2013 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament
|2013 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament|
|Champions||Jackson State (15th title)|
|Winning coach||Omar Johnson (1st title)|
|MVP||Alexander Juday (Jackson State)|
|2013 Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball standings|
|Jackson State x‡y||19||–||5||.792||34||–||22||.607|
|Mississippi Valley State||1||–||21||.045||5||–||44||.102|
|Prairie View A&M||12||–||12||.500||27||–||27||.500|
|x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 2013; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
The 2013 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament was held at LaGrave Field in Fort Worth, Texas from May 15 through May 19, 2013. First seed from the East Jackson State won their fifteenth tournament championship and earned the conference's automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.
The double elimination tournament features the top four teams from each division, leaving Mississippi Valley State and Grambling State out of the field.
Seeding and format
The top four finishers in each division were seeded one through four, with the top seed from each division facing the fourth seed from the opposite division in the first round, and so on. The teams then played a two bracket, double-elimination tournament with a one-game final between the winners of each bracket. Prairie View A&M claimed the third seed from the West over Texas Southern by tiebreaker.
|Mississippi Valley State||1||21||.045||
|Prairie View A&M||12||12||.500||
|First round||Second round||Semifinals||Finals|
|3W||Prairie View A&M||2|
|3W||Prairie View A&M||0*|
|3W||Prairie View A&M||2||8|
|3W||Prairie View A&M||6|
|3W||Prairie View A&M||11|
* - Indicates game ended after 7 innings due to mercy rule.
The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team.
|Leo Rojas||Alabama State|
|Dillon Cooper||Alabama State|
|Angel Polo||Alcorn State|
|Jerry Ford II||Texas Southern|
|Jeff Sealy||Prairie View A&M|
|Dominiq Harris||Prairie View A&M|
|A. J. Helms||Prairie View A&M|
|Aneko Knowles||Jackson State|
|Charles Tillery||Jackson State|
|Ethan Bright||Jackson State|
Most Valuable Player
Alexander Juday was named Tournament Most Valuable Player. Juday was a pitcher for Jackson State who earned the victory in the championship game with a complete game and nine strikeouts, while yielding nine hits and two runs.
- "Baseball standings". SWAC.org. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
- "2013 SWAC Baseball Tournament Moves to Texas". Southwestern Athletic Conference. March 8, 2013. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
- "SWAC Baseball Tournament Central". Southwestern Athletic Conference. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
- "Jackson State Wins SWAC Baseball Title". SWAC. May 19, 2013. Retrieved May 21, 2013.