagara in 2014. It is also the largest shutout victory over an ACC opponent since beating Duke 13-0 in the 2003 ACC Tournament. It is the fifth straight season FSU has shut out the Eagles, and FSU now leads the all-time series 30-5.

In the fifth inning of game one, first baseman Quincy Nieporte came up lame trying to leg out a grounder to third base. He was replaced in the field the next inning by Kyle Cavanaugh and Nieporte did not play in game two. Afterwards, Martin said Nieporte was having hamstring issues but hopes he can play in Tuesday's game against No. 2 Florida.

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        6  2  3   3  0  1  4  3
Dylan Busby             1B        4  1  1   0  0  1  6  0
  Bryan Bussey          PH-C      1  1  0   0  1  0  2  0
Rhett Aplin             RF        5  0  1   1  0  1  1  0
Cal Raleigh             C         4  0  1   2  0  0  5  2
  Kyle Cavanaugh        PH-1B     1  1  0   0  1  0  2  0
Tyler Daughtry          3B        1  2  0   0  4  1  1  2
Nick Derr               DH        2  2  1   1  0  0  0  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  1  2   2  0  1  2  0
  Ryan Mejia            PH-CF     1  0  1   2  0  0  1  0
Steven Wells            LF        2  2  1   0  0  0  0  0
  Hank Truluck          PH-2B     0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1
Matt Henderson          2B        1  1  0   2  1  1  2  2
  Donovan Petrey        PH-LF     1  0  0   0  1  1  1  0
Drew Parrish            P                            0  1
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Ed Voyles             P                            0  0
  Drew Carlton          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              32 13 11  13  8  7 27 11
Opp                              33  0  7   0  4  9 24  7

E - Opp-2, FSU-Drew Parrish (1)
2B - Opp-1, FSU-Cal Raleigh (7)
3B - FSU-J.C. Flowers (1)
HBP - Opp-1, FSU-Nick Derr 3 (5), Steven Wells (1), Hank Truluck 2 (3)
SH - FSU-J.C. Flowers (3), Matt Henderson (2)
SF - FSU-Rhett Aplin (2)
SB - FSU-J.C. Flowers (3)
CS - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Drew Parrish         W (2-0)    6.0  6  0  0  2  5
Alec Byrd                       0.0  0  0  0  1  0
Chase Haney                     1.0  0  0  0  1  1
Ed Voyles                       1.0  0  0  0  0  1
Drew Carlton                    1.0  1  0  0  0  2
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  7  0  0  4  9
Opp                  L          8.0 11 13 12  8  7


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Attendance: 4,452

FLORIDA 1, FLORIDA STATE 0
03/14/2017, GAINESVILLE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Karp K's 11, But Noles Fall in Gainesville.
FSU drops a 1-0 game for the first time since 1994.

GAINESVILLE, FL - Andrew Karp pitched seven strong innings, but No. 1 Florida State dropped a close 1-0 decision to Florida on Tuesday night.

In front of 5,800 fans at McKethan Stadium, Karp was brilliant as he gave up just one run in his seven innings of work. The redshirt sophomore from Winter Park, Fla. walked none and struck out a career-high 11 batters.

"We got beat by a team that played very well and they beat a good team that played very well," head coach Mike Martin said after the game.

Karp's earned run average lowered to 2.10 on the season and the right-handed hurler has now struck out 34 batters in 2017 (second on the team behind Tyler Holton) to just three walks.

"Andrew's stock has gone off the chart, what a beautifully pitched baseball game," Martin said on Karp. "He was in total check of his emotions, he was really, really impressive."

"I felt good with everything. Fastball command, the slider and changeup were working," Karp said. "It's one of those games where everything is working and it just clicks."

Karp's fourth straight quality appearance has given his team confidence every time he takes the mound. For Karp, he's just happy to be out there again, playing the game he loves.

"It's crazy to think two and a half years ago I was right down the street at Shands (Hospital) for surgery on my broken leg," Karp said. "Every time I go out there I just feel extremely thankful and blessed that I even get to play the game. It's more just having fun for me and giving my team a chance to win."

While the Seminoles' offense aimed to ignite, Karp's control of the Florida attack kept FSU in the game throughout the evening. The Gators rarely threatened the Noles' throughout the night, thanks to Karp's steadiness on the mound and some great defensive plays by the defense.

