March 21, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State softball team will host the #18 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Monday, March 22 in a double-header beginning at 5:30pm. The game will be played at the Seminole Softball/Soccer Complex on the FSU campus.
Florida State is coming off a sweep of ACC rival Virginia from last week, 8-2 and 2-1. Danielle Cox led the team, going 5-7 from the plate and adding five stolen bases. Jesse McGregor added an RBI in the 8-2 win and was perfect from the plate in the second game. Jen White took the win for the Lady Seminoles in the first game, improving her record to 8-9 and adding six strikouts to her numbers. Leslie Malerich took the win in the second game, allowing only one hit after pitching three innings, relieving Stacy Venable, who gave up three hits and one run while striking out three batters.
FSU goes into the game 19-16-1 as Minnesota holds 20-5 record. The only meeting between these two teams was in 1993 when the Lady Seminoles took the win 3-1.