May 25, 2022

โšพ: FSU Earns Run-Rule Win 13-3 Over Virginia in ACC Tournament

CHARLOTTEย โ€“ Florida State (33-22) opened the ACC Tournament with a 13-3 run-rule victory over 5-seed Virginia (38-16) for the 3,000th win in program history. Wyatt Crowell (6-1) struck out six in the final four innings while the Noles ran up the score with six runs in the third.

Bryce Hubbart started on the mound and pitched four innings with four strikeouts, zero walks, and seven hits allowed. Crowell entered in relief in the fifth inning and earned his sixth win of the season, allowing no walks or runs.

Six Seminoles had multiple hits, including a career-high three from catcher Colton Vincent. Alex Toral led FSU with four RBI โ€“ on a two-run home run and a two-run single โ€“ and redshirt senior Reese Albert hit his first home run of the season.

The scoring started early for the Noles with an RBI double from Brett Roberts in the first, scoring Jaime Ferrer.

A six-run third was the highlight of the day for FSU, tying its season high for runs in the third. Vincent and Tyler Martin hit back-to-back singles to open the inning, then Ferrer hit his team-leading 17th double to score both baserunners.

Roberts notched his second hit of the day to reach base, and advanced to second on a wild pitch. A double from James Tibbs brought Ferrer and Roberts home to force a pitching change for the Cavaliers.

Toral hit his 14th home run of the season to plate Tibbs. Toral leads the team in home runs and RBI this season.

FSU dropped two in the center field gap back-to-back in the fourth with a double from Martin and an RBI single from Jordan Carrion. The scoring continued in the fourth as Carrion came home due on a fielding error off Robertsโ€™ at-bat, forcing another pitching change for the Cavaliers.

The Seminoles surrendered three runs to Virginia in the fourth on three successive hits, but Hubbart struck out the final batter to end the inning.

After a couple quiet innings for Florida State, Albert โ€“ a defensive replacement for the Seminoles in the fifth inning – went yard for the first time this season to add two more to the Nolesโ€™ tally.

Toral plated two more with a single in the eighth off the first pitch of his at-bat.


T1 | FSU 1, UVA 0ย ย ย  Roberts doubled, Ferrer scored
T3 | FSU 3, UVA 0ย ย ย  Ferrer doubled, Vincent & Martin scored
T3 | FSU 5, UVA 0ย ย ย  Tibbs doubled, Ferrer & Roberts scored
T3 | FSU 7, UVA 0ย ย ย  Toral home run, Tibbs scored
T4 | FSU 8, UVA 0ย ย ย  Carrion singled, Martin scored
T4 | FSU 9, UVA 0ย ย ย  Roberts reached on a fielderโ€™s choice, Carrion scored on an error
B4 | FSU 9, UVA 1ย ย ย  Teel tripled, Tappen scored
B4 | FSU 9, UVA 2ย ย ย  Saucke doubled, Teel scored
B4 | FSU 9, UVA 3ย ย ย  Anderson singled, Saucke scored
T7 | FSU 11, UVA 3ย ย  Albert home run, Tibbs scored
T8 | FSU 13, UVA 3ย ย  Toral singled, Roberts & Tibbs scored


Florida State plays the second game in the ACC Tournament pool play Thursday at 3 p.m. against Notre Dame. The Seminoles will throw LHP Parker Messick, and the winner will advance to the semifinals on Saturday.


  • The win was the 3,000th in Florida State history.
  • Virginia entered the game ranked 15th in the D1Baseball poll. FSU has now won 10 of its last 11 games against Top 25 opponents.
  • FSUโ€™s 13 runs are the most so far in the 2022 ACC Tournament and the most for FSU in the tournament since 2016.
  • Bryce Hubbart and Wyatt Crowell combined for 10 strikeouts. FSU leads the country with 665 this season, the third-most in FSU single-season history.
  • Freshman Jaime Ferrer singled and doubled in his first two at-bats Wednesday. His 65 hits are the most on the team and the most for an FSU freshman since Cal Raleigh had 69 in 2016.
  • Ferrerโ€™s 17 doubles also lead the team and are the most for a Seminole freshman since DJ Stewart hit 25 in 2013.
  • Brett Roberts had two hits in his first two at-bats, with an RBI double and a single. Robertsโ€™ 15 doubles are the second-most on the team behind Ferrer.
  • Alex Toral hit a two-run home run in the third inning, his team-high 14th of the season and 51st of his career. Toral also leads FSU with 45 RBI.
  • James Tibbsโ€™ hit a two-run double in FSUโ€™s six-run third inning. His 13 doubles are third on the team.
  • FSU scored six runs in the third inning, tying its most in a third inning this season
  • Tyler Martin had a pair of hits Wednesday and scored two runs. He has reached base safely in 21 of his 22 games played this season.
  • Jordan Carrion plated Martin with an RBI single in the fourth inning. Carrion has an eight-game hitting streak and 10-game streak of reaching base, both the longest current streaks on the team.
  • Carrion also stole his 11th base of the season, the most for a Seminole since J.C. Flowers also had 11 in 2019.
  • Catcher Colton Vincent set a career high with three hits.
  • Reese Albert hit a two-run home run in the seventh, his first of the season and 25th of his career.
  • Roberts and Toral combined for the Seminolesโ€™ 29th double play of the season in the fourth inning.

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