On the very first play of the game, UF's Blake Reese sent a ball into foul territory that Rhett Aplin laid out for a diving catch. It was Aplin's first time playing left field this season. In the third inning, Tyler Daughtry and Matt Henderson turned a clean 5-4-3 double play to stall the UF threat.

FSU had opportunities during the game, most notably in the fifth inning when Nick Derr singled and J.C. Flowers laid down a perfect bunt for a hit, placing runners at first and second. However, with two outs Matt Henderson flew out to center field to end the Seminole threat.

The Noles had another threat going in the sixth after Taylor Walls singled to center field to start the inning and worked his way to third base in the frame. But the Gators got Cal Raleigh to ground out to end the last real Seminole chance.

Florida scratched the lone run of the game in the seventh inning as Mark Kolozsvary's, check-swing, bloop single with two outs fell in left field to bring home Jonathan India from second base.

Postgame Notes:

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  0  1   0  0  0  0  1
Dylan Busby             1B        2  0  0   0  0  2  7  0
Rhett Aplin             LF        4  0  0   0  0  1  3  0
Cal Raleigh             C         4  0  0   0  0  1 11  2
Quincy Nieporte         DH        3  0  0   0  0  1  0  0
Tyler Daughtry          3B        3  0  0   0  0  2  1  2
Nick Derr               RF        3  0  1   0  0  1  1  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  0  1   0  0  2  0  0
Matt Henderson          2B        3  0  1   0  0  0  1  2
Andrew Karp             P                            0  1
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              29  0  4   0  0 10 24  8
Opp                              29  1  6   1  0 12 27  7

2B - Opp-2
HBP - Opp-1, FSU-Dylan Busby (4)
SH - FSU-Dylan Busby (2)
SB - Opp-2

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Andrew Karp          L (0-1)    7.0  5  1  1  0 11
Chase Haney                     1.0  1  0  0  0  1
                               ===================
FSU                             8.0  6  1  1  0 12
Opp                  W-Sv       9.0  4  0  0  0 10


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FLORIDA GULF COAST 5, FLORIDA STATE 2
03/15/2017, FORT MYERS, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Noles Fall 5-2 at No. 22 FGCU.
Cal Raleigh delivers FSU's only runs in the first inning.

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida State lost consecutive games for the first time this season after Wednesday's 5-2 loss at No. 22 Florida Gulf Coast. Sophomore Cal Raleigh had a pair of RBI's in the first inning, but the Seminoles (13-5) left 15 runners on base, all in the first seven innings, while FGCU (15-3) scored three in the first inning and never relinquished the lead. The game was played in front of 3,397 fans at JetBlue Park, the spring training home of the Boston Red Sox.

"A couple of plays early gave them momentum, and we've got to cut that out," head coach Mike Martin said. "We've got some things we need to work on as a team."

FSU struck first with a pair of two-out runs in the first inning. After Taylor Walls and Dylan Busby struck out, Rhett Aplin and Quincy Nieporte drew the first of FSU's nine walks in the game. Both came around to score on Raleigh's single.

In the bottom of the inning, FSU starter Ed Voyles (1-1) allowed four of the five batters he faced to reach base in earning the loss. The first two batters singled, and both scored on Eli Lovell's two-run double off the Green Monster in left field. After Will Zirzow replaced Voyles, Lovell scored on a wild pitch that turned out to be the game-winner.

The Seminoles left at least one runner on in each of the first seven innings. In the first, fourth, and seventh innings, FSU left the bases loaded. After not registering a walk in Tuesday night's 1-0 loss at Florida, the Noles registered nine against the Eagles, and were hit by three pitches, but only Aplin and Nieporte came around to score.

FSU's best chance to make noise came in the seventh inning, when freshmen Tyler Daughtry (walk) and Nick Derr (hit by pitch) reached to open the frame, and advanced on a successful sacrifice bunt by J.C. Flowers. Sensing a need to score, Martin pinch hit for starting second baseman Matt Henderson, bringing in Jackson Lueck, who had missed each of the past six games due to shin splints.

After Lueck walked on a full count, he was replaced on the base paths with Hank Truluck. Walls and Busby struck out to end the inning, and FSU did not have another baserunner.

