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Noles News: FSU wins chaotic game vs. LSU, soccer dominates UF

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Florida State targets and commits alike were excited after FSU’s dramatic win over LSU on Sunday:

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FSU was a four-point underdog at kickoff to LSU — and despite a couple of late miscues, managed to leave the Superdome in New Orleans with a one-point victory, blocking an extra point with no time left to beat LSU 24-23.

“It’s determination. It’s heart,” head coach Mike Norvell said when describing his team’s win. “It’s a willingness that, even after a disappointing moment, our guys responded.”


No. 10 FSU soccer secured a major win of its own on Sunday, taking down the Florida Gators 5-0 in Gainesville. Next up for FSU is a match vs. FGCU, set for this Thursday at 7 p.m.

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Florida State faced off against two schools for the first time — Austin-Peay and Yale — and snagged wins vs. both, with the Seminoles beating the Governors (2-3) in four sets (25-12, 23-25, 25-17, 25-18) and the Bulldogs in three sets (25-15, 25-10, 25-25-11) on Saturday at Tully Gym in Tallahassee.

The No.30/RV Florida State men and women cross country teams won their fifth straight Covered Bridge Open on Friday at the Don Kennedy Trails, with the women finishing five runners within 28 seconds of each other to score 20 points for the win while the men’s team put five runners in the top 11, winning with 32 points.

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Professor Theo Siegrist will research materials that could improve the performance of superconductors thanks to a grant of nearly $500,000 from the National Science Foundation.