January 20, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Jimmy Marshall

Jan. 20, 2009

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State Baseball is gearing up for what looks to be an exciting season in 2009. Following a run to the College World Series last year, the Seminoles hope to make a return trip to Omaha in ’09 returning 18 letterwinners, including five position starters, while welcoming 13 newcomers.

To provide fans with an inside look into the 2009 season, Seminoles.com is featuring daily highlights including interviews with all 33 players as well as a preview for the upcoming season as we count down the days to first pitch on Friday, February 20 against Hofstra.

With 31 days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with senior captain Jimmy Marshall:

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. Atlanta Braves

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Nip/Tuck

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. If it wasn’t for the money – Tea Leaf Green

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Tiger Woods

5. Who is the best athlete you have competed against?
a. Justin Upton

6. Other than at Florida State what is the best venue you have competed at?
a. Rosenblatt Stadium – Omaha

7. What was the last movie you saw?
a. Pineapple Express

8. Dream vacation?
a. Italy

9. Favorite kids cartoon?
a. Rocko’s Modern Lift

10. Favorite food?
a. Chicken Parmesan

11. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?
a. Tiger Woods, Jim Morrison, Dave Matthews

12. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Playing Golf

13. Favorite team tradition?
a. Gold Bond Sunday, CWAC

14. Who makes you laugh?
a. CWAC’s

15. Why did you pick FSU?
a. Tradition

16. Best memory from FSU?
a. Going to College World Series

17. First job?
a. Baseball camp

18. Talent I would most like to have?
a. Be an awesome golfer

19. Dream date?
a. Kate Beckinsale

20. Your words to live by…
a. Life’s a garden, Dig it!

21. One thing I can’t live without?
a. My iPod

22. Favorite spot on campus?
a. Baseball field

23. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. Invisibility

24. When I am at home I like to?
a. Play guitar

25. Most influential person in your life?
a. Parents

26. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 30

27. Facebook or MySpace?
a. Facebook

28. Any pre game rituals?
a. None – that’s not us

29. I know it is game time when?
a. When the game starts


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