The Eagles added runs in the third inning on a groundout from Spencer Levine, and in the eighth on a sacrifice fly from Richie Garcia. Starting pitcher Mario Leon allowed four hits in four innings, and reliever Kenton Hering (3-1) recorded the final two outs of the seventh and pitched a perfect eighth inning. Sterling Koerner picked up his fifth save with a perfect ninth.

Postgame Notes:

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  0  0   0  1  3  0  2
Dylan Busby             1B        5  0  1   0  0  3  9  0
Rhett Aplin             LF        3  1  1   0  1  0  2  0
Quincy Nieporte         DH        3  1  0   0  2  0  0  0
Cal Raleigh             C         5  0  1   2  0  2  5  0
Tyler Daughtry          3B        3  0  1   0  1  1  0  2
Nick Derr               RF        2  0  0   0  2  0  0  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  0  0   0  1  1  4  0
Matt Henderson          2B        3  0  1   0  0  1  2  2
  Jackson Lueck         PH        0  0  0   0  1  0  0  0
  Hank Truluck          PR-2B     0  0  0   0  0  0  1  1
Ed Voyles               P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            1  1
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  1
  Grant Stewart         P                            0  1
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              31  2  5   2  9 11 24 10
Opp                              26  5  5   4  8  4 27 12

E - Opp-2, FSU-Taylor Walls (2), Cal Raleigh (5)
2B - Opp-1, FSU-Tyler Daughtry (5)
3B - FSU-Dylan Busby (1)
HBP - FSU-Rhett Aplin (4), Tyler Daughtry (1), Nick Derr (6)
SH - Opp-2, FSU-J.C. Flowers (4)
SF - Opp-1
SB - FSU-Taylor Walls (4), Rhett Aplin 2 (2), Matt Henderson (3)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Ed Voyles            L (1-1)    0.1  3  3  2  1  0
Will Zirzow                     3.2  1  1  1  2  1
Jim Voyles                      2.0  0  0  0  1  2
Alec Byrd                       1.0  0  0  0  3  1
Grant Stewart                   0.1  1  1  1  1  0
Chase Haney                     0.2  0  0  0  0  0
                               ===================
FSU                             8.0  5  5  4  8  4
Opp                  W-Sv       9.0  5  2  2  9 11


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Attendance: 3,489

FLORIDA STATE 9, VIRGINIA TECH 2
03/17/2017, BLACKSBURG, VA
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Seminole Bats, Sands Pitching Lead 9-2 Win at Virginia Tech.
Nieporte's third grand slam of the year highlights five Seminole extra base hits.

BLACKSBURG, VA - Playing outside the state of Florida for the first time this season, top-ranked Florida State beat Virginia Tech 9-2 Friday afternoon at English Field. The Seminoles (14-5, 3-1 Atlantic Coast) used five extra base hits in the win and hit for the cycle as a team for the first time this season.

On the mound, starting pitcher Cole Sands shook off a pair of rough outings to allow just one run in 5.2 innings against a Virginia Tech (11-9, 1-3) offense that entered the game hitting .300 as a team.

"Anytime you see a zero in the [error] column, you have to be pleased," head coach Mike Martin said. "We played an outstanding game, highlighted by six innings from Cole Sands, who got better as the game went along."

On top of allowing just one run, Sands (3-1) struck out a career-high seven batters, including his final batter of the game, Sam Fragale, who was hitting .408 with eight home runs when Sands got him swinging in the sixth inning. Sands allowed three hits and walked a pair in his third win this season.

"Competitiveness," Martin said of Sands' outing. "He got out there and didn't try to pitch perfect. He just trusted his stuff. It was a good outing for him."

At the plate, catcher Cal Raleigh led the way with a fourth inning home run that got the Seminoles on the board. He added a double in the sixth and also walked twice, and leads the team with eight doubles on the year.

In the sixth inning, Nick Derr walked before Raleigh's double, and Quincy Nieporte followed with a first-pitch RBI single to score Derr and make the game 2-0. Dylan Busby had a sacrifice bunt RBI to score Raleigh that proved to be the game-winner. After Tyler Daughtry recorded his second of three walks, J.C. Flowers had his second triple of the season to clear the bases and give FSU a 5-0 lead.

