2009 Division II College World Series

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The 2009 Division II College World Series was the first to be held in Cary, NC, at the training center for Team USA. The eight schools qualified by winning one of eight regional tournaments. The tournament was won by Lynn University, coached by Rudy Garbalosa. The runner ups were Emporia State University. The Most Outstanding Player was Lynn pitcher Tommy Kahnle.

Participating Teams[edit]

Bracket 1[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Belmont Abbey College Conference Carolinas 38-24 Kermit Smith 0
(last:none)
none
Emporia State University Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association 46-13 (29-7) Bob Fornelli 1
(last:2006)
7th
Grand Valley State University Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 45-16-1 (20-11-1) Steve Lyon 3
(last:2005)
2nd
Mesa State College Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference 43-13 (29-8) Chris Hanks 0
(last:none)
none

Bracket 2[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
Dowling College East Coast Conference 34-16 (15-9) Chris Celano 0
(last:none)
none
Lynn University Sunshine State Conference 42-16 (14-10) Rudy Garbalosa 0
(last:none)
none
University of California, San Diego California Collegiate Athletic Association 39-13 (27-9) Dan O'Brien 0
(last:none)
none
West Chester University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 46-10 (21-3) Greg Mamula 1
(last:2006)
5th

Results[edit]

2009 College World Series Bracket[edit]

The teams in the CWS are divided into two pools of four, with each pool playing a double-elimination format. The winners of the two pools meet in the finals.

  First round Second round Re-ordered Semifinals Finals
                                           
 Mesa St. 7  
 Belmont Abbey 2  
   Mesa St. 2  
   Emporia St. 5  
 Emporia St. 3
 Grand Valley St. 0  
   Emporia St. 5 x  
 
   UC San Diego 3 x  
 Belmont Abbey 5  
 Grand Valley St. 4  
   Mesa St. 2
   Belmont Abbey 9  
   Emporia St. 1 x x
   Lynn 2 x x
 Dowling 3  
 UC San Diego 1  
   Dowling 5
   Lynn 6  
 Lynn 7
 West Chester 3  
   Lynn 7 x
 
   Belmont Abbey 5 x  
 UC San Diego 8  
 West Chester 6  
   Dowling 1
   UC San Diego 13  

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 23
Game 1 Mesa State College 7-2 Belmont Abbey College
Game 2 Emporia State University 3-0 Grand Valley State University
May 24
Game 3 Dowling College 3-1 University of California, San Diego
Game 4 Lynn University 7-3 West Chester University of Pennsylvania
May 25
Game 5 Belmont Abbey College 5-4 Grand Valley State University Grand Valley State eliminated
Game 6 Emporia State University 5-2 Mesa State College
May 26
Game 7 University of California, San Diego 8-6 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester eliminated
Game 8 Lynn University 6-5 Dowling College
May 27
Game 9 University of California, San Diego 13-1 Dowling College Dowling eliminated
Game 10 Belmont Abbey College 9-2 Mesa State College Mesa State eliminated
May 28
Game 11 Emporia State University 5-3 University of California, San Diego UC San Diego eliminated
Game 12 Lynn University 7-5 Belmont Abbey College Belmont Abbey Elminated
May 30
Game 13 Lynn University 2-1 Emporia State University Lynn wins CWS


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