1983 Division II College World Series

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The 1983 Division II College World Series was held at the Riverside Sports Center in Riverside, CA. The six schools qualified by winning one of six regional tournaments. The tournament was won by Cal Poly Pomona, coached by John Scolinos. The runner-up was the Jacksonville State University. Cal Poly Pomona outfielder Larry Beardman was named the series Most Outstanding Player.


Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona California Collegiate Athletic Association 41-22 (21-8) John Scolinos 3
(last:1980)
1st
Florida Southern College Sunshine State Conference 51-8 (14-3) Joe Arnold 11
(last:1982)
1st
Jacksonville State University Gulf South Conference 36-9 (12-1) Rudy Abbott 2
(last:1979)
5th
Quinnipiac College New England Collegiate Conference 25-10 (9-3) Dan Gooley 0
(last:none)
none
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Independent 35-15 Gary Collins 3
(last:1977)
2nd
Valdosta State College Gulf South Conference 45-14 (10-2) Tommy Thomas 4
(last:1979)
1st

Results[edit]

1983 College World Series[edit]

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                       
  Valdosta St. 7  
  SIU Edwardsville 2     Valdosta St. 8  
    Jacksonville St. 12    
      Jacksonville St. 8  
      SIU Edwardsville 7    
  SIU Edwardsville 8          
  Quinnipiac 6        
  Florida Southern 13         Jacksonville St. 3 x
  Quinnipiac 1           Cal Poly Pomona 6 x
      Florida Southern 10        
      Cal Poly Pomona 11          
  Cal Poly Pomona 8           Cal Poly Pomona 3    
  Jacksonville St. 4         Valdosta St. 0  
  Valdosta St. 8    
  Florida Southern 1  




Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 21
Game 1 Valdosta State College 7 - 2 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Game 2 Florida Southern College 13 - 1 Quinnipiac University
Game 3 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 8 - 4 (11) Jacksonville State University
May 22
Game 4 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 8 - 6 Quinnipiac University Quinnipiac eliminated
Game 5 Jacksonville State University 12 - 8 Valdosta State College
Game 6 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 11 - 10 Florida Southern College
May 23
Game 7 Valdosta State College 8 - 1 Florida Southern College Florida Southern eliminated
Game 8 Jacksonville State University 8 - 7 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville SIU Edwardsville eliminated
Game 9 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 3 - 0 Valdosta State College Valdosta St. eliminated
May 24
Game 10 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 6 - 3 Jacksonville State University Cal Poly Pomona Wins CWS


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