2011 NCAA Division I
Baseball Tournament
Season2011
Teams64
Finals site
ChampionsSouth Carolina (2nd title)
Runner-upFlorida (7th CWS Appearance)
Winning coachRay Tanner (2nd title)
MOPScott Wingo (South Carolina)

The 2011 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament began on Friday, June 3, 2011 as part of the 2011 NCAA Division I baseball season. The 64 team double elimination tournament concluded with the 2011 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska on June 29, 2011.

The 64 NCAA Division I college baseball teams were selected out of an eligible 300 teams.[1] Thirty teams were awarded an automatic bid as champions of their conferences, and 34 teams were selected at-large by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee.

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
Alcorn State SWAC 26–27 (19–4) Won SWAC Tourney First NCAA Appearance
Arkansas–Little Rock Sun Belt 24–32 (10–20) Won Sun Belt Tourney First NCAA Appearance
Austin Peay State OVC 33–22 (17–6) Won OVC Tourney 2007 (Nashville Regional)
Belmont Atlantic Sun 36–24 (17–13) Won A-Sun Tourney First NCAA Appearance
Bethune-Cookman MEAC 35–22 (18–0) Won MEAC Tourney 2010 (Gainesville Regional)
Cal State Fullerton Big West 39–15 (18–5) Regular Season Champion 2010 (Los Angeles Super Regional)
Charlotte Atlantic 10 42–14 (17–7) Won A-10 Tourney 2008 (Raleigh Regional)
Coastal Carolina Big South 41–18 (20–7) Won Big South Tourney 2010 (Myrtle Beach Super Regional)
Creighton Missouri Valley 44–14 (15–6) Won MVC Tourney 2007 (Fayetteville Regional)
Florida SEC 44–16 (22–8) Won SEC Tourney 2010 (CWS 7th Place)
Fresno State WAC 40–14 (17–7) Won WAC Tourney 2009 (Irvine Regional)
Georgia Southern Southern 35–24 (18–12) Won SoCon Tourney 2009 (Fullerton Regional)
Illinois Big Ten 28–25 (15–9) Won Big Ten Tourney 2000 (Clemson Regional)
James Madison Colonial Athletic 40–17 (21–9) Won CAA Tourney 2008 (Raleigh Regional)
Kent State Mid-American 43–15 (21–5) Won MAC Tourney 2010 (Los Angeles Regional)
Maine America East 32–22 (18–6) Won AEC Tourney 2006 (Chapel Hill Regional)
Manhattan MAAC 34–17 (20–2) Won MAAC Tourney 2006 (Lincoln Regional)
Navy Patriot 33–23–1 (12–8) Won Patriot League Tourney 2002 (Winston-Salem Regional)
New Mexico Mountain West 20–39 (10–14) Won MWC Tourney 2010 (Fullerton Regional)
Oral Roberts Summit 35–20 (21–7) Won Summit Tourney 2010 (Norman Regional)
Princeton Ivy 23–22 (15–5) Won Championship Series 2006 (Fayetteville Regional)
Rice Conference USA 38–18 (16–8) Won C-USA Tourney 2010 (Austin Regional)
Sacred Heart Northeast 34–21 (23–9) Won NEC Tourney 2006 (Athens Regional)
San Francisco West Coast 31–23 (16–5) Regular Season Champion 2006 (Lincoln Regional)
Seton Hall Big East 29–23 (14–13) Won Big East Tourney 2001 (Clemson Regional)
Texas A&M Big 12 42–18 (19–8) Won Big 12 Tourney 2010 (Coral Gables Regional)
Texas State Southland 40–21 (24–9) Won Southland Tourney 2009 (Austin Regional)
UCLA Pac-10 33–22 (18–9) Regular Season Champion 2010 (CWS Runner-up)
Virginia Atlantic Coast 49–9 (22–8) Won ACC Tourney 2010 (Charlottesville Regional)
Wright State Horizon 35–17 (16–7) Won Horizon Tourney 2009 (Fort Worth Regional)

By conference

Conference Total Schools
ACC 7 Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami (FL), North Carolina, NC State, Virginia
SEC 7 Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt
Big 12 6 Baylor, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M
Pac-10 6 Arizona, Arizona State, California, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA
C-USA 4 UCF, East Carolina, Rice, Southern Miss
A-Sun 3 Belmont, Jacksonville, Stetson
Big East 3 Connecticut, Seton Hall, St. John's
Sun Belt 3 Arkansas–Little Rock, FIU, Troy
Big West 2 Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine
Mountain West 2 New Mexico, TCU
A-10 1 Charlotte
America East 1 Maine
Big South 1 Coastal Carolina
Big Ten 1 Illinois
CAA 1 James Madison
Horizon 1 Wright State
Independent 1 Dallas Baptist
Ivy 1 Princeton
MAAC 1 Manhattan
MAC 1 Kent State
MEAC 1 Bethune–Cookman
MVC 1 Creighton
NEC 1 Sacred Heart
OVC 1 Austin Peay State
Patriot 1 Navy
SoCon 1 Georgia Southern
SLC 1 Texas State
SWAC 1 Alcorn State
Summit 1 Oral Roberts
WAC 1 Fresno State
WCC 1 San Francisco

National seeds

Bold indicates CWS participant.

