1996 Trans America Athletic Conference Tournament

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The 1996 Trans America Athletic Conference baseball tournament was held at Conrad Park in DeLand, FL. 1996 introduced a controversial opening round to the TAAC postseason. All 12 conference teams were paired up in a best of 3 opening round. The 6 winners then advanced to the tournament. #4 University of Central Florida defeated #5 Florida Atlantic University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Stetson University 12-6 Pete Dunn
2 Jacksonville State University 12-6 Rudy Abbott
3 Southeastern Louisiana University 11-7 Greg Marten
4 University of Central Florida 9-9 Jay Bergman
5 Florida Atlantic University 9-9 Kevin Cooney
6 Florida International University 6-12 Danny Price

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Florida Atlantic University 11-7 Jacksonville State University
Game 2 University of Central Florida 2-1 Southeastern Louisiana University
Game 3 Stetson University 5-3 Florida International University
Game 4 Florida International University 10-8 Jacksonville State University Jacksonville State eliminated
Game 5 Stetson University 13-9 Southeastern Louisiana University Southeastern Louisiana eliminated
Game 6 University of Central Florida 3-1 Florida Atlantic University
Game 7 University of Central Florida 6-3 Stetson University
Game 8 Florida Atlantic University 4-3 (10) Florida International University Florida International eliminated
Game 9 Florida Atlantic University 8-5 Stetson University Stetson eliminated
Game 10 University of Central Florida 6-2 Florida Atlantic University Central Florida advances to NCAA tournament