2009 NCAA Division I
Baseball Tournament
Season2009
Teams64
Finals site
ChampionsLSU (6th title)
Runner-upTexas (33rd CWS Appearance)
Winning coachPaul Mainieri (1st title)
MOPJared Mitchell (LSU)

The 2009 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament was held from May 29 through June 24, 2009 and is part of the 2009 NCAA Division I baseball season. The 64 NCAA Division I college baseball teams were selected out of an eligible 286 teams on May 25, 2009. Thirty teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their conference, and 34 teams were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee.

The 2009 tournament culminated with 8 teams advancing to the College World Series at historic Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska beginning on June 13.

Bids

Automatic bids

Conference champions from 30 Division I conferences earned automatic bids to regionals. The remaining 34 spots were awarded to schools as at-large invitees.

School Conference Record (Conf) Berth Last NCAA Appearance
Binghamton America East 29–20 (13–7) Won AmEast Tourney First appearance
Virginia ACC 43–12–1 (16–11–1) Won ACC Tourney 2008 (Fullerton Regional)
Jacksonville A-Sun 35–20 (19–11) Won A-Sun Tourney 2007 (Chapel Hill Regional)
Xavier Atlantic 10 37–19 (18–9) Won A-10 Tourney First appearance
Louisville Big East 44–15 (19–7) Won Big East Tourney 2008 (Athens Regional)
Coastal Carolina Big South 46–14 (21–5) Won Big South Tourney 2008 (Cary Super Regional)
Indiana Big Ten 32–25 (16–7) Won Big Ten Tourney 1996 (Midwest Regional)
Texas Big 12 41–13–1 (17–9–1) Won Big 12 Tourney 2008 (Houston Regional)
UC Irvine Big West 43–13 (22–2) Won Big West 2008 (Baton Rouge Super Regional)
Georgia State Colonial Athletic 39–20 (12–9) Won CAA Tourney First appearance
Rice Conference USA 39–15 (16–8) Won C-USA Tourney 2008 (College World Series)
Wright State Horizon 33–28 (14–12) Won Horizon Tourney 2006 (Corvallis Regional)
Dartmouth Ivy League 27–16 (16–4) Won Ivy Championship Series 1987 (Northeast Regional)
Marist Metro Atlantic 31–26 (15–9) Won MAAC Tourney 2005 (Baton Rouge Regional)
Kent State Mid-American 42–15 (17–9) Won MAC Tourney 2007 (Columbia, Missouri Regional)
Bethune–Cookman MEAC 32–26 (16–2) Won MEAC Tourney 2008 (Coral Gables Regional)
Wichita State Missouri Valley 30–25 (11–7) Won MVC Tourney 2008 (Stillwater Regional)
Utah Mountain West 26–29 (8–16) Won MWC Tourney 1960 (District 7)
Monmouth Northeast 32–23 (15–11) Won NEC Tourney 2007 (Tempe Regional)
Tennessee Tech Ohio Valley 30–22 (10–11) Won OVC Tourney 2001 (Knoxville Regional)
Arizona State Pacific-10 44–12 (21–6) Won Pac-10 2008 (Tempe Super Regional)
Army Patriot League 31–18 (13–7) Won Patriot Tourney 2005 (Tallahassee Regional)
LSU SEC 46–16 (20–10) Won SEC Tournament 2008 (College World Series)
Georgia Southern Southern 42–15 (20–8) Won SoCon Tourney 2002 (Clemson Regional)
Sam Houston State Southland 36–22 (18–14) Won Southland Tourney 2008 (Houston Regional)
Oral Roberts Summit 31–13 (16–2) Won Summit Tourney 2008 (Baton Rouge Regional)
Middle Tennessee Sun Belt 43–16 (21–8) Won SBC Tourney 2003 (Starkville Regional)
Southern SWAC 30–15 (17–6) Won SWAC Tourney 2005 (New Orleans Regional)
Fresno State WAC 32–28 (12–12) Won WAC Tourney 2008 (College World Series)
Gonzaga WCC 35–16 (14–7) Won WCC Championship Series 1981 (West Regional)

