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Florida Southern College 2009 Baseball Media Guide

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  • FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGEALL-SPORTS SCORECARD

    26 NCAA National Championships 11 Mens Golf 9 Baseball 4 Womens Golf 1 Mens Basketball 1 Softball 16 NCAA National Runner-Up Finishes 13 NCAA National Third-Place Finishes 7 NCAA National Fourth-Place Finishes 52 NCAA Regional Championships 213 NCAA Post-Season Appearances 12 NCAA Individual National Champions 11 NCAA Individual Post-Season Appearances 119 Sunshine St. Conf. Regular Season Titles 30 Sunshine St. Conf. Postseason Titles 11 National Players of the Year 436 All-Americans 174 1st Team All-Americans 89 2nd Team All-Americans 47 3rd Team All-Americans 49 Honorable Mention All-Americans 5 Freshman All-Americans 33 Academic All-Americans 39 All-American Scholars 6 SSC Female Athletes of the Year 10 SSC Male Athletes of the Year 1036 All-Sunshine State Conference honorees

    The Frank Lloyd Wright designed Water Dome

    FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE MISSION STATEMENT

    Florida Southern College is committed to educational excellence and is a selective, comprehensive, private, United Methodist college with a strong liberal arts core and signature programs. The College enrolls a talented student body and includes an accomplished faculty who are dedicated to teaching excellence. Outstanding opportunities for engaged learning, student-faculty collaborative research and performance, service learning, study abroad, and honors study are distinctive features of the academic program at Florida Southern. The College offers exceptional student life programs, including a championship athletic program.

    FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE Founded by the United Methodist Church in 1883, Florida Southern College is one of the oldest private colleges in the state of Florida. With an enrollment of approximately 1,900 students, Florida Southern offers 39 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern is listed in the prestigious Fiske Guide To Colleges, the nations top-selling college guide, and is annually ranked high in U.S. News & World Reports list-ing of the best comprehensive colleges in the South. Studies show that approximately 90 percent of Florida Southern graduates are working full-time or are enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. Some of Florida Southerns prominent alumni include professional golfers Lee Janzen and Rocco Mediate; current Major League Baseball player Matt Joyce (Tampa Bay); Jim France, Chairman and CEO of International Speedway Corp.; Publix Super Markets, Inc. Vice Chairman Barney Barnett; and Florida Supreme Court Justice Fred Lewis. Situated on the north shore of scenic Lake Hollings-worth, Florida Southern is the home of the worlds largest single-site collection of architecture by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, including the recently refurbished Water Dome. The 100-acre campus also features a number of other outstanding facilities - the 2,500-seat George W. Jenkins Field House; Barnett Field (for softball and soccer); the 1,800-seat Branscomb Auditorium; 13 residence halls (all wired to the Internet); the Robert A. Davis Performing Arts Center; the Roux Library; and the Nina B. Hollis Wellness Center, which includes a state-of-the art fitness center, rec-reational facilities, and an NCAA competition-sized outdoor swimming pool. Located in Lakeland (pop. 90,000), Florida Southern is in the heart of dynamic and growing central Florida and is only about an hours drive from the major metropolitan areas of Tampa and Orlando. Such well-known attractions as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Epcot Center, Sea World, and Busch Gardens are only a short drive from the campus. Major League Baseballs Detroit Tigers make Lakeland their annual spring training home, while several other major league teams train nearby. Money Magazine has ranked Lakeland among the top ten Best Places to Live in America for medium-sized southern cities.

  • Florida Southern College 2009 Baseball

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    LOCATION .................................................................. Lakeland, FloridaFOUNDED ....................................................................................... 1883ENROLLMENT................................................................................ 1997TYPE ......................................................... Liberal Arts, Co-EducationalNICKNAME ........................................................................... MoccasinsCOLORS ...................................................................... Scarlet and WhiteHOME FIELD ......................................... Henley Field (Capacity 1,000)MEMBERSHIP ........................................................... NCAA Division IICONFERENCE ................................................................ Sunshine StatePRESIDENT ................................................................. Dr. Anne B. KerrDIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS ............................................... Pete MeyerASSOC. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR / SWA ........................ Marie ScovronASST. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR ................................................ Al GreenFACULTY ATHLETIC REPRESENTATIVE ............ Malcolm MannersEQUIPMENT MANAGER ................................................ Ronnie AkinsATHLETIC TRAINERS .............. Al Green, Kelly Cox,, Brian Simerville, Lindsay Williams SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR .............................. Bill TurnageASST. SPORTS INFO. DIRECTOR ................................ Tim Carpenter

    TEAM INFORMATIONHEAD COACH ..................................................Jim Tyrrell (Marist, 03) RECORD AT FSC .................................................................1st Year CAREER RECORD................................................ 33-20-1 (1 year)ASSISTANT COACHES ...................................... Al Corbeil, Brad Cook2008 RECORD ............................................................. 29-21 (15-8 SSC)2008 FINISH ....................................................................SSC Runner-Up LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST.....................................15 / 11 STARTERS RETURNING/LOST ..................................................... 5 / 4ALL-TIME RECORD ...................................... 1,801-599-6 (since 1958) NCAA POST-SEASON APPEARANCES ..................... 38 (last in 2007)NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS ......................... 9 (last in 2005)NCAA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS ....................... 20 (last in 2005)CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS ............................. 17 (last in 2005)2008 MVP ........................................................................ David Golliner

    PHONE DIRECTORYATHLETICS DEPARTMENT ......................................... (863) 680-4244HEAD COACH ............................................................... (863) 680-4264ASSISTANT COACHES ..................................................(863) 680-4960SPORTS INFORMATION OFFICE ................................ (863) 680-4256ASSISTANT SPORTS INFO. DIRECTOR ......................(863) 680-3955SPORTS SCORELINE .....................................................(863) 680-3954SPORTS SCORELINE (TOLL-FREE) ..................... (800) 825-MOCSSID FAX MACHINE ........................................................(863) 680-3953SID HOME PHONE .........................................................(863) 701-8437ASST. SID HOME PHONE..............................................(863) 853-7030 FSC ATHLETIC WEB-SITE ...................................... www.fscmocs.comCONFERENCE WEB-SITE ............. www.sunshinestateconference.com

    FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGEBASEBALL QUICK FACTS TABLE OF CONTENTS

    FSC Scorecard ....................................Inside Front CoverFSC Quick Facts ............................................................... 1Florida Southern College ..............................................2-3FSC President Dr. Anne B. Kerr ..................................... 4FSC Director of Athletics Pete Meyer ............................ 4FSC Athletics Staff ........................................................... 5Head Coach Jim Tyrrell................................................... 6Assistant Coaches ............................................................. 7Player Profiles ..............................................................8-24Pronounication Guide ...................................................... 9Collegiate Baseball Preseason Poll ................................ 15Sunshine State Conference Preseason Poll .................. 16Athletic Training Services ............................................. 25FSC Celebrity Golf Tournament................................... 26FSC Retired Numbers .................................................... 27FSC All-Americans/MVPs ............................................. 28FSC All-Conference Selections ...................................... 29Moccasins in the Pros ................................................30-31FSC in NCAA Postseason .........................................32-39FSC Season Team Records ............................................ 41FSC Single Game Records........................................42-43FSC Individual Season Records ...............................44-45FSC Career Records .................................................46-47FSC Year-by-Year ........................................................... 48Last Time It Happened .................................................. 49FSC Coaching Honors ................................................... 492008 Stats ........................................................................ 502008 SSC Standings/All-SSC/Stats ............................... 51FSC vs. All Opponents ..............................................52-53SSC Opponents ......