2004 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

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2004 Conference USA
Baseball Tournament
Teams 8
Format Eight-team double-elimination tournament
Finals Site
Champions TCU (1st title)
Winning coach Jim Schlossnagle (1st title)
MVP Austin Adams TCU

The 2004 Conference USA Baseball Tournament was the 2004 postseason college baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Conference USA, held at Cougar Field in Houston, Texas from May 26 through May 30, 2004. The TCU Horned Frogs won the tournament and received the conference's automatic bid to the 2004 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The tournament consisted of eight teams, with two double-elimination brackets, and a single-game final.[1]

Regular season results[edit]

Team W L T Pct GB Seed
East Carolina 25 5 0 .833 -- 1
Tulane 21 9 0 .700 4 2
Southern Miss 21 9 0 .700 4 3
TCU 19 11 0 .633 6 4
Houston 19 11 0 .633 6 5
Memphis 15 14 0 .517 9.5 6
UAB 13 16 0 .448 11.5 7
Louisville 13 17 0 .433 12 8
South Florida 12 17 0 .414 12.5 --
Charlotte 9 21 0 .300 16 --
Cincinnati 6 24 0 .200 19 --
Saint Louis 5 24 0 .172 19.5 --

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
May 26–27
Second Round
May 27–28
Semi-Finals
May 28–29
Finals
May 30
                                       
6 Memphis 10  
3 Southern Miss 5  
  7 UAB 7  
  6 Memphis 6  
7 UAB 10
2 Tulane 4  
  7 UAB 10 7  
Bracket One
  3 Southern Miss 16 9  
3 Southern Miss 16  
2 Tulane 4  
  6 Memphis 0
  3 Southern Miss 13  
  4 TCU 3
  3 Southern Miss 1
1 East Carolina 13  
8 Louisville 2  
  5 Houston 6
  1 East Carolina 5  
5 Houston 9
4 TCU 5  
  5 Houston 3 4
Bracket Two
  4 TCU 8 5  
8 Louisville 3  
4 TCU 4  
  4 TCU 5
  1 East Carolina 4  
  • Bold indicates the winner of the game.
  • Italics indicate that the team was eliminated from the tournament.

Finish order[edit]

Finish Team W L T Pct Seed Eliminated By
1 TCU 5 1 0 .833 4
2 Southern Miss# 4 2 0 .667 3 TCU
3 Houston 2 2 0 .500 5 TCU
4 UAB 2 2 0 .500 7 Southern Miss
5 East Carolina# 1 2 0 .333 1 TCU
6 Memphis 1 2 0 .333 6 Southern Miss
7 Louisville 0 2 0 .000 8 TCU
8 Tulane# 0 2 0 .000 2 Southern Miss

- Winner of the tournament and received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
# - Received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

All-tournament team[edit]

Position Player School
C Brad Willcutt Southern Mississippi
IF Matt Shepherd Southern Mississippi
IF Jarrett Hoffpauir Southern Mississippi
IF Chris Neuman TCU
IF Bo Cogbill TCU
OF Ryan Frith Southern Mississippi
OF Chad Huffman TCU
OF Austin Adams TCU
DH Kevin Roberts Houston
P Mike Cashion Southern Mississippi
P Eugene Espinelli TCU
P Clayton Jerome TCU
P Ryan Weems TCU
MVP Austin Adams TCU

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conference USA Baseball Historical Records". Conference USA. Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-05-22.