Bids by conference

Conference Total Schools
Big 12 8 Baylor, Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M
Southeastern 8 Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Vanderbilt
Atlantic Coast 7 Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami (FL), North Carolina, Virginia
Big Ten 3 Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio State
Big West 3 Cal Poly, UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton
Conference USA 3 East Carolina, Rice, Southern Miss
Mountain West 3 San Diego State, TCU, Utah
Pacific 10 3 Arizona State, Oregon State, Washington State
Colonial 2 George Mason, Georgia State
Southern 2 Elon, Georgia Southern
Southland 2 Sam Houston State, Texas State
Sun Belt 2 Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky
Atlantic Sun 1 Jacksonville
Atlantic 10 1 Xavier
America East 1 Binghamton
Big East 1 Louisville
Big South 1 Coastal Carolina
Horizon 1 Wright State
Ivy 1 Dartmouth
Metro Atlantic 1 Marist
Mid-American 1 Kent State
Mid-Eastern 1 Bethune–Cookman
Missouri Valley 1 Wichita State
Northeast 1 Monmouth
Ohio Valley 1 Tennessee Tech
Patriot 1 Army
Southwestern 1 Southern
Summit 1 Oral Roberts
Western Athletic 1 Fresno State
WCC 1 Gonzaga

National seeds

Bold indicates CWS participant.

  1. Texas (41-13-1)
  2. Cal State Fullerton (42-14)
  3. LSU (46-16)
  4. North Carolina (42-16)
  5. Arizona State (44-12)
  6. UC Irvine (43-13)
  7. Oklahoma (41-18)
  8. Florida (39-20)

Regionals and Super Regionals

Regional schedule

Regional rounds were held Friday, May 29 through Monday, June 1. Each regional followed a double elimination format, with 2 games each played on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and one on Monday when needed.

Day Game Teams
Fri. 5/29/09 1 2/3 or 1/4 (host choice)
2 2/3 or 1/4 (host choice)
Sat. 5/30/09 3 Loser Games 1 & 2
4 Winner Games 1 & 2
Sun. 5/31/09 5 Winner Game 3 vs Loser Game 4
6 Winner Games 4 & 5
Mon. 6/1/09 7 if needed, only if winner of game 5 wins game 6

Super Regional Schedule

Best-of-three super regionals were held Friday, June 5 through Monday, June 8. Four series were played Friday-Sunday and four series were played Saturday-Monday with the final day in each grouping if necessary.

Brackets

Bold indicates winner. * indicates extra innings.


Austin Super Regional

Hosted by Texas at UFCU Disch-Falk Field

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Texas 3
4 Army 1
1 Texas 325[a]
3 Boston College 2
3 Boston College 8
2 Texas State 7
1 Texas 14
Austin Regional – UFCU Disch-Falk Field
4 Army 10
4 Army 7
2 Texas State 4
4 Army 4
3 Boston College 3
1 Texas 10 2 5
TCU 4 3 2
1 TCU 6
4 Wright State 3
1 TCU 13
3 Oregon State 1
3 Oregon State 9
2 Texas A&M 8
1 TCU 5
Fort Worth Regional – Lupton Stadium
3 Oregon State 4
4 Wright State 4
2 Texas A&M 611
2 Texas A&M 6
3 Oregon State 13
  1. ^ The second round game between Texas and Boston College went 25 innings, the longest game in NCAA History.

Gainesville Super Regional

Hosted by Florida at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Florida 8
4 Bethune–Cookman 7
1 Florida 8
2 Miami (FL) 2
3 Jacksonville 4
2 Miami (FL) 9
1 Florida 16
Gainesville Regional – Alfred A. McKethan Stadium
2 Miami (FL) 5
4 Bethune–Cookman 7
3 Jacksonville 8
3 Jacksonville 0
2 Miami (FL) 4
8 Florida 7 6
Southern Miss 9 7
1 Georgia Tech 9
4 Georgia State 3
1 Georgia Tech 7
3 Southern Miss 10
3 Southern Miss 17
2 Elon 15
3 Southern Miss 3 12
Atlanta Regional – Russ Chandler Stadium
1 Georgia Tech 10 8
4 Georgia State 3
2 Elon 4
2 Elon 4
1 Georgia Tech 8

Tempe Super Regional

Hosted by Arizona State at Packard Stadium

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Arizona State 17
4 Kent State 6
1 Arizona State 4
2 Oral Roberts 1
3 Cal Poly 3
2 Oral Roberts 13
1 Arizona State 8
Tempe Regional – Packard Stadium
2 Oral Roberts 3
4 Kent State 10
3 Cal Poly 9
4 Kent State 10
2 Oral Roberts 15
5 Arizona State 7 8
Clemson 4 2
1 Clemson 5
4 Tennessee Tech 4
1 Clemson 2
3 Oklahoma State 3
3 Oklahoma State 10
2 Alabama 6
3 Oklahoma State 1 5
Clemson Regional – Doug Kingsmore Stadium
1 Clemson 15 6
4 Tennessee Tech 6
2 Alabama 2
4 Tennessee Tech 0
1 Clemson 10

