The 2016 baseball squad was one of the most successful teams in Texas Tech athletics history.
- Finished 47-20, most wins since 1996 and third most in program history
- Won the Big 12 regular season title for the first time since 1997 with a 19-5 conference record
- Defeated Kansas State in the Big 12 tournament for first conference tourney opening game win since 2005
- Hosted Lubbock regional and finished 3-1 to advance past Dallas Baptist, New Mexico and Fairfield.
- Hosted Super Regional series against East Carolina and advanced in three games after winning final two games
- Qualified for its second College World Series in program history and second in three seasons
- Claimed first-ever College World Series victory by defeating No. 1 Florida