Both the Florida State and Florida baseball teams wrapped up regular season play last week and begin play in their respective conference tournaments this week.
The Seminoles are in Greensboro, N.C. for the ACC event and faced the winner of the North Carolina - North Carolina State game last night (Wednesday).
The ACC Tournament is bracketed in a pool-play format so FSU is scheduled to play pool opponents Maryland on Friday and Virginia Saturday.
ACC pool winners will meet Sunday in a single game for the conference championship.
The SEC Tournament in Hoover, Alabama is a double elimination affair.
The Gators also played their first game Wednesday meeting Tuesday’s Alabama-Kentucky winner. Where Florida goes from there will be decided by winning or losing.
The Seminoles entered the ACC Tournament with a 41-14 record after splitting four games last week.
Tuesday, the Tribe lost 8-3 to Central Florida in a home game.
Friday, they defeated Duke 3-0 with Luke Weaver, Gage Smith and Jameis Winston combining for the shutout. Weaver was credited with his eighth win of the year. Danny DeCalle had two hits for FSU in the game.
On Saturday the Seminoles again defeated the visiting Blue Devils, this time by a 9-8 score as Mike Compton gained his seventh pitching win and DJ Stewart had four hits and three runs-batted-in.
Duke avoided a sweep Sunday taking a 7-5 win over the Seminoles.
Florida entered the SEC Tournament with a 37-19 record after taking three or four last week.
Tuesday, the Gators closed their regular season home slate with an 8-2 win over South Florida. Richie Martin had three hits and Harrison Bader drove in three runs with two hits to help Kirby Snead pick up a pitching win.
On Thursday in Knoxville, Florida won 6-5 in an 11-inning game with Tennessee.
Ryan Harris was the winning pitcher and Snead got a save in the contest. Bader had three Gator hits in the victory and Peter Alonzo drove in three runs.
Taylor Gushue spanked three hits, A. J. Puk got a win and Snead picked up another save in a 4-2 win over the Vols on Friday.
Tennessee avoided a sweep on Saturday by knocking off the Gators 7-5.