March 13, 2006
Greensboro, NC – For the third time this season a Florida State Seminole has been honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference. First Bryan Henry was named ACC Pitcher of the Week. Dennis Guinn then picked up FSU’s first ACC Player of the Week honor and now junior Tyler Chambliss has added his name to the list picking up his first ever weekly honor from the conference.
Chambliss had the best start of his career throwing a complete game and striking out a career high 15 Terrapin batters. It was the most strikeouts by a Seminole pitcher since April 26, 1997 when Randy Choate fanned 15 Maryland batters as well. It was the first complete game of Chambliss’ career and the first by a Seminole in the regular season since May of 2004. Chambliss set career highs for innings pitched (nine), strikeouts (15) and pitches (123). He walked just two batters and gave up seven hits and two runs in nine innings of work. The complete game was the first by a Seminole since June 4, 2005 when Bryan Henry went the distance in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional versus Auburn.
This is the 41st ACC Pitcher of the Week honor won by a Seminole. No other team in the ACC has won even 35 such honors. Overall, FSU lead the Atlantic Coast Conference with 88 total weekly honors.
Florida State is back in action tomorrow night when they host Winthrop at 6:00 p.m. The game versus the Eagles is a “Two for Tuesday” game as general admission tickets are just $2.00. Barret Browning (3-0) will take the hill for FSU versus Heath Rollins (2-2). Game Tracker will be available for every game this season along with a live radio broadcasts available on WFLA locally and free on the Internet at seminoles.com.