April 1, 2005 - by
FSU Student-Athletes, Staff and Media Step To The Plate Sunday For 2nd Annual Seminole Softball Home Run Derby

April 1, 2005

Spring is in the air, so it’s that time again . . . time for the 2nd Annual Seminole Softball Home run Derby!

Florida State athletes, athletics administrators and members of the media will converge at the Seminole Softball Complex on Sunday after the FSU vs. Virginia Tech game at 1:00 p.m. to vie for a chance to be named the 2005 Home run Champion. Each participant will be divided among two teams and will have the chance to record three outs. There is no limit to the number of home runs that a participant can hit.

Sports Reporter Melissa Maikos also competed last season

Seminole pitching coach Megan Matthews Buning will be in the circle throwing, and the entire Seminole softball squad will be participate by shagging balls and offering advice to the participants.

Last year’s winner representing the Strength & Conditioning department, Matt Ray, will be the first to step to the plate.

The event is free of charge and open to the public.


Shawn Allen (Athlete-Track and Field)

Kim Crawford (Athlete-Volleyball)

Shaun Downey (Staff-Men’s Basketball/Equipment)

Jim Garbarino (Staff-Seminole Productions)

Elton Gumbel (Media-WCTV 6)

Clayton Hamilton (Staff-Business Office)

Ken Harnden (Staff-Track and Field)

Gary Lhotsky (Staff-Facilities)

Megan McHugo (Staff-Compliance)

Jeff Purinton (Staff-Sports Information)

Aaron Vause (Academic Support)

Jason Williams (Student Services)


Nikki Anthony (Athlete-Volleyball)

Chris Crosce (Staff-Sports Medicine)

John Fallone (Athlete-Track and Field)

Alicia Gladden (Athlete-Women’s Basketball)

Chris Hall (Athlete-Football)

Neil Harper (Staff-Swimming and Diving)

Scott Kull (Staff-Marketing)

Courtney McClow (Athlete-Swimming and Diving)

Tyler Peackock (Staff-Strength and Conditioning)

Lorne Sam (Athlete-Football)

Matt Wheeler (Staff-Ticket Office)

Justin Wilmont (Staff-Athletic Grounds)

No Team:

Matt Ray (Defending Champion)

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