Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament
Conference Baseball Championship
SportBaseball
ConferenceNortheast Conference
Number of teams4
FormatDouble-elimination
Current stadiumSenator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium
Current locationNorwich, Connecticut
Played1993-present
Last contest2022
Current championLIU (2)
Most championshipsCentral Connecticut (7)
Official websitewebsite
Host stadiums
Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium (2011–12, 2014–present)
First Energy Park (2002–06, 2013)
TD Bank Ballpark (2010)
New Britain Stadium (2007, 2009)
Surf Stadium (2000–01, 2008)
The Ballpark at Harbor Yard (1999)
Cochrane Stadium (1998)
Host locations
Norwich, CT (2011–12, 2014–present)
Lakewood, NJ (2002–06, 2013)
Bridgewater, NJ (2010)
New Britain, CT (2007, 2009)
Atlantic City, NJ (2000–02, 2008)
Bridgeport, CT (1999)
Jersey City, NJ (1999)
Sussex, NJ (1997)
Ewing Township, NJ (1993–96)

The Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament is the conference baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Northeast Conference. The top four finishers in the regular season of the conference's seven teams advance to the double elimination tournament. The winner of the tournament receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.

Champions

By year

The following is a list of conference champions and sites listed by year.[1]

Year Program Site MVP
1993 St. Francis Moody Park • Ewing Township, NJ John Gambale, St. Francis
1994 Rider Moody Park • Ewing Township, NJ Mark Gola, Rider
1995 Rider Moody Park • Ewing Township, NJ Lou Deman, Long Island
1996 Rider Moody Park • Ewing Township, NJ Jim Gordon, Rider
1997 Marist Skylands ParkSussex, NJ Ben Shove, Marist
1998 Monmouth Cochrane StadiumJersey City, NJ Joe McCullough, Monmouth
1999 Monmouth The Ballpark at Harbor YardBridgeport, CT Mike Benfield, Monmouth
2000 Wagner The SandcastleAtlantic City, NJ Steve Coppola, Wagner
2001 UMBC The Sandcastle • Atlantic City, NJ Eric Weltmer, UMBC
2002 Central Connecticut First Energy ParkLakewood, NJ Kevin Rival, Central Connecticut
2003 Central Connecticut First Energy Park • Lakewood, NJ Zack Herrick, Central Connecticut
2004 Central Connecticut First Energy Park • Lakewood, NJ Evan Scribner, Central Connecticut
2005 Quinnipiac First Energy Park • Lakewood, NJ Ryan Rizzo, Quinnipiac
2006 Sacred Heart First Energy Park • Lakewood, NJ Bobby McKee, Sacred Heart
2007 Monmouth New Britain StadiumNew Britain, CT Matt Coulson, Monmouth
2008 Mount St. Mary's Bernie Robbins Stadium • Atlantic City, NJ Josh Vittek, Mount St. Mary’s
2009 Monmouth New Britain Stadium • New Britain, CT Chris Collazo, Monmouth
2010 Central Connecticut TD Bank BallparkBridgewater, NJ Pat Epps, Central Connecticut
2011 Sacred Heart Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial StadiumNorwich, CT John Murphy, Sacred Heart
2012 Sacred Heart Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Troy Scribner, Sacred Heart
2013 Bryant First Energy Park • Lakewood, NJ Jordan Mountford, Bryant
2014 Bryant Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Craig Schlitter, Bryant
2015 Sacred Heart Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Jesus Medina, Sacred Heart
2016 Bryant Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Cole Fabio, Bryant
2017 Central Connecticut Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT TT Bowens, Central Connecticut
2018 LIU Brooklyn Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Gregory Vaughn, LIU Brooklyn
2019 Central Connecticut Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Gregory Vaughn, LIU Brooklyn
2020 Canceled due to COVID-19
2021 Central Connecticut Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Buddy Dewaine, Central Connecticut
2022 LIU Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium • Norwich, CT Nick Torres, LIU

By school

The following is a list of conference champions listed by school. Schools in italics no longer field baseball teams in the NEC.

Program No. of titles Title years
Central Connecticut 7 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010, 2017, 2019, 2021
Monmouth[a] 4 1998, 1999, 2007, 2009
Sacred Heart 4 2006, 2011, 2012, 2015
Bryant[a] 3 2013, 2014, 2016
Rider[a] 3 1994, 1995, 1996
LIU 2 2018,[b] 2022
Marist[a] 1 1997
Mount St. Mary's[a] 1 2008
Quinnipiac[a] 1 2005
St. Francis Brooklyn[c] 1 1993
UMBC[a] 1 2001
Wagner 1 2000
  1. ^ a b c d e f g No longer an NEC member.
  2. ^ This championship was won by LIU Brooklyn. When Long Island University merged the athletic programs of its Brooklyn and Post campuses after the 2019 baseball season, the merged program inherited the history of the Brooklyn program in all sports that were sponsored by that campus before the merger.
  3. ^ Remains in the NEC, but no longer sponsors baseball.

References

  1. ^ "Northeast Conference Baseball Past Champions". northeastconference.org. Retrieved 2012-03-03.