1976 NAIA College World Series

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The 1976 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. Lewis University defeated Lewis-Clark State College in the championship game for the school's third straight title.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Emporia Kansas State College Dave Bingham 2
(last:1970)
7th
George Mason University 42-14 Raymond "Hap" Spuhler 0
(last:none)
none
Guilford College Stuart Maynard 1
(last:1966)
4th
Kentucky State University 53-4 James Oliver 0
(last:none)
none
Lewis University Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference 47-15 Gordie Gillespie 7
(last:1975)
1st
Lewis-Clark State College Ramon Hooker 0
(last:none)
none
St. Mary's University Big State Conference 30-15 (11-1) Elmer Kosub 0
(last:none)
none
William Jewell College Heart of America Athletic Conference Fred Flook 4
(last:1970)
1st

Results[edit]

1976 College World Series[edit]

  First round     Second round     Third round
                           


  Emporia St. 7  
  Guilford 4    
      Emporia St. 0  
      Kentucky St. 2    
  Kentucky St. 7          
  Lewis-Clark St. 2        
      Kentucky St. 6
      Lewis 9
  George Mason 2        
  St. Mary's 1          
      George Mason 3    
      Lewis 7  
  Lewis 8    
  William Jewell 3  
  Loser's bracket
  Guilford 1  
  Lewis-Clark St. 4     George Mason 8
    Lewis-Clark St. 17
  St. Mary's 3  
  William Jewell 0     Emporia St. 9
    St. Mary's 5
  Semifinals     Finals    
                           
  Re-ordered Semifinals
  Lewis 2    
  Emporia St. 1      
      Lewis 16  
      Lewis-Clark St. 8  
  Kentucky St. 4    
  Lewis-Clark St. 6  


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 28
Game 1 Emporia Kansas State College 7-4 Guilford College
Game 2 Kentucky State University 7-2 Lewis-Clark State College
May 29
Game 3 Lewis-Clark State College 4-1 Guilford College Guilford eliminated
Game 4 George Mason University 2-1 St. Mary's University
Game 5 Lewis University 8-3 William Jewell College
May 30
Game 6 St. Mary's University 3-0 William Jewell College William Jewell eliminated
Game 7 Kentucky State University 2-0 Emporia Kansas State College
Game 8 Lewis University 7-3 George Mason University
May 31
Game 9 Emporia Kansas State College 9-5 St. Mary's University St. Mary's eliminated
Game 10 Lewis-Clark State College 17-8 George Mason University George Mason eliminated
Game 11 Lewis University 9-6 Kentucky State University
June 1
Game 12 Lewis-Clark State College 6-4 Kentucky State University Kentucky St eliminated
Game 13 Lewis University 2-1 Emporia Kansas State College Emporia eliminated
June 2
Game 14 Lewis University 16-8 Lewis-Clark State College Lewis wins CWS


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