2014 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

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2014 NCAA Division I
Baseball Tournament
 
 
Season 2014
Teams 64
College World
Series Site
TD Ameritrade Park
Omaha, Nebraska
Champions Vanderbilt (1st title)
Runner-Up Virginia (3rd CWS Appearance)
Winning coach Tim Corbin (1st title)
MOP Dansby Swanson (Vanderbilt)
Television ESPN Networks
NCAA Baseball Tournaments
«2013  2015»
TD Ameritrade Park, Home of the 2014 Men's College World Series

The 2014 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament began on Friday, May 30, 2014 as part of the 2014 NCAA Division I baseball season. The 64 team double elimination tournament concluded with the 2014 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, which started on June 14, 2014, and ended on June 25, 2014.[1][2]

The 64 participating NCAA Division I college baseball teams were selected out of an eligible 298 teams.[3] A total of 31 teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their conferences, and 33 teams were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee.

Teams were divided into 16 regionals of four teams which conducted a double-elimination tournament. Regional champions faced each other in Super Regionals, a best-of-3-game series that determined the 8 participants of the College World Series.[1]

Bids[edit]

Automatic bids[edit]

School Conference Record (Conf) Berth Last NCAA appearance
Binghamton America East 25–25 (11–12) Tournament 2013 (Raleigh Regional)
Houston American 44–15 (14–9) Tournament 2008 (College Station Regional)
Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 36–25 (14–16) Tournament 2013 (Nashville Regional)
Kennesaw State Atlantic Sun 37–21 (17–9) Tournament First appearance
George Mason Atlantic 10 34–20 (16–9) Tournament 2009 (Greenville Regional)
TCU Big 12 42–15 (17–7) Tournament 2012 (College Station Regional)
Xavier Big East 29–27 (8–10) Tournament 2009 (Houston Regional)
Campbell Big South 40–19 (18–8) Tournament 1990 (West I Regional)
Indiana Big Ten 42–13 (21–3) Tournament 2013 (Bloomington Regional)
Cal Poly Big West 45–10 (19–5) Regular Season 2013 (Los Angeles Regional)
College of Charleston Colonial 41–17 (15–6) Tournament 2012 (Gainesville Regional)
Rice Conference USA 41–18 (23–7) Tournament 2013 (Eugene Regional)
Youngstown State Horizon 16–36 (6–17) Tournament 2004 (Austin Regional)
Columbia Ivy League 29–18 (15–5) Championship Series 2013 (Fullerton Regional)
Siena Metro Atlantic 26–31 (17–7) Tournament 1999 (Winston-Salem Regional)
Kent State Mid-American 36–21 (16–11) Tournament 2012 (Gary Regional)
Bethune-Cookman Mid-Eastern 26–31 (14–10) Tournament 2012 (Gainesville Regional)
Dallas Baptist Missouri Valley 40–19 (14–7) Tournament 2012 (Waco Regional)
San Diego State Mountain West 42–19 (17–13) Tournament 2013 (Los Angeles Regional)
Bryant Northeast 42–14 (19–5) Tournament 2013 (Manhattan Regional)
Jacksonville State Ohio Valley 36–25 (18–12) Tournament 2010 (Auburn Regional)
Oregon State Pacific-12 42–12 (23–7) Regular Season 2013 (Corvallis Regional)
Bucknell Patriot 30–19–1 (15–5) Tournament 2010 (Columbia Regional)
LSU Southeastern 44–14–1 (17–11–1) Tournament 2013 (Baton Rouge Regional)
Georgia Southern Southern 39–21 (15–12) Tournament 2011 (Columbia Regional)
Southeastern Louisiana Southland 37–23 (14–10) Tournament 1994 (South Regional)
Jackson State Southwestern Athletic 31–23 (9–15) Tournament 2013 (Baton Rouge Regional)
North Dakota State Summit 25–24 (9–12) Tournament 1956 (District 5)
Louisiana–Lafayette Sun Belt 53–7 (26–4) Tournament 2013 (Baton Rouge Regional)
Pepperdine West Coast 39–16 (18–9) Tournament 2012 (Palo Alto Regional)
Sacramento State Western Athletic 39–22 (21–6) Tournament First appearance

By conference[edit]

