1980 Southeastern Conference Tournament

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The 1980 Southeastern Conference baseball tournament was held at Perry Field in Gainesville, FL. Vanderbilt University defeated Auburn University for the title. Vanderbilt's Dave Nenad was named Tournament MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
East 1 University of Florida 16-8 Jay Bergman
East 2 Vanderbilt University 13-9 Roy Mewbourne
West 1 Auburn University 15-8 Hal Baird
West 2 University of Mississippi 9-9 Jake Gibbs


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 9
Game 1 Auburn University 3-2 Vanderbilt University
May 10
Game 2 University of Mississippi 3-2 University of Florida
May 11
Game 3 Vanderbilt University 11-7 University of Florida Florida eliminated
Game 4 Auburn University 7-4 University of Mississippi
May 12
Game 5 Vanderbilt University 21-0 University of Mississippi Mississippi eliminated
Game 6 Vanderbilt University 16-3 Auburn University
May 13
Game 7 Vanderbilt University 13-0 Auburn University Vanderbilt advances to NCAA tournament

All Tournament Team[edit]

  • 1B Mike Pike, Vanderbilt
  • 2B Charles DeFrance, Vanderbilt
  • SS Larry Simcox, Mississippi
  • 3B Bill Hench, Vanderbilt
  • C Scotti Madison, Vanderbilt
  • OF Johnny Tutt, Auburn
  • OF Jerry Williams, Vanderbilt
  • OF Pat Pomeranz, Mississippi
  • OF Darrell Wilkes, Auburn
  • UT John Metasavage, Auburn
  • P Jeff Calhoun, Mississippi
  • P Dan Jahnke, Vanderbilt
  • DH Dave Nenad, Vanderbilt