1978 NAIA Area Tournaments

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The winners of the 1978 NAIA District Tournaments advanced to one of 8 Area Tournaments. As with the District Tournaments, the Area Tournaments are geographically grouped. The 4 team brackets are double elimination format. The top team in each bracket advances to the 1978 NAIA College World Series.


Area 1[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
University of La Verne 3 0-2 3rd
Lewis & Clark College 2 1-2 2nd
Lewis-Clark State College 1 3-0 Advances to CWS

Area 2[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Lubbock Christian College 8 2nd
Mesa State College 7 0-2 4th
St. Mary's University 4 1-2 3rd
William Carey College 30 Advances to CWS


Area 3[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Emporia State University 10 3-1 Advances to CWS
Kearney State College 11 1-2
Mayville State College 12
Phillips University 9

Area 4[edit]

May 18-19

Seed School District Results Finish
Iowa Wesleyan College 15 0-2 4th
Missouri Southern State College 16 3-0 Advances to CWS
Winona State University 13 2-2 2nd
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 14 1-2 3rd

Area 5[edit]

May 17-20

Seed School District Results Finish
David Lipscomb College 24 4-1 Advances to CWS
Georgia Southwestern College 25 1-2 3rd
John Brown University 17 3-2 2nd
University of Montevallo 27 1-2 4th
Union College 32 0-2

Area 6[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Anderson College 21 1-2 3rd
Grand Valley State College 23 2-2 2nd
Malone College 22 0-2 4th
College of St. Francis 20 3-0 Advances to CWS

Area 7[edit]

May 17-18

Seed School District Results Finish
University of South Carolina Coastal Carolina College 6 3-0 Advances to CWS
High Point College 26 0-2 3rd
West Virginia State College 28 1-2 2nd

Area 8[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
George Mason University 19 2-2 2nd
University of Maine at Portland-Gorham 5 0-2 4th
Monmouth College 31 1-2 3rd
Point Park College 18 3-0 Advances to CWS


NAIA College World Series Area Tournaments

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