Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament

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Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament
Conference Baseball Championship
Sport Baseball
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference
Number of teams 8
Format Two bracket Double-elimination, single elimination final
Current stadium Wesley Barrow Stadium
Current location New Orleans, LA
Played 1959–Present
Last contest 2014
Current champion Jackson State (16)
Most championships Southern (26)

The Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament is the conference baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Southwestern Athletic Conference. The top four finshers in each division participate in the two bracket, double-elimination tournament, which in 2014 was played at Wesley Barrow Stadium in New Orleans, LA.[1] The winner of the tournament receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.

From the first tournament in 1959 through 2003, only Southern, Jackson State, and Grambling State won championships. However, since 2004, five programs have won championships suggesting greater competitiveness in the league.[2]

Champions[edit]

By year[edit]

The following is a list of conference champions and sites listed by year.[3]

Year Program Site
1959 Southern
1960 Southern
1961 Grambling State
1962 Grambling State
1963 Grambling State
1964 Grambling State
1965 Southern
1966 Southern
1967 Grambling State
1968 Jackson State
1969 Southern
1970 Southern
1971 Jackson State
1972 Southern
1973 Jackson State
1974 Southern
1975 Southern
1976 Southern
1977 Jackson State
1978 Jackson State
1979 Southern
1980 Jackson State
1981 Southern
1982 Jackson State
1983 Grambling State
1984 Grambling State
1985 Grambling State
1986 Jackson State
1987 Southern
1988 Southern
1989 Jackson State
1990 Jackson State
1991 Southern
1992 Southern
1993 Jackson State/Southern Chester Willis Field • Natchez, MS
1994 Jackson State
1995 Jackson State
1996 Southern
1997 Southern
1998 Southern
1999 Southern
2000 Jackson State
2001 Southern
2002 Southern
2003 Southern
2004 Texas Southern
2005 Southern
2006 Prairie View A&M Trustmark ParkPearl, MS[4]
2007 Prairie View A&M Smith-Wills StadiumJackson, MS[5]
2008 Texas Southern Lee–Hines FieldBaton Rouge, LA
2009 Southern Lee–Hines Field • Baton Rouge, LA
2010 Grambling State Fair Grounds FieldShreveport, LA
2011 Alcorn State Fair Grounds Field • Shreveport, LA
2012 Prairie View A&M Lee–Hines Field • Baton Rouge, LA
2013 Jackson State LaGrave FieldFort Worth, TX
2014 Jackson State Wesley Barrow StadiumNew Orleans, LA

Jackson State and Southern were declared co-Champions in 1993 as weather forced cancellation of the tournament final.

By school[edit]

The following is a list of conference champions listed by school.

Program No. of titles Title years
Southern 26 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2009
Jackson State 16 1968, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2013, 2014[6]
Grambling State 9 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1983, 1984, 1985, 2010[7]
Prairie View A&M 3 2006, 2007,[8] 2012
Texas Southern 2 2004, 2008
Alcorn State 1 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011-12 Championships". SWAC.org. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  2. ^ "Will recent baseball tournament trend continue?". SWAC.org. May 14, 2009. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  3. ^ "All-Time SWAC Champions List". SWAC. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  4. ^ "JAGS DEFEAT ALCORN STATE BRAVES IN OPENING ROUND OF SWAC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT". gojagsports.com. May 16, 2006. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  5. ^ "2007 SWAC Baseball Tournament". Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  6. ^ "JSU's All-Time SWAC Championships (Baseball)". jsutigers.cstv.com. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  7. ^ "Grambling State Wins 2010 SWAC Baseball Championship". hbcudigest.com. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  8. ^ Texas Southern University TIGER Game Notes 2011 SWAC Baseball Tournamenet. tsu.edu. p. 12. Retrieved 2012-04-28.