Virginia Tech Hokies baseball

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Virginia Tech Hokies
2023 Virginia Tech Hokies baseball team
Founded1895
UniversityVirginia Tech
Head coachJohn Szefc (6th season)
ConferenceACC
Coastal Division
Home stadiumEnglish Field
(Capacity: 1,132)
NicknameHokies
ColorsChicago maroon and burnt orange[1]
   
NCAA regional champions
2022
NCAA Tournament appearances
1954, 1969, 1976, 1977, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2010, 2013, 2022
Regular season conference champions
1954, 1981, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2022[2]

The Virginia Tech Hokies baseball team represents Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in NCAA Division I college baseball. Established in 1895, the team participates in the Coastal division of the Atlantic Coast Conference and plays its home games at English Field. The team's current head coach is John Szefc.

Coaching records[edit]

Tenure Coach Seasons Record Pct.
1895 James M. McJames 1 3–2 .600
1896 R. S. Wilkins 1 3–8 .273
1897 Lipep 1 9–6 .600
1900–1901 A. B. Morrison Jr. 2 11–8 .579
1903 Albert L. Orth 1 8–4 .667
1904 R. R. Brown 1 6–5 .545
1905 Dr. Knox 1 6–5 .545
1906–1907 S. S. Eckerstone 2 10–11 .476
1908 Sally Miles 1 3–3–1 .500
1909 R. M. Brown 1 11–6 .647
1910–1911 Branch Bocock 2 23–14–1 .618
1912 Lew Riess 1 9–9 .500
1913 Sally Miles 1 3–3 .500
1914 Branch Bocock 1 15–4–1 .775
1915 R. B. Prince 1 21–0 1.000
1916–1917 Bill Breintenstein 2 18–5 .783
1918–1920 Charles Bernier 3 36–23 .610
1921–1923 William L. Younger 3 31–27–3 .533
1924–1932 George S. Kircher 9 77–56–7 .575
1933–1939 Herbert McEver 7 41–72–1 .364
1940–1943 Flake Laird 4 27–28–1 .491
1944 Herbert McEver 1 9–4 ..692
1945–1947 George S. Proctor 3 29–21 .580
1948–1973 Flake Laird 26 316–247–3 .561
1974–1978 Bob Humphreys 5 135–60 .692
1979–2006 Chuck Hartman 28 961–591–8 .619
2006–2013 Pete Hughes 7 182–152 .545
2014–2017 Pat Mason 4 90–126–1 .417
Totals 23 coaches 123 seasons 2,100–1,507–27 .582

Virginia Tech in the NCAA tournament[edit]

Year Coach Record Notes
1954 G.F. Laird 2–2 District 3
Defeated Clemson, 11–0
Defeated Clemson, 7–1
Lost to Rollins, 0–3
Eliminated by Rollins, 0–9
1969 1–2 District 3
Lost to Ole Miss, 6–7
Defeated Furman, 6–3
Eliminated by North Carolina, 1–5
1976 Bob Humphreys 0–2 Atlantic Regional
Lost to South Carolina, 6–7
Eliminated by Furman, 4–5
1977 0–2 Mideast Regional
Lost to Central Michigan, 1–2
Eliminated by Florida, 4–9
1994 Chuck Hartman 0–2 East Regional
Lost to Auburn, 0–7
Eliminated by The Citadel, 3–4
1997 1–2 South II Regional
Defeated USC, 3–2
Lost to NC State, 6–12
Eliminated by USC, 2–6
1999 1–2 Winston-Salem, NC Regional
Lost to Richmond, 3–5
Defeated Siena, 11–5
Eliminated by Richmond, 8–11
2000 0–2 Fullerton, CA Regional
Lost to USC, 3–8
Eliminated by Cal State Fullerton, 6–8
2010 Pete Hughes 2–2 Columbia, SC Regional
Lost to The Citadel, 2–7
Defeated Bucknell, 16–7
Defeated The Citadel, 4–3
Eliminated by South Carolina, 2–10
2013 2–2 Blacksburg, VA Regional
Lost to UConn, 2–5
Defeated Coastal Carolina, 9–1
Defeated UConn, 3–1
Eliminated by Oklahoma, 4–10
2022 John Szefc 4–2 Blacksburg, VA Regional
Defeated Wright State, 15–9
Defeated Columbia, 24–4
Defeated Columbia, 7–2

Blacksburg, VA Super Regional
Lost to Oklahoma, 4–5
Defeated Oklahoma, 14–8
Eliminated by Oklahoma, 2–11

Totals 13–22 11 appearances
The format of the tournament has changed through the years.

MLB alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virginia Tech University Trademarks". Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  2. ^ Virginia Tech 2011 Baseball Media Guide (PDF). Retrieved March 12, 2013.

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