March 29, 2008
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Florida State split its home doubleheader with ACC opponent Boston College with a 1-0 win and 6-1 loss on Saturday, March 29 on JoAnne Graf Field. The Seminoles’ record is now 28-13 and 5-3 in the conference, while the Eagles move to 19-16 and 2-3.
Senior pitcher Tiffany McDonald threw a season-high 15 strikeouts against Boston College in the first game of the day with two Eagles striking out in all three at-bats. McDonald’s ERA improves to 1.08 as she continues to lead the pitching staff with a 12-3 record and 129 strikeouts.
Brittany Osmon was 1-for-3 and scored the winning run for Florida State on an RBI single by freshman Ashley Stager. Osmon is hitting .353 and leads the team with 25 runs scored while Stager’s .252 average is third on the Seminole squad as she records RBI number 21.
In the second game of the day, sophomore pitcher Terese Gober would take the loss as she gave up six runs, five earned, on eight hits and struck out seven. Gober is now 8-7 on the season with a 2.46 ERA.
Junior Michelle Snyder was solid as she went 2-for-3 and scored the lone run for FSU. Pinch-hitter Allison Collins would enter the lineup in the bottom of seven with Snyder on third and Kelly Langston on first. A sacrifice fly to left field brought Snyder home and prevented the Eagles from recording a shutout.
The loss to Boston College was the first in Tallahassee for Florida State since dropping two against ACC opponent North Carolina on February 24. The Tar Heels took the final two games of that series with a 5-1 and 6-4 win.
The Seminoles will look to improve on their 7-2 series lead with Boston College as they play the final game of the weekend on Sunday, March 30 at 12:00 noon. Follow all the action through live video streaming on ACCSelect.com or through GameTracker live stats on Seminoles.com