NAIA World Series

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NAIA World Series
NAIA logo.png
Sport Baseball
Founded 1957
Country United States
Venue(s) Harris Field
Lewiston, Idaho
Most recent champion(s) Faulkner University
Most titles Lewis–Clark State College (16)
Official website www.naiaworldseries.com

The NAIA World Series is a double-elimination tournament has been held in Lewiston, Idaho 1984–1991, and 2000–present, to determine the baseball champion of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). As of 2013, the competition is sponsored by Avista and is branded the Avista NAIA World Series.

History[edit]

A total of twelve cities have hosted the NAIA World Series. In 1957, the first edition of the series was held in Alpine, Texas, the home of inaugural champions Sul Ross State. From 1984 to 1991 and since 2000, the series has been held in Lewiston, Idaho, on the campus of Lewis–Clark State College, the winningest school in the competition. The other cities who have hosted the tournament are Sioux City, Iowa, St. Joseph, Missouri, Phoenix, Arizona, Nashville, Tennessee, Lubbock, Texas, Des Moines, Iowa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Jupiter, Florida.[1]

In the history of the tournament, a total of 182 schools have competed, as of 2013.[2]

Results[edit]

Year Champion Score Defeated
1957 Sul Ross State (Texas) 8-7 Rollins (Fla.)
1958 San Diego State 23-9 Southwestern Oklahoma
1959 Southern-Baton Rouge (La.) 10-2 Nebraska-Omaha
1960 Whitworth (Wash.) 4-0 Georgia Southern
1961 East Carolina (N.C.) 13-7 Sacramento State (Calif.)
1962 Georgia Southern 2-0 Portland State (Ore.)
1963 Sam Houston State (Texas) 2-1 Grambling (La.)
1964 West Liberty State (W.Va.) 3-2 Grambling (La.)
1965 Carson–Newman (Tenn.) 3-2 Nebraska-Omaha
1966 Linfield (Ore.) 15-4 Lewis (Ill.)
1967 New Mexico Highlands 6-1 Glassboro State (N.J.)
1968 William Jewell (Mo.) 4-3 (13) Georgia Southern
1969 William Carey (Miss.) 5-3 La Verne (Calif.)
1970 Eastern Michigan 1-0 Northeastern Louisiana
1971 Linfield (Ore.) 9-8 (10) David Lipscomb (Tenn.)
1972 La Verne (Calif.) 4-1 David Lipscomb (Tenn.)
1973 U.S. International (Calif.) 7-2 Eastern Connecticut
1974 Lewis (Ill.) 3-2 Sam Houston State (Texas)
1975 Lewis (Ill.) 2-1 Sam Houston State (Texas)
1976 Lewis (Ill.) 16-8 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho)
1977 David Lipscomb (Tenn.) 2-1 Southeastern Oklahoma
1978 Emporia State (Kan.) 8-6 Missouri Southern
1979 David Lipscomb (Tenn.) 5-4 High Point (N.C.)
1980 Grand Canyon (Ariz.) 5-4 (10) Lewis (Ill.)
1981 Grand Canyon (Ariz.) 11-4 Winthrop (S.C.)
1982 Grand Canyon (Ariz.) 10-6 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho)
1983 Lubbock Christian (Texas) 12-9 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho)
1984 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 15-2 Azusa Pacific (Calif.)
1985 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 10-6 Dallas Baptist (Texas)
1986 Grand Canyon (Ariz.) 6-5 (10) Lewis–Clark State (Idaho)
1987 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 11-4 Emporia State (Kan.)
1988 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 9-3 Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
1989 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 5-2 St. Francis (Ill.)
1990 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 9-4 Auburn-Montgomery (Ala.)
1991 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 7-0 Oral Roberts (Okla.)
1992 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 14-4 Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas)
1993 St. Francis (Ill.) 4-2 Southeastern Oklahoma
1994 Kennesaw State (Ga.) 2-0 Southeastern Oklahoma
1995 Bellevue (Neb.) 8-5 Cumberland (Tenn.)
1996 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 9-0 St. Ambrose (Iowa)
1997 Brewton-Parker (Ga.) 8-4 Bellevue (Neb.)
1998 Albertson (Idaho) 6-3 Indiana Tech
1999 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 7-2 Albertson (Idaho)
2000 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 10-1 Dallas Baptist (Texas)
2001 Birmingham–Southern (Ala.) 8-3 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho)
2002 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 12-8 Oklahoma City
2003 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 7-5 Oklahoma City
2004 Cumberland (Tenn.) 10-3 Oklahoma City
2005 Oklahoma City 8-1 Embry–Riddle (Fla.)
2006 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 5-4 (11) Cumberland (Tenn.)
2007 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 9-2 Spring Arbor (Mich.)
2008 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 8-3 Lee (Tenn.)
2009 Lubbock Christian (Texas) 11-8 Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.)
2010 Cumberland (Tenn.) 4-3 Lee (Tenn.)
2011 Concordia University (Calif.) 9-3 Lubbock Christian (Texas)
2012 Tennessee Wesleyan 10-6 Rogers State (Okla.)
2013 Faulkner (Ala.) 11-4 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho)

Championships by team[edit]

Rank Team Championships Years
1 Lewis–Clark State (Idaho) 16 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
1996, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008
2 Grand Canyon (Ariz.) 4 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986
3 Lewis (Ill.) 3 1974, 1975, 1976
3 Cumberland (Tenn.) 3 2004, 2010, 2014 4 Linfield (Ore.) 2 1966, 1971
David Lipscomb (Tenn.) 2 1977, 1979
Lubbock Christian (Texas) 2 1983, 2009

I-

8 Sul Ross State (Texas) 1 1957
San Diego State 1 1958
Southern-Baton Rouge (La.) 1 1959
Whitworth 1 1960
East Carolina (N.C.) 1 1961
Georgia Southern 1 1962
Sam Houston State (Texas) 1 1963
West Liberty State (W.Va.) 1 1964
Carson–Newman (Tenn.) 1 1965
New Mexico Highlands 1 1967
William Jewell (Mo.) 1 1968
William Carey (Miss.) 1 1969
Eastern Michigan 1 1970
La Verne (Calif.) 1 1972
U.S. International (Calif.) 1 1973
Emporia State (Kan.) 1 1978
St. Francis (Ill.) 1 1993
Kennesaw State (Ga.) 1 1994
Bellevue (Neb.) 1 1995
Brewton-Parker (Ga.) 1 1997
Albertson (Idaho) 1 1998
Birmingham–Southern (Ala.) 1 2001
Oklahoma City 1 2005
Concordia University (Calif.) 1 2011
Tennessee Wesleyan 1 2012
Faulkner (Ala.) 1 2013

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