2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

The 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament was played at the end of the 2001 NCAA Division I baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball. The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series, a double-elimination tournament in its fifty fifth year. Sixteen regional competitions were held to determine the participants in the final event, with each winner advancing to a best of three series against another regional champion for the right to play in the College World Series. Each region was composed of four teams, resulting in 64 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament.[1] The fifty-fifth tournament's champion was Miami (FL), coached by Jim Morris. The Most Outstanding Player was Charlton Jimerson of Miami (FL).

2001 NCAA Division I
Baseball Tournament
Season2001
Teams64
Finals site
ChampionsMiami (FL) (4th title)
Runner-upStanford (13th CWS Appearance)
Winning coachJim Morris (2nd title)

National Seeds

Bold indicates CWS participant.

  1. Cal State Fullerton
  2. Miami (FL)
  3. Southern California
  4. Stanford
  5. Tulane
  6. Georgia
  7. East Carolina
  8. Nebraska

Regionals & Super Regionals

Bold indicates winner. * indicates extra innings. Italics indicates host.

Fullerton Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1 Cal State Fullerton 17  
4 Temple 3  
  1 Cal State Fullerton 13  
  2 Arizona State 3  
3 Texas Tech 3
2 Arizona State 12  
  1 Cal State Fullerton 5 9  
Fullerton, CA Regional–Goodwin Field
  3 Texas Tech 11 2  
4 Temple 3  
3 Texas Tech 14  
  2 Arizona State 8
  3 Texas Tech 9  
  1 Cal State Fullerton 13 9
  Mississippi State 2 3
1 Mississippi State 910  
4 Kent State 8  
  1 Mississippi State 4
  3 Delaware 3  
3 Delaware 510
2 Ohio State 4  
  1 Mississippi State 14
Columbus, OH Regional–Bill Davis Stadium
  4 Kent State 4  
2 Ohio State 8  
4 Kent State 9  
  3 Delaware 11
  4 Kent State 12  

Lincoln Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1 Nebraska 16  
4 Northern Iowa 6  
  1 Nebraska 5  
  2 Rutgers 4  
3 BYU 3
2 Rutgers 4  
  1 Nebraska 14  
Lincoln, Nebraska Regional–Hawks Field
  2 Rutgers 10  
4 Northern Iowa 10  
3 BYU 1  
  4 Northern Iowa 4
  2 Rutgers 5  
  8 Nebraska 7 910
  Rice 0 6
1 Rice 11  
4 Texas–Arlington 4  
  1 Rice 10
  2 Baylor 11  
3 Houston 3
2 Baylor 4  
  2 Baylor 4 4
Houston, Texas Regional–Reckling Park
  1 Rice 7 5  
4 Texas-Arlington 7  
3 Houston 6  
  4 Texas-Arlington 2
  1 Rice 14  

Metairie Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
3 Oklahoma State 5*  
2 Ole Miss 4*  
  3 Oklahoma State 10  
  1 Tulane 13  
4 Southern 9
1 Tulane 22  
  3 Oklahoma State 8  
New Orleans Regional–Turchin Stadium
  1 Tulane 9  
4 Southern 2  
2 Ole Miss 10  
  3 Oklahoma State 16
  2 Ole Miss 7  
  LSU 4* 4 1
  5 Tulane 3* 9 7
3 California 7  
2 VCU 9  
  2 VCU 9
  1 LSU 13  
4 Minnesota 9
1 LSU 10  
  2 VCU 10 9
Baton Rouge Regional–Alex Box Stadium
  1 LSU 7 14  
4 Minnesota 3  
3 California 9  
  3 California 2
  2 VCU 11  

