1978 Miami Hurricanes baseball
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ConferenceIndependent
Record50–12
Head coach
Home stadiumMark Light Field
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 NCAA Division I baseball independents standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
No. 4 Miami (FL)  ‍‍‍y   50 12   .806
No. 28 Hawaii  ‍‍‍   38 14   .731
No. 11 Gonzaga  ‍‍‍y   33 14   .702
Detroit  ‍‍‍   33 16   .673
Mercer  ‍‍‍   32 16   .667
Stetson  ‍‍‍   33 17   .660
Richmond  ‍‍‍   21 12   .636
Virginia Tech  ‍‍‍   27 17   .614
Air Force  ‍‍‍   22 15   .595
Northern Iowa  ‍‍‍   17 16   .515
Lafayette  ‍‍‍   11 12   .478
Campbell  ‍‍‍   12 15   .444
Villanova  ‍‍‍   11 18   .379
Notre Dame  ‍‍‍   12 25   .324
Hofstra  ‍‍‍   7 18   .280
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1978[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1978 Miami Hurricanes baseball team represented the University of Miami in the 1978 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Hurricanes played their home games at Mark Light Field. The team was coached by Ron Fraser in his 16th season at Miami.

The Hurricanes reached the College World Series, where they recorded wins against Baylor and Oral Roberts and losses to eventual champion Southern California and runner-up Arizona State.[2]

Personnel

Roster

1978 Miami Hurricanes roster[3]
 

Pitchers

  • Mark Batten
  • Randy Guerra
  • Jeff Morrison
  • Augie Ruiz
  • Tony Vila

Catchers


 

Infielders


Outfielders

 

Unknown

  • Humberto Acosta
  • Erol Akchurin
  • Ron Batter
  • Rick Dehlinger
  • Alex DeJesus
  • Rick Del Giudice
  • Rick Diaz
  • Terry Gallagher
  • Leigh Gullette
  • Mike Kutner
  • Rich Pazo
  • Rob Rajisch
  • Wes Robbins
  • Alfredo Rodriguez
  • Howie Shapiro
  • Joe Squilla
  • Bruce Wood

Coaches

1978 Miami Hurricanes baseball coaching staff

Schedule and results

Legend
  Miami win
  Miami loss
1978 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Game Log[4]
Regular Season
Postseason

References

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1978". Boyd's World. Retrieved January 16, 2021.
  2. ^ "1978 College World Series". Omaha.com. Archived from the original on November 25, 2020. Retrieved January 16, 2021.
  3. ^ Miami Hurricanes Baseball Media Guide (PDF). Miami Hurricanes. p. 141–146. Retrieved January 16, 2021.
  4. ^ Miami Hurricanes Baseball Media Guide (PDF). Miami Hurricanes. p. 54. Retrieved January 16, 2021.