In the bottom of the inning, Sands left the game after striking out Fragale with runners on first and second. Reliever Alec Byrd walked the only batter he faced, and Chase Haney hit the first batter he faced to score Virginia Tech's first run. He rallied to force a pop out to second baseman Matt Henderson to avoid more damage.

Virginia Tech starting pitcher Packy Naughton (1-3) did not return for the seventh inning, and the Seminoles pounced on shaky Hokie relief pitching. Graham Seitz relieved Naughton and allowed an infield single to Taylor Walls and walked Derr. Kit Scheetz took over for Seitz and walked Raleigh before Nieporte hit his fifth home run, and third grand slam, of the season, pushing the FSU lead to 9-1.

Nieporte is the first FSU player with three grand slams in a season since Seth Miller also had three in 2012.

"There were a number of key hits, none bigger than the grand slam by Quincy, but there was a lot that led up to him having an opportunity," Martin said. "That was an inning that was pieced together leading up to the grand slam.

"The triple by J.C. was just as big as Quincy's grand slam because there were two outs. That was huge."

Steven Wells pitched a scoreless seventh inning, and Clayton Kwiatkowski allowed a run on two hits in finishing out the game in the eighth and ninth innings.

Postgame Notes:

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        5  1  1   0  0  3  1  2
Nick Derr               RF        3  2  1   0  2  1  2  0
Cal Raleigh             C         2  3  2   1  2  0  8  0
  Bryan Bussey          PH-C      1  0  0   0  0  0  2  0
Quincy Nieporte         DH        4  1  2   5  0  0  0  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        1B        0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Rhett Aplin             LF        3  1  0   0  0  1  1  0
  Donovan Petrey        PH-LF     1  0  0   0  1  0  0  0
Dylan Busby             1B        3  0  0   1  0  2  5  0
  Clayton Kwiatkowski   P         1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Tyler Daughtry          3B        2  1  0   0  3  1  0  2
J.C. Flowers            CF        4  0  1   2  0  2  4  0
Matt Henderson          2B        3  0  0   0  0  0  3  1
  Hank Truluck          2B        1  0  1   0  0  0  0  1
Cole Sands              P                            0  0
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Steven Wells          P-RF                         0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              33  9  8   9  8 10 27  6
Opp                              31  2  6   2  3 10 27  8

E - Opp-1
2B - Opp-2, FSU-Cal Raleigh (8), Hank Truluck (1)
3B - Opp-1, FSU-J.C. Flowers (2)
HR - FSU-Cal Raleigh (2), Quincy Nieporte (5)
HBP - Opp-2, FSU-Kyle Cavanaugh (1)
SH - FSU-Dylan Busby (3)
SF - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Cole Sands           W (3-1)    5.2  3  1  1  2  7
Alec Byrd                       0.0  0  0  0  1  0
Chase Haney                     0.1  0  0  0  0  0
Steven Wells                    1.0  1  0  0  0  1
Clayton Kwiatkowski             2.0  2  1  1  0  2
                               ===================
FSU                             9.0  6  2  2  3 10
Opp                  L          9.0  8  9  9  8 10


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VIRGINIA TECH 13, FLORIDA STATE 12
03/18/2017, BLACKSBURG, VA
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Nieporte's Fourth Grand Slam Not Enough for Noles.
The senior from Atlanta, Ga., set the school record for grand slams in a season.

BLACKSBURG, VA - In a lightning-delayed game that lasted nearly five hours, top-ranked Florida State fell 13-12 at Virginia Tech Saturday afternoon despite home runs from Dylan Busby, Quincy Nieporte and Rhett Aplin. The Seminoles allowed the Hokies to score 11 consecutive runs to even the series at a game apiece.

"One of the windiest games I've ever played in," head coach Mike Martin said. "Balls that were hit 260 feet were going 360 feet. It was one of the games in which you think you have everything under control with an eight-run lead, but it's baseball, and anything can happen…and it did."

Nieporte's home run in the fourth inning was his second grand slam of the weekend and fourth of the season, setting a new Florida State record for grand slams in a season. Those four runs followed a six-run third inning, highlighted by Dylan Busby's third home run of the season.

