2012 College World Series Story Tracker

Be sure to bookmark this page throughout the 2012 College World Series, as it will serve as the hub for all the content put together by our NoleDigest.com staff covering Florida State's trip to Omaha.

Thursday, June 21

NoleDigest Video: 'Cats 10, 'Noles 3
For this installment of NoleDigest Video, John Crist and Erin Hartigan look back at what went wrong for Florida State against Arizona and discuss what was again just a tremendous baseball season for the 'Noles. | Story

ND Photo Gallery: Goodbye, Omaha
The Florida State baseball season has now come to a close, as the Seminoles were eliminated from the College World Series by Arizona. Here are some images from TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. | Story

'Noles blown out, done in Omaha
Florida State surrrendered a six-run first inning to Arizona and never recovered. The Seminoles were blown out of Omaha 10-2 by the Wildcats, so coach Mike Martin is still in search of his first national title. | Story

New approach and a nice place to be
Wildcats put their offense in high gear to rumble past Florida State 10-3 and reach the national championship series. | Story

Wildcats move to the championship
Arizona easily defeated Florida State on Thursday to advance to the finals of the College World Series. Read on for a complete recap. | Story

Game Day Chat: 'Noles vs. 'Cats
If you really want to know what is happening with Florida State at the College World Series, hang out with the Nole Digest team up in the TD Ameritrade Park press box for this interactive chat. | Story


Wednesday, June 20

FSU gets shot at redemption vs. Arizona
Florida State has sent home both Stony Brook and UCLA, so now it's time to take yet another shot at Arizona. Having lost to the Wildcats once already, the Seminoles will have to beat them twice. | Story

Wildcats look to continue run
Arizona will look to continue its postseason run with a victory over Florida State. Read on for a complete preview of the game. | Story

NoleDigest Video: P Scott Sitz
For this installment of NoleDigest Video, John Crist gets an exclusive interview with junior right hander Scott Sitz. JC reviews Sitz's scintillating performance on the mound Tuesday in a victory over UCLA. | Story


Tuesday, June 19

NoleDigest Video: 'Noles 4, Bruins 1
In this installment of NoleDigest Video, John Crist and Erin Hartigan go over Florida State eliminating UCLA from the College World Series with a clutch 4-1 victory at TD Ameritrade Park. | Story

VIDEO: One-on-One with FSU's Johnson
"He's a pest. That's the only way to describe Sherman Johnson," said Florida State coach Mike Martin of his leadoff hitter, who went 2 for 3 with two walks and two runs scored Tuesday night in a 4-1 win over UCLA in the College World Series. Johnson responds, describing his mindset at the plate. He talks about Scott Sitz's emotional outing, how to beat Arizona this time around and more, all inside. | Story

'Noles win again, Bruins going home
Florida State was hoping to get four or five strong innings out of Scott Sitz. However, the junior right hander delivered 6 2/3 innings of one-run baseball to lead the 'Noles to a 4-1 over UCLA in Omaha. | Story

Seminoles, Sitz find a way
Florida State manufactures an early lead, and the junior right hander keeps UCLA at bay in a 4-1 victory that propels the Seminoles into a semifinal-round showdown with Arizona on Thursday. | Story

Game Day Chat: 'Noles vs. Bruins
If you really want to know what is happening with Florida State at the College World Series, hang out with the Nole Digest team up in the TD Ameritrade Park press box for this interactive chat. | Story

Holland arrested and suspended
John Holland, who was expected to start Tuesday for Florida State in a College World Series game vs. UCLA, was arrested Monday in Omaha. He has been suspended indefinitely from the team. | Story


Monday, June 18

NoleDigest Video: Review and Preview
For this installment of NoleDigest Video, John Crist and Jonathan Bockman look back at Florida State's win over Stony Brook and also get ready for Tuesday's elimination game against UCLA. | Story

