South Florida Bulls
Founded1966
Overall record1628-1293-6 (.557)
UniversityUniversity of South Florida
Athletic directorMichael Kelly
Head coachBilly Mohl (4th season)
ConferenceThe American
LocationTampa, Florida
Home stadiumUSF Baseball Stadium
(Capacity: 3,211)
NicknameBulls
ColorsGreen and gold[1]
   
NCAA regional champions
2021
NCAA Tournament appearances
1982, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021
Conference tournament champions
1982, 1986, 1990, 1995, 2021
Conference champions
1982, 1986, 1989, 1993, 1995

The South Florida Bulls baseball team is the intercollegiate men's baseball program representing the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, United States. The team competes in the American Athletic Conference of NCAA Division I. Founded in 1966, the baseball team one of the oldest teams at the university. The Bulls have captured ten conference titles (five regular season and five tournament) and 14 NCAA Tournament appearances. The team plays their home games on campus at USF Baseball Stadium and are coached by Billy Mohl.

USF Baseball Stadium

Main article: USF Baseball Stadium

Opened in 2012 on the same site as the former stadium, Red McEwen Field, the USF Baseball Stadium is a 1,500-seat facility with the potential to hold a capacity crowd of 3,211.[2]

Season by season results

Year Conference Games played Record Win percentage Conference record Head coach Postseason
1966 Independent (Division II) 15 4–11 .267 N/A Beefy Wright
1967 22 14–8 .636
1968 24 15–9 .625
1969 33 18–15 .545
1970 30 14–15–1 .483
1971 33 12–21 .364
1972 34 18–16 .529
1973 Independent (Division I) 39 23–16 .590
1974 38 21–16–1 .566
1975 41 29–12 .707 Jack Butterfield
1976 45 32–12–1 .711
1977 50 25–25 .500 Robin Roberts
1978 Sun Belt Conference 52 25–26–1 .490 4–3
1979 53 28–25 .528 4–2
1980 62 28–34 .452 3–2
1981 53 21–32 .396 5–3
1982 58 45–13 .776 6–2 NCAA Regionals
1983 53 19–34 .358 4–12
1984 60 35–25 .583 8–8
1985 70 44–26 .629 10–8
1986 68 52–16 .765 15–3 Eddie Cardieri NCAA Regionals
1987 70 44–26 .629 10–8
1988 59 26–33 .441 5–11
1989 63 45–18 .714 13–5 NCAA Regionals
1990 65 41–24 .631 8–10 NCAA Regionals
1991 Metro Conference 60 34–26 .567 4–14
1992 58 27–31 .466 7–11
1993 60 40–20 .667 13–5 NCAA Regionals
1994 58 39–19 .672 11–7
1995 Conference USA 63 38–25 .603 11–7 NCAA Regionals
1996 66 47–19 .712 20–4 NCAA Regionals
1997 63 39–24 .619 18–8 NCAA Regionals
1998 57 21–36 .368 9–18
1999 58 31–27 .534 15–12
2000 58 29–29 .500 14–13
2001 64 33–31 .516 16–11 NCAA Regionals
2002 64 35–29 .547 16–14 NCAA Regionals
2003 58 31–27 .534 14–14
2004 55 31–24 .564 12–17
2005 Big East 64 33–31 .516 15–14
2006 58 23–35 .397 12–15
2007 60 34–26 .567 13–14 Lelo Prado
2008 58 31–27 .534 14–13
2009 59 34–25 .576 19–9
2010 58 26–32 .448 16–11
2011 54 25–29 .463 13–14
2012 60 38–22 .633 18–11
2013 58 36–22 .621 17–7
2014 American Athletic Conference 58 27–31 .466 10–14
2015 61 34–26–1 .566 13–11 Mark Kingston NCAA Regionals
2016 57 24–33 .421 8–16
2017 61 42–19 .689 14–10 NCAA Regionals
2018 59 36–22–1 .619 14–9–1 Billy Mohl NCAA Regionals
2019 53 26–27 .491 8–16
2020 17 6–11 .353 0–0 Season cut short due to COVID-19 pandemic
2021 61 31–30 .508 14–14 NCAA Super Regionals
Total 2988 1659-1323-6 .556 493–430–1 14 Appearances
Bold indicates tournament won
Italics indicate Conference Championship

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Individuals

Players

Perfect Games

There has been one perfect game thrown in USF history:

No Hitters

Bulls pitchers have thrown three no hitters in school history (not including Reed's perfect game):

Major Leaguers

South Florida has produced 127 players drafted into Major League Baseball including four first round selections. 19 of these players have gone on to play in the MLB, including two active players.[5][3]

All-Americans

Seven members of South Florida baseball teams have been selected as First Team All-Americans.[6]

Conference Player of the Year

Four Bulls have been named the conference player of the year.[3]

Coaches

Conference Coach of the Year

USF head coaches have won 10 conference coach of the year awards.[3]

USF Athletic Hall of Fame members

Main article: University of South Florida Athletic Hall of Fame

Two USF baseball players have been inducted into the USF Athletic Hall of Fame:[7]

Retired numbers

See also

References

  1. ^ USF Color Palettes | University Communications. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
  2. ^ "USF Baseball Stadium". USF Athletics. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  3. ^ a b c d "2021 Baseball Media Guide JD (PDF)" (PDF). USF Athletics. Retrieved 2021-05-01.
  4. ^ "Charting USF's Reed: He'll beat you with guile". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved 2020-10-26.
  5. ^ "University of South Florida Bulls". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2015-09-18.
  6. ^ "USF BASEBALL RECORDS: ALL-TIME AWARD WINNERS: ALL-AMERICA". South Florida Athletics. Retrieved 2015-09-18.
  7. ^ "USF Athletic Hall of Fame". USF Athletics. Retrieved 2020-09-19.