2016 NCAA Division I baseball season

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2016 NCAA Division I baseball season
Duration February 19, 2016 – June 30, 2016
Number of teams 300
Preseason #1 Florida (Unanimous)
Tournament
Duration June 3 – June 30, 2016
Most conference bids ACC (10)
College World Series
Champions Coastal Carolina
Runners-up Arizona
MOP Andrew Beckwith, Coastal Carolina
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →

The 2016 NCAA Division I baseball season, play of college baseball in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level, began in February 2016. The season progressed through the regular season, many conference tournaments and championship series, and concluded with the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament and 2016 College World Series. The College World Series, consisting of the eight remaining teams in the NCAA Tournament and held annually in Omaha, Nebraska at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, ended on June 30, 2016, with Coastal Carolina claiming its first NCAA title in a team sport.

Realignment[edit]

Season outlook[edit]

For the full rankings, see 2016 NCAA Division I baseball rankings
Collegiate Baseball News [1]
Ranking Team
1 Florida
2 Louisville
3 Vanderbilt
4 Miami (FL)
5 Texas A&M
6 Louisiana–Lafayette
7 LSU
8 Oregon State
9 Virginia
10 UCLA
11 Mississippi State
12 Cal State Fullerton
13 California
14 Oregon
15 TCU
16 Florida State
17 Missouri State
18 Houston
19 Tulane
20 Rice
21 Georgia Tech
22 North Carolina
23 Michigan
24 Arkansas
25 Oklahoma State
Baseball America[2]
Ranking Team
1 Florida
2 Louisville
3 Texas A&M
4 Virginia
5 Oregon State
6 Miami (FL)
7 Vanderbilt
8 California
9 Oklahoma State
10 UCLA
11 LSU
12 Houston
13 Louisiana–Lafayette
14 Oregon
15 Michigan
16 Southern California
17 Florida State
18 TCU
19 NC State
20 Mississippi State
21 Oklahoma
22 Cal State Fullerton
23 Coastal Carolina
24 Ole Miss
25 Kentucky
Coaches[3]
Ranking Team
1 Florida 21
2 Louisville 2
3 Vanderbilt 3
4 Texas A&M 1
5 LSU 1
6 Miami (FL)
7 Virginia 3
8 Oregon State
9 UCLA
10 Oklahoma State
11 TCU
12 California
13 Louisiana–Lafayette
14 Florida State
15 Oregon
16 Cal State Fullerton
17 Mississippi State
18 Houston
19 NC State
20 North Carolina
21 Southern California
22 Arkansas
23 South Carolina
24 Rice
25 Missouri State
NCBWA[4]
Ranking Team
1 Florida
2 Louisville
3 Vanderbilt
4 Texas A&M
5 Oregon State
6 Miami (FL)
7 LSU
8 Virginia
9 UCLA
10 California
11 Oklahoma State
12 TCU
13 Louisiana–Lafayette
14 Florida State
15 Houston
16 Cal State Fullerton
17 Oregon
18 Southern California
19 Mississippi State
20 NC State
21 North Carolina
22 Arkansas
23 Coastal Carolina
24 South Carolina
25 Michigan

Conference standings[edit]

