1994 NCAA Division I
Baseball Tournament
Season1994
Teams48
Finals site
ChampionsOklahoma (2nd title)
Runner-upGeorgia Tech (1st CWS Appearance)
Winning coachLarry Cochell (1st title)
MOPChip Glass (Oklahoma)

The 1994 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament was played at the end of the 1994 NCAA Division I baseball season to determine the national champion of college baseball. The tournament concluded with eight teams competing in the College World Series, a double-elimination tournament in its forty eighth year. Eight regional competitions were held to determine the participants in the final event. Each region was composed of six teams, resulting in 48 teams participating in the tournament at the conclusion of their regular season, and in some cases, after a conference tournament.[1] The forty-eighth tournament's champion was Oklahoma, coached by Larry Cochell. The Most Outstanding Player was Chip Glass of Oklahoma.

Regionals

The opening rounds of the tournament were played across eight regional sites across the country, each consisting of a six-team field. Each regional tournament is double-elimination. The winners of each regional advanced to the College World Series.

Bold indicates winner.

Atlantic I Regional at Coral Gables, FL

Round 1Round 2QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
1Miami (FL)17
6Rider41Miami (FL)4
3Kent State1
2Florida81Miami (FL)11
5West Virginia74Minnesota3
2Florida21Miami (FL)10
4Minnesota122Florida6
3Kent State64Minnesota1
4Minnesota112Florida122Florida4
6Rider75West Virginia8
5West Virginia19

Atlantic II Regional at Tallahassee, FL

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
             
1 Ohio State 6
3 Kansas 20
1 Ohio State 6
6 BYU 1
3 Kansas 3
6 BYU 8
6 BYU 8
5 Central Michigan 6
6 BYU 1
2 Florida State 7
2 Florida State 8
5 Central Michigan 6
2 Florida State 5
4 Jacksonville 1
3 Kansas 2
4 Jacksonville 7
2 Florida State 5
4 Jacksonville 1
1 Ohio State 5
4 Jacksonville 6

Central Regional at Austin, TX

Round 1Round 2QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
1Oklahoma10
6Arkansas State31Oklahoma10
4Stanford4
2Nevada111Oklahoma15
5UTSA83Texas4
2Nevada61Oklahoma6
3Texas163Texas3
3Texas83Texas9
4Stanford42Nevada26Arkansas State4
6Arkansas State106Arkansas State4
5UTSA5

East Regional at Clemson, SC

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
             
1 Clemson 1
4 Notre Dame 8
1 Clemson 5
6 The Citadel 1
4 Notre Dame 5
6 The Citadel 1
6 The Citadel 4
5 Virginia Tech 3
4 Notre Dame 0
2 Auburn 8
2 Auburn 7
5 Virginia Tech 0
2 Auburn 11*
3 Old Dominion 8*
3 Old Dominion 9
4 Notre Dame 5
2 Auburn 11
1 Clemson 5
1 Clemson 6
3 Old Dominion 1

Mideast Regional at Knoxville, TN

Round 1Round 2QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
1Tennessee9
6Northeastern61Tennessee6
4Western Carolina4
2NC State121Tennessee5
5Wright State143Arizona State10
5Wright State43Arizona State5*
3Arizona State71Tennessee4*
3Arizona State81Tennessee15
4Western Carolina65Wright State62North Carolina State4
6Northeastern22North Carolina State10
2North Carolina State5

Midwest I Regional at Stillwater, OK

 
                                               
  1 Oklahoma State 8  
  6 Illinois State 2     1 Oklahoma State 4  
    4 Memphis 12    
      4 Memphis 14  
      5 Northwestern State 9     4 Memphis 5  
  6 Illinois State 2         2 Cal State Fullerton 12    
  5 Northwestern State 8        
  2 Cal State Fullerton 11         2 Cal State Fullerton 6*
  5 Northwestern State 3           1 Oklahoma State 5*
      2 Cal State Fullerton 4        
      3 TCU 1          
  3 TCU 11           2 Cal State Fullerton 11              
  4 Memphis 3         1 Oklahoma State 13            
  1 Oklahoma State 10    
  3 TCU 8  

