1988 Southeastern Conference Tournament

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The 1988 Southeastern Conference baseball tournament was held at Dudy Noble Field in Starkville, MS. #1 University of Florida defeated #3 Mississippi State University for the title. Florida's Brian Reimsnyder was named Tournament MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 University of Florida 21-6 Joe Arnold
2 University of Kentucky 18-9 Keith Madison
3 Mississippi State University 17-10 Ron Polk
4 Auburn University 16-10 Hal Baird
5 Louisiana State University 16-11 Skip Bertman
6 University of Georgia 11-16 Steve Webber

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 12
Game 1 University of Kentucky 9-7 Louisiana State University
Game 2 University of Georgia 8-3 University of Florida
Game 3 Mississippi State University 10-7 Auburn University
May 13
Game 4 University of Florida 4-3 Auburn University Auburn eliminated
Game 5 Louisiana State University 7-3 University of Georgia
Game 6 Mississippi State University 6-5 University of Kentucky
May 14
Game 7 University of Georgia 5-4 University of Kentucky Kentucky eliminated
Game 8 University of Florida 7-2 Louisiana State University LSU eliminated
Game 9 Mississippi State University 4-2 University of Georgia Georgia eliminated
May 15
Game 10 University of Florida 3-1 Mississippi State University
Game 11 University of Florida 5-3 Mississippi State University Florida advances to NCAA tournament

All Tournament Team[edit]

  • 1B Tommy Raffo, Mississippi St.
  • 2B Vince Castaldo, Kentucky
  • SS Brad Hildreth, Mississippi St.
  • 3B Darin Rieman, Kentucky
  • C Barry Winford, Mississippi St.
  • OF Brian Reimsnyder, Florida
  • OF Rich Vasquez, LSU
  • OF Bruce Chick, Georgia
  • DH Mario Linares, Florida
  • P Jeff Gidcumb, Florida
  • P Mark Lipson, Georgia