2002 Southeastern Conference Tournament

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The 2002 Southeastern Conference baseball tournament was held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, AL. #2 University of Alabama defeated #1 University of South Carolina for the title. Alabama's Brent Boyd was named Tournament MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 University of South Carolina 21-8 Ray Tanner
2 University of Alabama 20-10 Jim Wells
3 University of Florida 20-10 Pat McMahon
4 Louisiana State University 19-10 Smoke Laval
5 Auburn University 15-15 Steve Renfroe
6 University of Georgia 15-15 David Perno
7 Mississippi State University 14-15 Ron Polk
8 University of Arkansas 13-14 Norm DeBriyn

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 22
Game 1 University of Florida 7-2 University of Georgia
Game 2 University of Alabama 12-2 Mississippi State University
Game 3 Louisiana State University 2-1 Auburn University
Game 4 University of South Carolina 10-1 University of Arkansas
May 23
Game 5 Mississippi State University 10-3 University of Georgia Georgia eliminated
Game 6 University of Arkansas 8-5 Auburn University Auburn eliminated
Game 7 University of Alabama 7-4 University of Florida
Game 8 Louisiana State University 8-3 University of South Carolina
May 24
Game 9 University of Florida 5-0 Mississippi State University Mississippi State eliminated
Game 10 University of South Carolina 6-2 University of Arkansas Arkansas eliminated
May 25
Game 11 University of Florida 7-4 University of Alabama
Game 12 University of South Carolina 10-8 Louisiana State University
Game 13 University of Alabama 11-9 University of Florida Florida eliminated
Game 14 University of South Carolina 5-4 Louisiana State University LSU eliminated
May 26
Game 15 University of Alabama 6-2 University of South Carolina Alabama advances to NCAA tournament

All Tournament Team[edit]

  • C Cody Clark, Arkansas
  • 1B Brent Boyd, Alabama
  • 2B Pete Stonard, Alabama
  • 3B Pat Osborn, Florida
  • SS Drew Meyer, South Carolina
  • OF Ben Harrison, Florida
  • OF Matt Heath, LSU
  • OF Steve Thomas, South Carolina
  • DH Ryan Shealy, Florida
  • P Jeff Norris, Alabama
  • P Gary Bell, South Carolina