1982 NAIA World Series

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The 1982 NAIA World Series was a double-elimination tournament to determine the baseball champion of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The tournament was held at Chaparral Stadium[note 1] on the campus of Lubbock Christian College[note 2] in Lubbock, Texas from May 31 through June 5. The Grand Canyon Antelopes won the tournament, the team's third consecutive NAIA baseball championship.[1]

Participants[edit]

1982 NAIA World Series participants[1]
Team Record Head coach Previous Appearances
Azusa Pacific Tom Hicks 2 (1981, 1982)
Bemidji State Bob Montebello None
Birmingham–Southern Bill Meyer 2 (1975, 1979)
Coastal Carolina Larry Carr 2 (1978, 1980)
Grand Canyon Gil Stafford 5 (1969, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1981)
Lewis-Clark State Ed Cheff 4 (1976, 1978, 1979, 1980)
Liberty Al Worthington 1 (1981)
Lubbock Christian 64–19 Larry Hays 3 (1977, 1980, 1981)
Saint Xavier John Morrey 1 (1979)
Southeastern Oklahoma State Mike Metheny 4 (1977, 1979, 1980, 1981)

Tournament[edit]

Bracket[edit]

To be added

Game results[edit]

1982 NAIA World Series game results[1]
Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 31[2] Game 1 Lewis-Clark State 2–0 Southeastern Oklahoma State
Game 2 Coastal Carolina 5–4 Birmingham–Southern
Game 3 Liberty 7–5 Saint Xavier
Game 4 Azusa Pacific 9–8 Lubbock Christian
June 1[2] Game 5 Southeastern Oklahoma State 13–9 Birmingham–Southern Birmingham–Southern eliminated
Game 6 Saint Xavier 7–6 Lubbock Christian Lubbock Christian eliminated
Game 7 Lewis-Clark State 11–5 Bemidji State
Game 8 Grand Canyon 16–4 Azusa Pacific
June 2[3] Game 9 Saint Xavier 21–12 Bemidji State Bemidji State eliminated
Game 10 Azusa Pacific 2–1 Southeastern Oklahoma State Southeastern Oklahoma State eliminated
Game 11 Lewis-Clark State 8–7 Coastal Carolina
Game 12 Grand Canyon 5–3 Liberty
June 3[3] Game 13 Azusa Pacific 9–2 Liberty Liberty eliminated
Game 14 Saint Xavier 7–3 Coastal Carolina Coastal Carolina eliminated
Game 15 Grand Canyon 3–1 Lewis-Clark State
June 4[3] Game 16 Lewis-Clark State 2–1 Azusa Pacific Azusa Pacific eliminated
Game 17 Grand Canyon 6–4 Saint Xavier Saint Xavier eliminated
June 5 Final Grand Canyon 10–6 Lewis-Clark State Grand Canyon wins NAIA World Series

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hays Field was named Chaparral Stadium 1978–1999.
  2. ^ Lubbock Christian University was named Lubbock Christian College 1956–1988.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Baseball Championship History" (PDF). National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Lubbock Bows". Del Rio, Texas: Del Rio News-Herald. UPI. June 1, 1982. p. 11.
  3. ^ a b c "Azusa Pacific is still alive in NAIA World Series". Ukiah, California: Ukiah Daily Journal. UPI. June 4, 1982. p. 7.

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