Conference Total Schools
SEC 10 Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt
ACC 7 Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Miami (FL), North Carolina, Virginia
Big 12 5 Kansas, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech
Pac-12 5 Arizona State, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, Washington
Big West 4 Cal Poly, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State, UC Irvine
American 2 Houston, Louisville
Big South 2 Campbell, Liberty
Big Ten 2 Indiana, Nebraska
Conference USA 2 Old Dominion, Rice
Missouri Valley 2 Dallas Baptist, Indiana State
Mountain West 2 San Diego State, UNLV
Southland 2 Sam Houston State, Southeastern Louisiana
America East 1 Binghamton
Atlantic 10 1 George Mason
Atlantic Sun 1 Kennesaw State
Big East 1 Xavier
Colonial 1 College of Charleston
Horizon 1 Youngstown State
Ivy 1 Columbia
MAAC 1 Siena
Mid-American 1 Kent State
MEAC 1 Bethune-Cookman
NEC 1 Bryant
Ohio Valley 1 Jacksonville State
Patriot 1 Bucknell
Southern 1 Georgia Southern
SWAC 1 Jackson State
Summit 1 North Dakota State
Sun Belt 1 Louisiana–Lafayette
WAC 1 Sacramento State
West Coast 1 Pepperdine

National seeds[edit]

The following eight teams automatically host a Super Regional if they advance to that round:

  1. Oregon State
  2. Florida
  3. Virginia
  4. Indiana
  5. Florida State
  6. Louisiana–Lafayette
  7. TCU
  8. LSU

Bold indicates College World Series participant
† indicates teams that were eliminated in the Regional Tournament
‡ indicates teams that were eliminated in the Super Regional Tournament

Regionals and Super Regionals[edit]

Bold indicates winner.

Stillwater Super Regional[edit]

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  Oregon State 2  
4  North Dakota State 1  
  1  Oregon State 2  
  3  UC Irvine 14  
3  UC Irvine 10
2  UNLV 3  
  3  UC Irvine 0 4  
Corvallis Regional – Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
  1  Oregon State 4 2  
4  North Dakota State 1  
2  UNLV 2  
  2  UNLV 1
  1  Oregon State 6  
   UC Irvine 8 1
   Oklahoma State 4 0
1  Oklahoma State 8  
4  Binghamton 0  
  1  Oklahoma State 13
  3  Cal State Fullerton 7  
3  Cal State Fullerton 5
2  Nebraska 1  
  1  Oklahoma State 6
Stillwater Regional – Allie P. Reynolds Stadium
  3  Cal State Fullerton 4  
4  Binghamton 6  
2  Nebraska 8  
  2  Nebraska 3
  3  Cal State Fullerton 4  

Austin Super Regional[edit]

Hosted by Texas at UFCU Disch–Falk Field

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  Rice 7  
4  George Mason 2  
  1  Rice 2  
  2  Texas 311  
3  Texas A&M 1
2  Texas 8  
  2  Texas 2 4  
Houston Regional – Reckling Park
  3  Texas A&M 3 1  
4  George Mason 3  
3  Texas A&M 7  
  3  Texas A&M 9
  1  Rice 810  
   Texas 4 4
   Houston 2 0
1  LSU 8  
4  Southeastern Louisiana 4  
  1  LSU 5
  2  Houston 1  
3  Bryant 2
2  Houston 310  
  1  LSU 4 2
Baton Rouge Regional – Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field
  2  Houston 511 12  
4  Southeastern Louisiana 2  
3  Bryant 110  
  4  Southeastern Louisiana 5
  2  Houston 9  

Louisville Super Regional[edit]

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  Florida State 0  
4  Georgia Southern 7  
  4  Georgia Southern 5  
  3  Kennesaw State 1311  
3  Kennesaw State 1
2  Alabama 0  
  3  Kennesaw State 1 4  
Tallahassee Regional – Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium
  2  Alabama 4 2  
1  Florida State 5  
2  Alabama 6  
  2  Alabama 6
  4  Georgia Southern 0  
   Kennesaw State 3 4
   Louisville 5 7
1  Louisville 5  
4  Kent State 0  
  1  Louisville 6
  3  Kansas 3  
3  Kansas 10
2  Kentucky 6  
  1  Louisville 4
Louisville Regional – Jim Patterson Stadium
  2  Kentucky 1  
4  Kent State 2  
2  Kentucky 4  
  2  Kentucky 8
  3  Kansas 6  

Nashville Super Regional[edit]

