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2004 Softball Quick Facts For Florida State

Dec. 10, 2003

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Quick facts for the 2004 Florida State softball team are now available on-line in PDF format. The Seminoles return two All-Americans in Jessica van der Linden (1st Team) and Elisa Vasquez (3rd team) and ace starter Casey Hunter. They enter 2004 in search of their 17th NCAA Regional appearance in the last 19 years. If you need the 2004 quick facts faxed, please call Elliott Finebloom at (850) 644-5656.


QUICK FACTS
President___________Dr. T.K. Wetherell
Location____________Tallahassee, FL
Enrollment__________36,683
Founded_____________1851
SYMBOL______________Seminoles
Colors______________Garnet and Gold
Conference__________Atlantic Coast Conference
Athletics Director__Dave Hart, Jr.
Sr. Assoc. AD/SWA___Kim Record


SEMINOLE SOFTBALL
Head Coach______________________Dr. JoAnne Graf (FSU ’75)
Career Record___________________1214-355-6 (25 yrs)
FSU Record______________________1214-355-6 (25 yrs)
Fastpitch Record________________995-302-6 (20 yrs)
Assistant Coaches_______________Louie Berndt, Eve Gaw
Softball Office_________________(850) 644-9594
NCAA Regionals__________________16 (1986-96, 98, 2000-03)
World Series____________________6 (1987, 1990-93, 2002)
Home Field/Capacity_____________Seminole Softball Complex/1,000
2002 Finish_____________________NCAA Gainesville Regional
Final NFCA Ranking______________19
Final ESPN/ASA Rank_____________21
Position Returning/Lost_________7/2
Pitchers Returning/Lost_________2/1
Letterwinners Returning/Lost____16/3


SPORTS INFORMATION STAFF
Asst. AD/Meida Relations________Rob Wilson
Asst. SID/Softball Contact______Elliott Finebloom
SID Address_____________________University Center C
________________________________Ste. C-5406
________________________________Tallahassee, FL 32306
SID Office Phone________________(850) 644-5656
SID Office Fax__________________(850) 644-3820
SID Cell Phone__________________(850) 321-7096
SID Home Phone__________________(850) 402-1154
SID email_______________________efineblm@mailer.fsu.edu
Softball Press Box______________(850) 645-3243
Website_________________________www.seminoles.com


CONFERENCE INFORMATION
Conference_______________________ACC
ACC Regular Season_______________8-0 (First Place)
ACC Tournament___________________Champions
Conference Website_______________theacc.com


2003 SEASON RECAP
2002 Record__________46-11
Home_________________25-3
Away_________________15-2
Neutral______________6-6
Non-Conference_______38-11
vs Ranked Opponents__3-4
Day Games____________31-8
Night Games__________15-3
One-run Games________7-6
Two-run Games________4-4
Five+ run Games______26-0
Extra Innings________5-2
Shutouts_____________22-4


RETURNING LEADERS
Jessica van der Linden (SR — P/OF)
.412 BA, 40 R, 33 RBI, 83 TB, .542 Slugging
18-5, 1.07 ERA, 18 CG, 8 SO, 246K

-2003 NFCA 1st Team All-American
-2003 Easton 1st Team All-American
-USA Softball Player of the Year finalist
-2003 ACC Player of the Year
-Had a 12-game win streak and pitched 47 straight scoreless innings
-Sixth in the nation in strikeouts
-16th in the nation in ERA
-No player in America had a higher batting average and lower ERA


Elisa Vasquez (SR — C)
.346 BA, 32 R, 4 HR, 46 RBI, .523 Slugging
-2003 NFCA 3rd Team All-American
-First FSU cathcher to ever be named an All-American
-1st Team Easton All-American
-Led FSU in RBIs and triples
-Second in average and third in slugging
-Led the team with 14 multi-RBI games
-3rd with 13 mutli-hit games
-Led FSU with 10 game-winning RBIs
-Fielded .992 and threw out 42% of would-be base stealers


Casey Hunter (JR — P)
27-6, 0.67 ERA, 25 CG, 12 SO, 233 K, 20 ER
-2003 All-ACC and All ACC-Tournament
-Nation’s fifth-lowest ERA
-14th in the NCAA with an .833 winning percentage

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