Backs against the wall, FSU gets UCLA
After surviving Sunday's elimination game against Stony Brook, Florida State will face another win-or-go-home ultimatum Tuesday vs. UCLA. FSU has to stay hot at the plate and help starter Scott Sitz. | Story


Sunday, June 17

NoleDigest Video: 'Noles 12, 'Wolves 2
For this installment of NoleDigest Video, John Crist and Erin Hartigan go over Florida State eliminating Stony Brook from the College World Series with an impressive 12-2 victory at TD Ameritrade Park. | Story

VIDEO: FSU's Travis on Staying Alive
Florida State lives to see another day at the Men's College World Series, knocking out Cinderella Stony Brook 12-2 on Sunday. Junior second baseman Devon Travis played a large part, going a perfect 3 for 3 at the plate with two walks, helping hammer the nail into the coffin in the fourth with a two-run bomb to make things 9-0. He talked afterward with FSNext. | Story

FSU pounds Stony Brook to stay alive
There will be no two-and-barbecue for Florida State, as the Seminoles weren't buying into Stony Brook's Cinderella story and sent the Seawolves back home after a 12-2 beatdown in the College World Series. | Story

VIDEO: FSU's Martin on Sunday's Win
The Florida State Seminoles live to fight another day at the Men's College World Series after sending Cinderella Stony Brook packing Sunday night with a 12-2 victory at TD Ameritrade Park. FSU coach Mike Martin discusses keeping the Seawolves' momentum from taking off, the importance of stringing together runs quickly to avoid reaching into the bullpen and more. | Story

Getting offensive, staying alive
The Seminoles explode early and produce 12 two-out runs to thump Stony Brook in an elimination game. | Story

Game Day Chat: 'Noles vs. 'Wolves
If you really want to know what is happening with Florida State at the College World Series, hang out with the Nole Digest team up in the TD Ameritrade Park press box for this interactive chat. | Story


Saturday, June 16

NoleDigest Video: Review and Preview
For this installment of NoleDigest Video, John Crist and Jonathan Bockman look back at Florida State's loss to Arizona and also get set for Sunday's affair with the darling of Omaha, Stony Brook. | Story

Seminoles need a win to survive
Florida State can't waste any time feeling sorry for itself after Friday's crushing loss. The Seminoles will have to face a Stony Brook program Sunday that has seven draft picks and can score runs. | Story


Friday, June 15

NoleDigest Video: 'Cats 4, 'Noles 3
For this installment of NoleDigest Video, John Crist and Erin Hartigan discuss Florida State coming out on the losing end Friday vs. Arizona in the College World Series. Where do the 'Noles go from here? | Story

FSU drops its opener in Omaha again
Florida State made a lot of blunders yet surprisingly had several chances to beat Arizona, but ultimately the Wildcats pushed across the winning run in extra innings to crush the Seminoles in Omaha. | Story

Striking late for the win
Arizona gets back-to-back doubles in the 12th and stout relief work from two freshmen to claim a 4-3 victory over Florida State. | Story

Game Day Chat: 'Noles vs. 'Cats
If you really want to know what is happening with Florida State at the College World Series, hang out with the Nole Digest team up in the TD Ameritrade Park press box for this interactive chat. | Story

FSNextTV: FSU's Martin on CWS
In their 21st appearance in Omaha, Florida State head coach Mike Martin and the Seminoles still chase their first College World Series title. Several believe this is the year. Does Martin agree? He answers inside, from the place he describes "a palace" -- the Series' second-year home of TD Ameritrade Park. | Story


Wednesday, June 13

Seminoles soaking in CWS opportunity
Florida State met the media Tuesday before making that long flight to Omaha. Here are some comments from Brandon Liebrandt, Mike Compton, Stephen McGee, Devon Travis, James Ramsey and Jayce Boyd. | Story


Monday, June 11

Is this the year Martin gets his?
Florida State coach Mike Martin is making his 15th trip to the College World Series. But after enduring heartbreak after heartbreak in Omaha, is this finally the year Martin and the Seminoles win it all? | Story


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