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  Vanderbilt 11  
4  Xavier 0  
  1  Vanderbilt 7  
  2  Oregon 2  
3  Clemson 1
2  Oregon 18  
  1  Vanderbilt 3  
Nashville Regional – Hawkins Field
  2  Oregon 2  
4  Xavier 6  
3  Clemson 4  
  4  Xavier 8
  2  Oregon 1110  
   Vanderbilt 11 4 12
   Stanford 6 5 5
1  Indiana 10  
4  Youngstown State 2  
  1  Indiana 4
  3  Stanford 2  
3  Stanford 8
2  Indiana State 1  
  1  Indiana 7 4
Bloomington Regional – Bart Kaufman Field
  3  Stanford 10 5  
4  Youngstown State 5  
2  Indiana State 2  
  4  Youngstown State 4
  3  Stanford 12  

Lubbock Super Regional[edit]

Hosted by Texas Tech at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  Florida 2  
4  College of Charleston 3  
  4  College of Charleston 6  
  2  Long Beach State 3  
3  North Carolina 1
2  Long Beach State 6  
  4  College of Charleston 4  
Gainesville Regional – Alfred A. McKethan Stadium
  2  Long Beach State 2  
1  Florida 2  
3  North Carolina 5  
  3  North Carolina 5
  2  Long Beach State 12  
   College of Charleston 0 0
   Texas Tech 1 1
1  Miami (FL) 1  
4  Bethune-Cookman 0  
  1  Miami (FL) 0
  2  Texas Tech 3  
3  Columbia 2
2  Texas Tech 3  
  2  Texas Tech 1 4
Coral Gables Regional – Mark Light Field at Alex Rodriguez Park
  1  Miami (FL) 210 0  
4  Bethune-Cookman 6  
3  Columbia 5  
  4  Bethune-Cookman 0
  1  Miami (FL) 10  

Fort Worth Super Regional[edit]

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  Cal Poly 4  
4  Sacramento State 2  
  1  Cal Poly 1  
  3  Pepperdine 2  
3  Pepperdine 3
2  Arizona State 2  
  3  Pepperdine 10  
San Luis Obispo Regional – Baggett Stadium
  1  Cal Poly 6  
4  Sacramento State 5  
2  Arizona State 4  
  4  Sacramento State 5
  1  Cal Poly 6  
   Pepperdine 2 3 5
  7  TCU 3 2 6
1  TCU 2  
4  Siena 111  
  1  TCU 3
  3  Sam Houston State 222  
3  Sam Houston State 2
2  Dallas Baptist 1  
  1  TCU 6
Fort Worth Regional – Lupton Stadium
  3  Sam Houston State 1  
4  Siena 9  
2  Dallas Baptist 810  
  4  Siena 2
  3  Sam Houston State 9  

Lafayette Super Regional[edit]

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  Louisiana–Lafayette 0  
4  Jackson State 1  
  4  Jackson State 1  
  2  Mississippi State 3  
3  San Diego State 2
2  Mississippi State 5  
  2  Mississippi State 8 3  
Lafayette Regional – M.L. Tigue Moore Field
  1  Louisiana–Lafayette 14 5  
1  Louisiana–Lafayette 9  
3  San Diego State 2  
  1  Louisiana–Lafayette 11
  4  Jackson State 1  
  6  Louisiana–Lafayette 9 2 4
   Ole Miss 5 5 10
1  Ole Miss 12  
4  Jacksonville State 2  
  1  Ole Miss 2
  2  Washington 1  
3  Georgia Tech 0
2  Washington 8  
  1  Ole Miss 3
Oxford Regional – Swayze Field
  2  Washington 210  
4  Jacksonville State 2  
3  Georgia Tech 4  
  3  Georgia Tech 2
  2  Washington 4  

Charlottesville Super Regional[edit]

  Regional Regional Regional Final Super Regional
                                           
1  South Carolina 5  
4  Campbell 2  
  1  South Carolina 3  
  2  Maryland 4  
3  Old Dominion 3
2  Maryland 4  
  2  Maryland 10  
Columbia Regional – Carolina Stadium
  1  South Carolina 1  
4  Campbell 4  
3  Old Dominion 112  
  4  Campbell 0
  1  South Carolina 9  
   Maryland 5 3 2
  3  Virginia 4 7 11
1  Virginia 10  
4  Bucknell 1  
  1  Virginia 3
  2  Arkansas 0  
3  Liberty 2
2  Arkansas 3  
  1  Virginia 9
Charlottesville Regional – Davenport Field
  2  Arkansas 2  
4  Bucknell 5  
3  Liberty 2  
  4  Bucknell 0
  2  Arkansas 10  

