1996 Southland Conference Tournament

From BR Bullpen

The 1996 Southland Conference baseball tournament was held at Fair Grounds Field in Shreveport, LA. #4 Sam Houston State University defeated #5 Northwestern State University of Louisiana for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Northeast Louisiana University 21-9 Smoke Laval
2 Southwest Texas State University 19-11 Howard Bushong
3 University of Texas at San Antonio 17-13 Mickey Lashley
4 Sam Houston State University 15-15 John Skeeters
5 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 14-16 Dave Van Horn
6 University of Texas at Arlington 13-17 Butch McBroom


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Northeast Louisiana University 4-3 University of Texas at Arlington
Game 2 Southwest Texas State University 11-10 Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Game 3 Sam Houston State University 8-7 University of Texas at San Antonio
Game 4 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 7-6 University of Texas at Arlington UT Arlington eliminated
Game 5 Northeast Louisiana University 5-3 University of Texas at San Antonio UT San Antonio eliminated
Game 6 Sam Houston State University 2-1 Southwest Texas State University
Game 7 Sam Houston State University 11-1 Northeast Louisiana University
Game 8 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 2-1 Southwest Texas State University Southwest Texas State eliminated
Game 9 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 7-4 Northeast Louisiana University Northeast Louisiana eliminated
Game 10 Sam Houston State University 8-7 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Sam Houston State advances to NCAA tournament