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2015 Baseball Championship

presented by Mountain Shore Properties Charleston, S.C.


About the Championship

The 2015 Southern Conference Baseball Championship took place at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in Charleston, S.C., from Tuesday, May 19, to Sunday, May 24. The Citadel served as the host of the 32nd annual Southern Conference Baseball Championship.

No. 1 seed Mercer downed No. 2 seed Samford 5-0 in the title game, winning the tournament in its first season in the league. Senior Eric Nyquist, who threw a six-hit shutout in the title game, went 2-0 at the tournament, allowing just one earned run in 14 innings pitched to earn Walt Nadzak Most Outstanding Player honors.

For more information on SoCon baseball, check out the Southern Conference Baseball Record Book.


Tournament Schedule (All Times Eastern) (All times subject to change)

Day 1 // Tuesday, May 19 // Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park // The Citadel // Charleston, S.C.
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Game 1 No. 8 The Citadel 8,áNo. 9 ETSU 2 10 a.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
* - The host institution will be given the option to play in the prime-time game each day as long as it remains in the winner's bracket. Game times may be adjusted.
Day 2 // Wednesday, May 20 // Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park // The Citadel // Charleston, S.C.
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Game 2 No. 2 Samford 8,áNo. 7 Western Carolina 7 (10 inn.) 9 a.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 3 No. 6 Furman vs. No. 3 Wofford, susp. 8:30 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Day 3 // Thursday, May 21 // Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park // The Citadel // Charleston, S.C.
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Game 4 No. 1 Mercer 3,áNo. 8 The Citadel 2 9 a.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 5 No. 4 VMI 6,áNo. 5 UNCG 5 12 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 3 No. 3 Wofford 16,áNo. 6 Furman 7 3 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 6 No. 8 The Citadel 8, No. 5 UNCG 4 5:30 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 7 No. 6 Furman 12,áNo. 7 Western Carolina 4 8:30 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Day 4 // Friday, May 22 // Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park // The Citadel // Charleston, S.C.
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Game 8 No. 2 Samford 4, No. 3 Wofford 3 9 a.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 9 No. 1 Mercer 19, No. 4 VMI 7 12:30 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 10 No. 3 Wofford 1,áNo. 6 Furman 0 5 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 11 No. 8 The Citadel 10, No. 4 VMI 5 8:30 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Day 5 // Semifinals // Saturday, May 23 // Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park // The Citadel // Charleston, S.C.
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Game 12 No. 3 Wofford 12,áNo. 2 Samford 4 9 a.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
Game 13 No. 1 Mercer 8, No. 8 The Citadel 1 12:30 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
*Game 14 No. 2 Samford 25, No. 3 Wofford 4 5 p.m. Live Stats SoCon Digital Network Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery
* - "If necessary" games. If the winners of games 12 and 13 have a loss, a second matchup will be necessary. The "if necessary" game for game 12 is game 14 and game 15 for game 13. If game 14 is not necessary, but game 15 is, game 15 will start at 5 p.m.
Championship Final // Sunday, May 24 // Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park // The Citadel // Charleston, S.C.
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Championship No. 1 Mercer 5,áNo. 2 Samford 0 2 p.m. Live Stats ESPN3 Highlights Quotes Photo Gallery

Championship Information

Tickets (ticket office open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday - 843-953-3647):
Patron Pass: $165 (Purchase online here // Printable order form)
All-Tournament Pass: $30 (Purchase here)
Single Day Pass: $10 (Purchase here: Day 1 // Day 2 // Day 3 // Day 4 // Day 5 // Day 6)
Directions:
The Citadel Campus
Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park
GPS Address: 360 Fishburne St., Charleston, SC 29403
Parking:
Joseph P. Riley Jr. Parking
Area Attractions:
What to see and do in Charleston, S.C.
Where to stay in Charleston, S.C.
Review of Past Championships:
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Participating Institutions:
CIT // ETSU // FUR // MER // UNCG // SAM // VMI // WCU // WOF