January 19, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Ryan Vigue

Jan. 19, 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 32 days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with sophomore southpaw Ryan Vigue. Vigue was the recipient of the Golden Torch Award after posting the highest GPA on the baseball team during the 2007-08 season:

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. Boston Red Sox

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Baseball Tonight

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. Can’t be touched

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. John Lester

5. Who is the best athlete you have competed against?
a. Buster Posey

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

7. Dream vacation?
a. Hawaii

8. Favorite food?
a. Buffalo Chicken tenders

9. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Double Majoring

10. Favorite team tradition?
a. Pre game two-ball

11. Who makes you laugh?
a. My friends

12. Why did you pick FSU?
a. Have been an FSU fan since I was a little boy

13. Best memory from FSU?
a. First time getting on the mound

14. First job?
a. Renting out beach equipment

15. Talent I would most like to have?
a. Ambidextrous

16. Dream date?
a. Going somewhere on a private jet

17. Your words to live by…
a. Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing

18. One thing I can’t live without?
a. Family

19. Favorite spot on campus?
a. Dick Howser

20. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. To Fly

21. When I am at home I like to?
a. Go fishing

22. Most influential person in your life?
a. Dad

23. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 5

24. Facebook or MySpace?
a. Facebook

25. Any pre game rituals?
a. Two-ball

26. I know it is game time when?
a. After team prayer


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