2016 American Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#25 Tulane y 15 7 0   .682     39 19 0   .672
#15 East Carolina y 15 8 1   .646     34 21 1   .616
Connecticut y 14 9 0   .609     37 23 0   .617
Cincinnati 13 10 1   .563     26 30 1   .465
Houston 11 12 0   .478     36 23 0   .610
Memphis 9 15 0   .375     22 39 0   .361
South Florida 8 16 0   .333     24 33 0   .421
UCF 8 16 0   .333     26 33 0   .441
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 2, 2016[5]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Atlantic 10 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Rhode Island y 18 6 0   .750     31 25 0   .554
VCU 15 7 0   .682     38 19 0   .667
Saint Joseph's 15 9 0   .625     31 23 0   .574
Saint Louis 15 9 0   .625     25 31 0   .446
Fordham 14 10 0   .583     29 29 0   .500
Davidson 11 11 0   .500     28 26 0   .519
George Washington 12 12 0   .500     24 33 0   .421
UMass 11 13 0   .458     18 27 0   .400
St. Bonaventure 11 13 0   .458     26 22 1   .541
Richmond 11 13 0   .458     28 24 0   .538
Dayton 8 16 0   .333     19 36 0   .345
George Mason 7 17 0   .292     19 35 0   .352
La Salle 6 18 0   .250     15 39 0   .278
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 4, 2016[6]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Atlantic
#11 Louisville xy 22 8   .733     48 12   .800
#14 Florida State y 16 10   .615     38 20   .655
#20 NC State y 15 13   .536     36 20   .643
#18 Clemson y 16 14   .533     43 18   .705
#16 Boston College y 13 15   .464     35 22   .614
Wake Forest y 13 17   .433     35 25   .583
Notre Dame 11 17   .393     27 27   .500
Coastal
#8 Miami (FL) xy 21 7   .750     46 11   .807
#17 Virginia y 19 11   .633     38 20   .655
Duke y 14 15   .483     33 23   .589
Georgia Tech y 13 16   .448     36 24   .600
North Carolina 13 17   .433     34 21   .618
Pittsburgh 10 18   .357     25 26   .490
Virginia Tech 6 24   .200     19 36   .345
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournamenet
As of June 4, 2016[7]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Atlantic Sun Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Kennesaw State 17 4   .810     29 27   .518
North Florida 15 6   .714     39 19   .672
Jacksonville 14 7   .667     33 22   .600
Lipscomb 12 9   .571     31 27   .534
Stetson y 9 12   .429     29 30   .492
Florida Gulf Coast 9 12   .429     27 32   .458
USC Upstate 5 15   .250     22 30   .423
NJIT 2 18   .100     17 36   .321
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 4, 2016[8]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Big 12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#5 Texas Tech y 19 5 0   .792     47 20 0   .701
#4 Oklahoma State y 16 8 0   .667     43 22 0   .662
#3 TCU y 15 9 0   .625     49 18 0   .731
West Virginia 12 11 0   .522     36 22 0   .621
Oklahoma 11 13 0   .458     30 27 1   .526
Baylor 10 14 0   .417     24 29 0   .453
Texas 10 14 0   .417     25 32 0   .439
Kansas State 8 16 0   .333     26 31 0   .456
Kansas 6 17 0   .261     20 35 1   .366
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of July 1, 2016 (final)[9]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Big East Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#21 Xavier y 14 4 0   .778     30 28 0   .517
Creighton 13 5 0   .722     38 17 0   .691
Seton Hall 10 8 0   .556     38 20 0   .655
St. John's 9 9 0   .500     28 26 1   .518
Georgetown 8 10 0   .444     25 29 0   .463
Villanova 5 13 0   .278     20 32 0   .385
Butler 4 14 0   .222     14 40 0   .259
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 4, 2016[10]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Big South Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Coastal Carolina †‡y 21 3   .875     53 17   .757
High Point 14 10   .583     32 24   .571
Longwood 14 10   .583     32 27   .542
Gardner–Webb 14 10   .583     37 21   .638
Campbell* 13 11   .542     26 27   .491
Presbyterian 12 12   .500     27 30   .474
Liberty 12 12   .500     31 28   .525
Winthrop 12 12   .500     28 27   .509
Radford 9 15   .375     19 39   .328
Charleston Southern 6 18   .250     19 34   .358
UNC Asheville 5 19   .208     16 38   .296
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties
As of June 5, 2016[11]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Big Ten Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Minnesota y 16 7 0   .696     35 21 0   .625
Nebraska y 16 8 0   .667     37 22 0   .627
Ohio St. y 15 9 0   .625     44 20 1   .685
Indiana 15 9 0   .625     32 24 0   .571
Michigan 13 10 0   .565     36 21 0   .632
Michigan State 13 11 0   .542     36 20 0   .643
Maryland 13 11 0   .542     30 27 0   .526
Illinois 12 12 0   .500     28 23 0   .549
Iowa 12 12 0   .500     30 26 0   .536
Penn State 12 12 0   .500     28 27 0   .509
Rutgers 9 15 0   .375     27 28 0   .491
Northwestern 7 17 0   .292     15 39 0   .278
Purdue 2 22 0   .083     10 44 0   .185
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 5, 2016[12]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Big West Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#28 Cal State Fullerton y 17 7 0   .708     36 22 0   .621
Long Beach State y 15 9 0   .625     37 21 0   .638
#6 UC Santa Barbara y 13 11 0   .542     38 18 1   .675
Cal Poly 12 12 0   .500     32 25 0   .561
Hawaii 12 12 0   .500     23 30 0   .434