College World Series[edit]

The 2014 College World Series began on June 14, 2014 and was held at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. It concluded on June 25, 2014 with Vanderbilt winning the national championship by defeating Virginia 2 games to 1 in the final round.[2]

Participants[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head coach Previous CWS appearances CWS best finish CWS W–L record
Louisville American 50–15 (19–5) Dan McDonnell 2
(last: 2013)
5th
(2007)
1–4
Ole Miss SEC 46–19 (19–11) Mike Bianco 4
(last: 1972)
4th
(1956)
3–8
TCU Big 12 47–16 (17–7) Jim Schlossnagle 1
(2010)
3rd
(2010)
3–2
Texas Big 12 43–19 (13–11) Augie Garrido 34
(last: 2011)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, 2005)
82–57
Texas Tech Big 12 45–19 (14–10) Tim Tadlock none none 0–0
UC Irvine Big West 40–23 (15–9) Mike Gillespie 1
(2007)
3rd
(2007)
2–2
Vanderbilt SEC 46–19 (17–13) Tim Corbin 1
(2011)
3rd
(2011)
2–2
Virginia ACC 49–14 (22–8) Brian O'Connor 2
(last: 2011)
3rd
(2011)
3–4

Bracket[edit]

Seeds listed below indicate national seeds only.

  First round Second round Semifinals Final
                                           
 UC Irvine 3  
 Texas 1  
   UC Irvine 4  
   Vanderbilt 6  
 Louisville 3
 Vanderbilt 5  
   Vanderbilt 0 4  
   Texas 4 310  
 Texas 4  
 Louisville 1  
   Texas 1
   UC Irvine 0  
   Vanderbilt 9 2 3
  3  Virginia 8 7 2
 Texas Tech 2  
7  TCU 3  
  7  TCU 2
  3  Virginia 315  
 Ole Miss 1
3  Virginia 2  
  3  Virginia 4
   Ole Miss 1  
 Texas Tech 1  
 Ole Miss 2  
   Ole Miss 6
  7  TCU 4  

Game results[edit]

Date Game Winner Score Loser Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher Saving Pitcher Notes
June 14 Game 1 UC Irvine 3–1 Texas Evan Brock Nathan Thornhill
Game 2 Vanderbilt 5–3 Louisville Carson Fulmer Kyle Funkhouser Adam Ravenelle
June 15 Game 3 TCU 3–2 Texas Tech Riley Ferrell Jonny Drozd
Game 4 Virginia 2–1 Ole Miss Artie Lewicki Aaron Greenwood
June 16 Game 5 Texas 4–1 Louisville Parker French Anthony Kidston Travis Duke Louisville eliminated
Game 6 Vanderbilt 6–4 UC Irvine Walker Buehler Elliot Surrey
June 17 Game 7 Ole Miss 2–1 Texas Tech Scott Weathersby Cameron Smith Texas Tech eliminated
Game 8 Virginia 3–2 (15) TCU Artie Lewicki Trey Teakell
June 18 Game 9 Texas 1–0 UC Irvine Chad Hollingsworth Evan Manarino Travis Duke UC Irvine eliminated
June 19 Game 10 Ole Miss 6–4 TCU Josh Laxer Jordan Kipper Aaron Greenwood TCU eliminated
June 20 Game 11 Texas 4–0 Vanderbilt Nathan Thornhill Tyler Ferguson
June 20/21[a] Game 12 Virginia 4–1 Ole Miss Josh Sborz Chris Ellis Nick Howard Ole Miss eliminated
June 21 Game 13 Vanderbilt 4–3 (10) Texas Hayden Stone John Curtiss Texas eliminated
June 23 Final Game 1 Vanderbilt 9–8 Virginia Jared Miller Nathan Kirby Adam Ravenelle
June 24 Final Game 2 Virginia 7–2 Vanderbilt Brandon Waddell Tyler Beede
June 25 Final Game 3 Vanderbilt 3–2 Virginia Hayden Stone Nick Howard Adam Ravenelle Vanderbilt wins College World Series
^[a] Game began Friday night at 7:00 pm CT. A rain delay occurred at 7:32 pm. The game was suspended at 9:05 pm and resumed Saturday at 2:02 pm.[4]

