2013 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament

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2013 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams4
FormatDouble-elimination
Finals site
ChampionsCanisius (1st title)
Winning coachMike McRae (1st title)
MVPJesse Puscheck Canisius
2013 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Rider  ‍‍‍ 18 6 0   .750     35 22 0   .614
Marist  ‍‍‍ 17 7 0   .708     27 24 1   .529
Canisius ‍‍y 15 9 0   .625     41 15 0   .732
Siena  ‍‍‍ 15 9 0   .625     27 29 0   .482
Fairfield  ‍‍‍ 11 13 0   .458     20 29 0   .408
Manhattan  ‍‍‍ 9 12 0   .429     22 27 0   .449
Saint Peter's  ‍‍‍ 9 15 0   .375     17 34 0   .333
Niagara  ‍‍‍ 9 15 0   .375     16 37 0   .302
Iona  ‍‍‍ 3 21 0   .125     8 43 0   .157
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of May 25, 2013[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2013 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament was held from May 23–26. The top four regular season finishers of the league's teams met in the double-elimination tournament held at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton, NJ. Canisius, the tournament champion, earned the conference's automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.[2][3][4]

Seeding[edit]

The top four teams were seeded one through four based on their conference winning percentage. They then played a double-elimination tournament. Canisius claimed the third seed over Siena by tiebreaker.

Team W L Pct. GB Seed
Rider 18 6 .750
1
Marist 17 7 .708
1
2
Canisius 15 9 .625
3
3
Siena 15 9 .625
3
4
Fairfield 11 13 .458
7
Manhattan 9 12 .529
7.5
Saint Peter's 9 15 .375
9
Niagara 9 15 .375
9
Iona 3 21 .125
15

Results[edit]

  First Round Semi-Finals Finals
                             
1 Rider 7  
4 Siena 1  
  1 Rider 7  
  3 Canisius 18  
2 Marist 1
3 Canisius 2  
  3 Canisius 12 -
  4 Siena 11 -
4 Siena 12  
2 Marist 5  
  1 Rider 8
  4 Siena 11  

All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team.[3]

Name School
Mike Orefice Marist
Chris Thorsen Marist
Tyler Smith Rider
Adam Wayman Rider
Mike Allen Siena
Andres Ortiz Siena
Larry Balkwill Siena
Brooklyn Foster Canisius
Ronnie Bernick Canisius
Garrett Cortright Canisius

Most Valuable Player[edit]

Jesse Puscheck was named Tournament Most Valuable Player. Puscheck was a designated hitter for Canisius.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 MAAC Standings and Leaders". Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "Conference Championship Central". NCAA.org. Archived from the original on 2013-04-23. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "2013 Baseball Championship". Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  4. ^ "Canisius Wins First-Ever MAAC Baseball Championship". Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Retrieved April 18, 2014.