2003 Division II College World Series

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The 2003 Division II College World Series was held at Paterson Field in Montgomery, AL. The eight schools qualified by winning one of eight regional tournaments. The tournament was won by University of Central Missouri, coached by Brad Hill. The runner-up was the University of Tampa. Tampa outfielder Jay Hyland was named the series Most Outstanding Player.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Abilene Christian University Lone Star Conference 45-20 Britt Bonneau 0
(last:none)
none
University of California, Davis California Collegiate Athletic Association 36-24 (24-14) Rex Peters 1
(last:1995)
6th
Central Missouri State University Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association 51-7 (27-2) Brad Hill 10
(last:2002)
1st
Franklin Pierce College Northeast-10 Conference 32-17 (18-9) Jayson King 0
(last:none)
none
Grand Valley State University Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 41-14-1 Steve Lyon 0
(last:none)
none
Kennesaw State University Peach Belt Conference 40-18 (18-12) Mike Sansing 3
(last:1998)
1st
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 48-13 Jeff Messer 3
(last:2000)
3rd
University of Tampa Sunshine State Conference 45-18 (15-5) Joe Urso 9
(last:2001)
1st

Results[edit]

2003 College World Series Bracket[edit]

  First round Second round
Re-ordered loser's bracket
Re-ordered Semifinals Finals
                                           
 Franklin Pierce 2  
 Slippery Rock 1  
   Franklin Pierce 4  
   Cent. Missouri St. 11  
 Cent. Missouri St. 3
 Grand Valley St. 2  
   Cent. Missouri St. 6 x  
 
   Kennesaw St. 5 x  
 Slippery Rock 8  
 Grand Valley St. 9  
   Franklin Pierce 5
   UC Davis 3  
   Cent. Missouri St. 4 x x
   Tampa 3 x x
 Kennesaw St. 9  
 UC Davis 5  
   Kennesaw St. 0
   Tampa 6  
 Tampa 14
 Abilene Christian 2  
   Tampa 18 x
 
   Franklin Pierce 9 x  
 UC Davis 5  
 Abilene Christian 3  
   Kennesaw St. 7
   Grand Valley St. 5  

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 24
Game 1 Franklin Pierce College 2 - 1 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Game 2 Central Missouri State University 3 – 2 Grand Valley State University
May 25
Game 3 Kennesaw State University 9 - 5 University of California, Davis
Game 4 University of Tampa 14 - 2 Abilene Christian University
May 26
Game 5 Grand Valley State University 9 - 8 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock eliminated
Game 6 Central Missouri State University 11 - 4 Franklin Pierce College
May 27
Game 7 University of California, Davis 5 - 3 Abilene Christian University Abilene Christian eliminated
Game 8 University of Tampa 6 - 0 Kennesaw State University
May 28
Game 9 Franklin Pierce College 5 - 3 University of California, Davis UC Davis eliminated
Game 10 Kennesaw State University 7 - 5 Grand Valley State University Grand Valley St. eliminated
May 29
Game 11 University of Tampa 18 - 9 Franklin Pierce College Franklin Pierce elminated
Game 12 Central Missouri State University 6 - 5 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw St. eliminated
May 31
Game 13 Central Missouri State University 4 – 3 University of Tampa Central Missouri wins CWS


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