1998 Peach Belt Conference Tournament

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The 1998 Peach Belt Conference baseball tournament consisted of 2 rounds. The first round was a best of 3 series hosted by the higher seed. The 4 winners then played a double elimination tournament held in Kennesaw, GA. #1 Kennesaw State University defeated #7 Columbus State University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Kennesaw State University 27-1 Mike Sansing
2 University of North Florida 15-11 Jack Rhodes
3 Georgia College and State University 16-12 Steve Mrowka
4 Lander University 15-12 Rusty Stroupe
5 Francis Marion University 15-14 Gerry Griffin
6 Armstrong Atlantic State University 15-14 Joe Roberts
7 Columbus State University 14-14 Greg Appleton
8 University of South Carolina Aiken 13-16 Tony Casas


Game Results[edit]

First Round[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Kennesaw State University 15-2 University of South Carolina Aiken
Game 2 University of South Carolina Aiken 7-5 Kennesaw State University
Game 3 Kennesaw State University 8-1 University of South Carolina Aiken Kennesaw State advances to finals
Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Columbus State University 11-8 University of North Florida
Game 2 Columbus State University 17-4 University of North Florida Columbus State advances to finals
Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Armstrong Atlantic State University 3-2 Georgia College and State University
Game 2 Georgia College and State University 7-4 Armstrong Atlantic State University
Game 3 Armstrong Atlantic State University 12-5 Georgia College and State University Armstrong Atlantic advances to finals
Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Lander University 6-3 Francis Marion University
Game 2 Francis Marion University 6-3 Lander University
Game 3 Francis Marion University 14-5 Lander University Francis Marion advances to finals


Finals[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Armstrong Atlantic State University 6-4 Francis Marion University
Game 2 Kennesaw State University 6-5 Columbus State University
Game 3 Columbus State University 10-7 Francis Marion University Francis Marion eliminated
Game 4 Kennesaw State University 6-0 Armstrong Atlantic State University
Game 5 Columbus State University 8-2 Armstrong Atlantic State University Armstrong Atlantic eliminated
Game 6 Kennesaw State University 12-2 Columbus State University Kennesaw State advances to NCAA tournament