2001 Miami Hurricanes baseball team

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2001 Miami Hurricanes baseball
Miami Hurricanes logo.svg
Conference Independent
2001 record 53–12
Head coach Jim Morris (8th year)
Assistant coach Lazaro Collazo (6th year)
Assistant coach Gino DiMare (5th year)
Assistant coach Mark Kingston (2nd year)
Home stadium Mark Light Field
← 2000
2002 →
2001 NCAA Division I baseball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Miami (FL) y       47 12   .797
Belmont       28 24   .538
Centenary       23 36   .390
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi       18 36   .333
Texas–Pan American       12 40   .231
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 2001[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2001 Miami Hurricanes baseball team represented the University of Miami in the 2001 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team was coached by Jim Morris in his 8th season.

The Hurricanes won the College World Series, defeating the Stanford Cardinal in the championship game.


2001 Miami Hurricanes roster


  • Kiki Bengochea
  • J.D. Cockroft
  • Andrew Cohn
  • Luke DeBold
  • Tom Farmer
  • George Huguet
  • Alex Prendes
  • T.J. Prunty
  • Troy Roberson
  • Chris Sheffield
  • Dan Smith
  • Dan Touchet
  • Vince Vazquez
  • Brian Walker


  • Kevin Brown
  • Kris Clute
  • Matt Dryer
  • Kevin Howard
  • Javy Rodriguez




  • Jim Burt, Jr.
  • Charlton Jimerson
  • Marcus Nettles
  • Kevin Mannix
  • Mike Rodriguez
  • Brad Safchik


2001 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Game Log
Regular Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Javy Rodriguez
  • Team Most Valuable Player
  • All-American
  • NCAA Stolen Base Leader
Kevin Brown
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
Tom Farmer
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]
George Huguet
  • Freshman All-America[3]
Charlton Jimerson
Danny Matienzo
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[2]

Hurricanes in the 2001 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Miami baseball program were drafted in the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Mike Rodriguez OF 2nd 54th Houston Astros
Chris Sheffield RHP 4th 121st Toronto Blue Jays
Brian Walker LHP 4th 132nd New York Mets
Charlton Jimerson OF 5th 146th Houston Astros
Tom Farmer RHP 7th 207th Detroit Tigers
Marcus Nettles OF 11th 330th San Diego Padres
Mike DiRosa C 16th 488th Arizona Diamondbacks
Dan Smith RHP 17th 507th Detroit Tigers
Kevin Brown 1B 19th 585th Atlanta Braves
Troy Roberson RHP 28th 831st Texas Rangers
Kris Clute 2B 37th 1112th Florida Marlins


  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 2001". Boyd's World. Retrieved May 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "College World Series Record Book" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "2012 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Media Guide" (PDF). HurricaneSports.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Miami"". Retrieved 14 July 2012.