1998 Southland Conference Tournament

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The 1998 Southland Conference baseball tournament was held at Fair Grounds Field in Shreveport, LA. #4 Nicholls State University defeated #1 Northwestern State University of Louisiana for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 15-5 John Cohen
2 Northeast Louisiana University 13-9 Smoke Laval
3 McNeese State University 13-10 Mike Bianco
4 Nicholls State University 13-11 Jim Pizzolatto
5 Southwest Texas State University 13-11 Howard Bushong
6 Sam Houston State University 12-10 John Skeeters


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Sam Houston State University 4-2 Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Game 2 Southwest Texas State University 9-1 Northeast Louisiana University
Game 3 Nicholls State University 12-9 McNeese State University
Game 4 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 11-0 Northeast Louisiana University Northeast Louisiana eliminated
Game 5 Sam Houston State University 10-5 McNeese State University McNeese State eliminated
Game 6 Nicholls State University 7-1 Southwest Texas State University
Game 7 Nicholls State University 14-8 Sam Houston State University
Game 8 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 7-3 Southwest Texas State University Southwest Texas State eliminated
Game 9 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 8-1 Sam Houston State University Sam Houston State eliminated
Game 10 Nicholls State University 5-4 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Nicholls State advances to NCAA tournament