Palo Alto Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1 Stanford 4  
4 Marist 3  
  1 Stanford 3  
  3 Texas 4  
3 Texas 11
2 Long Beach State 2  
  3 Texas 9 3  
Palo Alto, California Regional–Sunken Diamond
  1 Stanford 10 4  
4 Marist 7  
2 Long Beach State 6  
  4 Marist 0
  1 Stanford 6  
  4 Stanford 11 3 3
  South Carolina 1 4 2
1 UCF 13*  
4 Princeton 12*  
  1 UCF 8
  2 South Carolina 6  
3 The Citadel 0
2 South Carolina 16  
  1 UCF 7 2
Columbia, South Carolina Regional–Sarge Frye Field
  2 South Carolina 9 5  
4 Princeton 11  
3 The Citadel 6  
  4 Princeton 7
  2 South Carolina 11  

Coral Gables Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1 Miami (FL) 14  
4 Bucknell 6  
  1 Miami (FL) 6  
  2 Florida 2  
3 Stetson 9
2 Florida 10  
  1 Miami (FL) 16  
Coral Gables Regional
  3 Stetson 8  
4 Bucknell 0  
3 Stetson 7  
  3 Stetson 6
  2 Florida 3  
  2 Miami (FL) 10 14
  Clemson 8 6
1 South Alabama 2  
4 Seton Hall 7  
  4 Seton Hall 4
  2 Clemson 24  
3 William & Mary 1
2 Clemson 4  
  2 Clemson 8
Clemson Regional
  4 Seton Hall 2  
1 South Alabama 8  
3 William & Mary 4  
  1 South Alabama 7
  4 Seton Hall 8  

Kinston Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1 East Carolina 7  
4 UMBC 0  
  1 East Carolina 12  
  3 South Florida 8  
3 South Florida 7
2 Winthrop 2  
  1 East Carolina 7  
Wilson Regional
  2 Winthrop 3  
4 UMBC 0  
2 Winthrop 6  
  2 Winthrop 6
  3 South Florida 1  
  7 East Carolina 10 3
  Tennessee 13 6
1 Wake Forest 7  
4 Tennessee Tech 9  
  4 Tennessee Tech 0
  2 Tennessee 11  
3 Middle Tennessee 1
2 Tennessee 2  
  2 Tennessee 3 6
Knoxville Regional
  1 Wake Forest 10 3  
1 Wake Forest 6  
3 Middle Tennessee 3  
  1 Wake Forest 18
  4 Tennessee Tech 5  

Athens Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1 Georgia 3  
4 Georgia Southern 4  
  4 Georgia Southern 3  
  3 Coastal Carolina 12  
3 Coastal Carolina 5
2 Georgia Tech 3  
  3 Coastal Carolina 3 7  
Athens, Georgia Regional–Foley Field
  1 Georgia 9 8  
1 Georgia 13  
2 Georgia Tech 5  
  1 Georgia 10*
  4 Georgia Southern 9  
  6 Georgia 9* 6 8
  Florida State 8* 11 3
1 Florida State 8  
4 Bethune-Cookman 1  
  1 Florida State 10
  2 Auburn 6  
3 Jacksonville 7
2 Auburn 8*  
  1 Florida State 9
Tallahassee, Florida Regional–Dick Howser Stadium
  2 Auburn 6  
4 Bethune-Cookman 0  
3 Jacksonville 3  
  3 Jacksonville 2
  2 Auburn 3  

Los Angeles Super Regional

  First Round Second Round Regional Finals Super Regionals
                                           
1 Southern California 12  
4 Oral Roberts 4  
  1 Southern California 4  
  2 Pepperdine 3  
3 Fresno State 0
2 Pepperdine 4  
  1 Southern California 8  
Los Angeles, California Regional–Dedeaux Field
  3 Fresno State 0  
4 Oral Roberts 1  
3 Fresno State 2  
  3 Fresno State 8
  2 Pepperdine 6  
  3 Southern California 5 6
  FIU 1 0
1 Notre Dame 12  
4 Milwaukee 4  
  1 Notre Dame 6
  3 FIU 7  
3 FIU 17
2 UC Santa Barbara 4  
  3 FIU 2 5
South Bend, Indiana Regional–Frank Eck Stadium
  1 Notre Dame 5 4  
4 UMilwaukee 12  
2 UC Santa Barbara 13  
  2 UC Santa Barbara 10
  1 Notre Dame 11*  

