2000 LSU Tigers baseball team

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2000 LSU Tigers baseball
Louisiana State University (block logo).svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
2000 record 47-22 (19–2 SEC)
Head coach Skip Bertman (17th year)
Assistant coach Dane Canevari (10th year)
Assistant coach Turtle Thomas (1st year)
Home stadium Alex Box Stadium
Seasons
« 1999 2001 »
2000 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
South Carolina x 25 5   .833     53 8   .869
Florida 18 11   .621     44 23   .657
Georgia 14 15   .483     32 26   .552
Kentucky 12 16   .429     38 20   .655
Tennessee 10 18   .357     40 23   .635
Vanderbilt 5 24   .172     21 33   .389
Western
#1 LSU x 19 10   .655     52 17   .754
Mississippi State 17 10   .630     39 17   .696
Auburn 17 13   .567     41 20   .672
Alabama 16 14   .533     41 24   .631
Ole Miss 12 17   .414     30 25   .545
Arkansas 8 20   .286     24 30   .444
x – Division champion
‡ – 2000 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament champion
As of June 30, 2000[1]; Rankings from Coaches' Poll

The 2000 LSU Tigers baseball team represented Louisiana State University in the 2000 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Tigers played their home games at Alex Box Stadium. The team was coached by Skip Bertman in his 17th season at LSU.

The Tigers won the College World Series, defeating the Stanford Cardinal in the championship game for Bertman's fifth and final national championship at LSU.

Roster[edit]

2000 LSU Tigers roster
 

Pitchers

  • 10 Chucky Son - Sophomore
  • 14 Tim Nugent - Junior
  • 18 David Miller - Junior
  • 21 Brian Tallet - Junior
  • 23 Chad Vaught - Freshman
  • 25 Jeremy Loftice - Senior
  • 27 Trey Hodges - Senior
  • 27 Ben Saxon - Senior
  • 30 Brad David - Freshman
  • 32 Sam Taulli - Freshman
  • 34 Bo Pettit - Freshman
  • 35 Hunter Gomez - Senior
  • 37 Ryan Richard - Freshman
  • 38 Heath McMurray - Junior
  • 40 Jason Scobie - Junior
  • 42 Shane Youman - Sophomore
  • 43 Billy Brian - Sophomore
  • 44 Weylin Guidry - Sophomore
  • 48 Jeremy Alford - Freshman
  • 50 David Shank - Junior
 

Infielders

  • 1 Ryan Theriot - Sophomore
  • 4 Blair Barbier - Senior
  • 6 Victor Brumfield - Sophomore
  • 8 Johnnie Thibodeaux - Junior
  • 9 Mike Daly - Junior
  • 13 Ray Wright - Junior
  • 16 Jeff Lipari - Junior
  • 25 Brad Hawpe - Junior
  • 29 Mike Fontenot - Freshman
  • 31 Wally Pontiff - Freshman
  • 46 Thomas Evans - Freshman

Catchers

 

Outfielders

  • 2 Antoine Simon - Senior
  • 3 Jeremy Witten - Senior
  • 7 Tommy Morel - Sophomore
  • 12 Billy McBride - Freshman
  • 20 David Raymer - Junior
  • 24 Cedrick Harris - Junior
  • 33 Christian Bourgeois - Junior

Coaches

  • 15 Skip Bertman - 17th Season
  • 11 Dane Canevari - 10th Season
  • 17 Turtle Thomas - 1st Season
 

Schedule[edit]

2000 LSU Tigers baseball Game Log
Post-Season
SEC Tournament
# Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Overall Record SECT Record
57 May 17 vs. Georgia Hoover Metropolitan Stadium 11-3 Tallet (W; 12-3) 40–17 1-0
58 May 18 vs. Alabama Hoover Metropolitan Stadium 18-12 Brian (W; 5-2) 41–17 2-0
59 May 20 vs. Alabama Hoover Metropolitan Stadium 6-5 Youman (W; 2-0) 42–17 3-0
60 May 21 vs. Florida Hoover Metropolitan Stadium 9-6 Gomez (W; 9-1) 43–17 4-0
NCAA Tournament: Baton Rouge Regional
# Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Overall Record NCAAT Record
61 May 26 vs. Jackson State Alex Box Stadium 19-1 Saxon (W; 5-0) 44–17 1-0
62 May 27 vs. Louisiana-Monroe Alex Box Stadium 21-0 Tallet (W; 13-3) 45–17 2-0
63 May 28 vs. Louisiana-Monroe Alex Box Stadium 5-3 Youman (W; 3-0) 46–17 3-0
NCAA Tournament: Baton Rouge Super Regional
# Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Overall Record NCAAT Record
64 June 2 vs. UCLA Alex Box Stadium 8-2 Tallet (W; 14-3) 47–17 4-0
65 June 3 vs. UCLA Alex Box Stadium 14-8 Brian (W; 6-2) 48–17 5-0
NCAA Tournament: College World Series
# Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Overall Record NCAAT Record
66 June 10 vs. Texas Rosenblatt Stadium 13–5 Tallet (W; 15-3) 49–17 6-0
67 June 12 vs. Southern California Rosenblatt Stadium 10–4 Hodges (W; 4-2) 50–17 7-0
68 June 15 vs. Florida State Rosenblatt Stadium 6–3 Guidry (W; 1-2) 51–17 8-0
69 June 17 vs. Stanford Rosenblatt Stadium 6–5 Hodges (W; 5-2) 52–17 9-0

Awards and honors[edit]

Blair Barbier
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team[3]
Brad Cresse
Mike Fontenot
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • Freshman All-America First Team[3]
  • SEC Freshman of the Year[3]
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Cedrick Harris
  • SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team[3]
Brad Hawpe
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
  • All-America Second Team[3]
  • SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team[3]
Trey Hodges
Bo Pettit
  • Freshman All-America Honorable Mention[3]
Wally Pontiff
  • Freshman All-America Honorable Mention[3]
  • SEC Tournament Most Outstanding Player[3]
  • SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team[3]
Brian Tallet
  • All-America Second Team[3]
  • SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team[3]
Ryan Theriot
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]

Tigers in the 2000 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the LSU Tigers baseball program were drafted in the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Brian Tallet LHP 2nd 55th Cleveland Indians
Brad Cresse C 5th 159th Arizona Diamondbacks
Ryan Jorgensen C 7th 193rd Chicago Cubs
Cedrick Harris OF 10th 309th Arizona Diamondbacks
Brad Hawpe 1B 11th 317th Colorado Rockies
Heath McMurray RHP 12th 351st Milwaukee Brewers
Trey Hodges RHP 17th 520th Atlanta Braves
Billy Brian RHP 25th 734th Kansas City Royals

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 2000". boydsworld.com. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "College World Series Record Book". NCAA.org. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Individual Honors". LSUSports.net. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)"". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 

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