1973 Division II College World Series

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The 1973 Divsion II College World Series was held at Lanphier Park in Springfield, IL. The six schools qualified by winning one of six regional tournaments. It was the first tournament to feature six teams. The tournament was won by UC Irvine, coached by Gary Adams. The runner-up was Ithaca College. UC Irvine catcher Terry Stupy was named the series Most Outstanding Player.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Eastern Illinois University Independent 27-13 Bill McCabe 0
(last:none)
none
Florida Southern College Independent 27-8 Hal Smeltzly 3
(last: 1972)
1st
Ithaca College Independent College Athletic Conference 24-7 (2-0) Carp Wood 0
(last: none)
none
Jacksonville State University Gulf South Conference 25-8 (11-2) Rudy Abbott 0
(last: none)
none
University of Missouri-St. Louis Independent 24-7 Fred Nelson 1
(last: 1972)
4th
University of California, Irvine Indepndent 44-12 Gary Adams 0
(last: none)
none

Results[edit]

1973 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round Third round Semi-finals Finals
                                                 
  Ithaca 3  
  Jacksonville St. 2     Ithaca 4  
    Florida Southern 1    
  UC Irvine 6         Ithaca 0            
  UM St. Louis 2           UC Irvine 5              
      UC Irvine 6           UC Irvine 9 x
      Eastern Illinois 2         Ithaca 6 x
  Eastern Illinois         Ithaca 3    
  Florida Southern       Eastern Illinois 7     Eastern Illinois 2  
  Jacksonville St. 1     UM St. Louis 5  
  UM St. Louis 2  




Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 1
Game 1 Ithaca College 3 - 2 Jacksonville State University
Game 2 University of California, Irvine 6 - 2 University of Missouri-St. Louis
Game 3 Eastern Illinois University 9 - 1 Florida Southern College
June 3
Game 4 University of Missouri-St. Louis 2 - 1 Jacksonville State University Jacksonville St. elminated
Game 5 Ithaca College 4 - 1 Florida Southern College Florida Southern eliminated
Game 6 University of California, Irvine 6 - 2 Eastern Illinois University
Game 7 Eastern Illinois University 7 - 5 University of Missouri-St. Louis Missouri St. Louis elminated
June 5
Game 8 University of California, Irvine 5 - 0 Ithaca College
Game 9 Ithaca College 3 - 2 Eastern Illinois University Eastern Illinois eliminated
Game 10 University of California, Irvine 9 - 6 Ithaca College UC Irvine Wins CWS


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