2009 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament

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2009 Southeastern Conference
Baseball Tournament
2009 SEC baseball.JPG
Teams8
FormatDouble elimination with flipped brackets
Finals site
ChampionsLSU (8th title)
Winning coachPaul Mainieri (2nd title)
MVPMikie Mahtook LSU
Attendance86,048

The 2009 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Regions Park in Hoover, AL from May 20th through May 24th. LSU won the tournament and earned the Southeastern Conference's automatic bid to the 2009 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. LSU won the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

Regular Season results[edit]

The top eight teams (based on conference results) from the conference earned invites to the tournament.

Eastern Division
Team W L T Pct GB Seed
Florida 19 11 .633 2
South Carolina 17 13 .567 2 5
Georgia 15 15 .500 4 6
Vanderbilt 12 17 .414 6.5 8
Kentucky 12 18 .400 7
Tennessee 11 19 .367 8
Western Division
Team W L T Pct GB Seed
LSU 20 10 .667 1
Ole Miss 20 10 .667 3
Alabama 18 11 .621 1.5 4
Arkansas 14 15 .483 5.5 7
Auburn 11 19 .367 9
Miss St. 9 20 .310 10.5

Format[edit]

The 2009 tournament will once again feature a "flipped bracket". This means that after two days of play the undefeated team from each bracket will move into the other bracket. This reduces the amount of rematches teams will have to play in order to win the tournament.

Tournament[edit]

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                       
7 Arkansas 8  
2 Florida 5  
  7 Arkansas 1  
  6 Georgia 2*  
6 Georgia 6
3 Ole Miss 3  
  8 Vanderbilt 11 -  
  7 Arkansas 1 -  
2 Florida 12^  
3 Ole Miss 2  
  7 Arkansas 10
  2 Florida 7  
  1 LSU 6
  8 Vanderbilt 2
8 Vanderbilt 4  
1 LSU 1  
  8 Vanderbilt 5
  5 South Carolina 4  
5 South Carolina 9*
4 Alabama 5  
  6 Georgia 0 2
  1 LSU 16 3  
1 LSU 9  
4 Alabama 6  
  5 South Carolina 1
  1 LSU 4  
  • * Game went into extra innings.
  • ^ Game ended after 8 innings due to Mercy Rule.
  • Auburn, Mississippi St., Kentucky and Tennessee did not make the tournament.

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Position Player School
1B Preston Tucker Florida
2B Bo Bigham Arkansas
3B Zack Cox Arkansas
SS Austin Nola LSU
SS Ben Tschepikow Arkansas
C Andrew Giobbi Vanderbilt
OF Mikie Mahtook LSU
OF Jonathan Pigott Florida
OF Steven Liddle Vanderbilt
DH Blake Dean LSU
P Mike Minor Vanderbilt
P Daniel Bradshaw LSU
MVP Mikie Mahtook LSU

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