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Lamar Cardinals baseball

Lamar Cardinals
Founded: 1952
''Lamar Cardinals athletic logo''

University Lamar University
Conference Southland
Division I Division
Location Beaumont, TX
Head Coach Jim Gilligan (37th year)
Home Stadium Vincent-Beck Stadium
(Capacity: 3,500)
Nickname Cardinals
Colors

Red and White

            
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1976, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1993, 1995, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010
Conference Tournament Champions
Sun Belt: 1993, 1995
Southland: 2002, 2004, 2010
Conference Champions
Southland: 1971, 1975*, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1985, 2003, 2004
*Co-Champions
Sun Belt: 1993

The Lamar Cardinals baseball team represents Lamar University and competes in the Southland Conference of the NCAA's Division I. Except for five seasons (1987-1991), the Cardinals baseball team has been coached by Jim Gilligan since 1973.[1] With over 1000 career wins as a head coach he is one of the most winning coaches in NCAA history.

The Cardinals baseball team leads the Southland Conference with 10 regular season titles.[2] In the 2010 season, the Lamar was seeded seventh in the Southland Conference Baseball Tournament, went undefeated through the tournament, and was crowned the conference champions. The team received a bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament and played TCU and Baylor.

Contents

  • Coaches 1
    • NCAA Division II 1.1
      • Lone Star Conference 1.1.1
    • NCAA Division I 1.2
      • Southland Conference 1.2.1
      • American South Conference 1.2.2
      • Sun Belt Conference 1.2.3
      • Southland Conference 1.2.4
  • Lamar Career Coaching Records 2
  • Year-by-year results 3
  • Lamar Cardinals in the NCAA Tournament 4
    • Conference Tournaments 4.1
  • Players in the Majors 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Coaches

NCAA Division II

Lone Star Conference

  • JB Higgins (1952-1954)

(Baseball was discontinued from 1955-1966.)

NCAA Division I

Southland Conference

  • Bob Frederick (1967-1968)
  • Bill Vincent (1969-1972)
  • Jim Gilligan (1973-1986)
  • David Perkins (1987)

American South Conference

  • David Perkins (1988-1991)

Sun Belt Conference

  • Jim Gilligan (1992-1998)

Southland Conference

  • Jim Gilligan (1999–Present)

Lamar Career Coaching Records

Coach Number
of
Seasons
Overall Record Winning
Percentage
J.B. Higgins
3
20-32
.385
Bob Frederick
2
33-20
.622
Bill Vincent
4
59-75-2
.441
Jim Gilligan
14
475-299-6
.614
David Perkins
5
120-152-2
.442
Jim Gilligan
23
785-535-1
.594
Overall
51
1,492-1,113-11
.572

Year-by-year results

Information Source:[3]
Year-by-Year Results
Year Coach Record Conference Record Conference Notes
Played home games at Stuart Stadium
1952 J. B. Higgins 7-5 1-1 Lone Star
1953 J. B. Higgins 9–13 2-6 Lone Star
1954 J. B. Higgins 4-14 2-6 Lone Star
No team from 1955 through 1966.
Played home games at Price Daniel Field
1967 Bob Frederick 14-12 1-2 Southland Conference
1968 Bob Frederick 19-8 3-2 Southland Conference
Played home games at Cardinal Field / Vincent Beck Stadium
1969 Bill Vincent 14-12-1 4-3 Southland Conference
1970 Bill Vincent 20-17 8-4 Southland Conference
1971 Bill Vincent 16-21-1 9-3 Southland Conference SLC Champion
1972 Bill Vincent 9-25 6-12 Southland Conference
1973 Jim Gilligan 11-15 6-8 Southland Conference
1974 Jim Gilligan 23-21 9-6 Southland Conference
1975 Jim Gilligan 27-26 10-5 Southland Conference SLC Co Champion
1976 Jim Gilligan 35-15 10-5 Southland Conference SLC Champion, NCAA Regional
1977 Jim Gilligan 37-14-2 13-2 Southland Conference SLC Champion, NCAA Regional
1978 Jim Gilligan 40-15 14-6 Southland Conference
1979 Jim Gilligan 44-16-1 15-5 Southland Conference SLC Champion, NCAA Regional
1980 Jim Gilligan 46-22-3 15-5 Southland Conference SLC Zone Champion
1981 Jim Gilligan 54-26 12-4 Southland Conference SLC Champion, NCAA Regional
1982 Jim Gilligan 36-28 13-3 Southland Conference Forfeited 24 games and SLC title - ineligible player
1983 Jim Gilligan 38-32 9-8 Southland Conference SLC Zone Champion
1984 Jim Gilligan 45-22 16-2 Southland Conference SLC Champion, NCAA Regional
1985 Jim Gilligan 35-24 15-2 Southland Conference SLC Champion, NCAA Regional
1986 Jim Gilligan 33-23 9-6 Southland Conference
1987 David Perkins 40-19 15-1 Southland Conference SLC Zone Champion, NCAA Regional
1988 David Perkins 20-31-1 4-11 American South Conference
1989 David Perkins 26-31 8-7 American South Conference
1990 David Perkins 16-37-1 3-12 American South Conference
1991 David Perkins 18-34 6-11 Sun Belt Conference
1992 Jim Gilligan 32-21 10-9 Sun Belt Conference NCAA's biggest turnaround of 1992 - 14 game improvement
1993 Jim Gilligan 44-18 13-5 Sun Belt Conference SBC Champion, SBC Tournament Champion, NCAA Regional
1994 Jim Gilligan 36-23 16-8 Sun Belt Conference SBC West Division Champion (Tie)
1995 Jim Gilligan 38-24 16-11 Sun Belt Conference SBC Tournament Champion, NCAA Regional
1996 Jim Gilligan 26-29 11-16 Sun Belt Conference
1997 Jim Gilligan 32-19-1 13-11 Sun Belt Conference
1998 Jim Gilligan 26-27 15-9 Sun Belt Conference
1999 Jim Gilligan 34-21 12-14 Southland Conference
2000 Jim Gilligan 27-27 11-16 Southland Conference
2001 Jim Gilligan 37-24 13-14 Southland Conference
2002 Jim Gilligan 36-24 16-11 Southland Conference SLC Tournament Champion, NCAA Regional
2003 Jim Gilligan 40-18 20-6 Southland Conference SLC Champion, SLC Tournament Champion, NCAA Regional
2004 Jim Gilligan 41-16 18-8 Southland Conference SLC Champion, NCAA Regional
2005 Jim Gilligan 38-23 16-11 Southland Conference
2006 Jim Gilligan 35-23 19-11 Southland Conference
2007 Jim Gilligan 34-25 20-10 Southland Conference
2008 Jim Gilligan 35-23 20-10 Southland Conference
2009 Jim Gilligan 38-22 20-13 Southland Conference
2010 Jim Gilligan 35-26 16-17 Southland Conference SLC Tournament Champion, NCAA Regional
2011 Jim Gilligan 29-27 15-18 Southland Conference
2012 Jim Gilligan 22-30 12-13 Southland Conference
2013 Jim Gilligan 39-20 27-10 Southland Conference
2014 Jim Gilligan 31-25 20-13 Southland Conference
2015 Jim Gilligan - - Southland Conference

