2015 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team

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2015 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball
Alabama Crimson Tide logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division West
2015 record 32-28 (12-18 SEC)
Head coach Mitch Gaspard (6th season)
Hitting coach Andy Phillips
Pitching coach Dax Norris
Home stadium Hoover Metropolitan Stadium
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#2 Vanderbilt  x‍‍‍y 20 10   .667     51 21   .708
#3 Florida  ‍‍y 19 11   .633     52 18   .743
Missouri  ‍‍‍ 15 15   .500     30 28   .517
Kentucky  ‍‍‍ 14 15   .483     30 25   .545
South Carolina  ‍‍‍ 13 17   .433     32 25   .561
Tennessee  ‍‍‍ 11 18   .379     24 26   .480
Georgia  ‍‍‍ 10 19   .345     26 28   .481
Western
#5 LSU  x‍‍y 21 8   .724     54 12   .818
#11 Texas A&M  ‍‍‍y 18 10   .643     50 14   .781
#7 Arkansas ‍‍‍y 17 12   .586     40 25   .615
Ole Miss ‍‍‍y 15 14   .517     30 28   .517
Auburn ‍‍‍y 13 17   .433     36 26   .581
Alabama  ‍‍‍ 12 18   .400     32 28   .533
Mississippi State  ‍‍‍ 8 22   .267     24 30   .444
x – Division champion
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2015 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team represents the University of Alabama in the 2015 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Crimson Tide played their home games at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover due to renovations at their normal on-campus home of Sewell–Thomas Stadium.

Personnel[edit]

Returning starters[edit]

Player Class Position
Will Haynie Sophomore C
Chance Vincent Junior 3B
Georgie Salem Junior CF
Jon Keller Senior SP

Roster[edit]

2015 Alabama Crimson Tide roster
 

Pitchers

  • 15 Geoffrey Bramblett - Sophomore
  • 16 Jake Walters- Freshman
  • 17 Jay Shaw - Senior
  • 18 Will Carter - Junior
  • 20 Taylor Guilbeau - Senior
  • 23 Ray Castillo - Junior
  • 27 Zac Rogers - Freshman
  • 28 Jake Hubbard - Redshirt Junior
  • 29 Nick Eicholtz - Sophomore
  • 32 Andrew DiPiazza - Freshman
  • 34 Alex Watkins - Freshman
  • 35 Jon Keller - Senior
  • 36 Tyler McMurray- Freshman
  • 40 Thomas Burrows - Sophomore
  • 42 Tyler Adams - Redshirt Freshman
  • 55 Mike Oczypok - Redshirt Sophomore
 

Catchers

  • 24 Will Haynie - Sophomore
  • 31 Grady Bailey - Freshman
  • 41 Taylor Poe - Redshirt Sophomore

Infielders

  • 1 Mikey White - Junior
  • 3 Daniel Cucjen - Junior
  • 5 Chandler Avant - Freshman
  • 6 Kyle Overstreet - Junior
  • 12 Chance Vincent - Junior
  • 37 Zack Coker - Freshman
  • 39 Connor Short - Sophomore
 

Outfielders

  • 7 Casey Hughston - Sophomore
  • 13 William Elliott - Sophomore
  • 14 Jamal Howard - Freshman
  • 22 Georgie Salem - Junior
  • 25 Ryan Blanchard - Redshirt Junior
  • 45 Riley Colburn - Junior

Utility

  • 9 Cody Henry - Freshman
  • 21 Colton Freeman - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 33 Mitch Greer - Junior
  • 38 J.C. Wilhite - Senior
 

Coaching staff[edit]

2015 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball coaching staff
  • Mitch Gaspard – Head Coach - 15 years at Alabama (6th as Head Coach)
  • Andy Phillips – Assistant Coach, Hitting Coach - 5th year
  • Dax Norris – Assistant Coach, Pitching Coach, Recruiting Coordinator - 8th year
  • Nathan Kilcrease – Volunteer Coach - 1st year
  • David Kindred – Director of Baseball Operations - 1st year

Schedule and results[edit]

2015 Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

† Indicates the game does not count toward the 2015 Southeastern Conference standings.
*Rankings are based on the team's current ranking in the Collegiate Baseball poll.

Honors and awards[edit]

  • Mikey White was selected as a Preseason Third Team All-American by Perfect Game USA.[1]
  • Mikey White was selected as a Preseason Second Team All-American by D1Baseball.[2]

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final 
Coaches'[3] RV RV* RV RV NR RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Baseball America[4] NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Collegiate Baseball^[5] RV 30 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
NCBWA[6] 28 23 25 28 RV RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.


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