UC Riverside 12 12 0   .500     26 29 0   .473
UC Irvine 11 13 0   .458     31 25 0   .554
Cal State Northridge 11 13 0   .458     33 22 0   .600
UC Davis 5 19 0   .208     17 36 0   .321
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 5, 2016[13]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Colonial Athletic Association baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
UNC Wilmington y 16 6 0   .727     41 17 0   .707
William & Mary y 14 9 0   .609     31 31 0   .500
Elon 13 10 0   .565     25 29 0   .463
James Madison 13 11 0   .542     24 31 0   .436
Northeastern 12 11 0   .522     31 27 0   .534
College of Charleston 12 12 0   .500     31 26 1   .543
Delaware 10 14 0   .417     32 22 0   .593
Towson 10 14 0   .417     20 35 0   .364
Hofstra 5 18 0   .217     15 37 0   .288
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 5, 2016[14]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Conference USA baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Florida Atlantic y 21 8   .724     39 18   .684
Marshall 21 9   .700     34 21   .618
#27 Southern Miss y 20 10   .667     41 19   .683
#30 Rice y 19 10   .655     38 24   .613
Louisiana Tech y 19 11   .633     41 19   .683
Old Dominion 15 15   .500     32 24   .571
FIU 15 15   .500     29 29   .500
Charlotte 12 17   .414     23 32   .418
UAB 12 18   .400     21 34   .382
Western Kentucky 10 20   .333     24 30   .444
UTSA 8 20   .286     17 34   .333
Middle Tennessee 5 24   .172     20 35   .364
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 5, 2016[15]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Horizon League baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wright State y 23 6   .793     45 16   .738
Milwaukee 17 11   .607     32 26   .552
Valparaiso 17 12   .586     30 28   .517
UIC 15 12   .556     25 30   .455
Oakland 11 14   .440     23 27   .460
Northern Kentucky 9 21   .300     20 34   .370
Youngstown State 5 21   .192     14 38   .269
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 4, 2016[16]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Ivy League baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Lou Gehrig
Princeton xy 13 7 0   .650     24 21 0   .533
Penn 10 10 0   .500     19 22 0   .463
Columbia 10 10 0   .500     17 24 0   .415
Cornell 7 13 0   .350     14 24 0   .368
Red Rolfe
Dartmouth x 11 9 0   .550     18 25 0   .419
Yale x 11 9 0   .550     19 28 1   .406
Harvard 9 11 0   .450     17 24 0   .415
Brown 9 11 0   .450     15 24 0   .385
x – Division champion
‡ – Championship Series champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 5, 2016[17]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Mid-American Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
East Division
Kent State x 20 4 0   .833     44 14 0   .759
Miami (OH) 14 10 0   .583     27 29 0   .482
Ohio 8 16 0   .333     23 29 0   .442
Buffalo 8 16 0   .333     21 31 0   .404
Bowling Green 7 17 0   .292     17 37 0   .315
West Division
Ball State x 15 9 0   .625     32 26 0   .552
Northern Illinois 14 10 0   .583     24 32 0   .429
Toledo 13 11 0   .542     19 38 1   .336
Central Michigan 12 12 0   .500     24 37 0   .393
Western Michigan y 11 13 0   .458     22 34 0   .393
Eastern Michigan 10 14 0   .417     23 36 0   .390
x – Division champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[18]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern
Norfolk State x 19 5   .792     29 21   .580
Delaware State 13 10   .565     13 37   .260
Coppin State 8 16   .333     14 38   .269
Maryland Eastern Shore 7 16   .304     16 32   .333
Southern
Florida A&M x 19 5   .792     31 21   .596
Bethune–Cookman y 17 7   .708     29 27   .518
North Carolina Central 11 13   .458     25 30   .455
Savannah State 7 17   .292     12 40   .231
North Carolina A&T 6 18   .250     13 41   .241
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[19]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Missouri Valley Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#24 Dallas Baptist y 15 5 0   .750     44 19 0   .698
Indiana State 13 8 0   .619     35 21 0   .625
Bradley 11 9 0   .550     29 21 0   .580
Southern Illinois 11 10 0   .524     31 25 1   .553
Evansville 9 12 0   .429     29 27 0   .518
Wichita State 9 12 0   .429     21 37 0   .362
Missouri State 7 13 0   .350     38 21 0   .644
Illinois State 7 13 0   .350     17 37 0   .315
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[20]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Mountain West Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Fresno State 21 9   .700     36 22   .621
New Mexico y 20 10   .667     37 24   .607
Nevada 20 10   .667     39 23   .629
UNLV 14 16   .467     24 32   .429
Air Force 12 18   .400     30 27   .526
San Diego State 11 19   .367     21 38   .356
San Jose State 7 23   .233     17 39   .304
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[21]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Ohio Valley Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Southeast Missouri State †‡y 22 8   .733     36 18   .667
Austin Peay 21 9   .700     34 22   .607
Jacksonville State 20 10   .667     33 22   .600
Morehead State 17 13   .567     32 27   .542
Belmont 17 13   .567     33 27   .550
Tennessee Tech 17 13   .567     31 24   .564
Murray State 15 15   .500     27 29   .482
