The Wolfpack was named by six coaches as this year’s ACC team to beat, while North Carolina received four votes, and Florida State and Virginia one each. Continue reading
The start of the College Baseball season keeps getting closer by the day. Today, we feature the Florida State Seminoles who are coming off a 50-17 campaign while going 24-6 in ACC play advancing to the College World Series. You can check out the Seminoles spoof of the movie Major League below. Continue reading
Florida State senior Stephen Spradling got injured severely while skydiving on Sunday afternoon. Florida State assistant coach Mike Martin Jr. told the Tallahassee Democrat that Spradling suffered a broken pelvis, broken hips, broken ribs and a broken bone in his back. It is expected that Spradling will be in a wheelchair for the next 2-3 months and not expected to play for the Noles this upcoming spring. Spradling appeared hit.262 in 42 at-bats for the Seminoles. He was second on the team with 12 hit-by-pitches. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be counting down the players day-by-day until we reach number 1.
Number 72 on our Top 100 Countdown is Florida State’s Brandon Leibrandt. The 6’4 left-handed pitcher from Alpharetta, Georgia was a 48th-round draft pick by the Rays in 2011.
Leibrandt made quite an impact during his freshman season at Florida State when he became the first freshman in program history to start an opening game. He continued on in the rotation as the Seminoles’ Friday starter where he posted a record of 8-3 with an ERA of 2.82 in 19-games started. He held opponents to a batting average of .243 with 83 strikeouts on the season. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 82 with Florida State junior shortstop Justin Gonzalez. The Miami, Florida native attended Christopher Columbus High School where he was a three year letter winner. He picked up Under Armour All-American honors in 2007 and a second team Preseason All-American infielder by Louisville Slugger in 2008. He was drafted in the 46th round by the Houston Astros in the 2009 MLB Draft but decided to continue his career at Florida State. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University and Seminole Baseball announced on Tuesday, October 9 the schedule for the 2013 season. The Seminoles will open the year with a 15-game home stand inside the friendly confines of Dick Howser Stadium on Mike Martin Field. Opening weekend in Tallahassee will begin Friday, February 15 with a three-game series against the University of Rhode Island. Continue reading
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University Director of Athletics Randy Spetman announced today that head baseball coach Mike Martin has agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension that will take the Hall of Fame coach through the 2015 season.
Martin completed his 33rd season as the Seminoles’ head coach in 2012 leading Florida State back to the College World Series for the third time in the last five years, a 50-win season and a top four finish. Continue reading
OMAHA, Neb. (June 21, 2012) – Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and All-American outfielder James Ramsey of Florida State University has been selected as the 2012 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award winner in NCAA® Division I baseball. The announcement and trophy presentation were made today by Lowe’s, an official corporate partner of the NCAA, during the NCAA College World Series®. Continue reading
And then there were four…A quick look at who’s left
The Wildcats are 2-0 in the CWS and playing excellent baseball. Through their first two games, Arizona’s pitching staff has only given up one earned run. With pitching performances that strong and a batting order that has eight players batting over .300, there’s no question as to why Arizona has been so successful. The question is can they maintain that excellence and composure as they continue in the CWS. Continue reading
Day One Recap with a Preview of Day Two’s Match-ups
The College World Series is finally here! It kicked off on Friday the 15th with some excellent baseball. Here are point-by-point breakdowns of each game with a preview of day two’s match-ups. Continue reading