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Quick Facts For The 2001 Seminole Softball Team

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President Talbot "Sandy" D'Alemberte
Location Tallahassee, Florida
Enrollment 34,500
Founded 1857
Symbol Seminoles
Colors Garnet and Gold
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Athletics Director Dave Hart, Jr.
Associate Athletics Director Kim Record

Seminole Softball

Head Coach Dr. JoAnne Graf
Career and FSU record 1055-321-6
Season at FSU Entering 23rd
Assistant Coaches Louie Berndt, Heather Compton
Softball Office Phone (850) 644-2386
NCAA Regional Appearances 13 (1986-96, 98, 2000)
World Series Appearances 5 (1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)
Home Field/Capacity Seminole Softball Complex/1,000

Sports Information Staff

SID Rob Wilson
Softball Contact Elliott Finebloom
SID Address PO Box 2195
Tallahassee, FL, 32316
Overnight Address Moore Athletic Center
Corner of Stadium & Pennsacola
Tallahassee, FL 32306
SID Phone (850) 644-5656
SID Fax (850) 644-3820
Finebloom's home phone (850) 402-1154
Finebloom's email
Softball Press Box (850) 645-3243
Web site

2000 Season

2000 Record 51-27
ACC Tourney Record: 4-1
ACC Record/Finish: 6-2/1st
SASA Record: 8-2
Home: 21-10
Away: 18-3
Neutral: 12-14
Tournament Play: 24-22
vs ranked opponents 4-13
Day Games 43-22
Night Games 8-5
One run games 13-11
Two run games 7-3
Five+ run games 18-5
Extra innings 2-6
Shutouts 23-7

Statistical Leaders

Serita Brooks (Sr/OF) .401 BA, .969 Fielding
Second Team Louisville Slugger All-American
All-Southeast Region
All-ACC & All-ACC Tournament Team
ACC batting average leader in 2000

Staci Brandon (Sr/3B-OF) .370 BA, 1.000 Fielding
Regional All-Tournament Team
All-ACC & All-ACC Tournament Team

Leslie Malerich (Jr/P) 35-15, 1.21 ERA
Second team All-Southeast Region
All-ACC & MVP of 2000 ACC Championships
All-Tournament Team at NCAA Regionals

Brandi Stuart
Only freshman to start in the 2000 season
All-ACC selection
Third in batting average (.339), second in hits (79),
at bats (233), runs (39) and RBI (36)

Top Newcomers

Monique Marier (Jr/OF) Lake City, FL
NFCA and NJCAA first team All-American
Florida Player of the Year
First team all-state and all-conferencein 1999
Led the nation with 27 HR's and 104 RBI's in `99

Jessica van der Linden (FR/P)Cerritos, CA
California Player of the Year in 1999
First team All-State in 1997 and 1999
Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team 97 & 99
Member of Perto Rico National Team for Olympic Qualifier

Skyla Cox (Fr/2B) Marietta, GA
Named best defensive player
Second team All-State in 1999
Member of 1998 Georgia State Champions
Member of the ASA U-18 state champions

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