  1. Virginia
  2. Florida
  3. North Carolina
  4. South Carolina
  5. Florida State
  6. Vanderbilt
  7. Texas
  8. Rice

Regionals & Super Regionals

Bold indicates winner. * indicates extra innings.

Charlottesville Super Regional

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Virginia 6
4 Navy 0
1 Virginia 10
3 St. John's 2
3 St. John's 2
2 East Carolina 0
1 Virginia 13
Charlottesville Regional - Davenport Field
2 East Carolina 1
4 Navy 1
2 East Carolina 6
2 East Carolina 6
3 St. John's 4
1 Virginia 6 4 3
UC Irvine 0 6 2
1 UCLA 0
4 San Francisco 3
4 San Francisco 3
3 UC Irvine 4
3 UC Irvine 12
2 Fresno State 6
3 UC Irvine 4
Los Angeles Regional - Jackie Robinson Stadium
1 UCLA 3
1 UCLA 3
2 Fresno State 1
1 UCLA 4
4 San Francisco 1

Santa Clara Super Regional

Hosted by the University of California at Stephen Schott Stadium on the campus of Santa Clara University.**

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 TCU 10
4 Oral Roberts 2
1 TCU 2
3 Dallas Baptist 3
3 Dallas Baptist 3
2 Oklahoma 2
3 Dallas Baptist 2 11
Fort Worth Regional - Lupton Stadium
4 Oral Roberts 7 9
4 Oral Roberts 7
2 Oklahoma 0
4 Oral Roberts 8
1 TCU 4
Dallas Baptist 0 2
California 7 6
1 Rice 14
4 Alcorn State 2
1 Rice 2
2 Baylor 3
3 California 4
2 Baylor 6
2 Baylor 0 8
Houston Regional - Reckling Park
3 California 8 9
4 Alcorn State 6
3 California 10
3 California 6
1 Rice 3

**California hosted the super regional at Santa Clara because its own stadium (Evans Diamond) could not accommodate television crews and did not have lights.[2]

Tallahassee Super Regional

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Florida State 6
4 Bethune–Cookman 5
1 Florida State 9
3 Alabama 5
3 Alabama 5
2 UCF 3
1 Florida State 11
Tallahassee Regional - Dick Howser Stadium
3 Alabama 1
4 Bethune–Cookman 5
2 UCF 16
2 UCF 5
3 Alabama 12
5 Florida State 2 23 2
Texas A&M 6 9 11
1 Texas A&M 11
4 Wright State 0
1 Texas A&M 6
3 Seton Hall 3
3 Seton Hall 4
2 Arizona 0
1 Texas A&M 4 3
College Station Regional - Olsen Field
2 Arizona 7 0
4 Wright State 0
2 Arizona 13
2 Arizona 6
3 Seton Hall 0

Columbia Super Regional

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Clemson 11
4 Sacred Heart 1
1 Clemson 12
3 Coastal Carolina 7
3 Coastal Carolina 13
2 Connecticut 1
1 Clemson 6 1
Clemson Regional - Doug Kingsmore Stadium
2 Connecticut 7 14
4 Sacred Heart 3
2 Connecticut 13
2 Connecticut 12
3 Coastal Carolina 6
Connecticut 1 2
4 South Carolina 5 8
1 South Carolina 2
4 Georgia Southern 1
1 South Carolina 11
2 Stetson 5
3 NC State 7
2 Stetson 8
1 South Carolina 8
Columbia Regional - Carolina Stadium
2 Stetson 2
4 Georgia Southern 2
3 NC State 5
3 NC State 3
2 Stetson 5

