1988 Division II College World Series

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The 1988 Division II College World Series was held at Paterson Field in Montgomery, AL. The six schools qualified by winning one of six regional tournaments. The tournament was won by Florida Southern College, coached by Chuck Anderson. The runner-up was the Sacramento St. . Florida Southern outfielder Chris Leach was named the series Most Outstanding Player.


Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Armstrong State College Independent 42-13 Joe Roberts 0
(last:none)
none
California State University, Sacramento Independent 43-21 John Smith 1
(last:1986)
3rd
Florida Southern College Sunshine State Conference 48-10 (16-4) Chuck Anderson 14
(last:1985)
1st
Jacksonville State University Gulf South Conference 41-11 (11-1) Rudy Abbott 3
(last:1983)
2nd
Lewis University Great Lakes Valley Conference 46-19 Irish O'Rielly 0
(last:none)
none
University of New Haven New England Collegiate Conference 32-7 (10-2) Frank Vieira 10
(last:1987)
3rd

Results[edit]

1988 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round Third round Semi-finals Finals
                                                 
  Florida Southern 5  
  New Haven 2     Florida Southern 11  
    Armstrong St. 9    
  Sacramento St. 3         Florida Southern 9            
  Jacksonville St. 0           Sacramento St. 2              
      Sacramento St. 5           Florida Southern 5 x
      Lewis 3         Sacramento St. 4 x
  Lewis 5         Sacramento St. 8    
  Armstrong St. 4       Lewis 6     Lewis 2  
  New Haven 8     New Haven 1  
  Jacksonville St. 7  


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 27
Game 1 Florida Southern College 5 - 2 University of New Haven
Game 2 California State University, Sacramento 3 - 0 Jacksonville State University
May 28
Game 3 Lewis University 5 - 4 Armstrong State College
Game 4 University of New Haven 8 - 7 Jacksonville State University Jacksonville St. elminated
May 29
Game 5 Florida Southern College 11 - 9 Armstrong State College Armstrong St. elminated
Game 6 California State University, Sacramento 5 - 3 Lewis University
Game 7 Lewis University 6 - 1 University of New Haven New Haven elminated
May 30
Game 8 Florida Southern College 9 - 2 California State University, Sacramento
Game 9 Sacramento St. 8 - 2 Lewis University Lewis elminated
May 31
Game 10 Florida Southern College 5 - 4 California State University, Sacramento Florida Southern wins CWS


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