Virginia Tech opened the game by getting a pair of runs off FSU starter Tyler Holton in the first inning. Holton settled down and pitched until the lightning delay with two outs in the fourth inning. Entering the day with a 0.36 earned run average, the sophomore allowed six runs in 3.2 innings, with three strikeouts and three walks.

After the rain delay, Holton was relieved by Jim Voyles, who walked Tufts (credited to Holton) and allowed a three-run home run that cut the deficit to 10-7.

The Hokies took the lead for good in the seventh inning, scoring four runs against Will Zirzow (1-1) in just two-thirds of an inning.

Leading 11-10 in the bottom of the eighth, Drew Carlton entered and allowed a two-out, two-run triple to Joe Freiday that ultimately proved to be the game-winner.

For Virginia Tech, Connor Coward (4-0) relieved Joey Sullivan after the rain delay and allowed one hit, three walks and no runs in four innings of work.

In picking up his fourth save of the year, Aaron McGarity allowed a two-run home run to Aplin that closed the gap to 13-12, and Tyler Daughtry walked and advanced to third on a pair of wild pitches, but J.C. Flowers popped out to center field on the ninth pitch he saw to end the game.

Aplin finished 3-for-4 with three RBI's and a pair of runs, while Nieporte added a two-run double along with his grand slam. His six RBI's are the most for a Seminole this season, and one shy of his career-high seven against UCF two seasons ago.

Matt Henderson and Busby also had two hits, while Daughtry walked three times and Nick Derr had an RBI single, two runs scored and two walks.

Postgame Notes:

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        4  1  0   0  1  0  0  5
Nick Derr               RF        3  2  1   1  2  1  0  0
Cal Raleigh             C         4  1  0   0  1  1  6  0
Quincy Nieporte         DH        5  2  2   6  0  2  0  0
Rhett Aplin             LF        4  2  3   3  1  0  4  0
Dylan Busby             1B        5  1  2   2  0  2  6  0
Tyler Daughtry          3B        2  0  0   0  3  0  1  1
J.C. Flowers            CF        4  2  1   0  1  2  4  0
Matt Henderson          2B        3  1  2   0  0  0  2  2
  Jackson Lueck         PH        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
  Hank Truluck          2B        0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Tyler Holton            P                            1  0
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Drew Carlton          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              35 12 11  12  9  8 24  8
Opp                              37 13 13  13  6  6 27  8

E - FSU-Taylor Walls (3)
2B - Opp-6, FSU-Quincy Nieporte (1)
3B - Opp-1
HR - Opp-2, FSU-Quincy Nieporte (6), Rhett Aplin (3), Dylan Busby (3)
HBP - Opp-1
SH - Opp-1
SB - FSU-Nick Derr (5)
CS - FSU-Rhett Aplin (1)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Tyler Holton                    3.2  6  6  6  3  3
Jim Voyles                      1.1  1  1  1  1  1
Will Zirzow          L (1-1)    0.2  3  4  2  1  1
Chase Haney                     1.1  1  0  0  1  1
Drew Carlton                    1.0  2  2  2  0  0
                               ===================
FSU                             8.0 13 13 11  6  6
Opp                  W-Sv       9.0 11 12 12  9  8


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Attendance: 645

VIRGINIA TECH 17, FLORIDA STATE 0
03/19/2017, BLACKSBURG, VA
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Noles Drop Series Finale at Virginia Tech.
10-run sixth inning dooms Noles.

BLACKSBURG, VA - For the first time this season, Florida State lost on Sunday as Virginia Tech topped the Seminoles, 17-0, at English Field in Blacksburg. FSU (14-7, 3-3 ACC) trailed 1-0 entering the sixth inning, but the Hokies (13-9, 3-3 ACC) scored 10 in the sixth and six more in the seventh to secure the victory.

Florida State starter Drew Parrish (2-1) was strong through five innings, allowing just one run, but ran into trouble in the sixth. He finished allowing eight hits and seven runs while striking out a career-high seven.

Virginia Tech's Nick Anderson (4-1) pitched eight scoreless innings before giving way to Kit Scheetz.

Junior outfielder Rhett Aplin led the way for the Seminoles, accounting for three of the Seminoles five hits. He is hitting a team-high .348 on the season.

The Hokies scored what amounted to the winning run on Tom Stoffel's RBI single in the third inning.