Chapel Hill Super Regional

Hosted by North Carolina at Boshamer Stadium

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 North Carolina 5
4 Dartmouth 2
1 North Carolina 14
2 Coastal Carolina 5
3 Kansas 3
2 Coastal Carolina 11
1 North Carolina 12
Chapel Hill Regional – Boshamer Stadium
3 Kansas 1
4 Dartmouth 0
3 Kansas 16
3 Kansas 5
2 Coastal Carolina 1
4 North Carolina 10 9
East Carolina 1 3
1 East Carolina 11
4 Binghamton 7
1 East Carolina 2
2 South Carolina 12
3 George Mason 3
2 South Carolina 11
2 South Carolina 6 9
Greenville Regional – Clark-LeClair Stadium
1 East Carolina 8 1010
4 Binghamton 11
3 George Mason 6
4 Binghamton 9
1 East Carolina 16

Fullerton Super Regional

Hosted by Cal State Fullerton at Goodwin Field

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Cal State Fullerton 18
4 Utah 2
1 Cal State Fullerton 7
3 Gonzaga 4
3 Gonzaga 19
2 Georgia Southern 10
1 Cal State Fullerton 16
Fullerton Regional – Goodwin Field
4 Utah 3
4 Utah 11
2 Georgia Southern 10
4 Utah 9
3 Gonzaga 7
2 Cal State Fullerton 12 11
Louisville 0 2
1 Louisville 8
4 Indiana 2
1 Louisville 3
2 Middle Tennessee 2
3 Vanderbilt 4
2 Middle Tennessee 5
1 Louisville 4 5
Louisville Regional – Jim Patterson Stadium
3 Vanderbilt 8 3
4 Indiana 0
3 Vanderbilt 10
3 Vanderbilt 6
2 Middle Tennessee 0

Tallahassee Super Regional

Hosted by Florida State at Dick Howser Stadium

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Oklahoma 5
4 Wichita State 4
1 Oklahoma 6
2 Arkansas 17
3 Washington State 3
2 Arkansas 10
2 Arkansas 11
Norman Regional – L. Dale Mitchell Baseball Park
1 Oklahoma 0
4 Wichita State 2
3 Washington State 3
3 Washington State 2
1 Oklahoma 7
Arkansas 7 9
Florida State 2 8
1 Florida State 16
4 Marist 4
1 Florida State 8
2 Georgia 2
3 Ohio State 8
2 Georgia 24
1 Florida State 37[a]
Tallahassee Regional – Dick Howser Stadium
3 Ohio State 6
4 Marist 4
3 Ohio State 6
3 Ohio State 13
2 Georgia 6
  1. ^ The 37 runs scored by Florida State in the Tallahassee Regional championship were the most scored by a team in NCAA Tournament history.

Oxford Super Regional

Hosted by Ole Miss at Swayze Field

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 UC Irvine 4
4 Fresno State 2
1 UC Irvine 0
2 Virginia 5
3 San Diego State 1
2 Virginia 5
2 Virginia 4
Irvine Regional – Anteater Ballpark
1 UC Irvine 1
4 Fresno State 1
3 San Diego State 4
3 San Diego State 3
1 UC Irvine 14
Virginia 3 4 5
Ole Miss 4 3 1
1 Ole Miss 8
4 Monmouth 1
1 Ole Miss 7
3 Western Kentucky 4
3 Western Kentucky 11
2 Missouri 5
1 Ole Miss 9 4
Oxford Regional – Swayze Field
3 Western Kentucky 10 1
4 Monmouth 0
2 Missouri 9
2 Missouri 6
3 Western Kentucky 11

Baton Rouge Super Regional

Hosted by LSU at Alex Box Stadium

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 LSU 10
4 Southern 2
1 LSU 3
3 Baylor 2
3 Baylor 5
2 Minnesota 0
1 LSU 10
Baton Rouge Regional – Alex Box Stadium
2 Minnesota 3
4 Southern 8
2 Minnesota 11
2 Minnesota 15
3 Baylor 12
3 LSU 12 5
Rice 9 3
1 Rice 5
4 Sam Houston State 2
1 Rice 6
2 Kansas State 7
3 Xavier 8
2 Kansas State 16
2 Kansas State 0 4
Houston Regional – Reckling Park
1 Rice 8 13
4 Sam Houston State 6
3 Xavier 9
3 Xavier 7
1 Rice 12