Eastern Kentucky 13 17   .433     24 31   .436
Tennessee–Martin 9 21   .300     19 35   .352
Eastern Illinois 8 22   .267     15 39   .278
SIU Edwardsvills 6 24   .200     9 40   .184
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[22]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Pac-12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Utah y 19 11   .633     26 29   .473
#22 Washington y 17 13   .567     33 23   .589
#29 Arizona State y 16 14   .533     36 23   .610
#2 Arizona y 17 15   .531     49 23   .681
Oregon State 16 14   .533     35 19   .648
Southern California 15 15   .500     28 28   .500
Stanford 15 15   .500     31 23   .574
California 14 16   .467     32 21   .604
Oregon 14 16   .467     29 26   .527
UCLA 12 18   .400     25 31   .446
Washington State 11 19   .367     19 35   .352
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[23]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Patriot League baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Navy y 15 5 0   .750     43 16 1   .725
Holy Cross 14 6 0   .700     30 27 0   .526
Lehigh 9 10 0   .474     25 29 0   .463
Bucknell 8 12 0   .400     18 34 0   .346
Lafayette 7 13 0   .350     14 29 0   .326
Army 6 13 0   .316     16 32 0   .333
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[24]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Eastern
No. 12 South Carolina xy 20 9 0   .690     46 18 0   .719
No. 7 Florida y 19 10 0   .655     52 16 0   .765
No. 23 Vanderbilt y 18 12 0   .600     43 19 0   .694
Kentucky 15 15 0   .500     32 25 0   .561
Georgia 11 19 0   .367     27 30 0   .474
Tennessee 9 21 0   .300     29 28 0   .509
Missouri 9 21 0   .300     26 30 0   .464
Western
No. 10 Mississippi State xy 21 9 0   .700     44 18 1   .706
No. 9 Texas A&M y 20 10 0   .667     49 16 0   .754
No. 13 LSU y 19 11 0   .633     45 21 0   .682
Ole Miss y 18 12 0   .600     43 19 0   .694
Alabama 15 15 0   .500     32 26 0   .552
Auburn 8 22 0   .267     23 33 0   .411
Arkansas 7 23 0   .233     26 29 0   .473
x – Division champion
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Southern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Mercer 16 8   .667     38 23   .623
Western Carolina y 15 9   .625     31 31   .500
UNC Greensboro 15 9   .625     38 21   .644
Furman 14 10   .583     29 30   .492
Samford 13 11   .542     35 26   .574
East Tennessee State 13 11   .542     27 30   .474
Wofford 12 12   .500     30 28   .517
The Citadel 6 18   .250     17 42   .288
VMI 4 20   .167     21 35   .375
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[25]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Southland Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Sam Houston State y 24 6   .800     42 22   .656
Southeastern Louisiana y 22 8   .733     40 21   .656
Lamar 20 10   .667     35 19   .648
Northwestern State 20 10   .667     33 24   .579
Central Arkansas 16 14   .533     29 27   .518
McNeese State 15 15   .500     31 25   .554
New Orleans 14 16   .467     31 26   .544
Stephen F. Austin 14 16   .467     30 30   .500
Nicholls State 14 16   .467     26 30   .464
Houston Baptist 12 18   .400     24 29   .453
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 8 20   .286     19 32   .373
Abilene Christian * 8 21   .276     16 37   .302
Incarnate Word * 5 22   .185     13 38   .255
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
* Ineligible for league and NCAA tournaments due to transition from Division II
As of June 11, 2016[26]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Alabama State xy 24 0   1.000     38 17   .691
Jackson State 14 10   .583     34 26   .567
Alcorn State 10 14   .417     16 36   .308
Alabama A&M 8 16   .333     13 44   .228
Mississippi Valley State 4 20   .167     6 36   .143
West
Arkansas–Pine Bluff x 16 5   .762     22 25   .468
Grambling State 15 8   .652     22 27   .449
Texas Southern 13 10   .565     24 26   .480
Southern 6 14   .300     14 32   .304
Prairie View A&M 5 18   .217     10 32   .238
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[27]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 Sun Belt Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#19 Louisiana–Lafayette †‡y 21 9   .700     43 21   .672
#26 South Alabama y 21 9   .700     42 22   .656
Little Rock 17 13   .567     26 28   .481
Troy 17 13   .567     32 26   .552
Texas State 16 14   .533     31 28   .525
Georgia Southern 16 14   .533     36 24   .600
Texas–Arlington 15 15   .500     30 28   .517
Arkansas State 13 17   .433     29 29   .500
Louisiana–Monroe 10 20   .333     20 35   .364
Georgia State 10 20   .333     24 31   .436
Appalachian State 9 21   .300     18 36   .333
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[28]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
2016 West Coast Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
BYU 18 9   .667     37 17   .685
Gonzaga y 18 9   .667     36 21   .632
Saint Mary's y 18 9   .667     33 25   .569
Pepperdine 16 11   .593     29 24   .547
San Francisco 14 13   .519     22 34   .393
Loyola Marymount 13 14   .481     26 27   .491
San Diego 13 14   .481     27 29   .482
Pacific 12 15   .444     22 30   .423
Santa Clara 10 17   .370     23 29   .442
Portland 3 24   .111     17 37   .315
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 11, 2016[29]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

