2011 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team

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2011 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball
Alabama Crimson Tide logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division West
2011 record 35–28 (14–16 SEC)
Head coach Mitch Gaspard (2nd season)
Hitting coach Andy Phillips
Pitching coach Dax Norris
Home stadium Sewell-Thomas Stadium
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#1 South Carolina x 22 8   .733     55 14   .797
#2 Florida x 22 8   .733     53 19   .736
#4 Vanderbilt x 22 8   .733     54 12   .818
Georgia 16 14   .533     33 32   .508
Kentucky 8 22   .267     25 30   .455
Tennessee 7 23   .233     25 29   .463
Western
#24 Arkansas x 15 15   .500     40 22   .645
#17 Mississippi State 14 16   .467     38 25   .603
Alabama 14 16   .467     35 28   .556
Auburn 14 16   .467     29 29   .500
LSU 13 17   .433     36 20   .643
Ole Miss 13 17   .433     30 25   .545
x – Division champion
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
As of June 28, 2011; Rankings from Baseball America

The 2011 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team will represent the University of Alabama in the 2011 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Crimson Tide play their home games in Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Personnel[edit]

2011 Roster[edit]

2011 Alabama Crimson Tide roster
 

Pitchers

  • 7 Brett Whitaker - Senior
  • 11 Trey Pilkington - Sophomore
  • 14 Christian Talley - Freshman
  • 16 Cary Baxter Cruz Roja.svg - Freshman
  • 17 Jay Shaw Cruz Roja.svg - Freshman
  • 21 Adam Windsor - Sophomore
  • 22 Nathan Kennedy - Junior
  • 24 Case Nixon - Freshman
  • 26 Jonathan Smart - Senior
  • 27 Taylor Wolfe - Sophomore
  • 28 Nathan Killcrease - Senior
  • 29 Charley Sullivan - Sophomore
  • 32 Adam Morgan - Junior
  • 33 Jason Zylstra Cruz Roja.svg - Junior
  • 36 Troy Sutherland - Sophomore
  • 38 Judson Luther - Freshman
  • 44 Tucker Hawley - Sophomore
 

Catchers

  • 6 Josh Rosecarns - Junior
  • 23 Ladson Montgomery - Freshman
  • 37 Charley Waldrep - Freshman
  • 41 Brock Bennett - Senior

Infielders

  • 5 Brett Booth - Sophomore
  • 9 Jared Reaves - Junior
  • 18 Austen Smith - Freshman
  • 35 Josh Sanders - Senior
  • 39 James Tullidge - Junior
  • 42 Allen Dye - Redshirt Freshman
 

Outfielders

  • 1 Taylor Dugas - Junior
  • 2 Andrew Miller - Sophomore
  • 12 Brandt Hendricks - Sophomore
  • 13 David Kindred - Senior
  • 40 Jeremiah Tullidge - Freshman
  • 46 Hunter Gregory - Junior

Utility

  • 10 Jon Kelton Cruz Roja.svg - Junior
  • 20 Patrick McGavin - Freshman
 

2011 Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball Roster

Coaching Staff[edit]

2011 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball coaching staff
  • 8 Mitch Gaspard – Head Coach - 11 years at Alabama (2nd as Head Coach)
  • 3 Andy Phillips – Assistant Coach, Hitting Coach - 1st year
  • 4 Dax Norris – Assistant Coach, Pitching Coach, Recruiting Coordinator - 5 years
  • 43 Bobby Barbier – Volunteer Coach - 2 years
  • 19 Adam Pavkovich – Fifth-year student assistant coach
  • 25 Adam Scott – Fifth-year student assistant coach
  • 30 Drew French – Director of Operations - 4 years

Schedule/Results[edit]

2011 Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

† Indicates the game does not count toward the 2011 Southeastern Conference standings.
*Rankings are based on the team's current ranking in the Baseball America poll the week Alabama faced each opponent.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Final 
Coaches'[1] NR NR* NR NR NR NR 25 24 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Baseball America[2] NR NR NR NR NR NR 25 21 24 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Collegiate Baseball^[3] NR NR NR NR NR NR 21 19 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
NCBWA[4] 28 29 NR NR NR NR 24 24 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

Awards and honors[edit]

2011 NCBWA Preseason All-American, Third Team
  • Josh Rosecrans
SEC Player of the Week, March 28, 2011
  • Nathan Kilcrease
SEC Pitcher of the Week, May 23, 2011

See also[edit]

Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2011 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Alabama Crimson Tide baseball program were drafted in the 2011 MLB Draft.


Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Adam Morgan LHP 3rd 120th Philadelphia Phillies
Taylor Dugas OF 8th 249th Chicago Cubs
Nathan Kilcrease RHP 30th 916th Oakland Athletics
Brock Bennett C 33rd 1017th San Francisco Giants

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