1988 Division III College World Series

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The 1988 Division III College World Series was the first to be held in Bristol, CT at Muzzy Field. The six teams qualified by winning one of six Regional tournaments. Ithaca College defeated University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the championship game. P Joe Sottolano of Ithaca was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament. Five of the six teams in the 1988 tournament were in the 1986 Division III College World Series as well.


Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
California State University, Stanislaus Northern California Athletic Conference 30-12 (19-9) Jim Bowen 7
(last:1986)
1st
Ithaca College Independent College Athletic Conference 36-11-1 (8-1) George Valesente 6
(last:1986)
1st
Marietta College Ohio Athletic Conference 44-9 (13-3) Don Schaly 9
(last:1986)
1st
Methodist College Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 37-9 (9-3) Tom Austin 1
(last:1986)
4th
William Paterson College New Jersey Athletic Conference 35-10 (11-7) Jeff Albies 2
(last:1985)
4th
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 28-8 (8-4) Russ Tiedemann 7
(last:1987)
1st

Results[edit]

1988 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  First round Semifinals Third Round Semi-Finals Finals
                                               
  CSU Stanislaus 11  
  Marietta 6     CSU Stanislaus 1  
    Methodist 2    
      Methodist 2  
      Marietta 3     Marietta 3  
  Marietta 8         Ithaca 7    
  William Paterson 3        
  Wisc.-Oshkosh 10         Ithaca 7
  William Paterson 6           Wisc.-Oshkosh 5
      Wisc.-Oshkosh 2        
      Ithaca 3          
  Ithaca 6           Ithaca 3              
  Methodist 4         Wisc.-Oshkosh 11            
  CSU Stanislaus 3    
  Wisc.-Oshkosh 4  


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 2
Game 1 California State University, Stanislaus 11-6 Marietta College
Game 2 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 10-6 William Paterson College
Game 3 Ithaca College 6-4 Methodist College
June 3
Game 4 Marietta College 8-3 William Paterson College William Paterson eliminated
Game 5 Methodist College 2-1 (13 Inn) California State University, Stanislaus
June 4
Game 6 Ithaca College 3-2 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Game 7 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 4-3 California State University, Stanislaus CSU Stanislaus eliminated
Game 8 Marietta College 3-2 Methodist College Methodist eliminated
June 5
Game 9 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 11-3 Ithaca College
Game 10 Ithaca College 7-3 Marietta College Marietta eliminated
June 6
Game 11 Ithaca College 7-5 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Ithaca wins CWS

1988 Regional Playoff Results


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