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Seminoles To Host Virginia Tech Saturday On Senior Night

Feb. 18, 2005

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The Florida State women’s basketball team (21-6, 7-5 ACC) will host Virginia Tech (15-9, 4-7 ACC) in the final home game of the season on Saturday, February 19th at 7 p.m. Seminoles Roneeka Hodges and Linnea Liljestrand will be honored at 6:50 p.m. in Senior Night festivities.

The FSU program is helping to battle another cause off the court. SEMINOLES SALUTE THE CAUSE on Senior Night presented by Hancock Bank will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, February 19th at the Donald L. Tucker Center at FSU’s final regular-season game vs. Virginia Tech. For every ticket sold to the game, Florida State head coach Sue Semrau, in conjuction with Hancock Bank, will donate $1 to Friends for an Earlier Breast Detection Test.

Saturday’s game will be the 21st meeting between Florida State and Virginia Tech. FSU has a 12-8 advantage and has actually won the last seven meetings with Virginia Tech, including a thrilling 81-78 overtime win in Blacksburg in January. The series began back in the 1979-80 season. The Seminoles won that first meeting by a score of 67-57 but the Hokies responded with a 77-54 win later that season. Florida State and Virginia Tech have been in the same conference before as former members of the now defunct Metro Conference.

The game can also be heard on WFLA-Radio AM 1270 in Tallahassee or by accessing www.seminoles.com.

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