Gainesville Super Regional

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Florida 17
4 Manhattan 3
1 Florida 5
2 Miami (FL) 4
3 Jacksonville 2
2 Miami (FL) 7
1 Florida 11
Gainesville Regional - Alfred A. McKethan Stadium
2 Miami (FL) 4
4 Manhattan 4
3 Jacksonville 5
3 Jacksonville 3
2 Miami (FL) 6
2 Florida 11 3 8
Mississippi State 1 4 6
1 Georgia Tech 1
4 Austin Peay State 2
4 Austin Peay State 3
3 Mississippi State 8
3 Mississippi State 3
2 Southern Miss 0
3 Mississippi State 7
Atlanta Regional - Russ Chandler Stadium
1 Georgia Tech 3
1 Georgia Tech 6
2 Southern Miss 2
1 Georgia Tech 12
4 Austin Peay State 2

Austin Super Regional

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Arizona State 4
4 New Mexico 2
1 Arizona State 16
3 Charlotte 1
3 Charlotte 3
2 Arkansas 2
1 Arizona State 13
Tempe Regional - Packard Stadium
2 Arkansas 4
4 New Mexico 0
2 Arkansas 3
2 Arkansas 11
3 Charlotte 3
Arizona State 3 1 2
7 Texas 1 5 4
1 Texas 5
4 Princeton 3
1 Texas 5
3 Kent State 7
3 Kent State 411
2 Texas State 2
3 Kent State 3 0
Austin Regional - UFCU Disch-Falk Field
1 Texas 9 5
4 Princeton 1
2 Texas State 3
2 Texas State 3
1 Texas 4

Nashville Super Regional

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 Vanderbilt 10
4 Belmont 0
1 Vanderbilt 10
3 Troy 2
3 Troy 9
2 Oklahoma State 2
1 Vanderbilt 6
Nashville Regional - Hawkins Field
4 Belmont 1
4 Belmont 3
2 Oklahoma State 2
4 Belmont 5
3 Troy 2
6 Vanderbilt 11 9
Oregon State 1 3
1 Oregon State 7
4 Arkansas–Little Rock 4
1 Oregon State 5
2 Creighton 1
3 Georgia 1
2 Creighton 2
1 Oregon State 6
Corvallis Regional - Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
3 Georgia 4
4 Arkansas–Little Rock 3
3 Georgia 7
3 Georgia 5*
2 Creighton 4*

Chapel Hill Super Regional

Regional Regional Regional Finals Super Regionals
               
1 North Carolina 4
4 Maine 0
1 North Carolina 14
3 James Madison 0
3 James Madison 11
2 FIU 7
1 North Carolina 9
Chapel Hill Regional - Boshamer Stadium
3 James Madison 3
4 Maine 4
2 FIU 1
4 Maine 2
3 James Madison 5
3 North Carolina 5 7
Stanford 2 5
1 Cal State Fullerton 10
4 Illinois 4
1 Cal State Fullerton 0
2 Stanford 1
3 Kansas State 3
2 Stanford 10
2 Stanford 14
Fullerton Regional - Goodwin Field
4 Illinois 2
4 Illinois 5
3 Kansas State 3
4 Illinois 7
1 Cal State Fullerton 5

College World Series

Participants

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances Best CWS Finish CWS Record
Not including this year
California Pac-10 37–21 (13–13) David Esquer 5
(last: 1992)
1st
(1947, 1957)
10–6
Florida SEC 50–17 (22–8) Kevin O'Sullivan 6
(last: 2010)
2nd
(2005)
8–13
North Carolina ACC 50–14 (20–10) Mike Fox 8
(last: 2009)
2nd
(2006, 2007)
14–17
South Carolina SEC 50–14 (22–8) Ray Tanner 9
(last: 2010)
1st
(2010)
23–17
Texas Big 12 49–17 (19–8) Augie Garrido 33
(last: 2009)
1st
(1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, 2005)
82–55
Texas A&M Big 12 47–20 (19–8) Rob Childress 4
(last:1999)
5th
(1993)
2–8
Vanderbilt SEC 52–10 (22–8) Tim Corbin 0
(last: none)
none 0–0
Virginia ACC 54–10 (22–8) Brian O'Connor 1
(last: 2009)
5th
(2009)
1–2

Bracket

First round Second round Semifinals Finals
               
1 Virginia 4
California 1
1 Virginia 1
4 South Carolina 7
Texas A&M 4
4 South Carolina 5
4 South Carolina 313
1 Virginia 2
California 7
Texas A&M 3
California 1
1 Virginia 8
4 South Carolina 211 5
2 Florida 1 2
2 Florida 8
7 Texas 4
2 Florida 3
6 Vanderbilt 1
6 Vanderbilt 7
3 North Carolina 3
2 Florida 6
6 Vanderbilt 4
7 Texas 0
3 North Carolina 3
3 North Carolina 1
6 Vanderbilt 5

