1980 NAIA College World Series

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The 1980 NAIA College World Series was held in Nashville, TN with a field of teams expanded from 8 to 10. The ten team field was composed of eight teams that qualified for the tournament by winning their District and Area Tournaments, plus the highest ranked school that finished second in an area tournament, plus the host school, David Lipscomb College. Grand Canyon College defeated Lewis University in the championship game.

Participating Teams[edit]

School Conference Record (Conference) Head Coach CWS Appearances CWS Best Finish
University of South Carolina Coastal Carolina College 38-10 (16-4) Larry Carr 1
(last:1978)
7th
David Lipscomb College Ken Dugan 6
(last:1979)
1st
Grand Canyon College 50-14-2 Dave Brazell 3
(last:1973)
5th
John Brown University 0
(last:none)
none
Lewis University Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference 61-24 Irish O'Reilly 9
(last:1977)
1st
Lewis-Clark State College 48-12 Ed Cheff 3
(last:1979)
2nd
Lubbock Christian College 54-34 Larry Hays 1
(last:1977)
5th
Point Park College 24-6 Ben Fiori 3
(last:1979)
3rd
Southeastern Oklahoma State University Don Parham 2
(last:1979)
2nd
William Jewell College Heart of America Athletic Conference Fred Flook 6
(last:1977)
1st

Game Results[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Grand Canyon College 9-2 Lewis-Clark State College
Game 2 William Jewell College 11-5 Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Game 3 Lewis University 7-4 John Brown University
Game 4 University of South Carolina Coastal Carolina College 3-0 David Lipscomb College
Game 5 Lewis-Clark State College 8-4 Southeastern Oklahoma State University SE Oklahoma eliminated
Game 6 David Lipscomb College 3-2 John Brown University John Brown eliminated
Game 7 Grand Canyon College 6-0 Lubbock Christian College
Game 8 University of South Carolina Coastal Carolina College 4-1 Point Park College
Game 9 Lubbock Christian College 8-5 David Lipscomb College Lipscomb eliminated
Game 10 Lewis-Clark State College 12-7 Point Park College Point Park eliminated
Game 11 Grand Canyon College 3-0 William Jewell College
Game 12 Lewis University 7-3 University of South Carolina Coastal Carolina College
Game 13 Lubbock Christian College 10-4 William Jewell College William Jewell eliminated
Game 14 Lewis-Clark State College 4-2 University of South Carolina Coastal Carolina College Coastal Carolina eliminated
Game 15 Grand Canyon College 2-1 Lewis University
Game 16 Lewis University 7-2 Lubbock Christian College Lubbock Christian eliminated
Game 17 Grand Canyon College 9-4 Lewis-Clark State College Lewis-Clark eliminated
Game 18 Grand Canyon College 5-4 (10) Lewis University Grand Canyon wins CWS


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