2023 NAIA College World Series

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The 2023 NAIA College World Series was held May 26 - June 2 in Lewiston, ID. The ten schools qualified by winning one of the ten four-team or five-team opening round brackets. #3 Westmont College defeated #9 Lewis-Clark State College in the title game

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
1 Southeastern.JPG Southeastern University The Sun Conference 55-4 (19-2) Adrian Dinkel 4
(last:2022)
1st
2 GeorgiaGwinnett.jpg Georgia Gwinnett College Continental Athletic Conference 50-6 (12-0) Jeremy Sheetinger 5
(last:2022)
1st
3 Westmont Logo (1).jpeg Westmont College Golden State Athletic Conference 43-8 (20-4) Tyler LaTorre 1
(last:2022)
9th
4 William Carey.jpeg William Carey University Southern States Athletic Conference 47-9 (22-2) Bobby Halford 3
(last:2017)
1st
5 Bellevue Bruins.jpg Bellevue University North Star Athletic Association 48-8 (25-3) Duane Monlux 15
(last:2022)
1st
6 UC Patriots.jpeg University of the Cumberlands Mid-South Conference 49-7 (22-5) Brad Shelton 0
(last:none)
none
7 Taylor University.png Taylor University Crossroads League 40-15 (30-6) Kyle Gould 1
(last:1969)
5th
8 Indiana Wesleyan.jpeg Indiana Wesleyan University Crossroads League 39-18-1 (26-10) Rich Benjamin 0
(last:none)
none
9 Lewis-ClarkStateColl.jpg Lewis-Clark State College Cascade Collegiate Conference 33-16 (14-10) Jake Taylor 40
(last:2022)
1st
10 MidAmerican Nazarene.jpeg MidAmerica Nazarene University Heart of America Athletic Conference 34-26 (19-13) Ryan Thompson 1
(last:2022)
9th

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Upper Round 1   Upper Round 2   Upper Round 3   Upper Final
Both teams advance
 
                                                           
      1 Southeastern 5  
  9 Lewis-Clark St. 12     9 Lewis-Clark St. 2    
  8 Indiana Wesleyan 4         1 Southeastern 4  
        4 William Carey 13    
    4 William Carey 6          
    5 Bellevue 4        
        4 William Carey 3
        3 Westmont 7
      2 Georgia Gwinnett 7        
  7 Taylor 6     7 Taylor 23          
  10 MidAmerica Nazarene 5         7 Taylor 9    
        3 Westmont 15  
    3 Westmont 7    
    6 Cumberlands (KY) 3
     
  Lower Round 1     Lower Round 2     Lower Round 3
Both winners advance
 
   
        1 Southeastern 6
    2 Georgia Gwinnett 10     8 Indiana Wesleyan 4  
  5 Bellevue 3     8 Indiana Wesleyan 11    
  8 Indiana Wesleyan 5  
        7 Taylor 3
    9 Lewis-Clark St. 16     9 Lewis-Clark St. 8
  6 Cumberlands (KY) 3     10 MidAmerica Nazarene 7  
  10 MidAmerica Nazarene 4  


Re-Ordered Semifinals

  Semifinals     Elimination     Final
                           
  3 Westmont 3       3 Westmont 7
  1 Southeastern 10           9 Lewis-Clark St. 6
      3 Westmont 6    
      1 Southeastern 4  
  4 William Carey 6    
  9 Lewis-Clark St. 15  


Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 26
Game 1 Taylor University 6-5 MidAmerica Nazarene University
Game 2 Westmont College 7-3 University of the Cumberlands
Game 3 William Carey University 6-4 Bellevue University
Game 4 Lewis-Clark State College 12-4 Indiana Wesleyan University
May 27
Game 5 MidAmerica Nazarene University 4-3 University of the Cumberlands Cumberlands eliminated
Game 6 Indiana Wesleyan University 5-3 (11) Bellevue University Bellevue eliminated
Game 7 Taylor University 23-7 Georgia Gwinnett College
Game 8 Southeastern University 5-2 Lewis-Clark State College
May 29
Game 9 Indiana Wesleyan University 11-10 Georgia Gwinnett College Georgia Gwinnett eliminated
Game 10 Lewis-Clark State College 16-7 MidAmerica Nazarene University MidAmerica Nazarene eliminated
Game 11 Westmont College 15-9 Taylor University
Game 12 William Carey University 13-4 Southeastern University
May 30
Game 13 Lewis-Clark State College 8-3 Taylor University Taylor eliminated
Game 14 Southeastern University 6-4 Indiana Wesleyan University Indiana Wesleyan eliminated
Game 15 Westmont College 7-3 William Carey University
May 31
Game 16 Lewis-Clark State College 15-6 William Carey University William Carey eliminated
Game 17 Southeastern University 10-3 Westmont College
June 1
Game 18 Westmont College 6-4 Southeastern University Southeastern eliminated
June 2
Game 19 Westmont College 7-6 Lewis-Clark State College Westmont wins CWS


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