2016 Southern Conference Tournament

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The 2016 Southern Conference baseball tournament was held at Fluor Field in Greenville, SC. #2 Western Carolina University defeated #1 Mercer University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Mercer University 16-8 Craig Gibson
2 Western Carolina University 15-9 Bobby Moranda
3 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 15-9 Link Jarrett
4 Furman University 14-10 Ron Smith
5 East Tennessee State University 13-11 Tony Skole
6 Samford University 13-11 Casey Dunn
7 Wofford College 12-12 Todd Interdonato
8 The Citadel 6-18 Fred Jordan
9 Virginia Military Institute 4-20 Jonathan Hadra


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 The Citadel 3-2 (10) Virginia Military Institute single elimination, Citadel advances
Game 2 Furman University 3-0 East Tennessee State University
Game 3 Mercer University 13-1 (7) The Citadel
Game 4 Western Carolina University 10-9 Wofford College
Game 5 Samford University 8-5 University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Game 6 East Tennessee State University 4-2 The Citadel Citadel eliminated
Game 7 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 9-6 Wofford College Wofford eliminated
Game 8 Mercer University 6-1 Furman University
Game 9 Western Carolina University 14-4 Samford University
Game 10 Samford University 12-11 (10) East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State eliminated
Game 11 Furman University 15-10 University of North Carolina at Greensboro UNC Greensboro eliminated
Game 12 Mercer University 9-8 Western Carolina University
Game 13 Samford University 2-0 Furman University Furman eliminated
Game 14 Western Carolina University 7-4 Samford University Samford eliminated
Game 15 Western Carolina University 4-2 Mercer University
Game 16 Western Carolina University 3-2 Mercer University Western Carolina advances to NCAA tournament