June 10, 2012
Game two of the 2012 NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional began with the first pitch thrown at 7:06 p.m. ET.
Jake Stewart’s leadoff single in the bottom of the first inning marked a 12-game hitting streak … Stephen Piscotty’s four hits gave him 22 multiple-hit games this year … it was Piscotty’s third four-hit performance of the season … Austin Wilson’s infield RBI single in the third inning was his 52nd RBI of the year, the second-most on the team … he added his 53rd run driven in on an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh … Wilson also had a solo home run in the eighth for his 54th RBI … Stanford recorded 11 base hits against FSU starter Mike Compton, which is a career high allowed by the freshman right-hander … Stanford finished its year 27-2 when scoring seven or more runs in a game, with their only other loss being an 8-7 defeat against Arizona on March 30.
Florida State Notes
Jayce Boyd’s first inning two-run homer was his fourth of the 2012 season as well as his sixth career postseason round-tripper … entering the game, Stanford starting pitcher Brett Mooneyham had allowed just five home runs in 82.1 innings pitched … Stephen Spradling delivered an RBI single in his first career postseason start … Sherman Johnson’s three-run homer in the second inning was his fourth of the year and his sixth career postseason jack … Johnson’s five RBI is a season high, surpassing his previous season high of three runs driven in at Clemson on May 14 … his career high is six RBI against Hofstra on Feb. 27, 2010 … Stanford’s Brett Mooneyham lasted one inning in tonight’s ballgame, his shortest outing of the season … Stanford’s 35 runs allowed to FSU in the Super Regionals are its most allowed in a two-game span this season … its previous high was surrendering 20 runs against California on May 25-26 … reliever Gage Smith made his 37th relief appearance this year on Sunday evening, which puts him in sole possession of eighth on the single-season list and moves him past former pitchers Rhett James (2003) and Daniel Hodges (2002) … Seth Miller’s grand slam in the eighth inning was his third of the season, with all three home runs being grand slams … it is FSU’s seventh grand slam of the year … FSU’s eight-run eighth inning is the 18th time it has scored five runs or more in an inning in 2012 … FSU improved to 172-111 all-time in NCAA Tournament play with tonight’s win … the Seminoles are now 12-11 at home in Super Regionals … FSU moved to 96-35 all-time at home in NCAA Tournament play … the Seminoles are now 24-6 against non-conference competition this year and a perfect 15-0 against non-conference schools outside the state of Florida … FSU is making its 21st College World Series appearance, including its third in the last five seasons … it is their third consecutive CWS bid in the last three even-numbered years (2008, 2010, 2012) … FSU went an undefeated 5-0 in regional and Super Regional play for just the second time heading into the CWS … its other year of sweeping the postseason competition en route to the CWS was in 1999, the first year of the Super Regional.