In the sixth, Virginia Tech sent 16 batters to the plate, scoring 10 runs on seven hits. After chasing Parrish, Grant Stewart and Will Zirzow also pitched in the inning.

The next inning, Alec Byrd and Steven Wells were on the mound when the Hokies scored six runs, sending 12 batters to the plate.

FSU's best chance to score came in the second inning. Aplin's first single of the day was followed by a perfect bunt single from Dylan Busby and a walk to Tyler Daughtry. All three were stranded when J.C. Flowers popped out and Matt Henderson grounded out to second base.

Postgame Notes:

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        3  0  0   0  0  0  0  4
  Hank Truluck          PH-2B     0  0  0   0  1  0  1  0
Nick Derr               RF        4  0  0   0  0  2  1  0
Cal Raleigh             C         3  0  0   0  0  1 10  0
  Bryan Bussey          PH-C      1  0  0   0  0  0  1  0
Quincy Nieporte         DH        3  0  1   0  1  0  0  0
Rhett Aplin             LF        3  0  3   0  0  0  0  0
  Donovan Petrey        LF        1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Dylan Busby             1B        3  0  1   0  0  0  8  0
  Kyle Cavanaugh        PH-1B     1  0  0   0  0  1  1  0
Tyler Daughtry          3B        3  0  0   0  1  2  0  4
J.C. Flowers            CF        3  0  0   0  0  0  0  0
Matt Henderson          2B-SS     3  0  0   0  0  1  2  2
Drew Parrish            P                            0  0
  Grant Stewart         P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            0  0
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Steven Wells          P                            0  0
  Clayton Kwiatkowski   P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              31  0  5   0  3  7 24 10
Opp                              41 17 17  16  7 10 27 10

2B - Opp-5
HR - Opp-2
HBP - Opp-3
SB - Opp-1

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Drew Parrish         L (2-1)    5.1  8  7  7  2  7
Grant Stewart                   0.0  1  2  2  1  0
Will Zirzow                     0.2  2  2  2  2  1
Alec Byrd                       0.2  5  6  6  2  0
Steven Wells                    0.1  1  0  0  0  1
Clayton Kwiatkowski             1.0  0  0  0  0  1
                               ===================
FSU                             8.0 17 17 17  7 10
Opp                  W          9.0  5  0  0  3  7


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FLORIDA STATE 10, JACKSONVILLE 9
03/21/2017, TALLAHASSEE, FL
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Flowers' Walk-Off Single Caps Seven-Run Comeback vs. JU.
For the second time this month, FSU rallies from a 7-0 hole to win.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Freshman J.C. Flowers drove a 1-2 pitch from Mike Cassala into left field, scoring Hank Truluck and Jackson Lueck in the bottom of the ninth to cap Florida State's 10-9 win over Jacksonville (11-12) Tuesday evening on Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles (15-7) trailed 7-0 before having an at-bat, but clawed back by scoring in seven of nine innings, including three in the bottom of the ninth to clinch the win.

"Falling behind like we did is a clear indication of what kind of club we have," head coach Mike Martin said. "That was an important game - a midweek of real importance. We had just lost four out of five on a road trip, come home to these fans, and entertain them to a seven-spot deficit.

"And yet, to hear that roar when J.C. singled to win the ballgame, was Florida State baseball. That's all I can say."

After last week's road trip which included losses at Florida, Florida Gulf Coast and two at Virginia Tech, the Seminoles quickly fell behind 7-0 after the Dolphins sent 11 batters to the plate in the first inning. Starter Andrew Karp, the team leader with a 2.10 ERA entering the game, allowed six earned runs in recording just two outs.

Behind him, the Florida State bullpen, which struggled for the final two games at Virginia Tech last week, were stellar on Tuesday night. Jim Voyles allowed a run in the first inning, but held Jacksonville scoreless for the next three. His brother, Ed Voyles, allowed two unearned runs in the fifth, and Alec Byrd, Chase Haney, Will Zirzow and Drew Carlton (1-1) allowed just two hits and struck out five in the final 4.1 innings.

At the plate, the Seminoles were led by junior Taylor Walls, sophomore Cal Raleigh and Flowers. Walls opened the game with hits in his first four plate appearances, including a sixth-inning home run to straight-away centerfield that closed the FSU gap to 9-6.

