2005 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

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2005 Conference USA Baseball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 8
Format Eight-team double-elimination tournament
Site
Champions TCU, Tulane (2nd, 5th title)
Winning coach Jim Schlossnagle, Rick Jones (2nd, 5th title)
MVP Nathan Southard (Tulane)

The 2005 Conference USA Baseball Tournament was the 2005 postseason college baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Conference USA, held at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from May 25 through May 29, 2005. Both TCU and Tulane were declared co-champions due to inclement weather but Tulane was given the automatic bid to the 2005 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The tournament consisted of eight teams, with two double-elimination brackets, and a single-game final that was cancelled due to inclement weather.[1]

Regular season results[edit]

Team W L T Pct GB Seed
Tulane 24 6 .800 -- 1
TCU 20 10 .667 4 2
Southern Miss 20 10 .667 4 3
East Carolina 18 12 .600 6 4
Houston 16 13 .552 7.5 5
South Florida 15 14 .517 8.5 6
Louisville 15 14 .517 8.5 7
UAB 14 16 .467 10 8
Charlotte 13 17 .433 11 --
Cincinnati 10 19 .344 13.5 --
Saint Louis 8 22 .267 16 --
Memphis 5 25 .167 19 --

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
May 25–26
Second Round
May 26–27
Semi-Finals
May 27–28
Finals
May 29
                                       
5  Houston 5  
4  East Carolina 6  
  4  East Carolina 3  
  1  Tulane 16  
8  UAB 6
1  Tulane 8  
  5  Houston 1  
Bracket One
  1  Tulane 10  
8  UAB 5  
5  Houston 7  
  4  East Carolina 4
  5  Houston 6  
  2  TCU[a]
  1  Tulane[a]
7  Louisville 2  
2  TCU 4  
  3  Southern Miss 0
  2  TCU 8  
6  USF 3
3  Southern Miss 5  
  3  Southern Miss 7
Bracket Two
  2  TCU 13  
7  Louisville 1  
6  USF 11  
  6  USF 3
  3  Southern Miss 9  
  • 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 Tulane 3 0 1.000 1
1 TCU# 3 0 1.000 2
3 Southern Miss# 2 2 0 .500 3 TCU
4 Houston 2 2 0 .500 5 Tulane
5 South Florida 1 2 0 .333 6 Southern Miss
6 East Carolina# 1 2 0 .333 4 Houston
7 Louisville 0 2 0 .000 7 South Florida
8 UAB 0 2 0 .000 8 Houston

- 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 Brian Baisley South Florida
IF Brad Emaus Tulane
IF Chad Huffman TCU
IF Dustin Kingsbury Houston
IF Trey Sutton Southern Mississippi
OF Keith Conlon TCU
OF Jason Lowery Southern Mississippi
OF Nathan Southard Tulane
DH Mike Grace East Carolina
P Brian Bogusevic Tulane
P Lance Broadway TCU
P Sam Demel TCU
P Micah Owings Tulane
MVP Nathan Southard Tulane

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tulane and TCU were declared co-champions as the game was cancelled due to inclement weather.

References[edit]

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