News

Four Upsets Define Day One of 2024 Avista NAIA World Series

May 24, 2024 LEWISTON, Idaho –  The 2024 Avista NAIA World Series began Friday at Harris Field where all four lower seeds were victorious on Day One – the first time since 2017 that occurred and only the second time since seeding began in 2003. Arizona Christian and Reinhardt both picked up their program’s first…

2024 NAIA Baseball National Championship Qualifiers Revealed

May 09, 2024 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – [Opening Round Schedule] The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the teams and pairings for the 2024 NAIA Baseball National Championship. The 46-team field begins with the NAIA National Championship Opening Round, at 10 sites around the nation from May 13-16. The 10 winning teams will…

Baseball Opening Round Hosts Set

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Wednesday the 10 host sites for the 2024 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round, which will be played from May 13-16. Selections of each site were made in part by the NAIA Baseball National Championship Selection Committee. The committee is comprised of head…

Volunteers Wanted for 2024 Avista NAIA World Series

LEWISTON, Idaho –The Avista NAIA World Series is looking for groups and individual volunteers to be part of the 2024 Avista NAIA World Series experience. Shifts are available throughout the ball park at all times of the day.  Volunteers are needed in the concession stands and hospitality room, as well as program sellers, ticket takers and…

Westmont (Calif.) Claims Program’s First Red Banner

LEWISTON, Idaho – The Warriors of Westmont (Calif.) claimed their first Red Banner in program history, defeating No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (37-18) by a score of 7-6 on Harris Field. Gabe Arteaga (W, 3-1) recorded the final seven outs for the No. 3 Westmont Warriors (48-9). Liam Critchett and Ryan DeSaegher paced the team…

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Game 18 Recap

Westmont (Calif.) outlasts defending NAIA Champion Fire   FINAL SCORE No. 3 Westmont (Calif.) (47-9) def. No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (58-6), 6-4 | Box Score Westmont will play No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (37-17) tomorrow at 6:35 p.m. PT/8:35 p.m. CT Southeastern has been eliminated from championship play   GAME NOTES/HIGHLIGHTS Punching two Warrior runners…

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Day Five Recap

LEWISTON, Idaho – The 2023 Avista NAIA World Series marches forward in Day Five of play, as four teams began the day with title aspirations and three dreams remain at the conclusion of tonight’s two games. All three teams left have suffered one loss in the tournament, guaranteeing the “if necessary” game will be played…

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Game 17 Recap

Top-seeded Southeastern (Fla.) gives Westmont (Calif.) their first loss of the tournament   FINAL SCORE No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (58-5) def. No. 3 Westmont (Calif.) (46-9), 10-3 | Box Score Southeastern and Westmont will play again tomorrow, June 1st, at 6:35 p.m. PT/8:35 p.m. CT The winner will face No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (37-17)…

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Game 16 Recap

No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) wins third straight elimination game   FINAL SCORE No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (37-17) def. No. 4 William Carey (Miss.) (49-11), 15-6 | Box Score Lewis-Clark State will move forward with opponent to be determined William Carey has been eliminated from championship play   GAME NOTES/HIGHLIGHTS Leading off the day,…

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Day Four Recap

LEWISTON, Idaho – As Day Four of the 2023 NAIA Avista World Series began, six teams still had Red Banner dreams within reach, but as the lights were turned off at Harris Field only four remained – Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), Southeastern (Fla.), Westmont (Calif.), and William Carey (Miss.). The Westmont Warriors are the lone remaining…

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Game 15 Recap

No. 3 Westmont (Calif.) is lone unbeaten team at World Series   FINAL SCORE No. 3 Westmont (Calif.) (46-8) def. No. 4 William Carey (Miss.) (49-10), 7-3 | Box Score 3 Westmont will play No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (57-5) on Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. PT/8:35 p.m. CT 4 William Carey (Miss.) will play No. 9…

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Game 14 Recap

No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) continues defense of Red Banner title   FINAL SCORE No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (57-5) def. No. 8 Indiana Wesleyan (41-20-1), 6-4 | Box Score Southeastern will play on Wednesday, opponent to be selected by the Tournament Committee Indiana Wesleyan has been eliminated from championship play   GAME NOTES/HIGHLIGHTS Indiana Wesleyan had…