Raleigh tied his season high with three hits, including a home run to open the ninth inning to make the score 9-8. Flowers also had three hits, the game-winning RBI and a run scored.

After falling behind 7-0, Walls opened the game with a double and scored on a sacrifice fly foul out by Tyler Daughtry. The Seminoles got a run in the second on freshman Nick Derr's first home run of his career, making the score 7-2. The Seminoles also got a pair of unearned runs in the fourth after Lueck, who had not started a game since March 5 due to shin splints, reached on a fielding error and scored on a wild pitch, and Walls' third hit of the game scored Flowers, who had singled.

In the fifth, Jacksonville extended the lead to 9-4 on a passed ball and RBI single. The Noles got one back in the bottom of the frame on an RBI single from Rhett Aplin that scored Raleigh.

The Noles got a single run in the sixth on Walls' third home run of the season and in the seventh on Lueck's RBI single up the middle.

In the JU seventh, Haney worked out of trouble as the Dolphins had runners on first and third with one out. Connor Stephens and Dakota Julylia both proceeded to pop out to Walls at shortstop to end the frame and keep the score 9-6.

Both teams struck out the side in the eighth inning, and Carlton entered in the ninth and threw a perfect inning.

Down to the last three outs, the Seminoles used Raleigh's home run to make it 9-8. Quincy Nieporte was hit by the next pitch and pinch run for by Hank Truluck. After Aplin flied out, Lueck's single advanced Truluck to third and the bases were loaded when Dylan Busby was hit.

Matt Henderson, hitting for Derr after replacing him at second base in the top of the inning, struck out, setting the stage for Flowers' heroics and FSU's first walk-off win since Busby did so against Miami in last year's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

"I approach every at-bat the same," Flowers said. "You feel like you have to do something, but you want to put you team in the best situation to win."

Cassala (0-2) was also on the losing end of Florida State's 6-5 win at Jacksonville last month. Carlton picked up the first save of his career in that game.

The win snaps a two-game skid for the Seminoles.

Postgame Notes:

       NAME             POSITION AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A
======================= ======== == == == === == == == ==
Taylor Walls            SS        5  2  4   2  0  1  3  2
Tyler Daughtry          3B        4  0  0   1  0  1  0  3
Cal Raleigh             C         4  3  3   1  1  0  7  3
Quincy Nieporte         DH        4  0  1   0  0  0  0  0
  Hank Truluck          PR        0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0
Rhett Aplin             RF        5  0  1   1  0  0  1  0
Jackson Lueck           LF        5  2  2   1  0  0  2  0
Dylan Busby             1B        4  0  1   0  0  0 13  0
Nick Derr               2B        4  1  1   1  0  3  0  2
  Matt Henderson        2B        1  0  0   0  0  1  1  0
J.C. Flowers            CF        5  1  3   2  0  2  0  0
Andrew Karp             P                            0  0
  Jim Voyles            P                            0  1
  Ed Voyles             P                            0  1
  Alec Byrd             P                            0  0
  Chase Haney           P                            0  0
  Will Zirzow           P                            0  0
  Drew Carlton          P                            0  0
                                 ========================
FSU                              41 10 16   9  1  8 27 12
Opp                              36  9 11   8  2  8 26  5

E - Opp-2, FSU-Tyler Daughtry (2), J.C. Flowers (1)
2B - Opp-4, FSU-Taylor Walls (4)
HR - FSU-Taylor Walls (3), Cal Raleigh (3), Nick Derr (1)
HBP - Opp-1, FSU-Quincy Nieporte (4), Dylan Busby (5)
SH - Opp-3
SF - FSU-Tyler Daughtry (2)

       NAME                      IP  H  R ER BB SO
============================== ==== == == == == ==
Andrew Karp                     0.2  3  6  6  2  0
Jim Voyles                      3.1  4  1  1  0  3
Ed Voyles                       0.2  2  2  0  0  0
Alec Byrd                       1.1  0  0  0  0  1
Chase Haney                     1.0  2  0  0  0  0
Will Zirzow                     1.0  0  0  0  0  3
Drew Carlton         W (1-1)    1.0  0  0  0  0  1
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FSU                             9.0 11  9  7  2  8
Opp                  L          8.2 16 10  6  1  8


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03/24/2017, SOUTH BEND, IN