2008 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament

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The 2008 Missouri Valley Conference baseball tournament was held at Eck Stadium in Wichita, KS. #1 Wichita State University defeated #2 Missouri State University for the title. Wichita State's Conor Gillaspie was named tournament MVP.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Wichita State University 19-5 Gene Stephenson
2 Missouri State University 18-6 Keith Guttin
3 Creighton University 16-8 Ed Servais
4 University of Northern Iowa 14-10 Rick Heller
5 Southern Illinois University 12-12 Dan Callahan
6 Bradley University 10-14 Dewey Kalmer

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 21
Game 1 Southern Illinois University 5-3 University of Northern Iowa
Game 2 Creighton University 14-2 (8) Bradley University
Game 3 University of Northern Iowa 9-2 Bradley University Bradley eliminated
May 22
Game 4 Missouri State University 9-5 Creighton University
Game 5 Creighton University 4-2 University of Northern Iowa Northern Iowa eliminated
Game 6 Wichita State University 12-0 (7) Southern Illinois University
May 23
Game 7 Southern Illinois University 6-5 Creighton University Creighton eliminated
Game 8 Wichita State University 20-3 (7) Missouri State University
Game 9 Missouri State University 11-6 Southern Illinois University Southern Illinois eliminated
May 24
Game 10 Wichita State University 12-10 Missouri State University Wichita State advances to NCAA tournament

All-Tournament Team[edit]

  • C Tyler Weber, Wichita St.
  • 1B Josh Mazzola, Missouri St.
  • 2B Josh Workman, Wichita St.
  • SS Dusty Coleman, Wichita St.
  • 3B Conor Gillaspie, Wichita St.
  • UT Chris Playter, Missouri St.
  • DH Adam Hills, Southern Illinois
  • OF Kevin Hall, Wichita St.
  • OF Andy Dirks, Wichita St.
  • OF Nolan Keane, Missouri St.
  • P Rob Musgrave, Wichita St.
  • P Cody Adams, Southern Illinois