1968 NAIA College World Series

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The 1968 NAIA College World Series was held at Phil Welch Stadium in St. Joseph, MO. The eight teams qualified for the tournament by winning their District and Area Tournaments. William Jewell College defeated Georgia Southern College in the championship game.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Buena Vista College Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 16-4 (8-2) Jay Beekmann 1
(last:1957)
Central Washington State College Evergreen Conference Gary Frederick 0
(last:none)
none
Eastern Michigan University 28-15 Ron Oestrike 1
(last:1967)
5th
Georgia Southern College 31-21 J.I. Clements 4
(last:1967)
1st
Glassboro State College New Jersey Athletic Conference 18-3 Michael Briglia 2
(last:1967)
2nd
Pfeiffer College Carolinas Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Joe Ferebee 0
(last:none)
none
Sul Ross State College Al Ogletree 3
(last:1959)
1st
William Jewell College Missouri College Athletic Union Fred Flook 2
(last:1967)
7th

Results[edit]

1968 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  Round 1   Round 2   Round 3   Finals
                                                 
  C. Washington St. 7  
  Sul Ross St. 3    
      C. Washington St. 6  
      Pfeiffer 2    
  Pfeiffer 6          
  Glassboro St. 3        
      C. Washington St. 4    
      William Jewell 6      
  Eastern Michigan 14              
  Georgia Southern 7                
      Eastern Michigan 3          
      William Jewell 4        
  William Jewell 4          
  Buena Vista 3         William Jewell 4 4
      Georgia Southern 6 3
       
  Losers Bracket 1     Losers Bracket 2     Losers Bracket 3     Losers Bracket 4    
       
    Eastern Michigan 7        
  Sul Ross St. 1     Glassboro St. 2         C. Washington St. 1    
  Glassboro St. 4         Eastern Michigan 0     Georgia Southern 5  
      Georgia Southern 4    
    Pfeiffer 5      
  Georgia Southern 7     Georgia Southern 10    
  Buena Vista 2    


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 3
Game 1 Central Washington State College 7-3 Sul Ross State College
Game 2 Pfeiffer College 6-3 Glassboro State College
Game 3 Eastern Michigan University 14-7 Georgia Southern College
Game 4 William Jewell College 4-3 Buena Vista College
June 4
Game 5 Glassboro State College 4-1 Sul Ross State College Sul Ross eliminated
Game 6 Georgia Southern College 7-2 Buena Vista College Buena Vista eliminated
Game 7 Central Washington State College 6-2 Pfeiffer College
Game 8 William Jewell College 4-3 Eastern Michigan University
June 5
Game 9 Eastern Michigan University 7-2 Glassboro State College Glassboro eliminated
Game 10 Georgia Southern College 10-5 Pfeiffer College Pfeiffer eliminated
Game 11 William Jewell College 6-4 Central Washington State College
June 6
Game 12 Georgia Southern College 4-0 Eastern Michigan University Eastern Michigan eliminated
Game 13 Georgia Southern College 5-1 Central Washington State College Central Washington eliminated
June 7
Game 14 Georgia Southern College 6-4 William Jewell College
June 8
Game 15 William Jewell College 4-3 (13) Georgia Southern College William Jewell wins CWS


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