March 14, 2023

⚾️: FSU Falls in Opener at UCF

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Florida State lost 14-3 Tuesday evening to UCF at John Euliano Park in Orlando. Both teams are now 11-5 on the season.

The Knights led the whole way after scoring five runs in the first inning and two more in the second. UCF doubled its lead with seven runs in the fifth inning.

FSU scored twice in the sixth inning after Jordan Carrion hit his third triple of the year to start the inning. James Tibbs hit an RBI single and Nander De Sedas had an RBI double in the frame.

Freshman Ben Barrett pitched the final 3.1 innings, facing the minimum 10 batters in his perfect outing.


B1 | FSU 0, UCF 1                  Sundean singled, Josten scored
B1 | FSU 0, UCF 2                  Faurot singled, McCabe scored
B1 | FSU 0, UCF 5                  Romano home run, Sundean & Faurot scored
B2 | FSU 0, UCF 6                  Sundean singled, Plumlee scored
B2 | FSU 0, UCF 7                  Brait scored on a wild pitch
B5 | FSU 0, UCF 8                  Romano doubled, Boedicker scored
B5 | FSU 0, UCF 9                  Plumlee doubled, Romano scored
B5 | FSU 0, UCF 12                Josten home run, Plumee & Brait scored
B5 | FSU 0, UCF 14                Sundean home run, McCabe scored
T6 | FSU 1, UCF 14                Tibbs singled, Carrion scored
T6 | FSU 2, UCF 14                De Sedas doubled, Tibbs scored
T8 | FSU 3, UCF 14                Ferrer grounded out, Kamaka scored


Game two between the Knights and Seminoles is Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.


  • Jordan Carrion hit his team-high third triple of the season. Florida State has eight triples as a team, already surpassing its total from 2022 (7) and 2021 (3).
  • Freshman Ben Barrett pitched the final 3.1 innings without allowing a baserunner. It was his second pitching appearance after starting at Jacksonville on February 21.

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