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Baseball Recognizes 2010 Senior Class

May 16, 2010





TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The 2010 baseball home regular season schedule concludes on Sunday, May 16 at 1:00 p.m. inside Dick Howser Stadium, but not before honoring this year’s senior class before the start of the series finale against the Wolfpack. Florida State will recognize six seniors including Stephen Cardullo, Ohmed Danesh and Mike Meschke, manager Adam Neiberg and athletic training students Brandon Stone and Rafael Freitas.

Seminoles.com took some time to get a few final thoughts from this year’s graduating class on their time spent at Florida State and what’s in store for them in the future.

Ohmed Danesh – Orlando, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: Coming in as a freshman, I was just an individual, but as the years have gone by I have gotten the channel to form life long relationships with teammates that have influenced me in so many ways. Therefore, my most memorable moment at FSU is the four years that I got to spend laughing with the people I love the most.

Q: Where do you see yourself on this date, May 16, 2020, 10 years from now?
A: Ten years from now I find myself cutting my grass with the help of my little boy. My wife just finished a batch of ice cold lemonade for my son and I to drink.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Always remember that baseball is a game that is meant to be played with the intension of having fun. On your worst days always have the ability to take a step back and `reset.’

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: The one item that I would leave behind would have to be my ridiculously good looking abs! I would of course leave them to Tyler Holt to ensure his stability in his draft status.

Stephen Cardullo – Coral Springs, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: I most memorable moment would have to be last year when I was named a first-team All-American at shortstop.

Q: Where do you see yourself on this date, May 16, 2020, 10 years from now?
A: I see myself with wife, having two or three kids and a great job.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Have fun, the game is hard as it is.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my speed to Rafael Lopez so he can be a middle infielder again.

Mike Meschke – Marietta, Ga.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: Personally, it was recording a walk-off hit against Auburn in 2009. From a team prospective, it would have to be the walk-off weekend against Miami this year.

Q: Where do you see yourself on this date, May 16, 2020, 10 years from now?
A: I see myself living in the Caribbean, owning a t-shirt shop and bar and living on a hammock on the beach…just kidding of course. In reality, I see myself with a wife, kids, two or three dogs, doing some yard work on a Sunday.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Don’t take life to seriously, you’ll never get out alive. Also, have fun here because the game is hard enough.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave several items to the following people:
My Oakleys to Sherman, to my roommates I leave my computer, my pants to Sitz, to the junior class – the will to fight senioritis and to Robby Stahl – I leave the freedom of your roomie not having night terrors on the road which will hopefully give you a good night’s sleep.


Adam Neiberg – Student Manager
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: My most memorable moment would have to be going to Omaha in 2008 for the College World Series.

Q: Where do you see yourself on this date, May 16, 2020, 10 years from now?
A: I see myself working in professional baseball in the business office.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your co-workers?
A: Keep the laundry white because that means your doing something right. Of course, enjoy whatever you do.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my good looks and my unique style of doing my job to Dave Stark.

Brandon Stone – Athletic Training Student
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: It would have to be working with Jake `The Snake” Pfeil

Q: Where do you see yourself on this date, May 16, 2020, 10 years from now?
A: I see myself working for an NCAA Division I baseball program

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Be appreciative of your Athletic Trainer

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my catching ability to Jake Pfeil.

Rafael Freitas – Athletic Training Student
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: It would have to be FSU’s back-to-back walk-off wins against Miami.

Q: Where do you see yourself on this date, May 16, 2020, 10 years from now?
A: I see myself as a head athletic trainer working at a Division I NCAA institution.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Always remember that the Athletic Trainer is always looking out for your best interest

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: It would be the ability to speak Spanish.

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