2009 Conference USA Tournament

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The 2009 Conference USA baseball tournament was held at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg, MS. #2 Rice University defeated #5 University of Southern Mississippi for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 East Carolina University 17-7 Billy Godwin
2 Rice University 17-7 Wayne Graham
3 University of Houston 13-11 Rayner Noble
4 Tulane University 13-11 Rick Jones
5 University of Southern Mississippi 12-12 Corky Palmer
6 University of Alabama at Birmingham 11-12 Brian Shoop
7 Marshall University 9-15 Jeff Waggoner
8 University of Central Florida 9-15 Terry Rooney

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 20
Game 1 University of Alabama at Birmingham 8-3 University of Houston
Game 2 Rice University 13-0 Marshall University
Game 3 East Carolina University 6-3 University of Central Florida
Game 4 University of Southern Mississippi 15-2 Tulane University
May 21
Game 5 University of Houston 4-1 Marshall University Marshall eliminated
Game 6 Tulane University 7-3 University of Central Florida Central Florida eliminated
Game 7 Rice University 8-1 University of Alabama at Birmingham
Game 8 University of Southern Mississippi 5-2 East Carolina University
May 22
Game 9 University of Houston 4-1 University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB eliminated
Game 10 University of Southern Mississippi 3-0 East Carolina University East Carolina eliminated
Game 11 Rice University 7-2 University of Houston Houston eliminated
Game 12 University of Southern Mississippi 3-1 Tulane University Tulane eliminated
May 24
Game 13 Rice University 8-6 University of Southern Mississippi Rice advances to NCAA tournament