College World Series

Participants

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances Best CWS Finish CWS Record
Not including this year
Arizona State Pac-10 49–12 (21–6) Pat Murphy 20
(last: 2007)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
59–34
Arkansas SEC 39–22 (14–5) Dave van Horn 5
(last: 2004)
2nd
(1979)
7–10
Cal State Fullerton Big West 47–14 (17–7) Dave Serrano 15
(last: 2007)
1st
(1979, 1984, 1995, 2004)
34–25
LSU SEC 51–16 (20–10) Paul Mainieri 14
(last: 2008)
1st
(1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000)
30–19
North Carolina ACC 47–16 (19–10) Mike Fox 7
(last: 2008)
2nd
(2006, 2007)
13–15
Southern Miss C-USA 40–24 (12–12) Corky Palmer 0
(last: none)
none 0–0
Texas Big 12 46–14–1 (17–9–1) Augie Garrido 32
(last: 2005)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, 2005)
78–53
Virginia ACC 48–13–1 (16–11–1) Brian O'Connor 0
(last: none)
none 0–0

Bracket

First round Second round Semifinals Finals
               
2 Cal State Fullerton 6
Arkansas 10
Arkansas 1
3 LSU 9
Virginia 5
3 LSU 9
3 LSU 14 -
Arkansas 5 -
2 Cal State Fullerton 5
Virginia 7
Virginia 3*
Arkansas 4*
3 LSU 7* 1 11
1 Texas 6* 5 4
1 Texas 7
Southern Miss 6
1 Texas 10
5 Arizona State 6
5 Arizona State 5*
4 North Carolina 2*
1 Texas 4 -
5 Arizona State 3 -
Southern Miss 4
4 North Carolina 11
4 North Carolina 5
5 Arizona State 12

Championship Series

Game 1

Monday, June 22 6:00 pm
Omaha, Nebraska ESPN
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
LSU 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 7 11 0
Texas 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 9 1
WP: Matty Ott   LP: Brandon Workman
Attendance: 23,019
Notes: First time since 2003 that a MCWS Final Series game went into extra innings.

Game 2

Tuesday, June 23 6:00 pm
Omaha, Nebraska ESPN
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 12 3
LSU 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
WP: Taylor Jungmann   LP: Austin Ross
Attendance: 21,871

Game 3

Wednesday, June 24 6:00 pm
Omaha, Nebraska ESPN
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LSU 3 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 1 11 12 0
Texas 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 9 1
WP: Anthony Ranaudo   LP: Brandon Workman
Attendance: 19,986
Notes: LSU wins its 6th College World Series. LSU coach Paul Mainieri wins the first national championship of his career.

All-Tournament Team

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

P Taylor Jungmann Texas
Anthony Ranaudo LSU
C Cameron Rupp Texas
1B Dustin Ackley North Carolina
2B DJ LeMahieu LSU
3B Kyle Seager North Carolina
SS Tyler Cannon Virginia
OF Jared Mitchell (MOP) LSU
Ryan Schimpf LSU
Kole Calhoun Arizona State
DH Russell Moldenhauer Texas

Record by conference

Conference # of Bids Record Win % RF SR WS NS CS NC
Southeastern 8 30–16 .652 6 4 2 2 1 1
Big 12 8 20–17 .541 5 1 1 1 1
Pac-10 3 10–6 .625 2 1 1 1
Atlantic Coast 7 25–16 .610 6 4 2
Conference USA 3 13–9 .591 3 3 1
Big West 3 7–6 .538 2 1 1
Mountain West 3 7–6 .538 2 1
Big East 1 3–3 .500 1 1
Big Ten 3 4–6 .400 2
Sun Belt 2 4–4 .500 1
Southern 2 1–4 .200
Colonial 2 0–4 .000
Southland 2 0–4 .000
Other 17 11–34 .244 2

The columns RF, SR, WS, NS, CS, and NC respectively stand for the Regional Finals, Super Regionals, College World Series, National Semifinals, Championship Series, and National Champion.

Tournament Notes

Round 1

Round 2

Regional Finals

Super Regionals

College World Series

CWS Records Broken

Television/radio/online coverage

Regionals

Super Regionals

College World Series

References

  1. ^ "Tar Heels Fall Short Versus Sun Devils". Archived from the original on 2009-06-23. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  2. ^ a b "Hogs' post-season run ends at Omaha - University of Arkansas Athletics". Archived from the original on 2012-04-03. Retrieved 2012-05-18.