1999 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament

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1999 Big East Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams 6
Format Double-elimination tournament
Finals Site
Champions Providence (2nd title)
Winning coach Charlie Hickey (1st title)
MVP Marc DesRoches Providence
1999 Big East Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Notre Dame y 20 5 0   .800     43 18 0   .705
Rutgers y 19 7 0   .731     37 21 0   .638
Providence y 18 8 0   .692     49 16 0   .754
Seton Hall 14 11 0   .560     32 19 1   .625
St. John's 13 11 1   .540     32 22 2   .589
West Virginia 12 13 0   .480     29 28 0   .509
Villanova 11 15 0   .423     27 26 1   .509
Pittsburgh 11 15 0   .423     27 27 0   .500
Boston College 10 15 1   .404     26 21 1   .552
Connecticut 10 16 0   .385     27 24 0   .529
Georgetown 2 24 0   .077     18 34 0   .346
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1999[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1999 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Mercer County Waterfront Park in Trenton, NJ. This was the fifteenth annual Big East Conference Baseball Tournament, and first to be held outside the state of Connecticut. The Providence Friars won the tournament championship and claimed the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 1999 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[3]

Format and seeding[edit]

The Big East baseball tournament was a 6 team double elimination tournament in 1999. The top six regular season finishers were seeded one through six based on conference winning percentage only.[3]

Team W L T Pct. GB Seed
Notre Dame 20 5 0 .800
1
Rutgers 19 7 0 .731
1.5
2
Providence 18 8 0 .692
2.5
3
Seton Hall 14 11 0 .560
6
4
St. John's 13 11 1 .540
7
5
West Virginia 12 13 0 .480
8
6
Villanova 11 15 0 .423
9.5
Pittsburgh 11 15 0 .423
9.5
Boston College 10 15 1 .404
10
Connecticut 10 16 0 .385
11.5
Georgetown 2 24 0 .077
18.5

Bracket[edit]

  First round Semifinals Third Round Semi-Finals Finals
                                               
  1 Notre Dame 7  
  6 West Virginia 2     1 Notre Dame 3  
    4 Seton Hall 11    
      4 Seton Hall 2  
      5 St. John's 7     5 St. John's 6  
  5 St. John's 9         2 Rutgers 4    
  6 West Virginia 6        
  2 Rutgers 13         5 St. John's 1
  5 St. John's 9           3 Providence 6
      2 Rutgers 11        
      3 Providence 4          
  3 Providence 10           2 Rutgers 2              
  4 Seton Hall 9         3 Providence 9            
  3 Providence 8    
  1 Notre Dame 4  

[3]

Jack Kaiser Award[edit]

Marc DesRoches was the winner of the 1999 Jack Kaiser Award. DesRoches was a senior pitcher for Providence.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. p. 61. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1999". boydsworld.com. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d 2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide. Big East Conference. pp. 61–66. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013.