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South Alabama 8, No. 1 Florida State 6

May 31, 2003

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                          2003 Florida State Baseball
                         Florida State vs South Alabama
                 May 31, 2003 at Tallahassee, FL (Dick Howser)

Florida State 6 (51-11-1)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Stephen Drew ss.......... 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 5 Tony McQuade lf.......... 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 Tony Richie c............ 5 1 3 1 0 0 10 2 0 Jerrod Brown 1b.......... 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 0 0 Blake Balkcom rf......... 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 Eddy Martinez-Esteve dh.. 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 Kevin Richmond pr....... 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Daniel Wardell ph....... 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Chris Hart 3b............ 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 Bryan Zech 2b............ 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 3 0 Matt Sauls cf............ 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 Trent Peterson p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Rhett James p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Daniel Hodges p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 31 6 6 5 9 5 24 9 9

South Alabama 8 (42-17)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Touchstone, T.J. cf...... 5 1 1 1 0 3 2 0 1 Craig, Cole rf........... 3 2 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 Gross, Jason dh.......... 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mulhern, Ryan lf......... 4 1 1 2 0 1 5 0 1 Touchstone, Josh 2b...... 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 5 0 Lind, Adam 1b............ 4 1 3 0 0 0 9 1 0 Nelson, Ben 1b.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Land, Tim c.............. 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 1 1 Sytko, Kevin 3b.......... 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 Parker, Brett ss......... 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 4 2 Girardeau, Clark p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Heath, Bert p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 36 8 13 8 3 10 27 12 7

Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Florida State....... 000 001 041 - 6 6 1 South Alabama....... 001 020 05X - 8 13 1 -------------------------------------------

E - Zech(10); Sytko(15). DP - Jaguars 2. LOB - Seminoles 9; Jaguars 7. 2B - Brown(13). HR - Craig(6); Mulhern(19). HBP - Zech. SH - Zech(7). SB - Zech(7); Matt Sauls(14); Parker(12). CS - Touchstone,T(7).

Florida State IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Trent Peterson...... 6.1 9 3 3 2 9 27 29 Rhett James......... 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Daniel Hodges....... 1.0 4 5 5 1 1 7 8

South Alabama IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Girardeau, Clark.... 7.1 5 5 3 8 4 24 33 Heath, Bert......... 1.2 1 1 1 1 1 7 9

Win - Heath (6-1). Loss - Hodges (5-2). Save - None. WP - Girardeau(8). HBP - by Girardeau (Zech). Umpires - HP: David Buck 1B: Bob Homolka 2B: John Ausmus 3B: Mark Denzin Start: 3:32 Time: 3:14 Attendance: 4863 Game notes: **The game was delayed 28 minutes in the top of the eighth (protest issue). Florida State will play Rutgers in Game 5. South Alabama advances to the championship Sunday. Game: REG4

Play-by-Play

                          2003 Florida State Baseball
                 Florida State vs South Alabama - Play-by-Play
                 May 31, 2003 at Tallahassee, FL (Dick Howser)

Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Florida State....... 000 001 041 - 6 6 1 South Alabama....... 001 020 05X - 8 13 1 -------------------------------------------

Florida State starters: 4/ss Drew; 1/lf McQuade; 23/c Richie; 5/1b Brown; 30/rf Balkcom; 13/dh Mart.-Estev; 10/3b Hart; 14/2b Zech; 8/cf Matt Sauls; 43/p Peterson; South Alabama starters: 4/cf Touchstone,T; 14/rf Craig; 6/dh Gross; 17/lf Mulhern; 8/2b Touchstone,J; 47/1b Lind; 27/c Land; 22/3b Sytko; 11/ss Parker; 34/p Girardeau;

