Justin Gonzalez collects two hits, Gage West hits a three-run shot to pace the Garnet team.
Back-to-back home runs in the third inning pace Florida State in the victory.
The senior right hander works 8.0 strong innings to lower his season ERA to 0.57.
Stephen McGee's grand slam in the sixth gives FSU the lead for good.
Bryant Holtmann pitches 2.1 scoreless innings in relief to pick-up his second win of the season.
2013: Made 21 relief appearances and started one game in 2013...finished with a 3-0 record and a 4.00 ERA...posted 23 strikeouts in 36.0 innings...struck out two in 2.0 innings of work to help sustain a shutout against Villanova (3/2)...registered three strikeouts against Boston College (3/9)...pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief at Maryland (3/17) to get his first win of the season...posted career-highs in innings pitched (3.1) and strikeouts (5) against Georgia Tech (3/24)...retired five of the six batters he faced against Florida (3/26) as FSU went on to win 2-1 at the Baseball Grounds in Jacksonville...picked up the win at Virginia Tech (3/30) in pitching 2.1 innings without giving up a run...pitched a perfect inning of relief at Jacksonville (4/23)...made his first career start at Stetson (5/8) and earned the win in a controlled start...struck out two without giving up a hit or a run in 2.0 innings at North Carolina (5/20)...pitched 2.0 or more innings in 12 of 22 appearances on the season...struck out at least one batter in 14 of 22 appearances...played over the summer with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League.
2012: Appeared in 24 games - all in relief - to lead all freshmen pitchers in his first season with the Seminoles...finished the year with a record of 2-0 and a 3.20 ERA...registered 17 strikeouts in 25.1 innings of work allowing just nine earned runs and nine walks...held opponents to a .242 batting average...of the 24 hits allowed only four went for extra bases - all doubles...made his collegiate debut in the series finale against Hofstra (2/19) on opening weekend...worked a career-high 2.0 innings five times with the first coming against FIU (2/24) in his second outing of the season...also pitched 2.0 innings at Duke (3/11), vs. Miami (4/20), at Jacksonville (5/2) and against Maryland (5/6)...recorded a career-high three strikeouts twice - FIU (2/24) and Miami (4/20)...allowed a run in just six of his 24 relief appearances...finished the year allowing just two earned runs in 13.2 innings of work...picked up his first career win against Virginia (3/18) after working a scoreless inning in relief of a 4-3 FSU victory...helped preserve a shutout at Jacksonville to earn his second win of the season striking out two in 2.0 scoreless innings...was equally impressive in ACC play posting a 3.18 ERA over 11.1 innings in 10 appearances...pitched two scoreless innings at the College World Series...allowed a hit and struck out one against Stony Brook (6/17) and gave up two hits in the second meeting against Arizona (6/21)...played summer ball with the Anchorage Bucs of the Alaska Baseball League.
HIGH SCHOOL: Member of the baseball team all four years at Breese Central High School, also played two years of golf and a year of soccer...missed his entire senior season after undergoing Tommy John Surgery...as junior pitched in 14 games making nine starts while throwing four complete games...posted a record of 6-3 with a 1.77 ERA in 55.1 innings pitched as a junior with 88 strikeouts and 30 walks while limiting the opposition to a .152 batting average...named team MVP, garnered All-Area and All-Cahokia Conference first team pitcher honors as a junior...sophomore year posted a 2-3 record with a 3.20 ERA in 30.2 innings of work with 44 strikeouts en route to being named Team Most Improved...earned All-Area 1A-2A Outfield Honorable Mention and first team All-Cahokia Conference honors as an outfielder following his sophomore campaign.
PERSONAL: Son of Dennis and Cindy Holtmann...member of the 3.0 GPA Club at FSU (Spring 2012)...majoring in sport management...born February 5, 1993.