Record: 31-18 Overall (21-7 home, 8-11 road, 2-0 neutral)
Last Week (2-1)
Fri., 5/7 def. #7 Virginia, 8-0 Sat., 5/8 lost to #7 Virginia, 15-2 Sun., 5/9 def. #7 Virginia, 4-1
*In the Seminoles last six wins, they have allowed a total of 15 runs and just one opponent over five runs.
*Rhett James recorded his first-career complete game shutout as FSU defeated #7 Virginia 8-0 on Friday night. James worked a career long while allowing just four hits (two in the ninth) with six strikeouts.
*Rhett James has allowed just one earned run in his last 17.2 innings of work and has gone at least 8.2 IP in his last two appearances.
*FSU is now 6-2 in its last eight games against teams ranked in the Top 11. Five of those wins have come on the road.
Player of the Week Nomination
INF Ryne Malone, 5-11, 180, FR, Gainesville
*Hit .429 (6-for-14) in the four games last week.
*Had two doubles, five RBI with a slugging % of .571 and was walked three times.
*2-for-4, Double, 2 RBI and a run scored at #11 Clemson (5/3).
*2-for-3, Double, 2 RBI at #7 Virginia (5/7).
*1-for-4, RBI at #7 Virginia (5/8).
*1-for-3, a run scored at #7 Virginia (5/9)
*Started all four games at first base.
*The Seminoles went 4-2 on the road against two teams ranked in the Top 11.
Pitcher of the Week Nomination
RHP Rhett James, 6-1, 205, SR, Pensacola
*Recorded a complete game shutout at #7 Virginia (5/7).
*Worked nine innings with four hits, two walks and six strikeouts.
*Posted the first complete game shutout for FSU since Matt Lynch accomplished the feat on May 30, 2003 against Jacksonville in the Tallahassee Regional, FSU 6, Jacksonville 0.
*The complete game was the first of his career at Florida State and first of the season for the Seminoles.
*Only allowed four hits, two of which came in the ninth inning.
*Pitched at least 8.2 innings in his last two appearances.
*Has allowed just one earned run in his last 17.2 innings.
*Lowered his season ERA to 2.82.
*13 strikeouts in last two outings.
*Made his first-career Friday night start.
Season Batting Leaders (Min. 120 AB)
OF/DH Eddy Martinez-Esteve .381 (75-197), 38 Runs, 12 HR, 51 RBI, 18 2B, 1 3B, .665 SLG%
2B Bryan Zech .344 (63-183), 46 Runs, 6 HR, 32 RBI, 10 2B, 5-8 SB
SS Stephen Drew .336 (47-140), 42 Runs, 12 HR, 37 RBI, 8 2B, 2 3B, .679 SLG%
Season Pitching Leaders
RHP Kevin Lynch 3-3, 1.85 ERA, 24.1 IP, 21 K, 6 BB, .226 Opp. BA
RHP Rhett James 6-2, 2.82 ERA, 73.1 IP, 69 K, 23 BB, .210 Opp BA
Note: James and Lynch have both recorded three saves on the year while Brian Shultz and Tyler Chambliss have one save apiece.