2012 America East Conference Baseball Tournament

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2012 America East Conference Baseball Tournament
Classification Division
Teams 4
Format Double-elimination
Site
Champions Stony Brook (4th title)
Winning coach Matt Senk (4th title)
MVP James Campbell (Stony Brook)
2012 America East Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#8 Stony Brook y 21 3 0   .875     52 15 0   .776
Albany 16 8 0   .667     22 32 1   .409
Binghamton 13 9 0   .591     23 26 0   .469
Maine 11 11 0   .500     28 28 0   .500
Hartford 7 17 0   .292     16 40 0   .286
UMBC 2 22 0   .083     10 42 0   .192
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament
As of June 17, 2012[1]; Rankings from Coaches' Poll

The 2012 America East Conference Baseball Tournament took place from May 23–25. The top four regular season finishers of the league's six teams met in the double-elimination tournament held at Stony Brook University's Joe Nathan Field.[2] Stony Brook won their fourth America East Championship, defeating Maine 13-6 in the championship game, and earned the conference's automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[3][4]

Seeding[edit]

The top four finishers from the regular season will be seeded one through four based on conference winning percentage only. They then played a double-elimination format. The top seed played the fourth seed while the second and third seeds faced off in the first round.

Team W L Pct. GB Seed
Stony Brook 21 3 .875
1
Albany 16 8 .667
5
2
Binghamton 13 9 .591
8
3
Maine 11 11 .500
10
4
Hartford 7 17 .292
14
UMBC 2 22 .084
19

Results[edit]

  First round Semifinals Finals
                             
1  Stony Brook 14  
4  Maine 6  
  1  Stony Brook 7  
  3  Binghamton 4  
2  Albany 1
3  Binghamton 2  
  1  Stony Brook 13
  4  Maine 6
4  Maine 8  
2  Albany 3  
  3  Binghamton 1
  4  Maine 5  

All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team.[4]

Player Team
Travis Jankowski Stony Brook
Pat Cantwell Stony Brook
Maxx Tissenbaum Stony Brook
James Campbell Stony Brook
Fran Whitten Maine
Ian Leisenheimer Maine
Mike Connolly Maine
Mike Augliera Binghamton
Jay Lynch Binghamton
Nolan Gaige Albany

Most Outstanding Player[edit]

James Campbell was named Most Outstanding Player. Campbell was a pitcher for Stony Brook.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baseball Standings". americaeast.com. Retrieved 2012-06-17. 
  2. ^ "2011-12 Championship Schedule". americaeast.com. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  3. ^ "Stony Brook Celebrates Fourth Baseball Championship". americaeast.com. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 
  4. ^ a b c "America East Conference Baseball Championship Central". America East Conference. Retrieved April 14, 2013.