College World Series

Participants

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances Best CWS Finish CWS Record
Not including this year
Cal State Fullerton Big West 46–16 (14–4) George Horton 10
(last: 1999)
1st
(1979, 1984, 1995)
23–16
Georgia SEC 47–20 (20–10) Ron Polk 2
(last: 1990)
1st
(1990)
4–3
Miami (FL) n/a 49–12 (n/a) Jim Morris 18
(last: 1999)
1st
(1982, 1985, 1999)
39–30
Nebraska Big 12 50–14 (20–8) Dave van Horn 0
(last: none)
none 0–0
Southern California Pac-10 44–17 (18–6) Mike Gillespie 20
(last: 2000)
1st
(1948, 1958, 1961, 1963, 1968,
1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1998)
73–24
Stanford Pac-10 48–16 (17–7) Mark Marquess 12
(last: 2000)
1st
(1987, 1988)
28–21
Tennessee SEC 46–18 (18–12) Rod Delmonico 2
(last: 1995)
2nd
(1951)
6–4
Tulane C-USA 55–11 (21–6) Rick Jones 0
(last: none)
none 0–0

Results

Bracket

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                       
5 Tulane 11  
4 Stanford 13  
  4 Stanford 510  
  1 Cal State Fullerton 2  
8 Nebraska 4
1 Cal State Fullerton 5  
  1 Cal State Fullerton 1  
  4 Stanford 4  
5 Tulane 6  
8 Nebraska 5  
  1 Cal State Fullerton 11
  5 Tulane 2  
  4 Stanford 1
  2 Miami (FL) 12
6 Georgia 5  
3 Southern California 11  
  3 Southern California 3
  2 Miami (FL) 4  
Tennessee 13
2 Miami (FL) 21  
  2 Miami (FL) 12
  Tennessee 6  
Tennessee 19  
6 Georgia 12  
  3 Southern California 2
  Tennessee 10  

Game results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 8 Game 1 Stanford 13–11 Tulane
Game 2 Cal State Fullerton 5–4 Nebraska
June 9 Game 3 Southern California 11–5 Georgia
Game 4 Miami (FL) 21–13 Tennessee
June 10 Game 5 Tulane 6–5 Nebraska Nebraska eliminated
Game 6 Stanford 5–2 (10) Cal State Fullerton
June 11 Game 7 Tennessee 19–12 Georgia Georgia eliminated
Game 8 Miami (FL) 4–3 Southern California
June 12 Game 9 Cal State Fullerton 11–2 Tulane Tulane eliminated
Game 10 Tennessee 10–2 Southern California Southern California eliminated
June 13 Game 11 Stanford 4–1 Cal State Fullerton Cal State Fullerton eliminated
June 14 Game 12 Miami (FL) 12–6 Tennessee Tennessee eliminated
June 16 Final Miami (FL) 12–1 Stanford Miami (FL) wins CWS

All-Tournament Team

The following players were members of the All-Tournament Team.

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Jeff Bruksch Junior Stanford
Tom Farmer Senior Miami (FL)
Catcher Ryan Garko Sophomore Stanford
First baseman Kevin Brown Senior Miami (FL)
Second baseman David Bacani Senior Cal State Fullerton
Third baseman Charlie Fod Senior Georgia
Shortstop Chris Burke Junior Tennessee
Outfielder Jeff Christensen Senior Tennessee
Sam Fuld Freshman Stanford
Charlton Jimerson Senior Miami (FL)
Designated hitter Danny Matienzo Sophomore Miami (FL)

Notable players

References

  1. ^ "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. pp. 222–3. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Tournament

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2001 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament

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2001 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament

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2001 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament

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2001 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

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2001 Florida Gators baseball team

The 2001 Florida Gators baseball team represented the University of Florida in the sport of baseball during the 2001 college baseball season. The Gators competed in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They played their home games at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium, on the university's Gainesville, Florida campus. The team was coached by Andy Lopez, who was in his seventh and final season at Florida. Lopez was dismissed after the conclusion of the season.

