Brandon Leibrandt strikes out a season-high eight batters in 7.1 innings in Saturday's loss.
The Seminoles score 13 runs in the seventh and eighth innings on Friday night.
New Jersey native Brett Knief goes 3-for-3 to pace the Seminoles.
Mike Compton allows one hit over 5.0 innings in his first start since June 17, 2012.
The Seminoles recorded their 16th straight victory on opening day.
The Seminoles lost 8-3 to the Yankees in an exhibition in Tampa.
2013: Appeared in 45 games and made 25 starts - 19 at first base, three at second base and three more at third base...batted .299 and had 18 runs scored and 13 RBI on the season...drew two walks in his season debut against Rhode Island (2/17)...had a pinch-hit RBI single against Villanova (3/2)...finished the season batting .545 (6-for-11) as a pinch hitter...his six pinch hits were the most by a Seminole on the team...had seven multi-hit games on the season - including a stretch of three straight two-hit games against Virginia Tech (3/30-DH) and Florida Gulf Coast (4/2)...scored a career-high three runs against Florida Gulf Coast (4/2)...had a pinch-hit RBI double and scored the winning run as FSU came from behind for a 5-4 walk-off victory against UCF (5/5)...entered the game in the sixth inning as a defensive replacement at Stetson (5/7) and finished 2-for-2 from the plate with a run scored... knocked in two runs on 2-for-5 hitting against Virginia in the ACC Tournament...posted two RBI by way of two bases-loaded hit-by-pitches against Indiana in the NCAA Super Regional...reached base 52% of the time when leading off an inning (13-for-25).
COLLEGE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: Put together an impressive freshman season at the College of Central Florida in the spring of 2010 hitting .291 with 12 doubles in 46 games...played in 54 games in 2011 posting a .328 batting average with 27 RBI, 15 stolen bases and a .919 fielding percentage...represented the College of Central Florida in the FCCAA All-Star game where he notched a double and two singles...earned post season first team All-Mid-Florida Conference honors in 2011...was also named College of Central Florida's Baseball Player of the Year that same season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year baseball player at Alonso High School...batted .444 with two home runs, nine doubles and 28 RBI in his final year...was named to the Hillsborough County's All-Western Conference American Division second team (2009)...participated in the Hillsborough County All-Star game (2009)...named class 4A Florida All-State Prep Baseball honorable mention (2009).
PERSONAL: Son of Ed and Darlene Smit...majoring in criminology...goes by the nickname "Smitty"...January 5, 1991.