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1978 Southeastern Conference Tournament

From BR Bullpen

The 1978 Southeastern Conference baseball tournament was at Perry Field held in Gainesville, FL. Auburn University defeated Mississippi State University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
East 1 University of Florida 18-4 Jay Bergman
East 2 University of Georgia 11-12 Roy Umstattd
West 1 Auburn University 15-8 Hal Baird
West 2 Mississippi State University 13-8 Ron Polk



  First Round   Second Round   Final
  E1 Florida 3  
  W2 Mississippi St. 8    
      W2 Mississippi St. 7  
      W1 Auburn 10    
  W1 Auburn 8          
  E2 Georgia 7        
      W1 Auburn 2 8
        W2 Mississippi St. 3 5
    W2 Mississippi St. 9    
  E1 Florida 2     E2 Georgia 3  
  E2 Georgia 7  

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 12
Game 1 Auburn University 8-7 University of Georgia
Game 2 Mississippi State University 8-3 University of Florida
May 13
Game 3 University of Georgia 7-2 University of Florida Florida eliminated
Game 4 Auburn University 10-7 Mississippi State University
May 14
Game 5 Mississippi State University 9-3 University of Georgia Georgia eliminated
Game 6 Mississippi State University 3-2 Auburn University
May 15
Game 7 Auburn University 8-5 Mississippi State University Auburn advances to NCAA tournament

All Tournament Team[edit]

  • 1B Dom Fucci, Auburn
  • 2B J.B. Brown, Auburn
  • SS Bubba Kizer, Georgia
  • 3B John McDonald, Mississippi St.
  • C Russ Aldrich, Mississippi St.
  • OF Del Bender, Mississippi St.
  • OF Jim Watkins, Florida
  • OF Bubba Chrismer, Georgia
  • P Jack Lazorko, Mississippi St.
  • P Perry Cliburn, Mississippi St.
  • DH Bo Fucci, Auburn