1974 Division II College World Series

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The 1974 Divsion II College World Series was held at Lanphier Park in Springfield, IL. The six schools qualified by winning one of six regional tournaments. For the second straight year the tournament was won by UC Irvine, coached by Gary Adams. The runner-up was University of New Orleans. UC Irvine first basemen Jeff Malinoff was named the series Most Outstanding Player.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
University of California, Irvine Independent 48-8 Gary Adams 1
(last:1973)
1st
Central Missouri State University MIAA 27-13 (9-3) Bob Tompkins 0
(last:none)
none
University of New Haven Independent 26-8 Frank Vieira 0
(last:none)
none
University of New Orleans Independent 34-14 Ron Maestri 0
(last: none)
none
Ohio Northern University Ohio Athletic Conference 23-9 (12-1) Herb Strayer 0
(last: none)
none
Valdosta State College South Atlantic Conference 38-13 (16-2) Tommy Thomas 0
(last: none)
none

Results[edit]

1974 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round Third round Semi-finals Finals
                                                 
  UC Irvine 6  
  New Haven 2     UC Irvine 8  
    Ohio Northern 1    
  New Orleans 13         UC Irvine 12            
  Valdosta St. 9           New Orleans 6              
      New Orleans 6           UC Irvine 6 14
      Central Miss. St. 2         New Orleans 7 1
  Central Miss. St. 2         New Orleans 9    
  Ohio Northern 0       Central Miss. St. 0     New Haven 2  
  New Haven 1     New Haven 4  
  Valdosta St. 0  




Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
June 1
Game 1 University of California, Irvine 6 - 2 University of New Haven
Game 2 University of New Orleans 13 - 9 Valdosta State College
Game 3 Central Missouri State University 2 - 0 Ohio Northern University
June 2
Game 4 University of New Haven 1 - 0 Valdosta State College Valdosta St. elminated
Game 5 University of California, Irvine 8 - 1 Ohio Northern University Ohio Northern eliminated
Game 6 University of New Orleans 6 - 2 Central Missouri State University
June 3
Game 7 University of New Haven 4 - 0 Central Missouri State University Central Missouri St. elminated
Game 8 University of California, Irvine 12 - 6 University of New Orleans
June 4
Game 9 University of New Orleans 9 - 2 University of New Haven New Haven eliminated
Game 10 University of New Orleans 7 - 6 University of California, Irvine
June 5
Game 11 University of California, Irvine 14 - 1 University of New Orleans UC Irvine wins CWS


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