Conference winners and tournaments[edit]

Twenty-nine athletic conferences each end their regular seasons with a single-elimination tournament or a double-elimination tournament. The teams in each conference that win their regular season title are given the number one seed in each tournament, the winners of these tournaments receive automatic invitations to the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

Conference Regular
Season Winner
Conference
Player of the Year
Conference
Coach of the Year
Conference
Tournament
Tournament
Venue (City)
Tournament
Winner
America East Conference Binghamton 2016 America East Conference Baseball Tournament Edward A. LeLacheur Park
Lowell, MA
Binghamton
American Athletic Conference Tulane 2016 American Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament Bright House Field
Clearwater, FL
Connecticut
Atlantic 10 Conference Rhode Island 2016 Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Tournament Houlihan Park
Bronx, NY
Rhode Island
Atlantic Coast Conference Atlantic - Louisville
Coastal - Miami (FL)
2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Tournament Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Durham, NC
Clemson
Atlantic Sun Conference Kennesaw State 2016 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Tournament Ken Dugan Field at Stephen Lee Marsh Stadium
Nashville, TN
Stetson
Big 12 Conference Texas Tech 2016 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
Oklahoma City, OK
TCU
Big East Conference Xavier 2016 Big East Conference Baseball Tournament Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium
Aberdeen, MD
Xavier
Big South Conference Coastal Carolina 2016 Big South Conference Baseball Tournament Lexington County Baseball Stadium
Lexington, SC
Coastal Carolina
Big Ten Conference Minnesota 2016 Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament TD Ameritrade Park
Omaha, NE
Ohio State
Big West Conference Cal State Fullerton No tournament, regular season champion earns auto bid
Colonial Athletic Association UNC Wilmington 2016 Colonial Athletic Association Baseball Tournament CofC Baseball Stadium at Patriot's Point
Mount Pleasant, SC
William & Mary
Conference USA Florida Atlantic 2016 Conference USA Baseball Tournament Pete Taylor Park
Hattiesburg, MS
Southern Miss
Horizon League Wright State 2016 Horizon League Baseball Tournament Campus Sites Wright State
Ivy League Gehrig - Princeton
Rolfe - Dartmouth/Yale
N/A 2016 Ivy League Baseball Championship Series Campus Sites Princeton
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Fairfield 2016 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament Dutchess Stadium
Wappingers Falls, NY
Fairfield
Mid-American Conference East - Kent State
West - Ball State
2016 Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament All Pro Freight Stadium
Avon, OH
Western Michigan
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Northern - Norfolk State
Southern - Florida A&M
2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
Salisbury, MD
Bethune-Cookman
Missouri Valley Conference Dallas Baptist 2016 Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Tournament Bob Warn Field at Sycamore Stadium
Terre Haute, IN
Dallas Baptist
Mountain West Conference Fresno State 2016 Mountain West Conference Baseball Tournament Santa Ana Star Field
Albuquerque, NM
New Mexico
Northeast Conference Bryant 2016 Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium
Norwich, CT
Bryant
Ohio Valley Conference Southeast Missouri State 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Tournament The Ballpark at Jackson
Jackson, TN
Southeast Missouri State
Pac-12 Conference Utah No tournament, regular season champion earns auto bid
Patriot League Navy 2016 Patriot League Baseball Tournament Campus Sites Navy
Southeastern Conference East – South Carolina
West – Mississippi State
Boomer White, Texas A&M John Cohen, Mississippi State 2016 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament Hoover Metropolitan Stadium
Hoover, AL
Texas A&M
Southern Conference Mercer 2016 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament Fluor Field at the West End
Greenville, SC
Western Carolina
Southland Conference Sam Houston State 2016 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament Constellation Field
Sugar Land, TX
Sam Houston State
Southwestern Athletic Conference East - Alabama State
West - Arkansas–Pine Bluff
2016 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament Wesley Barrow Stadium
New Orleans, LA
Alabama State
Summit League Oral Roberts 2016 Summit League Baseball Tournament J. L. Johnson Stadium
Tulsa, OK
Oral Roberts
Sun Belt Conference Louisiana-Lafayette 2016 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament Bobcat Ballpark
San Marcos, TX
Louisiana-Lafayette
West Coast Conference Saint Mary's 2016 West Coast Conference Baseball Tournament Banner Island Ballpark
Stockton, CA
Saint Mary's
Western Athletic Conference Seattle 2016 Western Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament Hohokam Stadium
Mesa, AZ
Utah Valley

