FSU's ninth inning rally comes up just short as the Seminoles end the year at 43-17.
The Seminoles will now await their fate in the NCAA Tournament which begins next week.
The Seminoles improve to 9-1 all-time against the Tar Heels in the ACC Tournament.
The Seminoles reach the 40-win plateau for the 37th year in a row.
The Seminoles cannot overcome early offensive explosion by the Knights.
The Seminoles lost 8-3 to the Yankees in an exhibition in Tampa.
2014: Appeared in 24 games making five starts in the field with two starts in left field and three as the Seminole designated hitter...also made 24 relief appearances as he finished the year with a 1-0 record and a 1.08 ERA with 31 strikeouts in 33.1 innings...recorded a team-high seven saves which tied for the eighth most in the ACC...opponents hit just .154 against the right hander as he allowed just four earned runs, seven walks and 18 hit all year...had an RBI double with a run scored against USF (3/5) while also pitching a scoreless inning to pick-up the save...tied a career-high drawing two walks as a designated hitter against Florida (4/8) while pitching 1.1 scoreless innings in relief...had two separate five game streaks of scoreless relief appearances (2/15-3/5 and 4/8-4/22) while totaling 18 total scoreless and 11 hitless appearances...struck out a career high seven while throwing three innings of scoreless relief in an extra inning victory against NC State (3/15)...threw a career high 4.2 relief innings against Wake Forest (4/19) earning a win while scattering two hits and one walk, while striking out two...threw 2.2 innings of scoreless ball in both the ACC Tournament and NCAA Tallahassee Regional...worked a scoreless ninth inning against North Carolina (5/21) in the opening game of the ACC Tournament and followed with 1.2 shutout innings against Virginia (5/24) as he struck out two in picking up the save...closed the year with two strikeouts in 2.2 innings against Alabama (5/31) in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.
2013: Appeared in 41 games making 32 starts in the field...started two games in left field and 20 in right field...also started as the DH in 10 other games...also made 17 relief appearances during his freshman year finishing with a 1-2 record and a 3.00 ERA with 21 strikeouts in 27 innings pitched...against Stetson (5/7), went 3-for-5 with four RBI, two runs scored, a double and a walk in a 13-5 Seminole win...posted season-highs in hits and RBI against the Hatters...tallied another RBI and a run scored the next day against Stetson, while also pitching a season-high 3.0 innings and striking out a season-high four batters...also worked 3.0 innings in relief with four strikeouts in his first collegiate appearance on the mound for the Seminoles on February 17 against Rhode Island...tied a season-high with 3.0 scoreless and hitless innings in relief at Miami (4/6)...saved his only two games in back-to-back appearances in game two of a doubleheader against USF (2/24) and vs. Villanova (3/3)...notched his only win of the season on the mound vs. Stetson (3/19) when he allowed no base runners over two innings in the 5-3 win...at the plate, finished the season hitting .235 with nine RBI...also had a .377 on base percentage and a .345 slugging percentage...tied a season-high with three hits at NC State (5/11)...went 2-for-5 with two doubles at Jacksonville on April 23 while pitching an inning and helping preserve the 9-0 shutout for the Seminoles...scored a season-high three runs vs. Wake Forest on April 27.
FOOTBALL - 2013: TBA 2012: Redshirted his first season of football at Florida State under head coach Jimbo Fisher.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way player as an outfielder and right handed pitcher at Hueytown High School...rated by Perfect Game as the nation's No. 22 prep baseball player for the class of 2012...2011 Perfect Game USA Preseason HS Underclassmen First Team All-American...2010 Perfect Game USA Preseason HS Underclassmen Honorable Mention All-American...hit .370 and was 7-2 on the mound as a junior in 2011...hit .424 with seven homers and 36 RBIs during the Golden Gophers Class 6A state semifinal run and finished 8-3 with two saves, a 1.92 earned run average, 92 strikeouts and six complete games...2012 MaxPreps and Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American...ranked as the top baseball player in Alabama by MaxPreps...a two-time all-state player in Alabama...one of the top baseball prospects in the country...one of three Alabama players ranked on Baseball America's early 2012 top-50 draft list (No. 47)...played for the East squad in the 2011 Perfect Game All-American Classic.
PERSONAL: Son of Antonor and Loretta Winston...member of the 3.0 GPA Club at FSU (Spring 2013)...exploratory major...born on January 6, 1994.