1997 Southland Conference Tournament

From BR Bullpen

The 1997 Southland Conference baseball tournament was held in Monroe, LA. #2 Southwest Texas State University defeated #6 University of Texas at San Antonio for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 19-9 Dave Van Horn
2 Southwest Texas State University 18-11 Howard Bushong
3 Sam Houston State University 17-11 John Skeeters
4 Northeast Louisiana University 17-11 Smoke Laval
5 University of Texas at Arlington 12-17 Butch McBroom
6 University of Texas at San Antonio 12-18 Mickey Lashley


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 University of Texas at San Antonio 5-3 Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Game 2 University of Texas at Arlington 11-10 Southwest Texas State University
Game 3 Sam Houston State University 9-8 Northeast Louisiana University
Game 4 Southwest Texas State University 12-3 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Northwestern State eliminated
Game 5 University of Texas at San Antonio 5-3 Northeast Louisiana University Northeast Louisiana eliminated
Game 6 Sam Houston State University 12-3 University of Texas at Arlington
Game 7 University of Texas at San Antonio 3-2 Sam Houston State University
Game 8 Southwest Texas State University 14-1 University of Texas at Arlington UT Arlington eliminated
Game 9 Southwest Texas State University 16-4 Sam Houston State University Sam Houston State eliminated
Game 10 Southwest Texas State University 8-2 University of Texas at San Antonio
Game 11 Southwest Texas State University 9-7 University of Texas at San Antonio Southwest Texas State advances to NCAA tournament