2001 Ivy League Baseball Championship Series

The 2001 Ivy League Baseball Championship Series took place at Bill Clarke Field in Hanover, New Hampshire on May 5 and 6, 2001. The series matched the regular season champions of each of the league's two divisions. Princeton, the winner of the series, claimed their third title and the Ivy League's automatic berth in the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. It was Princeton's sixth appearance in the Championship Series, all of which were consecutive.Dartmouth made their second appearance in the Championship Series, also losing to Princeton in 2000.

2001 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament

The 2001 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament took place from May 18–20, 2001. The top four regular season finishers of the league's teams met in the double-elimination tournament held at Dutchess Stadium in Wappingers Falls, New York. Marist won their second consecutive (and second overall) tournament championship and earned the conference's automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

2001 Miami Hurricanes baseball team

The 2001 Miami Hurricanes baseball team represented the University of Miami in the 2001 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team was coached by Jim Morris in his 8th season.

The Hurricanes won the College World Series, defeating the Stanford Cardinal in the championship game.

2001 Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament

The 2001 Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament took place in May 2001. The top six regular season finishers met in the double-elimination tournament held at Ball Diamond on the campus of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. This was the thirteenth Mid-American Conference postseason tournament to determine a champion. Fourth seed Kent State won their third tournament championship to earn the conference's automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

2001 Mountain West Conference Baseball Tournament

The 2001 Mountain West Conference Baseball Tournament took place from May 16–19. This was the second tournament held by the league. All six of the league's teams met in the double-elimination tournament held at San Diego State University's Tony Gwynn Stadium. Top seeded BYU won their first Mountain West Conference Baseball Championship with a championship game score of 4–3 and earned the conference's new automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

2001 Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament

The 2001 Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament began on May 11 and ended on May 13, 2001, at The Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The league's top four teams competed in the double elimination tournament. Third-seeded UMBC won their first and only tournament championship and earned the Northeast Conference's automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

2001 Patriot League Baseball Tournament

The 2001 Patriot League Baseball Tournament was held on May 12 and 13, 2001 to determine the champion of the Patriot League for baseball for the 2001 NCAA Division I baseball season. The event matched the top three finishers of the six team league in a double-elimination tournament. Second seeded Bucknell won their second championship and claimed the Patriot's automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. Brad Gething of Bucknell was named Tournament Most Valuable Player.

2001 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament

The 2001 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, Alabama from May 16th through May 20th. Mississippi State defeated LSU in the championship game, earning the Southeastern Conference's automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

2001 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament

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2001 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament

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2001 Stanford Cardinal baseball team

The 2001 Stanford Cardinal baseball team represented Stanford University in the 2001 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Cardinal played their home games at Sunken Diamond in Palo Alto, California. The team was coached by Mark Marquess in his twenty-fifth season as head coach at Stanford.

The Cardinal reached the College World Series, finishing as the runner up to Miami.

2001 Trans America Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament

The 2001 Trans America Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament was held at Alexander Brest Field on the campus of Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida from May 16 through 19. UCF won its fifth tournament championship to earn the Trans America Athletic Conference's automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

2001 West Coast Conference Baseball Championship Series

The 2001 West Coast Conference Baseball Championship Series was held on May 18–20, 2001 at Pepperdine's home field, Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu, California, and pitted the winners of the conference's two four-team divisions. The event determined the champion of the West Coast Conference for the 2001 NCAA Division I baseball season. Pepperdine won the series two games to one over Gonzaga and earned the league's automatic bid to the 2001 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

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