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The Daily Nole — March 31, 2019: Season Over for Half of FSU’s Sports Programs

Mike Olivella/FSU athletics

It’s Sunday, Florida State fans. As your weekend and the month of March come to an end, keep it here for the latest in FSU athletics. The news and notes section of this post will be updated throughout the day.

Lead Story

Since last Saturday, the season has ended for four different Florida State programs. The latest was FSU men’s swimming and diving, which finished 14th at the NCAA Championships in Austin.

Runs for the women’s swimming and diving team and FSU men’s and women’s basketball have all ended in the last eight days. Of the 18 Florida State sports, only nine programs are still playing.

Those remaining consist of outdoor men and women’s track and field, men and women’s tennis, men and women’s golf, baseball, softball and beach volleyball. Four of those programs will be in action on Sunday.

Between the Lines

In addition to FSU swimming and diving, FSU beach volleyball split a pair of contests on Saturday, falling 4-1 to UCLA but beating Florida International, 3-2. FSU baseball defeated Boston College 4-3 on Saturday night on a walk-off single by Mike Salvatore. FSU softball topped Virginia, 8-2. FSU track and field wrapped up the Raleigh Relays and the Florida Relays.

On the Agenda

FSU softball will wrap up a 3-game series at Virginia on Sunday while FSU baseball hosts Boston College. Both games begin at noon EST and air on ACC Network Extra. FSU women’s tennis will host Clemson while the men visit North Carolina.

News and Notes

With inclement weather expected to hit Tallahassee, FSU’s baseball contest with Boston College was moved up one hour from 1 p.m. to noon EST.

Shane Drohan will start for FSU against Boston College.

Virginia and Texas Tech clinched spots in the men’s basketball Final Four on Saturday.

Florida State baseball fell to Boston College on Sunday afternoon, 8-0.

What You May Have Missed From The Daily Nole

FSU Men’s Swimming and Diving Captures Top-15 Finish at NCAA Championships
Salvatore Delivers FSU Past Boston College, 4-3
FSU Hoops: Top 10 Moments of 2018-19 — Part II
The Daily Nole — March 30, 2019: FSU Softball Blasts Virginia, 11-0

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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