Championship Series

Game 1

Monday, June 27 7:00 pm
Omaha, Nebraska ESPN
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 7 1
Florida 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 3
Starting pitchers:
USC: Forrest Koumas
UF: Hudson Randall
WP: John Taylor   LP: Nick Maronde   Sv: Matt Price
Home runs:
USC: None
UF: None
Attendance: 25,851
Boxscore

Game 2

Tuesday, June 28 7:00 pm
Omaha, Nebraska ESPN
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Florida 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 1
South Carolina 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 X 5 10 0
Starting pitchers:
FLA: Karsten Whitson
USC: Michael Roth
WP: Michael Roth   LP: Karsten Whitson   Sv: Matt Price
Home runs:
FLA: Mike Zunino
USC: Peter Mooney
Attendance: 26,721
Notes: SC becomes the 6th team in CWS history to win back-to-back Championships. SC ties consecutive post season & CWS victories record, (see below).
Boxscore

All-Tournament Team

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

Position Player School
P Matt Price South Carolina
Michael Roth South Carolina
1B Christian Walker South Carolina
2B Scott Wingo (MOP) South Carolina
3B Cody Dent Florida
SS Peter Mooney South Carolina
C Robert Beary South Carolina
OF Tony Kemp Vanderbilt
Connor Harrell Vanderbilt
Bryson Smith Florida
DH Brady Thomas South Carolina

Final standings

Seeds listed below indicate national seeds only

Place School Record
1st #4 South Carolina 10-0
2nd #2 Florida 8-3
3rd #6 Vanderbilt 7-2
#1 Virginia 7-3
5th California 7-3
#3 North Carolina 6-2
7th #7 Texas 6-4
Texas A&M 5-4
9th Arizona State 4-2
Connecticut 4-3
Dallas Baptist 3-3
#5 Florida State 4-2
Mississippi State 4-2
Oregon State 3-2
Stanford 3-2
UC Irvine 4-2
17th Alabama 2-2
Arizona 3-2
Arkansas 2-2
Baylor 2-2
Belmont 2-2
Clemson 2-2
East Carolina 2-2
Georgia 2-2
Georgia Tech 2-2
Illinois 2-2
James Madison 2-2
Kent State 2-2
Miami (FL) 2-2
Oral Roberts 3-2
Stetson 2-2
UCLA 2-2
33rd Austin Peay 1-2
Cal State Fullerton 1-2
Central Florida 1-2
Charlotte 1-2
Coastal Carolina 1-2
Creighton 1-2
Jacksonville 1-2
Maine 1-2
NC State 1-2
#8 Rice 1-2
San Francisco 1-2
Seton Hall 1-2
St. John's 1-2
Texas State 1-2
TCU 1-2
Troy 1-2
49th Alcorn State 0-2
Arkansas–Little Rock 0-2
Bethune-Cookman 0-2
FIU 0-2
Fresno State 0-2
Georgia Southern 0-2
Kansas State 0-2
Manhattan 0-2
Navy 0-2
New Mexico 0-2
Oklahoma 0-2
Oklahoma State 0-2
Princeton 0-2
Sacred Heart 0-2
Southern Miss 0-2
Wright State 0-2

Record by conference

Conference # of Bids Record Win % RF SR WS NS CS NC
Southeastern 7 35–13 .729 7 4 3 3 2 1
Atlantic Coast 7 24-15 .615 6 3 2 1
Big 12 6 13–16 .448 3 2 2
Pac-10 6 22–13 .629 6 4 1
Big East 3 6–7 .462 1 1
Big West 2 5–4 .556 1 1
Independent 1 3–3 .500 1 1
Atlantic Sun 3 5–6 .455 2
Conference USA 4 4–8 .333 1
Sun Belt 3 1–6 .143
Mountain West 2 1–4 .200
Other 20 16–40 .286 4

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

Television coverage

Selection shows

The NCAA Division I Road to Omaha Selection Show Presented by Capital One aired on ESPN on May 30, 2011.

Competition

The Fullerton and Gainesville Regionals were broadcast on ESPNU and ESPN3.com
The Corvallis and Fort Worth Regionals were broadcast on ESPN3.com
The Atlanta Regional was broadcast on CSS
The Tallahassee Regional was broadcast on Sun Sports and Fox Sports Florida

References

  1. ^ "Team Directory". Archived from the original on 2010-12-30. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
  2. ^ "Cal to Play Dallas Baptist at Santa Clara - The University of California Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2011-09-16. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. ^ Associated Press (June 18, 2011). "Vanderbilt opens College World Series, new stadium with win". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 19, 2011.