2009 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament

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The 2009 Missouri Valley Conference baseball tournament was held at Eck Stadium in Wichita, KS. The six schools were split into to two 3-team pods. Each team played the other two teams in their pod, and one from the opposite pod. The winners of each pod met in a one game championshiop. #3 Wichita State University defeated #4 Creighton University for the title. Wichita State's Ryan Engrav was named tournament MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Missouri State University 17-5 Keith Guttin
4 Creighton University 14-9 Ed Servais
5 Southern Illinois University 11-9 Dan Callahan
Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
2 Indiana State University 15-7 Bob Warn
3 Wichita State University 11-7 Gene Stephenson
6 Illinois State University 11-11 Jim Brownlee

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 20
Game 1 Creighton University 5-1 Southern Illinois University
Game 2 Missouri State University 9-6 Illinois State University
Game 3 Wichita State University 15-7 Indiana State University
May 21
Game 4 Missouri State University 8-4 Southern Illinois University
Game 5 Illinois State University 7-4 Indiana State University
Game 6 Creighton University 11-0 Wichita State University
May 22
Game 7 Southern Illinois University 10-6 Indiana State University
Game 8 Creighton University 7-6 (10) Missouri State University Creighton wins pod with 3-0 record
Game 9 Wichita State University 4-0 Illinois State University Wichita State wins pod with 2-1 record
May 23
Game 10 Wichita State University 4-2 Creighton University Wichita State advances to NCAA tournament

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • C Cody Lassley, Wichita St.
  • 1B Brian Jett, Indiana St.
  • 2B Vicente Cafaro, Creighton
  • SS Elliot Soto, Creighton
  • 3B Jimmy Swift, Creighton
  • UT Chance Sossamon, Wichita St.
  • DH Ryan Jones, Wichita St.
  • OF Chris Playter, Missouri St.
  • OF Ryan Engrav, Wichita St.
  • OF Robbie Knight, Creighton
  • P Brandon Koenigstein, Creighton
  • P Jordan Cooper, Wichita St.