1985 Big South Conference Tournament

From BR Bullpen

The 1985 Big South Conference baseball tournament was held in Buies Creek, NC. 1985 was the first year of conference play. The conference was elevated to Division I in 1986. Winthrop College defeated Campbell University for the title. Jeff Dodig of Winthrop and John Posey of Campbell were named co-MVPs.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
East 1 Campbell University 7-1 Cal Koonce
East 2 Winthrop College Horace Turbeville
West 1 Columbus College 4-2 Derek Mann
West 2 Armstrong State College Joe Roberts


  First Round   Second Round   Final
  E1 Campbell 5  
  W2 Armstrong St. 6    
      W2 Armstrong St. 5  
      E2 Winthrop 7    
  W1 Columbus (GA) 9          
  E2 Winthrop 10        
      E2 Winthrop 12 x
        E1 Campbell 5 x
    W2 Armstrong St. 5    
  E1 Campbell 10     E1 Campbell 11  
  W1 Columbus (GA) 5  

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 13
Game 1 Winthrop College 10-9 Columbus College
Game 2 Armstrong State College 6-5 Campbell University
May 14
Game 3 Winthrop College 7-5 Armstrong State College
Game 4 Campbell University 10-5 Columbus College Columbus eliminated
Game 5 Campbell University 11-5 Armstrong State College Armstrong State eliminated
May 15
Game 6 Winthrop College 12-5 Campbell University Winthrop wins Big South title

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • Jeff Dodig Winthrop
  • John Posey Campbell
  • Bill Fortner Armstrong State
  • Bill Wilkes Campbell
  • Scott Goins Winthrop
  • Dave Patterson Winthrop
  • James White Campbell
  • J.D. Scott Armstrong State
  • Chuck Christopher Armstrong State
  • Waine Shipman Winthrop