1971 Division II College World Series

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The 1971 Divsion II College World Series was held at Meador Park in Springfield, MO. The four schools qualified by winning one of four regional tournaments. The tournament was won by Florida Southern College, coached by Hal Smeltzly. The runner-up was Central Michigan University. Florida Southern second baseman Greg Pryor and third baseman Kevin Bryant were named the series Co-Most Outstanding Players.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Central Michigan University Independent 35-7-1 Dave Keilitz 0
(last: none)
none
Florida Southern College Independent 34-4 Hal Smeltzly 1
(last: 1969)
3rd
Mankato State College North Central Conference 22-12 (14-6) Jean McCarthy 0
(last: none)
none
University of San Diego Independent 34-12 John Cunningham 0
(last: none)
none

Results[edit]

1971 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  First Round   Second Round   Final
                             
  San Diego 5  
  Florida Southern 4    
      San Diego 3  
      Central Michigan 5    
  Central Michigan 9          
  Mankato St. 0        
      Central Michigan 6 0
        Florida Southern 9 4
       
    San Diego 4    
  Florida Southern 6     Florida Southern 11  
  Mankato St. 0  


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 3
Game 1 University of San Diego 5 - 4 Florida Southern College
Game 2 Central Michigan University 9 - 0 Mankato State College
June 4
Game 3 Florida Southern College 6 - 0 Mankato State College Mankato St. eliminated
Game 4 Central Michigan University 5 - 3 University of San Diego
June 5
Game 5 Florida Southern College 11 - 4 University of San Diego San Diego eliminated
Game 6 Florida Southern College 9 - 6 Central Michigan University
June 6
Game 7 Florida Southern College 4 - 0 Central Michigan University Florida Southern Wins CWS


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