1980 Metro Conference Tournament

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The 1980 Metro Conference baseball tournament was held in Tallahassee, FL. #1 Florida State University defeated #3 Memphis State University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Florida State University 5-2 Mike Martin
2 Tulane University 1-0 Joe Brockhoff
3 Memphis State University Bobby Kilpatrick
4 Virginia Polytechnic Institute 2-2 Chuck Hartman
5 University of Cincinnati Glenn Sample
6 Saint Louis University 1-5 Lyle Reuss
7 University of Louisville 6-3 John Boles

* Seedings were based on records versus division-I opponents.

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 8
Game 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute 10-6 University of Cincinnati
Game 2 Memphis State University 14-6 Saint Louis University
Game 3 Tulane University 11-9 University of Louisville
May 9
Game 4 University of Louisville 8-3 Saint Louis University Saint Louis eliminated
Game 5 Memphis State University 7-2 Tulane University
Game 6 Virginia Polytechnic Institute 12-4 Florida State University
Game 7 Tulane University 10-3 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati eliminated
Game 8 Florida State University 13-1 University of Louisville Louisville eliminated
May 10
Game 9 Memphis State University 14-5 Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Game 10 Florida State University 12-5 Tulane University Tulane eliminated
Game 11 Florida State University 13-6 Virginia Polytechnic Institute Virginia Tech eliminated
May 11
Game 12 Florida State University 14-11 Memphis State University
Game 13 Florida State University 11-7 Memphis State University Florida State advances to NCAA tournament