February 17, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Tyler Holt

Feb. 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 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 three days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with sophomore outfielder Tyler Holt. The Gainesville, Fla., native is the only returning Seminole to have started all 68 games a season ago.

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Desperate Housewives

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. My life, Lil Wayne, and the game

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Torii Hunter

5. Who is the best athlete you have competed against?
a. Buster Posey

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

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

8. Dream vacation?
a. Hawaii

9. Favorite kids cartoon?
a. Doug

10. Favorite food?
a. Cashews

11. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?
a. Michael Jordan, George Washington and Harriet Tubman

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

13. Favorite team tradition?
a. Prayer

14. Superstitions?
a. Eye black

15. Who makes you laugh?
a. Ellen DeGeneres

16. Best memory from FSU?
a. Omaha

17. Talent I would most like to have?
a. Flying

18. Dream date?
a. Pamela Anderson

19. Your words to live by…
a. Whatever I am feeling

20. One thing I can’t live without?
a. Jesse Collins

21. Favorite spot on campus?
a. The field

22. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. Mind reading

23. When I am at home I like to?
a. Chill

24. Most influential person in your life?
a. Parents

25. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 100

26. Facebook or MySpace?
a. Not allowed

27. Any pregame rituals?
a. Eye black

28. I know it is game time when?
a. Goon Squad


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