Found June 07, 2013 on Baseball News Source:
Coming off of regional sweeps, the Florida State Seminoles and the Indiana Hoosiers look to their match-up in super regional play, which commences on Saturday afternoon at Dick Howser Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida.The Seminoles and Hoosiers have never faced each other in the postseason and have only met each other in the regular season a total of six times. The most recent match-up between the two clubs occurred in 2007, a three-game series in Tallahassee that resulted in a dominating sweep by the Seminoles.Since the inception of the super regionals format in 1999, the Seminoles have reached the three-game elimination round a total of 12 times, winning five of those series. The Seminoles have hosted an NCAA-record super regionals ten times and have appeared in six straight super regionals, the longest current streak amongst all NCAA teams.The Seminoles will face the Big Ten Conference champion Indiana Hoosiers, wherein the last time Florida State faced a Big Ten team was in the 2009 Tallahassee Regional Championship game, ousting Ohio State to advance to the super regionals.The Indiana Hoosiers are attempting to advance to their first College World series in school history, coming off of a stretch in which they have won eight of their last nine games, including four straight. The Hoosiers enter the super regionals with the sixth-best team ERA in the nation (2.56), boasting a 1-2 punch at the top of the rotation in Joey DeNato, who posted a 9-2 record and 2.65 ERA this season, and Aaron Slegers, who went 9-1 with a 1.94 ERA.The Seminoles and Hoosiers are eager to get super regional play under way, as Florida State catcher Stephen McGee had this to say following the Tallahassee Regional Championship game:“This is huge,” McGee said. “Especially to have [a Super Regional] at our home field, I’m really looking forward to it. I know last season against Stanford it was awesome, the crowd was electric. It was really amazing.”Both teams will continue their respective quests for their first NCAA titles, commencing super regionals on Friday at 12:00 PM in Tallahassee, to be followed with game two on Saturday at 1:00 PM (if necessary, game three is scheduled for Sunday at 1:00 PM).

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Indiana not yet at full strength

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stormingthefloor: “Oladipo can now also add the Eddie Sutton...

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Florida State drops first super regional game to Indiana

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