Midwest II Regional at Wichita, KS

Round 1Round 2QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
1Georgia Tech7
6Connecticut01Georgia Tech13
3Wichita State1
2Long Beach State41Georgia Tech6
5Washington105Washington2
5Washington111Georgia Tech9*18
4Santa Clara55Washington12*7
3Wichita State15Washington6
4Santa Clara24Santa Clara32Long Beach State2
6Connecticut92Long Beach State6
2Long Beach State16

South Regional at Baton Rouge, LA

Round 1Round 2QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
1LSU10
6Southeastern Louisiana61LSU6
4Fresno State2
2Southern California191LSU6
5UNC Greensboro32Southern California2
2Southern California51LSU12
3Tulane02Southern California10
3Tulane72Southern California25
4Fresno State53Tulane15UNC Greensboro9
6Southeastern Louisiana125UNC Greensboro4
5UNC Greensboro22

College World Series

Participants

Seeding School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS Record
1 Miami (FL) n/a 48–12 (n/a) Jim Morris 12
(last: 1992)
1st
(1982, 1985)
26–21
2 Georgia Tech ACC 47–16 (16–8) Danny Hall 0
(last: none)
none 0–0
3 LSU SEC 46–18 (21–6) Skip Bertman 6
(last: 1993)
1st
(1991, 1993)
15–9
4 Oklahoma Big 8 46–17 (21–9) Larry Cochell 7
(last: 1992)
1st
(1951)
10–12
5 Auburn SEC 44–19 (16–13) Hal Baird 2
(last: 1976)
4th
(1967)
2–4
6 Florida State ACC 52–20 (14–9) Mike Martin 12
(last: 1992)
2nd
(1970, 1986)
16–24
7 Cal State Fullerton Big West 45–14 (15–5) Augie Garrido 7
(last: 1992)
1st
(1979, 1984)
16–12
8 Arizona State Pac-10 43–16 (20–10) Jim Brock 16
(last: 1993)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
50–27

Results

Bracket

The teams in the CWS are divided into two pools of four, with each pool playing a double-elimination format. The winners of the two pools meet in the National Championship game.

First round Second round Semifinals Finals
             
2 Georgia Tech 2
7 Cal State Fullerton 0
2 Georgia Tech 12
6 Florida State 4
6 Florida State 6
3 LSU 3
2 Georgia Tech 3
7 Cal State Fullerton 2
7 Cal State Fullerton 20
3 LSU 6
7 Cal State Fullerton 10
6 Florida State 3
2 Georgia Tech 5
4 Oklahoma 13
8 Arizona State 4
1 Miami (FL) 0
8 Arizona State 3
4 Oklahoma 4
4 Oklahoma 5
5 Auburn 4
4 Oklahoma 6
8 Arizona State 1
1 Miami (FL) 7
5 Auburn 5
1 Miami (FL) 5
8 Arizona State 9

Game results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 3 Game 1 Georgia Tech 2–0 Cal State Fullerton
Game 2 Florida State 6–3 LSU
June 4 Game 3 Arizona State 4–0 Miami (FL)
Game 4 Oklahoma 5–4 Auburn
June 5 Game 5 Georgia Tech 12–4 (10 innings) Florida State
Game 6 Cal State Fullerton 20–6 LSU LSU eliminated
June 6 Game 7 Miami (FL) 7–5 Auburn Auburn eliminated
Game 8 Oklahoma 4–3 (11 innings) Arizona State
June 7 Game 9 Cal State Fullerton 10–3 Florida State Florida State eliminated
Game 10 Arizona State 9–5 Miami (FL) Miami (FL) eliminated
June 8 Game 11 Georgia Tech 3–2 (12 innings) Cal State Fullerton Cal State Fullerton eliminated
June 9 Game 12 Oklahoma 6–1 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
June 11 Final Oklahoma 13–5 Georgia Tech Oklahoma wins CWS

All-Tournament Team

The following players were members of the College World Series All-Tournament Team.

Position Player School
P Mark Redman Oklahoma
Brad Rigby Georgia Tech
C Jason Varitek Georgia Tech
1B Ryan Minor Oklahoma
2B Rick Gutierrez Oklahoma
3B Antone Williamson Arizona State
SS Nomar Garciaparra Georgia Tech
OF Chip Glass (MOP) Oklahoma
Mark Kotsay Cal State Fullerton
Darvin Traylor Oklahoma
DH Todd Walker LSU

Notable players

References

  1. ^ "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. p. 195. Retrieved November 5, 2014.