2007 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

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2007 Conference USA
Baseball Tournament
Teams 8
Format Eight-team double-elimination tournament
Finals Site
Champions Rice (2nd title)
Winning coach Wayne Graham (2nd title)
MVP Aaron Luna Rice

The 2007 Conference USA Baseball Tournament was the 2007 postseason college baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Conference USA, held at Clark-LeClair Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina from May 23–May 27, 2007. Rice won tournament for the second consecutive time and received Conference USA's automatic bid to the 2007 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
Rice 22 2 .917 -- 1
East Carolina 14 9 .609 7.5 2
Southern Miss 14 10 .583 8 3
Houston 12 12 .500 10 4
Memphis 12 12 .500 10 5
UAB 12 12 .500 10 6
Tulane 9 15 .375 13 7
UCF 7 17 .292 15 8
Marshall 5 18 .217 16.5 --
  • Records listed are conference play only. SMU, Tulsa, and UTEP did not field baseball teams. Marshall did not qualify for tournament play.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
May 23–24
Second Round
May 24–25
Semifinals
May 26
Championship Game
May 27
                                       
5 Memphis 12  
4 Houston 4  
  5 Memphis 5  
  1 Rice 7  
8 UCF 6
1 Rice 16  
  1 Rice 1 20  
  5 Memphis 2 9  
4 Houston 0  
8 UCF 1  
  5 Memphis 12
  8 UCF 6  
  1 Rice 16
  2 East Carolina 8
6 UAB 5  
3 Southern Miss 9  
  3 Southern Miss 1
  2 East Carolina 2  
7 Tulane 2
2 East Carolina 4  
  2 East Carolina 9
  7 Tulane 4  
6 UAB 5  
7 Tulane 13  
  3 Southern Miss 2
  7 Tulane 6  
  • 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 Rice 4 1 0 .800 1
2 East Carolina# 3 1 0 .750 2 Rice
3 Memphis# 3 2 0 .600 5 Rice
4 Tulane 2 2 0 .500 7 East Carolina
5 Southern Miss# 1 2 0 .333 3 Tulane
6 UCF 1 2 0 .333 8 Memphis
7 UAB 0 2 0 .000 6 Tulane
8 Houston 0 2 0 .000 4 UCF

- 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 Danny Lehmann Rice
IF Adam Amar Memphis
IF Stephen Batts East Carolina
IF Bill Moss Memphis
IF Joe Savery Rice
OF Harrison Eldridge East Carolina
OF Josh Irvin Memphis
OF Anthony Scelfo Tulane
DH/UT Aaron Luna Rice
P Bobby Bowden Southern Mississippi
P Jaager Good Central Florida
P Matt Langwell Rice
P Shane Mathews East Carolina
MVP Aaron Luna Rice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conference USA Baseball Historical Records". Conference USA. Archived from the original on 22 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-19.