January 26, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Jason Stidham

Jan. 26, 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, including five position starters, 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 25 days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with junior Jason Stidham. The Palm Bay, Fla., native will play his third different position in as many seasons moving to shortstop in 2009.

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. Tampa Bay Rays

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Prison Break

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. I put on for my city

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Chase Utley and Ryan Howard

5. What was the last movie you saw?
a. Step Brothers

6. Favorite kids cartoon?
a. Alf

7. Favorite food?
a. Anything Grandma cooks

8. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Fishing offshore

9. Who makes you laugh?
a. My papa

10. Best memory from FSU?
a. Winning Super Regionals to go to Omaha

11. First job?
a. Play it Again Sports

12. One thing I can’t live without?
a. Food

13. Favorite spot on campus?
a. The training table

14. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. Fly

15. When I am at home I like to?
a. Relax

16. Most influential person in your life?
a. Dad

17. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 60

18. Facebook or MySpace?
a. Neither

19. Any pre game rituals?
a. Too many to count

20. I know it is game time when?
a. You can smell the concession stands


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