Noles Survive Season Opener

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - No. 4 Florida State (1-0-0) erased an early two-goal deficit in opening the 2012 season with a 3-2 victory at Minnesota (0-1-0) Friday evening inside Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.

The Seminoles scored three unanswered goals including two in the second half to register its largest come-from-behind victory since November 2, 2008 when FSU battled back from two down at NC State to defeat the Wolfpack 5-2.

“We didn’t start out the way we needed to tonight,” said head coach Mark Krikorian. “Credit to Minnesota; they came out and capitalized on some mistakes to put us in a bit of a hole. But I thought our kids were resilient; they fought hard and we gave ourselves a chance to win. For our first game, against a good opponent on the road, I would have to say that’s a pretty decent start.” more