2015 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Tournament

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2015 Atlantic Sun Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams 6
Format Double-elimination
Finals Site
Champions Lipscomb (2nd title)
Winning coach Jeff Forehand (2nd title)
MVP Jonathan Allison Lipscomb
2015 Atlantic Sun Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
North Florida  ‍‍‍ 16 5 0   .762     45 16 0   .738
Lipscomb ‍‍y 13 8 0   .619     39 20 0   .661
Stetson  ‍‍‍ 12 9 0   .571     29 30 0   .492
Jacksonville  ‍‍‍ 12 9 0   .571     26 30 0   .464
Florida Gulf Coast  ‍‍‍ 11 9 0   .550     30 26 1   .535
Kennesaw State  ‍‍‍ 10 10 0   .500     28 28 0   .500
Northern Kentucky^  ‍‍‍ 5 16 0   .238     17 34 0   .333
USC Upstate  ‍‍‍ 4 17 0   .190     15 38 0   .283
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament

The 2015 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Tournament was at Swanson Stadium on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida from May 20 through 23. Lipscomb won their second tournament title and claimed the Atlantic Sun Conference's automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[2][3]

Format and seeding[edit]

The 2015 tournament will be a double-elimination tournament in which the top six conference finishers will participate. For the first time, Northern Kentucky was eligible for the event, despite not fully completing its reclassification from Division II.[4] However, the Norse failed to qualify for the tournament.

Team W L Pct GB Seed
North Florida 16 5 .762
1
Lipscomb 13 8 .619
3
2
Stetson 12 9 .571
4
3
Jacksonville 12 9 .571
4
4
Florida Gulf Coast 11 9 .550
4.5
5
Kennesaw State 10 10 .500
5.5
6
Northern Kentucky 5 16 .238
11
USC Upstate 4 17 .190
12

Bracket and results[edit]

  First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                 
  1 North Florida 14  
  6 Kennesaw State 0     1 North Florida 8  
    4 Jacksonville 3    
  2 Lipscomb 2         1 North Florida 1            
  5 Florida Gulf Coast 1           2 Lipscomb 2              
      2 Lipscomb 9           2 Lipscomb 8
      3 Stetson 5         1 North Florida 7
  3 Stetson 8*         1 North Florida 8    
  4 Jacksonville 7       3 Stetson 2     5 Florida Gulf Coast 2  
  6 Kennesaw State 2     5 Florida Gulf Coast 3  
  5 Florida Gulf Coast 6  

All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team.[5]

Pos. Name School
P Nick Andros Lipscomb
Brady Puckett Lipscomb
Evan Incinelli North Florida
C Patrick Mazeika Stetson
IF Jake Noll Florida Gulf Coast
IF Grant Massey Lipscomb
IF Kyle Brooks North Florida
IF Ryan Roberson North Florida
OF Jonathan Allison Lipscomb
OF Nathan Koslowski Jacksonville
OF Donnie Dewees North Florida

Most Valuable Player[edit]

Jonathan Allison was named Tournament Most Valuable Player. The senior outfielder for Lipscomb recorded six hits and four RBI over four games.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atlantic Sun Conference Standings". AtlanticSun.org. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  2. ^ "Championship Calendar". Atlantic Sun Conference. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Bisons Head to NCAA Reagional; Win Second-Ever@ASunBSB Title". Atlantic Sun Conference. May 23, 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  4. ^ "NKU Eligible for A-Sun Championships in 2014-15 Season". Atlantic Sun Conference. July 22, 2014. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  5. ^ Baseball Record Book (PDF). Atlantic Sun Conference. p. 23. Retrieved October 7, 2015.