College World Series[edit]

The 2016 College World Series began on June 18 in Omaha, Nebraska.

  First round Second round Semifinals Championship series
                                           
1 Florida 1  
Coastal Carolina 2  
  Coastal Carolina 1  
  TCU 6  
TCU 5
5 Texas Tech 3  
  TCU 1 5  
  Coastal Carolina 4 7  
1 Florida 2  
5 Texas Tech 3  
  5 Texas Tech 5
  Coastal Carolina 7  
  Coastal Carolina 0 5 4
  Arizona 3 4 3
3 Miami (FL) 1  
Arizona 5  
  Arizona 0
  Oklahoma State 1  
UC Santa Barbara 0
Oklahoma State 1  
  Oklahoma State 3 1
  Arizona 9 5  
3 Miami (FL) 3  
UC Santa Barbara 5  
  UC Santa Barbara 0
  Arizona 3  

Coaching changes[edit]

This table lists programs that changed head coaches at any point from the first day of the 2016 season until the day before the first day of the 2017 season.[30]

Team Former
coach
Interim
coach
New
coach
Reason
Alabama Mitch Gaspard Greg Goff Resigned
Alabama State Mervyl Melendez Jose Vazquez Left for FIU
Appalachian State Billy Jones Kermit Smith Fired
Army Matt Reid Jim Foster Fired
Butler Steve Farley Dave Schrage Fired
FIU Turtle Thomas Mervyl Melendez Fired
Furman Ron Smith Brett Harker Fired
Jacksonville Tim Montez Chris Hayes Fired
Kentucky Gary Henderson Nick Mingione Fired
Lamar Jim Gilligan Will Davis Retired
Liberty Jim Toman Scott Jackson Fired
Louisiana Tech Greg Goff Lane Burroughs Left for Alabama
Missouri Tim Jamieson Steve Bieser Fired
Northwestern State Lane Burroughs Bobby Barbier Leave for Louisiana Tech
Oakland John Musachio Jacke Healey / Colin Kaline Fired
Omaha Bob Herold Jack Sweeney Fired
Purdue Doug Schreiber Mark Wasikowski Resigned
San Jose State Dave Nakama Jason Hawkins Fired
South Dakota State Dave Schrage Rob Bishop Leave for Butler
SIU Edwardsville Tony Stoecklin Sean Lyons Fired
Southeast Missouri State Steve Bieser Andy Sawyers Leave for Missouri
Texas Augie Garrido David Pierce Resigned
Tulane David Pierce Travis Jewett Left for Texas
UCF Terry Rooney Greg Lovelady Fired
Wright State Greg Lovelady Jeff Mercer Left for UCF
Villanova Joe Godri Kevin Mulvey Fired
Youngstown State Steve Gillispie Dan Bertolini Fired

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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