PORTAGE, MI – Another game, another incredible defensive play from Florida State shortstop Josie Muffley.
With two outs and an Arizona runner on second in the top of the third inning, the Seminoles infielder and former Portage Central star snagged a line drive up the middle, faked a throw to first base, then turned and rifled a throw to third to pick off the greedy Wildcats baserunner who made a wide turn toward home plate.
Muffley’s web gem shut down an Arizona rally and helped No. 15 FSU claim a 4-2 win over the second-ranked Wildcats.
The play also caught the attention of ESPN, which placed it at No. 6 in SportsCenter’s Top Plays segment for Thursday, March 11.
Now in her second season in Tallahassee, Muffley has established herself as a top-flight defensive player, with her latest highlight-reel play coming less than a month after a video of