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The 1998 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from May 29 to June 6. The participating schools qualified by winning one of eight 6-team regional tournaments. The fifty-second tournament's champion was the University of Southern California coached by Mike Gillespie. The Most Outstanding Player was Wes Rachels of the University of Southern California.

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[edit] Participating Teams

Seeding School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish CWS W-L Record
1 University of Florida Southeastern Conference 46 - 16 (21 - 8, 0 GB) Andy Lopez 3
(last: 1996)
3rd
(1991)
5 - 6
2 University of Miami Division-I Independent 50 - 10 (n/a) Jim Morris 16
(last: 1997)
1st
(1982, 1984)
34 - 28
3 Florida State University Atlantic Coast Conference 53 - 18 (18 - 4, 0 GB) Mike Martin 15
(last: 1996)
2nd
(1970, 1986)
19 - 30
4 University of Southern California Pacific Ten Conference 44 - 16 (21 - 9, 1 GB) Mike Gillespie 18
(last: 1995)
1st
(1948, 1958, 1961, 1963, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978)
67 - 21
5 Louisiana State University Southeastern Conference 46 - 17 (21 - 9, 0 GB) Skip Bertman 9
(last: 1997)
1st
(1991, 1993, 1996, 1997)
23 - 11
6 Arizona State University Pacific Ten Conference 38 - 22 (18 - 11, 3.5 GB) Pat Murphy (college coach) 17
(last: 1994)
1st
(1965, 1967, 1969, 1977, 1981)
52 - 29
7 California State University, Long Beach Big West Conference 42 - 21 - 1 (23 - 7, 2 GB) Dave Snow 3
(last: 1993)
3rd
(1993)
4 - 6
8 Mississippi State University Southeastern Conference 41 - 21 (14 - 15, 6.5 GB) Pat McMahon 6
(last: 1997)
4th
(1985)
6 - 12

[edit] Results

[edit] Bracket

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[edit] Game Results

Date Game Winner Score Loser Notes
May 29 Game 1 Arizona State 11 - 0 Florida State
Game 2 Miami 3 - 1 Long Beach State
May 30 Game 3 Louisiana State 12 - 0 Southern California
Game 4 Mississippi State 14 - 3 Florida
May 31 Game 5 Arizona State 9 - 2 Miami
Game 6 Long Beach State 7 - 4 Florida State Florida State eliminated
June 1 Game 7 Louisiana State 10 - 8 Mississippi State
Game 8 Southern California 12 - 10 (11 innings) Florida Florida eliminated
June 2 Game 9 Long Beach State 6 - 3 Miami Miami eliminated
Game 10 Southern California 7 - 1 Mississippi State Mississippi State eliminated
June 3 Game 11 Arizona State 14 - 4 Long Beach State Long Beach State eliminated
June 4 Game 12 Southern California 5 - 4 Louisiana State
June 5 Game 13 Southern California 7 - 3 Louisiana State Louisiana State eliminated
June 6 Final Southern California 21 - 14 Arizona State Southern California wins CWS

[edit] All-Tournament Team

The following players were members of the All-Tournament Team.

Position Player Class School
Pitcher Jack Krawczyk Senior Southern California
Alex Santos Sophomore Miami
Catcher Eric Munson Sophomore Southern California
First baseman Robb Gorr Junior Southern California
Second baseman Wes Rachels Senior Southern California
Third baseman Andrew Beinbrink Junior Arizona State
Shortstop Mike A. Collins Junior Arizona State
Outfielder Rudy Arguellas Senior Arizona State
Cedrick Harris Freshman Louisiana State
Brad Ticehurst Junior Southern California
Designated hitter Jason Lane Junior Southern California

[edit] Notable Players

[edit] Tournament Notes

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