Lamar Cardinals in the NCAA Tournament

Year Record Pct Notes
1976 0-2 .000 Arlington, TX Regional; Lost to Texas (2-3), Lost to Miami, FL (0-6)
1977 0-2 .000 Arlington Regional; Lost to Miami, Ohio (0-1), Lost to New Orleans (2-5)
1979 1-2 .333 Austin Regional; Defeated Brigham Young (3-2), Lost to Texas (4-6), Lost to Brigham Young (7-4)
1981 1-2 .333 Austin Regional; Defeated Stanford (6-5), Lost to Texas (2-3), Lost to Standford (1-9)
1984 2-2 .500 Austin Regional; Lost to Texas (0-6), Defeated Oklahoma (4-3), Defeated UNLV (10-5), Lost to Texas (5-6)
1985 3-2 .600 Austin Regional; Lost to Oklahoma (1-9), Defeated LSU (4-3), Defeated Houston (10-9), Defeated Oklahoma (7-5), Lost to Texas (2-10)
1987 0-2 .000 Austin Regional; Lost to Texas (5-6), Lost to Indiana State (5-10)
1993 0-2 .000 College Station Regional; Lost to UCLA (1-6), Lost to Texas A&M (5-10)
1995 2-2 .500 Wichita Regional; Defeated Wichita State (13-11), Lost to Stanford (1-8), Lost to Stanford (9-16)
2002 1-2 .333 Austin Regional; Lost to Baylor (2-4), Defeated Central Conn. St. (9-4), Lost to Baylor (9-10)
2003 3-2 .600 Austin Regional; Defeated Arkansas (3-2), Lost to Texas (3-7), Defeated Arkansas (7-3), Defeated Texas (6-2), Lost to Texas (3-6)
2004 0-2 .000 Houston Regional; Lost to Texas A&M (3-14), Lost to Rice (3-6)
2010 0-2 .000 Fort Worth; Lost to TCU (3-16), Lost to Baylor (4-6)
TOTALS 13-26[4] .333 13 NCAA Division I Tournament Appearances

Conference Tournaments

Year Conference Record %
1967 Southland 1-2 .333
1968 Southland 3-2 .600
1989 American South 1-2 .333
1992 Sun Belt 2-2 .500
1993 Sun Belt 4–1 .800 Champions
1994 Sun Belt 4-2 .666
1995 Sun Belt 5-1 .8333 Champions
1997 Sun Belt 0-2 .000
1998 Sun Belt 1-2 .333
2001 Southland 3-2 .600
2002 Southland 4-0 1.000 Champions
2003 Southland 0-2 .000
2004 Southland 4-0 1.000 Champions
2005 Southland 3-2 .600
2006 Southland 2-2 .500
2007 Southland 1-2 .333
2008 Southland 3-2 .600
2009 Southland 2-2 .500
2010 Southland 4-0 1.000 Champions
2011 Southland 0-2 .000
2013 Southland 3-2 .600
2014 Southland 0-2 .000
Total Southland 33-22 .600 15 Appearances
Total American South 1-2 .333 1 Appearance
Total Sun Belt 16-10 .615 6 Appearances
Total Overall 50-34 .594 22 Appearances

Players in the Majors

Many Lamar players have gone on to play in Major League Baseball.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Jim Gilligan Scholarship Established for Baseball LAMAR CARDINALS Official Athletic Site". Lamarcardinals.com. 2007-07-09. Retrieved 2011-03-28. 
  2. ^ http://www.southland.org/fls/18400/pdf/Baseball,%202010.pdf?SPSID=329356&SPID=10822&DB_OEM_ID=18400
  3. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/lama/sports/m-basebl/auto_pdf/2011-12/misc_non_event/6-3-4.pdf
  4. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/lama/sports/m-basebl/auto_pdf/2011-12/misc_non_event/6-3-4.pdf

External links

  • Official website
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