Sept. 1, 2005
FLORIDA STATE NOTES (0-0, 0-0 ACC):
The Florida State volleyball team opens the 2005 season this Friday, Sept. 2, by hosting the FSU Invitational on Lucy McDaniel Court at Tully Gym…FSU’s initial match is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. against Mercer followed by a 7:30 showdown versus South Carolina…Pittsburgh will also participate in the event and the Seminoles face the Panthers at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday…For the first time in school history, selected Florida State volleyball matches will air live, worldwide and free of charge at Seminoles.com…Beginning with the Seminole’s opener on Friday against Mercer, 10 matches will be offered courtesy of Yahoo! Sports. …Veteran play-by-play announcer Ryan Pensy will call the action…Gametracker is accessible through Seminoles.com for all home matches this season…Florida State is led by Preseason All-ACC team members Kristen Rust and Andreza Santos…Rust led the Seminoles with 3.8 kills per game last season while Santos returns after missing half the year with an injured knee…The departure of All-American middle blocker Amanda Santos and Aisha Carr will force the Seminoles to retouch the middle positions. Florida State, led by Todd Kress, welcomes eight returnees, two transfers, and two newcomers.
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