March 19, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– The #17 Florida State softball team swept North Carolina
3-2, 7-6 Friday at Lady Seminole Field in Tallahassee. With the win, the
Seminoles, who have won their last 12 games, improved to 32-12 and 2-0
against ACC opponents.
In the first game, North Carolina jumped ahead 1-0 in the first inning,
but the Noles scored two in the first and one in the third to take the
lead. UNC could only manage one more run in the fourth as FSU went on to
In the second game, Florida State rallied after being down 5-1, to win
the game when a North Carolina error scored the winning run from third to
give Florida State the victory 7-6.
Pitcher Jennifer White (23-7) picked up both wins for the Seminoles. In
the first game, she went all seven innings giving up only one earned run in
the victory. White then relieved starter Stacey Venable in the third inning
of the second game. She pitched four innings giving up only one earned
Offensively, the Seminoles were led by Corrie Williams and Jessie
McGregor. Williams, who went three for four in the second game, led all
Seminole batters with four hits in seven attempts and had two RBIs.
McGregor had two RBIs on the game and a double.
The Lady Seminoles play a doubleheader against Youngstown State on
Wednesday the 25th at 5:30 at Lady Seminole Field.
UNC 100 100 0 2 7 3
FSU 201 000 3 7 1
WP – J. White (22-7) LP – R. McHugh (6-4)
UNC 203 100 0 6 11 3
FSU 014 100 1 7 12 2
WP – J. White (23-7) LP – E. Joseph (3-3)