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FSU Baseball Honors 10 Graduating Seniors On Sunday

May 12, 2007


Tallahassee, Fla. – On Sunday, May 13, 2007 not only will Florida State University honor all the mothers in the ballpark, but will also recognize the 10 graduating seniors in this year’s Seminole baseball program.

Seminoles.com took some time to get a few final thoughts from these 10 senior members on their time spent at Florida State and what’s in store for their future.

Brandon Reichert – Tallahassee, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: So far it was sweeping Tennessee to open the season.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: Married with a couple kids and living in Jake Pfeil’s house, our head trainer.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Have fun, maintain lots of energy and try and get better every year.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my list of clubhouse pranks to Jimmy Marshall or Jason Stidham because I feel that those guys could pull them off the best.


Bryan Henry – Tallahassee, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: Playing in the regionals against Auburn in 2005; having a chance to host and trying to get to Omaha.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: I should be close to being inducted into the adult league baseball hall of fame.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Enjoy every minute at Florida State; it sure has been a quick three years for me.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my crown to Buster Posey.


Michael Hyde – Tallahassee, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: It would be pitching a complete game against Virginia in the ACC Tournament my junior year.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: Hopefully with a decent job, settled in and married.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Don’t take anything for granted.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my tradition of wearing stir-ups, because there is really no one left on the team that wears the traditional stir-ups any more, to Jimmy Marshall.


Travis Anderson – Bristol, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: Hitting a home run in the NCAA Regional against Georgia last year.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: I plan on being married, with one kid out of the way and `one bun in the oven;’ have a job, living the good life by fishing and hunting.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Don’t eat french fries every day…just kidding…play every play hard because one day you won’t be able to.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave the ability to be funny and have a good time and I would leave it to the world.


Mike Kozar – Joliet, Ill.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: It would have to be my first year when we played North Carolina and Ryne Malone hit a walk-off home run on a Sunday game.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: Hopefully I’ll have a solid job, with a nice family and a nice house outside Chicago with season tickets to the White Sox.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Stay cohesive.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my workout regime to Travis Burge.


Luke Tucker – Niceville, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: It would have to be getting a save against Florida in Gainesville last year.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: Being an engineer, having a family with two kids.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Get your education and don’t do drugs.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my Mario Kart skills to Neil Malpass, Trent Jarvis, Ruairi O’Connor, Josh Spivey and Brian Chambers.


Brian Chambers – Tampa, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: Winning the 2004 ACC Tournament, but this year it will be going to Omaha.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: Having a job somewhere in Tampa.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Don’t get flustered. Don’t let anything bother you. It’s a long season and no matter what happens in the beginning, middle or end, anything can happen when it gets down to the end.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my ability to stay loose and be funny to Matt Fairel.


Jeremy Back – River Vale, N.J.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: It would have to be Ryne Malone’s walk-off home run against North Carolina.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: I will be 32 years old, teaching somewhere in New Jersey. Maybe have a kid by then.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Don’t forget where you come from because you can never forget your roots.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my good humor to my good friend Dane Smith because I’m a cynical and funny kind of guy.


Josh Spivey – Tampa, Fla.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: It would be going to the Super Regional down in Gainesville to play the Gators my sophomore year. Although it wasn’t the outcome we wanted, it was probably my most memorable moment so far.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: Hopefully I’ll be doing alright. I’m going back home to work with my family in a family business, so hopefully that will be going well. I just want to be happy, be content with everything around me.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Don’t take the year that you have here for granted because it goes by so quick.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my protein powder to Tommy Oravetz because he’s always getting after it in the weight room. That’s something that Tommy and I have in common.


Ben Park – Memphis, Tenn.
Q: What has been your most memorable moment at FSU?
A: I would have to say the whole experience. My time here, watching the coaching staff, being here through the ups and downs with the team, you really get to feel like you’re a part of the team.

Q: Where do you see yourself on May 13, 2017?
A: I see myself having 12 pandas and harvesting a bamboo forest…just kidding. I see myself hopefully working hard, making a living, hopefully with 12 kids and grooming them all to be baseball players.

Q: What is the best piece of advice that you will leave to your teammates?
A: Whatever you do in life, work hard and take advantage of the things that you have here at Florida State, whether it’s from the baseball program or from what the school offers academically. Don’t ever take for granted the things that you have here at FSU. Work hard at everything that you do.

Q: If there was one item/quality (tangible or not) that you could leave behind, what would it be and who would you leave it to?
A: I would leave my collection of bamboo sticks to Dane Smith and the rest of his staff.

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