2011 Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Tournament

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2011 Atlantic 10 Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams 6
Format Six-team double elimination
First-round byes for top two seeds
Finals Site
Champions Charlotte (3rd title)
Winning coach Loren Hibbs (3rd title)
MVP Corey Shaylor Charlotte
2011 Atlantic 10 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Charlotte y 17 7   .708     43 16   .729
Rhode Island 16 9   .640     31 33   .484
Dayton 15 9   .625     32 27   .542
Xavier 14 10   .583     30 27   .526
La Salle 13 11   .542     28 26   .519
Richmond 13 11   .542     29 27   .518
St. Bonaventure 13 11   .542     23 23   .500
Fordham 12 11   .522     31 23   .574
Saint Joseph's 11 13   .458     21 31   .404
Saint Louis 10 14   .417     29 26   .527
George Washington 9 15   .375     19 36   .345
UMass 8 15   .348     17 29   .370
Temple 4 20   .167     24 29   .453
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 2011[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2011 Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Championship was held from May 25–28 at Campbell's Field in Camden, NJ. It featured the top six regular-season finishers of the conference's 13 teams. Top-seeded Charlotte defeated Richmond in the title game to win the tournament for the third time, earning the A-10's automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Tournament.[2][3]

Seeding[edit]

The league's top six teams, based on winning percentage in the 24-game regular-season schedule, were seeded one through six. The top two seeds, Charlotte and Rhode Island, received byes into the second round of play in the double elimination tournament.[2]

Team W L T Pct. GB Seed
Charlotte 17 7 0 .708
1
Rhode Island 16 8 0 .667
1
2
Dayton 15 9 0 .625
2
3
Xavier 14 10 0 .583
3
4
Richmond[a] 13 11 0 .542
4
5
La Salle[b] 13 11 0 .542
4
6
St. Bonaventure[c] 13 11 0 .542
4
Fordham 12 11 1 .521
4.5
Saint Joseph's 11 13 0 .458
6
Saint Louis 10 14 0 .417
7
George Washington 9 15 0 .375
8
UMass 8 15 1 .354
8.5
Temple 4 20 0 .167
13
  1. ^ In the three-way tie for fifth place, Richmond received the fifth seed due to its 5-1 cumulative record against La Salle and St. Bonaventure.[4]
  2. ^ In the three-way tie for fifth place, La Salle received the sixth seed due to its 3-3 cumulative record against Richmond and St. Bonaventure.[5]
  3. ^ In the three-way tie for fifth place, St. Bonaventure was left out of the tournament due to its 1-5 cumulative record against Richmond and La Salle.[6]

Results[edit]

             
                                       
      1 Charlotte 6  
  5 Richmond 5     5 Richmond 0    
  4 Xavier 4         1 Charlotte 5  
      2 Rhode Island 2    
    2 Rhode Island 7          
  6 La Salle 6     6 La Salle 4        
  3 Dayton 5         1 Charlotte 9
      5 Richmond 4
         
  4 Xavier 0        
  3 Dayton 1         2 Rhode Island 2    
      5 Richmond 10     5 Richmond 7  
      3 Dayton 3  
  6 La Salle 5    
  3 Dayton 10  

All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team. Charlotte's Corey Shaylor, one of four 49ers selected, was named the Most Outstanding Player.[2][7]

Name Team
Jeff Flax La Salle
Cameron Hobson Dayton
C.J. Gillman Dayton
Jeff Cammans Rhode Island
Jacob Mayers Richmond
Matt Zink Richmond
Mike Mergenthaler Richmond
Chris Cowell Richmond
Justin Roland Charlotte
Ross Steedley Charlotte
Andrew Smith Charlotte
Corey Shaylor Charlotte

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1982". Boyd's World. Retrieved June 6, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "2014 Atlantic 10 Baseball Record Book" (PDF). Atlantic10.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ Stark, Andrew (July 15, 2014). "Hibbs Leads 49ers into NCAA Baseball Tournament". CharlotteObserver.com. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Baseball - 2011 Schedule/Results". RichmondSpiders.com. Richmond Athletic Communications. Archived from the original on June 26, 2013. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2011 Baseball Schedule". GoExplorers.com. La Salle Athletic Communications. Archived from the original on July 21, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2011 Schedule". GoBonnies.com. St. Bonaventure Athletic Communications. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Alumni Update: Wilson, 49ers Win A-10 Title". Citizen-Times.com. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.