Florida State 1st - Drew flied out to lf. McQuade walked. McQuade out at first p to 1b, picked off. Richie lined out to lf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 1st - Touchstone,T struck out looking. Craig struck out swinging. Gross singled to center field. Mulhern struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Florida State 2nd - Brown lined out to 3b. Balkcom struck out swinging. Mart.-Estev grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 2nd - Touchstone,J flied out to rf. Lind singled up the middle. Land popped up to 2b. Sytko singled to left field; Lind advanced to second. Parker lined out to lf. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Florida State 3rd - Hart flied out to rf. Zech hit by pitch. Zech stole second. Matt Sauls reached on a fielder's choice; Zech out at third ss to 3b. Matt Sauls stole second. Drew grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Alabama 3rd - Touchstone,T struck out looking. Craig walked. Gross singled down the rf line; Craig advanced to third. Mulhern popped up to 2b. Touchstone,J singled to third base, RBI; Gross advanced to second; Craig scored. Lind singled to right field; Touchstone,J advanced to second; Gross advanced to third, out at home rf to c. 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Florida State 4th - McQuade flied out to cf. Richie singled through the left side. Brown struck out swinging. Balkcom struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Alabama 4th - Land struck out swinging. Sytko grounded out to 2b. Parker singled to left field. Parker stole second. Touchstone,T struck out looking. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Florida State 5th - Mart.-Estev singled to right field. Hart walked; Mart.-Estev advanced to second. Zech struck out looking. Matt Sauls grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b; Hart out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Alabama 5th - Craig walked. Gross reached on a fielder's choice; Craig out at second 3b to 2b. Mulhern homered to left center, 2 RBI; Gross scored. Touchstone,J reached on a throwing error by 2b, advanced to second. Lind grounded out to 2b; Touchstone,J advanced to third. Land struck out swinging. 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Florida State 6th - Drew walked. McQuade walked; Drew advanced to second. Richie singled through the left side, RBI; McQuade advanced to second; Drew scored. Brown grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b; Richie out on the play; McQuade advanced to third. Balkcom grounded out to 2b. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Alabama 6th - Sytko struck out looking. Parker flied out to cf. Touchstone,T singled to left field. Touchstone,T out at second c to 2b, caught stealing. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Florida State 7th - Mart.-Estev singled to left field. Mart.-Estev advanced to second on a wild pitch. Hart flied out to lf. Zech flied out to cf. Matt Sauls walked. Drew flied out to lf. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

South Alabama 7th - Craig struck out swinging. James to p for Peterson. Gross grounded out to 3b. Mulhern grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Florida State 8th - McQuade grounded out to 2b. Richie singled up the middle. Brown walked; Richie advanced to second. Balkcom walked; Brown advanced to second; Richie advanced to third. Mart.-Estev walked, RBI; Balkcom advanced to second; Brown advanced to third; Richie scored. Heath to p for Girardeau. Richmond pinch ran for Mart.-Estev. Hart reached on a fielder's choice, RBI; Richmond advanced to second on a throwing error by 3b, advanced to third; Balkcom scored, unearned; Brown scored. Zech reached on a fielder's choice, SAC, bunt, RBI; Hart advanced to second; Richmond scored, unearned. Matt Sauls reached on a fielder's choice; Zech out at second 1b to ss; Hart advanced to third. Drew grounded out to 1b unassisted. 4 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB.

South Alabama 8th - Hodges to p for James. Touchstone,J singled to center field. Lind singled to left field; Touchstone,J advanced to second. Land walked; Lind advanced to second; Touchstone,J advanced to third. Sytko struck out looking. Parker singled to right field, RBI; Land advanced to second; Lind advanced to third; Touchstone,J scored. Touchstone,T reached on a fielder's choice, RBI; Parker out at second 2b to ss; Land advanced to third; Lind scored. Craig homered to left field, 3 RBI; Touchstone,T scored; Land scored. Gross popped up to 2b. 5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Florida State 9th - Nelson to 1b for Lind. McQuade walked. Richie fouled out to lf. Brown doubled to right center, RBI; McQuade scored. Balkcom flied out to rf. Wardell pinch hit for Richmond. Wardell struck out swinging. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

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