2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Tournament

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2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Tournament
2012 acc baseball championship logo.jpg
2012 ACC baseball tournament logo
Classification Division
Teams 8
Format 2 division round robin and
championship game
Site
Champions Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8th title)
Winning coach Danny Hall (4th title)
MVP Jake Davies (Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets)
Television RSN

The 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Tournament was held at the NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, NC from May 23 through May 27. All of the games were shown live on Fox Sports South with select games being shown on Fox Sports Florida, Comcast Mid-Atlantic, Sun Sports, and New England Sports Network. Eighth seeded Georgia Tech won the tournament and earned the Atlantic Coast Conference's automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. It was Georgia Tech's eighth ACC tournament win. This was the first time in which an eighth seeded team won the tournament.

Seeding[edit]

Seeding based on team's conference winning percentage.[1] Top team from each division is ranked 1st and 2nd followed by the six teams with the next best conference winning percentage, regardless of division.

Atlantic Division
Team W L Pct Seed
Florida State 24 6 .800
1
NC State 19 11 .633
3
Clemson 16 14 .533
5
Wake Forest 13 17 .433
7
Maryland 10 20 .333
Boston College 10 20 .333
Coastal Division
Team W L Pct Seed
North Carolina 22 8 .733
2
Virginia 18 12 .600
4
Miami 16 14 .533
6
Georgia Tech 12 18 .400
8
Virginia Tech 11 19 .367
Duke 9 21 .300

Tournament[edit]

Division A FSU UVA CLEM GT Overall
1 Florida State
(24–6)
L 0–7 L 7–9 L 4–5 0–3
4 Virginia
(18–12)
W 7–0 W 3–2 L 5–17‡ 2–1
5 Clemson
(16–14)
W 9–7 L 2–3 L 1–5 1–2
8 Georgia Tech
(12–18)
W 5–4 W 17–5‡ W 5–1 3–0
Division B UNC NCSU UM WF Overall
2 North Carolina
(22–8)
W 4–0† L 3–5 W 6–0 2–11
3 NC State
(19–11)
L 0–4† W 3–2 L 3–7 1–2
6 Miami
(16–14)
W 5–3 L 2–3 W 6–3 2–11
7 Wake Forest
(13–17)
L 0–6 W 7–3 L 3–6 1–2
  Finals
       
A  #8 Georgia Tech 8
B  #6 Miami 5

Notes
- Denotes extra innings
- Denotes game shortened due to mercy rule
1 - Miami beat North Carolina head-to-head

Results[edit]

All times shown are US EDT. All games, except the championship game, will have a 10-run rule in effect.[2]

Championship Final[edit]

Sunday, May 27 Noon
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
#8 Georgia Tech 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 15 3
#6 Miami 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 5 3
WP: Jarrett Didrick   LP: Javi Salas   Sv: Zane Evans
Home runs:
GT: Mott Hyde
UM: Michael Broad
Attendance: 3,825
Notes: Georgia Tech became the first #8 seed to win the tournament
Boxscore

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Position Player School
C Zane Evans Georgia Tech
1B Jon McGibbon Clemson
2B Thomas Smith Georgia Tech
3B Trea Turner NC State
SS Justin Gonzalez Florida State
OF Chantz Mack Miami
OF Colin Harrington Virginia
OF Brandon Thomas Georgia Tech
DH/UT Jake Davies Georgia Tech
P Carlos Rodon NC State
P Eric Whaley Miami
MVP Jake Davies Georgia Tech

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Florida State, North Carolina Hold Top Two Seeds for 2012 ACC Baseball Championship". TheACC.com. 2012. Retrieved May 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "2012 ACC Baseball Championship" (PDF). TheACC.com. 2012. Retrieved May 23, 2012.