2000 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament

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2000 Southeastern Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams 8
Format Two pools of four-team double elimination
Finals Site
Champions LSU (6th title)
Winning coach Skip Bertman (6th title)
MVP Wally Pontiff LSU
Attendance 85,653
2000 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#9 South Carolina xy 25 5   .833     53 8   .869
#17 Florida y 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 xy 19 10   .655     52 17   .754
#15 Mississippi State y 17 10   .630     39 17   .696
#25 Auburn y 17 13   .567     41 20   .672
#27 Alabama y 16 14   .533     41 24   .631
Ole Miss 12 17   .414     30 25   .545
Arkansas 8 20   .286     24 30   .444
x – Division champion
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 2000[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2000 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, Alabama from May 17th through May 21st. LSU defeated Florida in the championship game, earning the Southeastern Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. LSU would go on to win the national championship at the College World Series in Omaha, NE, their fifth national championship in 10 seasons.

Regular Season Results[edit]

Eastern Division
Team W L Pct GB Seed
South Carolina 25 5 .833
1
Florida 18 11 .621 6.5 4
Georgia 14 15 .483 10.5 7
Kentucky 12 16 .429 12 8
Tennessee 10 18 .357
14
Vanderbilt 5 24 .172 19.5 --
Western Division
Team W L Pct GB Seed
LSU 19 10 .655 -- 2
Mississippi State 17 10 .630 1 3
Auburn 17 13 .567 2.5 5
Alabama 16 14 .533 3.5 6
Ole Miss 12 17 .414 7 --
Arkansas 8 20 .286 10.5 --

Tournament[edit]

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                       
5 Auburn 2  
4 Florida 7  
  4 Florida 8  
  8 Kentucky 7  
8 Kentucky 6
1 South Carolina 4  
  4 Florida 12 -  
  1 South Carolina 4 -  
5 Auburn 4  
1 South Carolina 11  
  1 South Carolina 12
  8 Kentucky 5  
  4 Florida 6
  2 LSU 9
6 Alabama 9  
3 Mississippi State 3  
  6 Alabama 12
  2 LSU 18  
7 Georgia 3
2 LSU 11  
  2 LSU 6 -
  6 Alabama 5 -  
3 Mississippi State 0  
7 Georgia 5  
  7 Georgia 4
  6 Alabama 12  

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Position Player School
1B Brad Hawpe LSU
2B Sam Bozanich Alabama
3B Blair Barbier LSU
SS Drew Meyer South Carolina
C Kelley Gulledge Alabama
OF Wally Pontiff LSU
OF Cedrick Harris LSU
OF Tim Olson Florida
DH Kurt Keene Florida
P Mike Smalley Florida
P Brian Tallet LSU
MVP Wally Pontiff LSU

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 2000". boydsworld.com. Retrieved November 30, 2012.