1996 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament

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1996 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams4
FormatDouble-elimination
Finals site
ChampionsSiena (2nd title)
Winning coachTony Rossi (2nd title)
1996 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern
Siena  x‍‍y 14 4   .778     28 20   .583
Le Moyne  ‍‍‍ 10 8   .556     17 19   .472
Niagara  ‍‍‍ 7 11   .389     14 20   .412
Canisius  ‍‍‍ 5 13   .278     13 22   .371
Southern
Iona  x‍‍‍ 11 7   .611     26 21   .553
Saint Peter's  ‍‍‍ 10 7   .588     18 24   .429
Fairfield  ‍‍‍ 10 8   .556     20 19   .513
Manhattan  ‍‍‍ 4 13   .235     9 30   .231
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1996[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1996 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament took place from May 10–12, 1996. The top two regular season finishers of the league's two divisions met in the double-elimination tournament held at Heritage Park in Colonie, New York. Siena won their second consecutive (and second overall) tournament championship and advanced to the play-in round for the right to play in the 1996 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[2][3]

Seeding[edit]

The top two teams from each division were seeded based on their conference winning percentage. They then played a double-elimination tournament.

Team W L PCT GB Seed
Northern Division
Siena 14 4 .778
1N
Le Moyne 10 8 .556
4
2N
Niagara 7 11 .389
7
Canisius 5 13 .278
9
Team W L PCT GB Seed
Southern Division
Iona 11 7 .611
1S
Saint Peter's 10 7 .588
.5
2S
Fairfield 10 8 .556
1
Manhattan 4 13 .235
6.5

Results[edit]

  First Round Semi-Finals Finals
                             
1N Siena 7  
2S Saint Peter's 3  
  1N Siena 5  
  1S Iona 4  
1S Iona 2
2N Le Moyne 1  
  1N Siena 11
  1S Iona 3
2S Saint Peter's 3  
2N Le Moyne 6  
  1S Iona 7
  2N Le Moyne 6  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1996". Boyd's World. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Baseball Championship History". Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  3. ^ "All-Time Results". Le Moyne Dolphins. Retrieved March 24, 2018.