January 17, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Mike McGee

Jan. 17, 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 34 days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with sophomore utility player Mike McGee. McGee was named a Freshman All-American in 2008 as he contributed to Florida State’s success at plate, in the outfield and on the mound:

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. Florida Marlins

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. South Park

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. Don’t have an IPod

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Rich Ankiel

5. Other than at Florida State what is the best venue you have competed at?
a. Omaha

6. What was the last movie you saw?
a. Silence of the Lambs

7. Dream vacation?
a. The Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas

8. Favorite food?
a. Meat Loaf

9. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?
a. Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Anthony Kiedis

10. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Laying in a hammock on the beach

11. Why did you pick FSU?
a. Best baseball team in the country

12. Talent I would most like to have?
a. Height

13. Dream date?
a. Eva Longoria

14. Your words to live by…
a. Live in the moment

15. One thing I can’t live without?
a. South Park Season DVD’s

16. Favorite spot on campus?
a. Football

17. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. Flight

18. When I am at home I like to?
a. Eat

19. Most influential person in your life?
a. Father

20. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 40

21. Facebook or MySpace?
a. Neither

22. Any pre game rituals?
a. No

23. I know it is game time when?
a. 11 says pitching and defense


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