2004 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament

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2004 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament
Classification Division
Teams 8
Format Double-elimination tournament
Site
Champions The Citadel (7th title)
Winning coach Fred Jordan (6th title)
MVP Jonathan Ellis (The Citadel)
Attendance 35,150
2004 Southern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#29 College of Charlestony 25 5   .833     47 16   .746
The Citadel y 21 9   .700     39 28   .582
Georgia Southern 21 9   .700     34 25   .576
Elon 17 13   .567     31 28   .525
UNC Greensboro 16 14   .533     33 21   .611
East Tennessee State 15 15   .500     28 30   .483
Davidson 13 17   .433     20 33   .377
Western Carolina 12 18   .400     28 31   .475
Furman 11 19   .367     21 33   .389
Wofford 8 22   .267     17 30   .362
Appalachian State 6 24   .200     10 43   .189
† – Conference champion
‡ – SoCon Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 2004[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2004 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in Charleston, SC from May 26 through May 30. Third seeded The Citadel won the tournament and earned the Southern Conference's automatic bid to the 2004 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. It was the Bulldogs seventh SoCon tournament win.

The top eight baseball programs in the conference participated in the double-elimination tournament. Furman, Wofford, and Appalachian State were not in the field. College of Charleston claimed its first top seed by winning its first regular season championship.[2]

Seeding[edit]

Team W L Pct GB Seed
College of Charleston 25 5 .833
1
Georgia Southern 21 9 .700
4
2
The Citadel 21 9 .700
4
3
Elon 17 13 .567
8
4
UNC Greensboro 16 14 .533
9
5
East Tennessee State 15 15 .500
10
6
Davidson 13 17 .433
12
7
Western Carolina 12 18 .400
13
8
Furman 11 19 .367
14
Wofford 8 22 .267
17
Appalachian State 6 24 .200
19

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Bracket[edit]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round     Semifinals     Finals
                                                 
  Winner's Bracket
  5  UNC Greensboro 3  
  4  Elon 12    
      4  Elon 6  
      8  Western Carolina 7    
  8  Western Carolina 4          
  1  College of Charleston 3        
      8  Western Carolina 5            
      3  The Citadel 2              
  7  Davidson 5              
  2  Georgia Southern 2                
      3  The Citadel 10          
      7  Davidson 2        
  6  East Tennessee State 2          
  3  The Citadel 6         8  Western Carolina 2 1
      3  The Citadel 9 8
  Loser's Bracket      
  1  College of Charleston 5        
  5  UNC Greensboro 4     7  Davidson 0        
    1  College of Charleston 3          
      1  College of Charleston 4        
  2  Georgia Southern 12         4  Elon 3     3  The Citadel 7    
  6  East Tennessee State 4     4  Elon 7         1  College of Charleston 2  
    2  Georgia Southern 3  

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Position Player School
P Jonathan Ellis The Citadel
C Brian Sigmon Western Carolina
1B Chip Cannon The Citadel
2B Jon Aughey The Citadel
SS Chris Davis Western Carolina
3B Chris Ard The Citadel
(tie) Denver Edick Western Carolina
OF Matt Covington The Citadel
OF Byron Barber College of Charleston
OF Andy Phillips The Citadel
DH Mark Egleton The Citadel
Walt Nadzak Award, Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Jonathan Ellis
The Citadel

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 2004". Boyd's World. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ "SoCon Baseball Tournament Seeds set". soconsports.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  3. ^ "Southern Conference - Standings & Leaders". Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  4. ^ "2011 Southern Conference Baseball Record Book" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-22.