March 11, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
The Lady Seminoles will host the 16th annual Tallahassee Democrat/FSU Invitational Friday, March 12-Sunday, March 14. This 24 team tournament will be played at the Seminole Softball Complex and Messer Fields beginning Friday morning at 11:00am. The Lady Seminoles will take on Western Illinois at 5:00pm followed by a game with Toledo at 7:00pm on Friday at the Seminole Softball Complex. FSU will then take on the Paladins of Furman on Saturday at Noon at Messer Field #7. Bracket play will begin at 3:00pm on Saturday and continue on Sunday.
The Lady Seminoles swept the Miami-Ohio Redhawks on Wednesday night 2-0 and 6-2. Becky Walace led the team going 2-3 from the plate in the first game as Jen WHite picked up her sixth win of the season, striking out 10 batters and allowing only 2 hits. FSU took an early lead in the second game, scoring six runs in the first inning off Redhawk errors and a single RBI by Danielle Cox. as Cox also added four steals on the night. Stacy Venable took the win to improve to 3-0 with four strikeouts.
Friday, 3/12 vs Western Illinois 5:00pm
vs Toledo 7:00pm
Saturday, 3/13 vs Furman 12:00pm
Bracket Play will begin at 3:00pm on Saturday.
3/13 Northern Iowa W 3-0
LSU W 4-2
Eastern Michigan W 4-2
3/14 Robert Morris W 4-1
Penn State W 3-0
Central Michigan W 11-4
3/15 Mississippi W 4-2
UMass W 1-0
No. Name YR Position Hometown
2 Danielle Cox SR OF Anniston, AL
3 Felicia Williams JR OF Orlando, FL
6 Dana Bailey SR OF Bossier City, LA
7 Jesse McGregor SR SS Houston, TX
8 Kimmy Carter FR C/OF W. Palm Beach, FL
9 LaTanya Mitchell FR OF Ft. Myers, FL
10 Andi Lyons JR C Oldsmar, FL
12 Jennifer White SO P Tuttle, OK
13 Christy Cerecedes SO 2B Hacienda Hgts, CA
14 Teresa Edenfield JR SS Marianna, FL
15 Corrie Williams SR 1B Bakersfield, CA
16 Becky Brock FR SS Macclenny, FL
17 Becky Wallace JR 1B Naples, FL
20 Kelly Miller SO 1B Vallejo, CA
21 Dana Vickery FR 2B/OF Clearwater, FL
22 Stacy Venable SR P Choctaw, OK
23 Leslie Malerich FR P Merrillville, IN
24 Jackie Hirschfield FR 3B Tampa, FL
25 Tami Post SR 3B Citrus Hgts, CA
Head Coach: Dr. Joanne Graf
Assistant Coaches: Michelle Bolster, Chandelle Schulte
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Carrie Partlowe
Date Opponent Time/result
2/6 @ Georgia Southern L,1-3; W, 2-0
2/9 @ Florida A&M L, 2-3
2/12-14 Arizona State Classic
2/12 Utah State W, 12-3
Utah State L, 2-5
2/13 Cal-Berkley L, 0-4
Nebraska L, 1-4
2/14 UNLV W, 9-6
2/19 Mercer W, 9-0, W, 10-0
2/20 Florida A&M moved to 4/14
2/23 @ Auburn W, 4-2 (10); T, 0-0**
2/26-28 NFCA Leadoff Classic
2/26 Colorado State W, 3-2 (11)
Nebraska L, 0-1
2/27 Arizona State L, 0-2
DePaul L, 3-5
2/28 Colorado State L, 4-5
3/1 Campbell W, 5-0, W, 2-0
3/4-7 USF Speedline Invitational
3/4 Mississippi State L, 1-2
Hofstra W, 6-5
3/5 Michigan L, 0-5
Florida Atlantic L, 4-8
3/6 Georgia W, 4-0
South Florida L, 1-2
3/10 Miami of Ohio W, 2-0, W, 6-2
3/12-14 Tallahassee Democrat All Day
Florida State Invitational
3/16 Massachusetts 5:30 & 7:00 pm
3/18 Virginia* 6:00 & 7:30pm
3/22 Minnesota 5:30 & 7:00 pm
3/24 Maryland* 5:30 & 7:00 pm
3/27-28 Seminole Classic All Day
(with FSU, Michigan St., Troy St.)
