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Florida State Softball Hosts Seminole Classic

Feb. 10, 2000

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State softball team hosts the Seminole Classic this weekend,
Friday, February 11-Sunday, February 13 at the Seminole Softball
Classic. FSU is 3-0 going into the weekend and are coming off a 9-0 win
over cross-town rival Florida A&M Wednesday night at the FAMU Softball
Field.

SCHEDULE FOR THE SEMINOLE CLASSIC


Friday, February 11
6:00pm Florida State vs Cal-Berkeley
8:000pm Florida Atlantic vs Florida A&M


Saturday, February 12
Noon Florida State vs Florida Atlantic
2:00pm Florida State vs Florida A&M
4:00pm Cal-Berkeley vs Florida Atlantic
6:00pm Cal-Berkeley vs Florida A&M


Sunday, February 13
10:00am #1 seed vs #4 seed
Noon #2 seed vs #3 seed
2:00pm winner game 1 vs winner game 2

FSU GAME NOTES


FSU TO FACE FIRST RANKED OPPONENT OF THE SEASON
The Lady Seminoles will face their first ranked opponent this weekend as
they take on #12 Cal-Berkeley. Other ranked opponents FSU is slated to
face include #3 Fresno State and #19 Texas at the NFCA Leadoff Classic,
#1 UCLA and #3 Fresno State at the Fresno State Tournament, and two
games against #5 Southern Mississippi in Tallahassee. The Lady
Seminoles could also face a number of other ranked opponents including:
#2 Washington, #7 LSU, #8 Oklahoma, #9 Arizona State, #10
Louisiana-Lafayette #13 Nebraska, #14 DePaul, #16 Massachusetts, #19
Texas, #20 Hawaii, #21 Stanford and #22 Illinois-Chicago at the NFCA
Leadoff Classic, #6 Michigan and #16 Massachusetts in the FSU
Invitational.


MALERICH NOTCHES NO-HITTER
Pitcher Leslie Malerich threw her second career no-hitter Wednesday
night against FAMU, throwing six strikeouts and walking two
Rattlerettes. Her first no-hitter was last season against Toledo in the
FSU Invitational.


A REPEAT PERFORMANCE
Teresa Edenfield did it again! Edenfield knocked in a two-run homer over
the left center wall against FAMU on Wednesday. Her first career
homerun was last year against FAMU at the Seminole Softball Complex.


HER FIRST HOMER
Sophomore Kimmy Carter did it all last year: led the team in triples,
was second in RBI’s and had many multiple-hits games. The one thing she
lacked was a homerun…until Wednesday night. Carter knocked in a
three-run homer over the left field wall in the fifth inning against
FAMU to give the Lady Seminoles a 9-0 win in five innings.


NEW ADDITIONS
FSU softball welcomed two new assistant coaches this season. Louie
Berndt returned to FSU after six years as the head coach at Marshall.
She was named the Southern Conference Coach of the Year in 1996 and led
Marshall to its first ever Southern Conference tournament title. She was
a two-time All-American second baseman at Western Michigan and was an
assistant coach under Coach Graf in 1989. Heather Compton joined the
Lady Seminoles from the Tampa Bay Firestix of the Women’s Professional
Softball League. She graduated from UCLA where she was a member of two
national champion teams while garnering All-American and All-College
World Series team honors. Compton was also a member of the 1994 gold
medal Pan American games softball team.

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