2002 Division II College World Series

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The 2002 Division II College World Series was held at Paterson Field in Montgomery, AL. The eight schools qualified by winning one of eight regional tournaments. The tournament was won by Columbus State University, coached by Greg Appleton. The runner-up was the Cal State Chico. Columbus St. pitcher Brian Baker was named the series Most Outstanding Player.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Ashland University Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 48-13 John Schaly 1
(last:1995)
8th
California State University, Chico California Collegiate Athletic Association 55-10 (33-7) Lindsay Meggs 2
(last:1998)
1st
Central Missouri State University Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association 54-8 (28-3) Brad Hill 9
(last:2001)
1st
Columbus State University Peach Belt Conference 48-15 (21-9) Greg Appleton 4
(last:1990)
2nd
Delta State University Gulf South Conference 50-8 (20-2) Mike Kinnison 7
(last:2001)
2nd
Florida Southern College Sunshine State Conference 43-16 (14-7) Pete Meyer 18
(last:1995)
1st
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 36-24 (16-8) Matt Royer 1
(last:2001)
7th
University of Massachusetts Lowell Northeast-10 Conference 35-18 Jim Stone 1
(last:2001)
5th

Results[edit]

2002 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round
Re-ordered loser's bracket
Re-ordered Semifinals Finals
                                           
 Kutztown 11  
 Florida Southern 7  
   Kutztown 1  
   Chico St. 6  
 Chico St. 5
 UMass Lowell 2  
   Chico St. 8 x  
 
   UMass Lowell 4 x  
 Florida Southern 2  
 UMass Lowell 7  
   Kutztown 4
   Columbus St. 7  
   Chico St. 3 x x
   Columbus St. 5 x x
 Ashland 12  
 Delta St. 5  
   Ashland 6
   Cent. Missouri St. 8  
 Cent. Missouri St. 7
 Columbus St. 3  
   Cent. Missouri St. 4 3
 
   Columbus St. 5 4  
 Delta St. 5  
 Columbus St. 6  
   Ashland 5
   UMass Lowell 10  

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 25
Game 1 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania 11 - 7 Florida Southern College
Game 2 California State University, Chico 5 – 2 University of Massachusetts Lowell
May 26
Game 3 Ashland University 12 - 5 Delta State University
Game 4 Central Missouri State University 7 - 3 Columbus State University
May 27
Game 5 University of Massachusetts Lowell 7 - 2 Florida Southern College Florida Southern eliminated
Game 6 California State University, Chico 6 - 1 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
May 28
Game 7 Columbus State University 6 - 5 Delta State University Delta St. eliminated
Game 8 Central Missouri State University 8 - 6 Ashland University
May 29
Game 9 Columbus State University 7 - 4 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown eliminated
Game 10 University of Massachusetts Lowell 10 - 5 Ashland University Ashland eliminated
May 30
Game 11 Columbus State University 5 - 4 Central Missouri State University
Game 12 California State University, Chico 8 - 4 University of Massachusetts Lowell UMass Lowell eliminated
May 31
Game 13 Columbus State University 4 – 3 Central Missouri State University Central Missouri eliminated
June 1
Game 14 Columbus State University 5 – 3 California State University, Chico Columbus State wins CWS


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