Noles News: FSU softball sweeps, Seminoles spring football game week

TALLAHASSEE — The second half of spring is upon us and with baseball dropping its first series of the season at Notre Dame, a legendary coach hitting the road, softball eliminating Virginia and a second spring scrimmage for football, the athletics of Florida State Seminoles department has been in the middle of the road when it comes to success ending the last days of March.

Soccer

Head coach Mike Norvell and company held their second scrum of the spring on Saturday and after a practice Tuesday that seemed lackluster to Norvell, Thursday and Saturday turned out to be very different.

Recruitment

Four-star defensive lineman TJ Searcy paid a visit, four-star EDGE defenseman Joshua Mickens received an offer and three-star receiver prospect Goldie Lawrence decided he would take his talents to Tallahassee.

For everything else, be sure to check out Florida State Football: OFFICIAL Tribe ’23 Recruiting Thread #2 and join the conversation.

Baseball

Marking their fifth straight loss, the Seminoles fell to Notre Dame on Sunday 7-9 and the third of the weekend, creating a lead that was “too difficult for the FSU offense to overcome.”

Basketball

First-year guard Matthew Cleveland announced his intention to stay in Tallahassee via Twitter on Friday, claiming his spot on the roster for 2023:

All the sports

Softball, meanwhile, got its own shot by beating Virginia on Sunday in Charlottesville, 7-2. Kalei Harding broke a two-run homer to give the Seminoles a lead that was ultimately insurmountable for the Cavaliers.

The news rocked the world of women’s football earlier this week when long-serving and legendary football manager Mark Krikorian stepped down. Tomahawk Nation Prince Akeem Joffer’s own Prince explained what this means for the program and where to go from here in this interesting article:

What’s next for FSU football following Mark Krikorian’s resignation?

Other talents will flock to the city on the volleyball courts:

And women’s basketball has a new All-American:

Despite the victories of Amilia Williamson and Alice Hodge, the golf team ultimately fell to the NC State Wolfpack.

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