All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were members of the College World Series All-Tournament Team.[5]

Position Player School
P Artie Lewicki Virginia
Brandon Waddell Virginia
1B Kevin Cron Texas Christian
2B Branden Cogswell Virginia
3B Tyler Campbell Vanderbilt
SS C. J. Hinojosa Texas
C Nate Irving Virginia
OF Brandon Downes Virginia
John Norwood Vanderbilt
Rhett Wiseman Vanderbilt
DH Dansby Swanson Vanderbilt
MOP Dansby Swanson Vanderbilt

Final standings[edit]

Place School Record
1st Vanderbilt 10–3
2nd #3 Virginia 9–3
3rd Ole Miss 7–3
Texas 8–3
5th #7 TCU 6–3
UC Irvine 6–3
7th Louisville 5–2
Texas Tech 5–3
9th College of Charleston 3–2
Houston 4–3
Kennesaw State 3–3
#6 Louisiana–Lafayette 5–3
Maryland 4–2
Oklahoma State 3–2
Pepperdine 4–2
Stanford 5–3
17th Alabama 3–2
Arkansas 2–2
Cal Poly 2–2
Cal State Fullerton 2–2
#4 Indiana 2–2
Kentucky 2–2
Long Beach State 2–2
#8 LSU 2–2
Miami (FL) 3–2
Mississippi State 2–2
Oregon 2–2
#1 Oregon State 3–2
Sam Houston State 2–2
South Carolina 2–2
Texas A&M 3–2
Washington 2–2
33rd Bethune-Cookman 1–2
Bucknell 1–2
Campbell 1–2
Georgia Southern 1–2
Georgia Tech 1–2
Jackson State 1–2
Kansas 1–2
Nebraska 1–2
North Carolina 1–2
Rice 1–2
Sacramento State 1–2
Siena 1–2
Southeastern Louisiana 1–2
UNLV 1–2
Xavier 1–2
Youngstown State 1–2
49th Arizona State 0–2
Binghamton 0–2
Bryant 0–2
Clemson 0–2
Columbia 0–2
Dallas Baptist 0–2
#2 Florida 0–2
#5 Florida State 0–2
George Mason 0–2
Indiana State 0–2
Jacksonville State 0–2
Kent State 0–2
Liberty 0–2
North Dakota State 0–2
Old Dominion 0–2
San Diego State 0–2

Media coverage[edit]

Radio[edit]

NRG Media, in conjunction with Westwood One/NCAA Radio Network provided nationwide radio coverage of the College World Series, which was streamed online at westwoodonesports.com. Kevin Kugler and John Bishop called all games leading up to the Championship Series with Gary Sharp acting as the field reporter. The Championship Series was called by Kugler and Scott Graham with Ted Emrich acting as the field reporter for a second consecutive year.[6]

Television[edit]

ESPN carried every game from the Regionals, Super Regionals, and College World Series across the ESPN Networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN3). ESPN also provided Bases Loaded coverage for the Regionals. Bases Loaded was hosted by Dari Nowkhah and Matt Schick with Kyle Peterson and Mike Rooney providing analysis. Bases Loaded aired Friday and Saturday from 2:00 pm–midnight ET, Sunday from 2:00 pm–1:00 am ET, and Monday from 6:00 pm–1:00 am ET on ESPN3. ESPN2 and ESPNU aired Bases Loaded in between games and throughout other select times during the tournament.[7]

Broadcast assignments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Baseball Division I Championship". NCAA.com. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Vandy wins 1st CWS championship". ESPN.com. June 26, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ Team Directory
  4. ^ "CWS Game 12: Virginia vs. Ole Miss". Stat Broadcast. Retrieved 2014-06-21. 
  5. ^ Olson, Eric (June 25, 2014). "CWS official says attendance dip is not a concern". Anchorage Daily News. Retrieved June 26, 2014. 
  6. ^ "College World Series: Live from Omaha – Starts Saturday!". Westwood One. Retrieved 2014-06-09. 
  7. ^ "Complete Coverage of NCAA Baseball Championship begins with Announcement of 64-Team Field Monday on ESPNU". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2014-05-23. 
  8. ^ a b "Exclusive Coverage of Entire NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Begins Friday". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  9. ^ a b "Exclusive NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Super Regionals Begin Friday". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2014-06-03. 
  10. ^ a b "ESPN's 35th Consecutive Year of College World Series Coverage Begins Saturday". ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 

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