January 30, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Mike Meschke

Jan. 30, 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 21 days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with junior transfer Mike Meschke.

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. Indianapolis Colts

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Seinfeld

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. Lets go team

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Michael Jordan

5. What was the last movie you saw?
a. Dark Knight

6. Dream vacation?
a. Dubai

7. Favorite kids cartoon?
a. Batman

8. Favorite food?
a. Chicken

9. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?
a. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ted Williams

10. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Student

11. Superstitions?
a. Make sure not to have one

12. Who makes you laugh?
a. Will Ferrell

13. Why did you pick FSU?
a. Tradition

14. Dream date?
a. Carmen Electra

15. Your words to live by…
a. Never give up

16. Favorite spot on campus?
a. Dick Howser

17. When I am at home I like to?
a. Play video games

18. Most influential person in your life?
a. My mother

19. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 10

20. Any pre game rituals?
a. None

21. I know it is game time when?
a. I step in the clubhouse


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