February 16, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Geoff Parker

Feb. 16, 2009





TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State Baseball is gearing up for what looks to be an exciting season in 2009. Following a run to the College World Series last year, the Seminoles hope to make a return trip to Omaha in ’09 returning 18 letterwinners while welcoming 13 newcomers.

To provide fans with an inside look into the 2009 season, Seminoles.com is featuring daily highlights including interviews with all 33 players as well as a preview for the upcoming season as we count down the days to first pitch on Friday, February 20 against Hofstra.

With just four days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with sophomore right hander Geoff Parker. The Dade City, Fla., native made nine starts as a freshman in 2008 posting a 6-2 record with a 4.50 ERA.

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?

a. Boston Red Sox

2. What’s your favorite TV show?

a. Scrubs

3. Who is your favorite pro athlete?

a. David Beckham

4. Who is the best athlete you have competed against?

a. Buster Posey

5. What was the last movie you saw?

a. Pineapple Express

6. Dream vacation?

a. Travel the world

7. Favorite kids cartoon?

a. Looney Toons

8. Favorite food?

a. Chinese

9. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?

a. My mom, brother and sister

10. Favorite team tradition?

a. Pre-game two ball

11. Superstitions?

a. None

12. Who makes you laugh?

a. Robin Williams

13. Why did you pick FSU?

a. I love the school

14. Best memory from FSU?

a. Going to CWS

15. First job?

a. Landscaping

16. One thing I can’t live without?

a. Fresh air

17. Favorite spot on campus?

a. Dick Howser

18. What is one superpower you wish you could have?

a. To be invisible

19. When I am at home I like to?

a. See my friends

20. Most influential person in your life?

a. Mom

21. On average I send _____ text messages a day

a. 100

22. Facebook or MySpace?

a. Both

23. I know it is game time when?

a. When I walk into the clubhouse

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