TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – The Third-ranked Florida State softball team (20-1) begins their stretch of five straight road games on Friday, March 11 at Georgia Tech (15-5).
The Seminoles and the Yellow Jackets will now play two games on Friday starting at 2 PM due to impending weather concerns. The second game on Friday will begin around 30 minutes after the end of the first game. Sunday’s game remains at 1 PM. All three games will be on ACCNX.
Florida State is 65-26 all-time against Georgia Tech. The two teams played in a three games series in Atlanta last season with FSU coming away with a win in all three games (8-1, 7-3, 5-4).
Through 21 games the Seminole pitching staff of Kathryn Sandercock (10-0), Danielle Watson (8-1), Emma Wilson (1-0), Brianna Enter (1-0) and Mack Leonard (0-0) have combined to go 20-1 with a 1.29 ERA.
Watson has 62 strikeouts in 51 innings of work, while Sandercock has record 54 strikeouts in 57.1 innings allowing only nine earned runs. Combined the FSU pitchers have 144 strikeouts in 136 innings of work while allowing the opponent to hit just .174. Florida State is currently ranked 9th in the Nation in ERA with a 1.29.
Florida State continues to get on base as well as they are ranked ninth in the country with a .432 on-base percentage. The Noles also rank 19th in batting average (.331). This has allowed FSU to rank 23rd in the country in scoring, plating 6.57 runs per game.
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