The show features extraordinary hole layouts, exceeding 700 yards, while racing against time. The show will challenge the players’ golf skills, physical fitness and strength in strategy. The two were in town recently, with a Golf Channel camera crew in tow, filming a preview segment for the show.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Marlon Gibbs went 2-for-3 with a walk on the day and was 3-for-7 in the two games of the Gainesville Regional for FAMU.
Rattler starter Ryan Anderson (1-4) worked 3 1/3 innings and allowed two runs on three hits with three walks and one strikeout. Both runs came on two hits with two walks in the fourth inning.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
|FAMU pitcher Ricky Page|
FAMU will face Florida Atlantic (40-18) on Saturday at 1:00 PM in an elimination game of the Gainesville Regional. The game will be televised on ESPN3.
The Rattlers only had five base runners on three hits, a walk and a hit-by-pitch on the night, with three of them making it to second base.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Jeremy Barlow at bat against UF in 2014
Back in 2014, FAMU upset the then No. 6-ranked Gators 4-3 in Gainesville. The two teams did not meet during this year’s regular season because their scheduled game was rained out.
O’Sullivan said he and his players are ready for the Rattler team coached by Jamey Shouppe. Shouppe’s team won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) title this year and earned its first-ever NCAA Regional tournament berth.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
|The FAMU baseball team celebrates its upset win over UF in 2014|
FAMU will be the No. 4 seed in the Gainesville Regional, while UF is the No. 1 seed after earning the No. 4 overall national seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Rattlers trail UF 1-18 in the all-time, but that first win came in their most recent game against the Gators in 2014. FAMU pulled off an upset with a score of 4-3 over the then-No. 6 ranked UF in Gainesville.
“They were good last year. They’re playing extremely well. It’s going to take a real strong effort on the part of our student-athletes to go down there and pull the upset off again. We won’t sneak up on them again,” Head Coach Jamey Shouppe said in statement to the Tallahassee Democrat.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Head Coach Veronica Wiggins reflected on the season just concluded following Saturday’s game.
“I am very proud of this team, especially the way we came back today and fought,” she said.
|FAMU senior Amanda Weaver|
Freshman Veronica Burse threw 101 pitches for the Lady Rattlers, picking up 49 strikes and one strikeout.
UF Pitcher Aleshia Ocasio's no-hit bid was broken up in the sixth inning, when FAMU senior Amanda Weaver lashed a two-out single into right field.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Ricky Page pitched a season-long seven innings
Rattler starter Ricky Page (2-0) earned the win after pitching a season-long seven innings and tied a season-high with five strikeouts. Page only allowed one unearned run on three hits with four walks. Six different Rattlers had multi-hit performances in the win. The Rattlers have now won five straight games and eight of their last nine.
FAMU has totaled 27 hits so far in its’ first two games of the MEAC Tournament. For the second straight game, at least four FAMU players had a multi-hit day. On Wednesday, the Rattlers used a three-run seventh inning and a strong relief performance from Brandon Fleming to defeat Savannah State (21-32, 12-12 MEAC) 7-4 in the opening game of the MEAC Tournament.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
FAMU (20-23, 15-9 MEAC) finished the regular season winning six of their last seven games including 11-4 down the stretch in conference play to earn the No. 1 seed in the MEAC Southern Division.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
|Tashayla Irvis catching a fly ball|
The Lady Rattlers earned the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship and an NCAA automatic bid with their 2-0 win over the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman on Saturday. It is the sixth automatic berth seeding since 1999.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
The Lady Rattlers (18-37) won their second straight conference title, after dropping the first game to Bethune-Cookman, 2-0.
“I’m so proud of our young ladies,” a beaming FAMU Head Coach Veronica Wiggins said after the game. “I told them after the first game to settle down and relax, because they seemed to be intimidated going into the first game.”
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Pereira pitched a complete game for FAMU. She allowed five hits, one walk and just one run. The 2014 MEAC Softball Championship Most Outstanding Player has again had a stellar tournament and is leading the way for the Lady Rattlers who have made their way unscathed at 3-0.
Jessica Nathan went 3-for-4, to lead all hitters on the day. Amber Fullwood and Whitney Farris would card FAMU’s only other hits.
Friday, May 08, 2015
The FAMU baseball team (20-23, 15-9 MEAC) scored all six of its runs on six hits in the first inning to shutout Troy University (26-23, 14-10 Sun Belt) 6-0 Wednesday at Riddle-Pace Field in Troy, Alabama. It was only the second time the Trojans had been shutout at home all season.
FAMU starter Ricky Page (1-0) pitched a gem for his first win of the season as he worked five scoreless innings and scattered three hits with one strikeout and one walk. Page faced just two batters over the minimum in the win.
FAMU out-hit Troy 8-5 as Logan Seymour led the Rattlers going 2-for-3 at the plate.
Monday, May 04, 2015
Winning the division will permit FAMU to have a First Round bye in next week’s MEAC Baseball Tournament.
The two wins on Sunday helped the Rattlers set a program record with 15 MEAC wins this season after previously setting the record with 14 in 2014.
Sunday, May 03, 2015
FAMU Head Coach Darlene Moore was selected as the MEAC Women’s Track and Field Outstanding Coach.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
The Rattlers (17-22, 13-8 MEAC) scored six runs over the final four innings and Ryan Kennedy’s two-run home run over the Green Monster in the eighth inning sealed the win. The FAMU bullpen held NCCU scoreless and with just three hits over the final 3.2 innings.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The Rattlers (14-22, 10-8 MEAC) and North Carolina Central (19-22, 12-8 MEAC) are in a four-way battle for first place in the Southern Division, which is big since only the top three teams in each division advance to the MEAC tournament.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Tonight, the Rattlers will face off against Auburn University in a contest that will be televised on the SEC Network + (SECN+). The first pitch is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. ET.
On Saturday, FAMU and North Carolina Central University will be in Boston, Mass., a 2:00 p.m. ET game that will be broadcast on the New England Sports Network (NESN). The teams will play in Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Shouppe is in his second year at FAMU. Back in 2014, he was named the MEAC Coach of the Year.