The Daily Sauce — May 2, 2022: FSU Beach Volleyball Earns No. 5 Seed for NCAA Championships
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The Daily Sauce — May 2, 2022: FSU Beach Volleyball Earns No. 5 Seed for NCAA Championships

It’s Monday, Florida State fans.

As you get a fresh start on a new week, see what’s in The Daily Sauce.

Lead Story

Fresh off a sixth straight CCSA championship, Florida State beach volleyball was awarded the No. 5 national seed for the NCAA Championships.

The Seminoles will open the tournament with a match against No. 12 seed Cal Poly. This year, the NCAA Championships have expanded from eight teams to 16. The first round will be single elimination with the top eight teams advancing to the double-elimination round in Gulf Shores, Ala.

FSU will enter the tournament with a record of 28-9 while the Mustangs are 23-16. The Seminoles went 2-0 in head-to-head meetings this season.

The contest takes place on Friday at 4 p.m. ET and will be televised on ESPNU. Winners will move on to the double-elimination round, which lasts from May 6 to May 8.

Between the Lines for May 1, 2022

FSU baseball’s game with TCU was ruled a no contest as a result of weather.

On the Agenda for May 2, 2022

No athletic events scheduled.

Rolling News and Notes

New polls will be released for various sports on Monday.

FSU baseball was leading TCU 6-5 in the bottom of the fourth when Sunday’s contest was called.

Former FSU tight end Jordan Wilson has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals. Linebacker Emmett Rice has signed with the New York Giants.

FSU women’s hoops has added Kentucky transfer guard Jazmine Massengill. Massengill averaged seven points, 3.6 rebounds and 4.7 assists for the Wildcats last season.

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Mike Ferguson is the lead writer for Double Fries No Slaw and has more than 10 years of experience in online and print journalism. Mike graduated from Florida State University in 2009 and has had his work featured at numerous prominent publications such as Fox Sports, the Associated Press, Athlon Sports, Yahoo Sports and Sports Illustrated among others. Prior to joining Double Fries No Slaw, Mike was the founder and editor of The Daily Nole. He also serves as the managing editor for Fifth Quarter and is a contributor for Athlon Sports, Fish Stripes and Orlando Pinstriped Post. Mike and his wife Jennifer reside in Haines City, Fla. and have two daughters.