1998 Mid-Continent Conference Tournament

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The 1998 Mid-Continent Conference baseball tournament was held in Tulsa, OK. Oral Roberts University defeated Valparaiso University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
East 1 Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus 12-2 Dick Vining
East 2 Youngstown State University 5-6 Dan Kubacki
East 3 Central Connecticut State University 6-8 George Redman
West 1 Oral Roberts University 18-6 Sunny Golloway
West 2 Valparaiso University 13-9 Paul Twenge
West 3 Western Illinois University 12-10 Dick Pawlow



  First round Second round Third round Semi-finals Finals
  W1 Oral Roberts 5  
  E3 Central Conn. St. 3     W1 Oral Roberts 12  
    E1 C.W. Post 5    
  E1 C.W. Post 11         W1 Oral Roberts 7            
  W3 Western Illinois 12           W2 Valparaiso 4              
      W3 Western Illinois 4           W1 Oral Roberts 12 x
      W2 Valparaiso 6         W2 Valparaiso 10 x
  E2 Youngstown State 3         W2 Valparaiso 9    
  W2 Valparaiso 12       W3 Western Illinois 14     W3 Western Illinois 3  
  E3 Central Conn. St. 3     E3 Central Conn. St. 2  
  E2 Youngstown State 0  

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Oral Roberts University 5-3 Central Connecticut State University
Game 2 Valparaiso University 12-3 Youngstown State University
Game 3 Western Illinois University 12-11 Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
Game 4 Central Connecticut State University 3-0 Youngstown State University Youngstown State eliminated
Game 5 Oral Roberts University 12-5 Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus C.W. Post eliminated
Game 6 Valparaiso University 6-4 Western Illinois University
Game 7 Western Illinois University 14-2 Central Connecticut State University Central Connecticut State eliminated
Game 8 Oral Roberts University 7-4 Valparaiso University
Game 9 Valparaiso University 9-3 Western Illinois University Western Illinois eliminated
Game 10 Oral Roberts University 12-10 Valparaiso University Oral Roberts wins play-in series vs. Butler University to advance to NCAA tournament