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Terps Top 'Noles, 5-1

The No. 2 Florida State Seminoles dropped just their second game of the year Saturday, losing a 5-1 contest to the Maryland Terrapins. UMD freshman hurler Mike Shawayrn lived up to every bit of the hype that surrounded him, pitching 7.1 innings and giving up just a lone run on five FSU hits. Seminoles’ skipper Mike Martin described Shawaryn’s effort as “literally dominant” in what he deemed a “beautifully pitched ball game.”

‘Nole starter Brandon Leibrandt threw a nice game as well, also going 7.1 innings and allowing just three earned runs on six hits while striking out eight and not issuing a single walk. The Terps tallied one run in the first, two in the sixth, and two more in the eighth inning. The lone Florida State run came on an RBI double from Brett Knief in the eighth.

A bright spot for the 11-2 Seminoles was freshman pitcher Jim Voyles, who made his collegiate debut and held Maryland scoreless in 1.2 innings of work.

The series will be decided tomorrow in an 11 am tilt at Dick Howser stadium.

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