1978 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

From BR Bullpen

The 1978 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament was held at Beautiful Tiger Field in Clemson, SC. #1 Clemson University defeated #3 Wake Forest University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Clemson University 10-2 Bill Wilhelm
2 University of North Carolina 9-3 Mike Roberts
3 Wake Forest University 7-5 Marvin Crater
4 University of Maryland 5-6 Elton "Jack" Jackson
5 North Carolina State University 5-7 Sam Esposito
6 University of Virginia 4-8 James West
7 Duke University 1-10 Tom D'Armi

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
April 20
Game 1 Wake Forest University 16-2 University of Virginia single elimination, Wake Forest advances
Game 2 North Carolina State University 7-2 University of Maryland single elimination, North Carolina State advances
Game 3 Duke University 3-2 University of North Carolina single elimination, Duke advances
April 22
Game 4 Clemson University 12-1 North Carolina State University
Game 5 Duke University 4-3 Wake Forest University
April 23
Game 6 Wake Forest University 6-3 North Carolina State University North Carolina State eliminated
Game 7 Clemson University 13-0 Duke University
April 24
Game 8 Wake Forest University 4-3 Duke University Duke eliminated
Game 9 Clemson University 7-2 Wake Forest University Clemson advances to NCAA tournament