4/1 @ Florida A&M 6:00 pm
4/3 @ Georgia Tech* 1:00 & 3:00 pm
4/4 @ Georgia 1:00 & 3:00 pm
4/7 @ Florida 4:00 & 6:00 pm
4/9 @ North Carolina* 2:00 & 4:00 pm
4/10-11 @ UNC Tar Heel Invite All Day
4/14 Florida A&M (DH) TBA
4/17 Florida International 1:00 & 3:00 pm
5/4 @ UNC-Charlotte 3:00 & 4:30 pm
5/6 South Florida 5:30 & 7:00 pm
5/14-16 ACC Tournament All Day
5/21-22 @ NCAA Regionals All Day
5/27-31 @ NCAA College All Day
World Series; Oklahoma City
All Game Times are Eastern Standard Time
All home games are in bold and will be played at the Seminole Softball Complex
* denotes Atlantic Coast Conference opponent
** called in five innings due to darkness
denotes TV games
FSU all-time vs invitational opponents
Western Illinois 7-2
Furman First Meeting
Central Michigan 5-1
Florida A&M 57-3 (includes game on 2/9)
Florida Atlantic 2-2 (includes game on 3/5)
Fresno State 1-1
Georgia 2-0 (includes game on 3/6)
Georgia State 8-1
Georgia Southern 7-1 (includes games on 2/6)
Iowa State 2-0
Ole Miss 1-0
Northern Iowa 6-1
Penn State 3-0
Virginia Tech would be first meeting
Team leaders as of March 10, 1999
Dana Vickery .500
Danielle Cox 36
Christy Cerecedes 6
Tami Post 2
Jennifer White 2
Christy Cerecedes 15
Danielle Cox 30
Jen White 88.1
Stacy Venable 0.40
Jennifer White 71
Stacy Venable 8
Stacy Venable 2
FSU THIS SEASON
vs ranked opponents: 1-5
at home: 6-0
on the road 6-13-1
at a neutral site 4-10-0
in tournament play 5-11-0
in extra innings 3-1
games called by 8 run rule 3-0
vs Southern Conference 1-1
vs MEAC 0-1
vs Big West 1-0
vs WAC 2-2
vs Pac 10 0-2
vs Big 12 0-2
vs TAAC 4-1
vs SEC 2-1-1
vs Conference USA 0-2
vs ECAC 1-0
vs Big 10 0-1
vs MAC 2-0
2 · Danielle Cox · Sr.
Left-fielder who has played and started all 25 games…leads the team with 30 stolen bases… batting .383…hit her first homerun of the year against Mercer…has four RBI’s and two doubles on the season.
3 · Felicia Williams · Jr.
Has appeared in 12 games in the outfield this season…has three stolen bases.
6 · Dana Bailey · Sr.
Centerfielder who has played and started all 27 games this season…broke into the FSU career record book against Mercer as she recorded her 42nd career stolen base…has 14 steals and three RBI’s.
7 · Jesse McGregor · Sr.
A solid shortstop…had two RBI’s against Colorado State…recorded a double against Mercer, Auburn and Campbell…had a triple against Hofstra…has four stolen bases.
8 · Kimmy Carter · Fr.
Rightfielder who has played in 12 games this season…recorded her first RBI against Utah…daughter of former professional baseball player Gary Carter.
9 · LaTanya Mitchell · Fr.
Has played in 11 games at the rightfield position…had an RBI against Colorado State.
10 · Andi Lyons · Jr.
Has played in 20 games at the catcher position…had two RBI’s and two doubles against Mercer…had a double and an RBI against Florida Atlantic.
12 · Jennifer White · So.
Has a 6-7 pitching record and has appeared in 15 games…recorded her first shut-out of the year against Mercer…has struck out 71 batters and pitched 88.1 innings…had a homerun against Utah State and UNLV…is batting .390.
13 · Christy Cerecedes · So.
A strong second base player…leads the team with 15 RBI’s and is batting .278…has six doubles and one triple on the season…has five stolen bases and has started all 25 games.
14 · Teresa Edenfield · Jr.
Has played in 16 games this season at the catcher position…has two RBI’s…had a double against Colorado State…has caught four opponents stealing.
15 · Corrie Williams · Sr.
Leads the team with 129 put-outs…has played in 42 games at first base…has six RBI’s…had her first homerun of the season against Utah State.
16 · Becky Brock · Fr.
An intelligent player who has seen action at the shortstop position…has played in five games…has one RBI on the season.
17 · Becky Wallace · Jr.
Splits time at first base and as a designated player…has played in 19 games…is batting .341 and has 13 RBI’s…hit her first career homerun with a three run homer against UNLV.
20 · Kelly Miller · So.
Has played in 11 games and has 5 RBIs…had a two run double against Mercer.
21 · Dana Vickery · Fr.
Leads the team batting .500…a second baseman who has seen action in 14 games
22 · Stacy Venable · Sr.
Has pitched in five games with a record of 3-0 and a .40 ERA…has struck out 18 batters and given up only eight hits…one of 16 receipients in the ACC of the 1999 Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgradaute Scholarship.
23 · Leslie Malerich · Fr.
Has a 4-6 pitching record with a 2.14 ERA…has two shutouts and has pitched 75.1 innings…has 43 strikeoutes and has appeared in 15 games.
24 · Jackie Hirschfeld · Fr.
Has seen action in six games at third base…is batting .400…was perfect from the plate against Campbell.
25 · Tami Post · Sr.
Has played and started in all 27 games this season at third base…has four RBI’s and leads the team with two triples…had a stolen base against Nebraska.