1986 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

From BR Bullpen

The 1986 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament was held at Durham Athletic Park in Durham, NC. 1986 saw the tournament move from mid-April to mid-May. Duke school policy did not allow the team to compete after final exams ended, which was on April 28. #2 Georgia Institute of Technology defeated #1 North Carolina State University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 North Carolina State University 11-2 Sam Esposito
2 Georgia Institute of Technology 10-4 Jim Morris
3 Clemson University 9-4 Bill Wilhelm
4 University of North Carolina 7-7 Mike Roberts
5 University of Virginia 6-7 Dennis Womack
6 Wake Forest University 6-8 Marvin Crater
7 University of Maryland 3-10 Elton "Jack" Jackson

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 14
Game 1 University of North Carolina 5-4 (10) University of Virginia
Game 2 Georgia Institute of Technology 7-5 University of Maryland
Game 3 Clemson University 6-5 (14) Wake Forest University
May 15
Game 4 North Carolina State University 7-6 (11) University of North Carolina
Game 5 University of Maryland 9-7 Wake Forest University Wake Forest eliminated
Game 6 Georgia Institute of Technology 16-5 Clemson University
May 16
Game 7 University of North Carolina 9-7 University of Virginia Virginia eliminated
Game 8 Clemson University 7-2 (10) University of Maryland Maryland eliminated
Game 9 Georgia Institute of Technology 7-3 North Carolina State University
May 17
Game 10 Georgia Institute of Technology 9-7 University of North Carolina North Carolina eliminated
Game 11 North Carolina State University 6-4 Clemson University Clemson eliminated
Game 12 Georgia Institute of Technology 6-9 North Carolina State University Georgia Tech advances to NCAA tournament