March 8, 2010
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 3 Florida State (10-0) will take its undefeated record on the road for a showdown against Jacksonville (6-4) at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, March 8. The Seminoles are coming off a three-game sweep of No. 25 Georgia this past weekend a series in which the Noles outscored the Bulldogs 38-8.
The Dolphins went 2-1 over the weekend posting victories over Wagner (18-8) and James Madison (13-5), while falling to Bethune-Cookman (4-3).
FSU will send out junior right hander Mike McGee, who is making his first start in 2010, while Matt Loosen takes the mound looking for his first win of the season.
The Seminoles faced Loosen twice in 2009 once as a starter and the second in a relief appearance in Jacksonville, a game won by the Dolphins 9-4. In his start against the Garnet and Gold in Tallahassee, Loose was charged with the loss after allowing three runs on seven hits in six innings of work. He finished the game with two walks and four strikeouts.
Florida State and Jacksonville square-off in the first of three meetings in 2010. The Seminoles lead the all-time series 113-36, while maintaining a mark of 38-25 in games played on Alexander Breast Field inside John Sessions Stadium. Over the last three seasons, the two schools have split the series as each team won on their home turf in 2007, while exchanging wins at each others stadium in 2008. Last year, both schools held their own at home.
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