1987 Southeastern Conference Tournament

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The 1987 Southeastern Conference baseball tournament was held at Foley Field in Athens, GA. #6 Mississippi State University defeated #5 Louisiana State University for the title. Mississippi State's Dan Paradoa was named Tournament MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 University of Georgia 18-8 Steve Webber
2 Auburn University 18-9 Hal Baird
3 University of Florida 17-9 Joe Arnold
4 University of Kentucky 16-11 Keith Madison
5 Louisiana State University 12-10 Skip Bertman
6 Mississippi State University 13-13 Ron Polk

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 14
Game 1 University of Kentucky 5-4 University of Florida
Game 2 Auburn University 9-8 Louisiana State University
Game 3 Mississippi State University 6-5 University of Georgia
May 15
Game 4 Auburn University 5-4 University of Kentucky
Game 5 Louisiana State University 4-2 University of Georgia Georgia eliminated
Game 6 Mississippi State University 5-4 University of Florida Florida eliminated
May 16
Game 7 Mississippi State University 4-3 Auburn University
Game 8 Louisiana State University 4-1 University of Kentucky Kentucky eliminated
Game 9 Louisiana State University 4-2 Auburn University Auburn eliminated
May 17
Game 10 Mississippi State University 13-3 Louisiana State University Mississippi State advances to NCAA tournament

All Tournament Team[edit]

  • 1B John Mitchell, Mississippi St.
  • 2B Terry Shumpert, Kentucky
  • SS Dave Cunningham, LSU
  • 3B Kevin Henry, Auburn
  • C Craig Faulkner, LSU
  • OF Trey Gainous, Auburn
  • OF Jody Hurst, Mississippi St.
  • OF Dan Paradoa, Mississippi St.
  • DH Richie Grayum, Mississippi St.
  • P Derek Lilliquist, Georgia
  • P Terry Ellis, Mississippi St.