2001 Mountain West Conference Tournament

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The 2001 Mountain West Conference baseball tournament was held at Tony Gwynn Stadium in San Diego, CA. #1 Brigham Young University defeated #2 San Diego State University for the title. Nate Fernley of BYU was named tournament MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Brigham Young University 21-8 Vance Law
2 San Diego State University 19-11 Jim Dietz
3 University of Utah 14-16 Tim Esmay
4 University of New Mexico 14-16 Rich Alday
5 University of Nevada, Las Vegas 13-17 Rod Soesbe
6 United States Air Force Academy 8-21 Reed Peters

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  First round Semifinals Third Round Semi-Finals Finals
                                               
  1 BYU 7  
  6 Air Force 1     1 BYU 14  
    3 Utah 15    
      3 Utah 4  
      2 San Diego State 5     2 San Diego State 12  
  6 Air Force 0         4 New Mexico 5    
  2 San Diego State 8        
  2 San Diego State 0         2 San Diego State 3
  5 UNLV 1           1 BYU 4
      5 UNLV 2        
      4 New Mexico 5          
  3 Utah 4           4 New Mexico 7              
  4 New Mexico 7         1 BYU 12            
  5 UNLV 9    
  1 BYU 10  



Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 16
Game 1 Brigham Young University 7-1 United States Air Force Academy
Game 2 University of New Mexico 7-4 University of Utah
Game 3 University of Nevada, Las Vegas 1-0 San Diego State University
May 17
Game 4 San Diego State University 8-0 United States Air Force Academy Air Force eliminated
Game 5 University of Utah 15-14 Brigham Young University
Game 6 University of New Mexico 5-2 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
May 18
Game 7 Brigham Young University 10-9 University of Nevada, Las Vegas UNLV eliminated
Game 8 San Diego State University 5-4 University of Utah Utah eliminated
Game 9 Brigham Young University 12-7 University of New Mexico
May 19
Game 10 San Diego State University 12-5 University of New Mexico New Mexico eliminated
Game 11 Brigham Young University 4-3 San Diego State University BYU advances to NCAA tournament

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • Nate Fernley, BYU
  • Doug Jackson, BYU
  • Seth King, BYU
  • Kainoa Obrey, BYU
  • Ben Julianel, San Diego State
  • Ben Leuthard, San Diego State
  • John Skinner, San Diego State
  • Brad Beasley, UNLV
  • Trent Kitsch, UNLV
  • Ryan Olson, UNLV
  • Chris Shelton, Utah