1981 NAIA Area Tournaments

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The winners of the 1981 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 1981 NAIA College World Series.


Area 1[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Azusa Pacific College 3 3-1 Advances to CWS
Lewis & Clark College 2 2-2 2nd
Lewis-Clark State College 1 0-2 3rd

Area 2[edit]

May 20-22

Seed School District Results Finish
Grand Canyon College 7 3-0 Advances to CWS
Sam Houston State University 4 2-2 2nd
Texas Wesleyan College 8 1-2 3rd
William Carey College 30 0-2 4th

Area 3[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Black Hills State College 12 0-2 4th
Kansas Newman College 10 2nd
Kearney State College 11 1-2 3rd
Southeastern Oklahoma State University 9 Advances to CWS


Area 4[edit]

May 22-?

Seed School District Results Finish
Loras College 15 1-2 3rd
Milton College 14 0-2 4th
William Jewell College 16 3-1 Advances to CWS
Winona State University 13 3-2 2nd

Area 5[edit]

May 20-22

Seed School District Results Finish
David Lipscomb College 24 3-2 earns at-large berth to CWS
John Brown University 17 3-1 Advances to CWS
University of Montevallo 27 0-2 4th
Shorter College 25 1-2 3rd

Area 6[edit]

Seed School District Results Finish
Indiana University Southeast 21 1-2 3rd
Malone College 22 0-2 4th
Saint Xavier College 20 2-2 2nd
Spring Arbor College 23 3-0 Advances to CWS

Area 7[edit]

May 16-19

Seed School District Results Finish
University of Charleston 28 0-2 4th
Cumberland College 32 1-2 3rd
Wingate Senior College 26 3-2 2nd
Winthrop College 6 3-1 Advances to CWS

Area 8[edit]

May 22-23

Seed School District Results Finish
Bloomfield College 31 2-2 2nd
Castleton State College 5 0-2 4th
Liberty Baptist College 19 4-1 Advances to CWS
Pennsylvania State University Erie, the Behrend College 18 1-2 3rd


NAIA College World Series Area Tournaments

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1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989
1990 | 1991 | 1992