Big East Conference Baseball Tournament
|Big East Conference Baseball Tournament|
|Conference Baseball Championship|
Big East Conference logo
|Conference||Big East Conference|
|Number of teams||7|
|Current stadium||MCU Park|
|Current location||Brooklyn, New York|
|Current champion||Xavier (1)|
|Most championships||St. John's (7)|
|Official website||BigEast.org Baseball|
|MCU Park (2007, 2014)
Bright House Field (2006, 2008–2013)
Commerce Bank Ballpark (2000–2005)
Waterfront Park (1999)
Dodd Stadium (1996–1998)
Muzzy Field (1985–1995)
|Brooklyn, NY (2007, 2014)
Clearwater, FL (2006, 2008–2013)
Bridgewater, NJ (2000–2005)
Trenton, NJ (1999)
Norwich, CT (1996–1998)
Bristol, CT (1985–1995)
The Big East Conference Baseball Tournament is the conference championship tournament in baseball for the Big East Conference. It is a double-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The Big East Tournament champion is separate from the conference champion. The conference championship is determined solely by regular season record.
The Big East Conference Baseball Tournament is an eight team double-elimination tournament held annually at various location in the Big East Conference region. The eight teams with the best conference record at the end of the regular season earn berths in the tournament. The winner earns the Big East's automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The remaining Big East teams can also qualify for the 64 team NCAA Tournament by receiving an at-large bid.
The tournament was first held in 1985.
The tournament consisted of four teams competing in a double-elimination tournament.
The tournament was expanded to a six team double-elimination tournament.
The tournament returned to a four team double-elimination format.
The tournament was expanded to become an eight team double-elimination tournament.
With only seven baseball-sponsoring schools in the conference, the top four teams participate.
|Year||School||Site||Jack Kaiser Award
(Most Outstanding Player)
|1985||St. John's||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Joe Armeni, Seton Hall|
|1986||St. John's||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Tom Finke, St. John's|
|1987||Seton Hall||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Mo Vaughn, Seton Hall|
|1988||St. John's||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Mike Weinberg, St. John's|
|1989||Villanova||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Rafael Novoa, Villanova|
|1990||Connecticut||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Craig MacDonald, Connecticut|
|1991||Villanova||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Mike Neill, Villanova|
|1992||Providence||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Jim Foster, Providence|
|1993||St. John's||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Mike Maerten, St. John's|
|1994||Connecticut||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Chris Bisson, Connecticut|
|1995||Pittsburgh||Muzzy Field • Bristol, CT||Jon DeBernardis, Pittsburgh|
|1996||West Virginia||Dodd Stadium • Norwich, CT||Chris Enochs, West Virginia|
|1997||St. John's||Dodd Stadium • Norwich, CT||Mike Dzurilla, St. John's|
|1998||Rutgers||Dodd Stadium • Norwich, CT||Dave Marciniak, Rutgers|
|1999||Providence||Waterfront Park • Trenton, NJ||Marc DesRoches, Providence|
|2000||Rutgers||Commerce Bank Ballpark • Bridgewater, NJ||Bobby Brownlie, Rutgers|
|2001||Seton Hall||Commerce Bank Ballpark • Bridgewater, NJ||Isaac Pavlik, Seton Hall|
|2002||Notre Dame||Commerce Bank Ballpark • Bridgewater, NJ||Steve Stanley, Notre Dame|
|2003||Notre Dame||Commerce Bank Ballpark • Bridgewater, NJ||Javi Sanchez, Notre Dame|
|2004||Notre Dame||Commerce Bank Ballpark • Bridgewater, NJ||Matt Macri, Notre Dame|
|2005||Notre Dame||Commerce Bank Ballpark • Bridgewater, NJ||Matt Edwards, Notre Dame|
|2006||Notre Dame||Bright House Field • Clearwater, FL||Wade Corpi, Notre Dame|
|2007||Rutgers||KeySpan Park • Brooklyn, NY||Todd Frazier, Rutgers|
|2008||Louisville||Bright House Field • Clearwater, FL||Chris Dominguez, Louisville|
|2009||Louisville||Bright House Field • Clearwater, FL||Andrew Clark, Louisville|
|2010||St. John's||Bright House Field • Clearwater, FL||Kyle Hansen, St. John's|
|2011||Seton Hall||Bright House Field • Clearwater, FL||Joe DiRocco, Seton Hall|
|2012||St. John's||Bright House Field • Clearwater, FL||Matt Carasiti, St. John's|
|2013||Connecticut||Bright House Field • Clearwater, FL||Billy Ferriter, Connecticut|
|2014||Xavier||MCU Park • Brooklyn, NY||Mitch Elliott, Xavier|
All championship information, including tournament results, all-tournament teams, and Jack Kaiser award winners, can be found on pages 64–66 of the 2009 Big East Baseball Media Guide https://www.nmnathletics.com//pdf5/378949.pdf?ATCLID=3672995&SPSID=332750&SPID=11225&DB_OEM_ID=19400
|School||Tourney Titles||Title Years|
|St. John's||7||1985, 1986, 1988, 1993, 1997, 2010, 2012|
|Notre Dame||5||2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006|
|Seton Hall||3||1987, 2001, 2011|
|Rutgers||3||1998, 2000, 2007|
|Connecticut||3||1990, 1994, 2013|
- Italics indicate that the program is no longer a Big East member.