1965 NCAA University Division baseball season

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1965 NCAA University Division baseball season
NCAA Tournament
College World Series
ChampionsArizona State
Runners-upOhio State
MOPSal Bando (Arizona State)
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →

The 1965 NCAA University Division baseball season, play of college baseball in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) began in the spring of 1965. The season progressed through the regular season and concluded with the 1965 College World Series. The College World Series, held for the nineteenth time in 1965, consisted of one team from each of eight geographical districts and was held in Omaha, Nebraska at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium as a double-elimination tournament. Arizona State claimed the championship.[1]

Conference winners[edit]

This is a partial list of conference champions from the 1965 season. Each of the eight geographical districts chose, by various methods, the team that would represent them in the NCAA Tournament. 10 teams earned automatic bids by winning their conference championship while 13 teams earned at-large selections.[1][2]

Conference Regular Season Winner Conference Tournament Tournament City Tournament Winner
Atlantic Coast Conference Maryland No Conference Tournament
Big Eight Conference Missouri No Conference Tournament
Big Ten Conference Ohio State No Conference Tournament
CIBA Stanford No Conference Tournament
EIBL Army No Conference Tournament
Mid-American Conference Ohio No Conference Tournament
Pacific Coast Conference Washington State No Conference Tournament
Southeastern Conference Mississippi State No Conference Tournament
Southern Conference Furman No Conference Tournament
Southwest Conference Texas No Conference Tournament
Yankee Conference Connecticut/Vermont 1965 Yankee Conference Baseball Playoff Connecticut

Conference standings[edit]

The following is an incomplete list of conference standings:

1965 Western Athletic Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern
#22 Utah  ‍‍‍ 7 5   .583     21 16   .568
Wyoming  ‍‍‍ 7 5   .583     16 22   .421
BYU  ‍‍‍ 4 8   .333     21 15   .583
Southern
#1 Arizona State  ‍‍‍y 9 3   .750     54 8   .871
#25 Arizona  ‍‍‍ 7 5   .583     37 13   .740
New Mexico  ‍‍‍ 2 10   .167     18 19   .486
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1965[3]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball
1965 Yankee Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Connecticut  ‍y 7 3   .700     16 9   .640
Vermont  ‍‍‍ 7 3   .700     11 5   .688
Maine  ‍‍‍ 6 4   .600     14 7   .667
UMass  ‍‍‍ 6 4   .600     7 11   .389
New Hampshire  ‍‍‍       5 14   .263
Rhode Island  ‍‍‍       3 15   .167
† – Conference champion
‡ – Playoff champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1965; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

College World Series[edit]

The 1965 season marked the nineteenth NCAA Baseball Tournament, which culminated with the eight team College World Series. The College World Series was held in Omaha, Nebraska. The eight teams played a double-elimination format, with Arizona State claiming their first championship with a 2–1 win over Ohio State in the final.[1]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round
                           
  Winner's Bracket
  Ohio State 2  
  Florida State 1    
      Ohio State 14  
      Washington State 1    
  Washington State 12          
  Texas 5        
      Ohio State 4
      Arizona State 9
  Arizona State 14        
  Lafayette 1          
      Arizona State 13    
      Saint Louis 3  
  Saint Louis 2    
  Connecticut 1  
  Loser's Bracket
  Florida State 3  
  Texas 2     Saint Louis 5
    Florida State 3
  Lafayette 4  
  Connecticut 6     Washington State 3
    Connecticut 2
  Semifinals     Finals     if needed
                           
  Re-ordered Semi-finals
  Arizona State 6       Arizona State 2
  Saint Louis 2           Ohio State 1
      Arizona State 3    
      Ohio State 7  
  Ohio State 115    
  Washington State 0  

Award winners[edit]

All-America team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c W.C. Madden & Patrick J. Stewart (2004). The College World Series:A Baseball History, 1947-2003. McFarland & Co. pp. 41–43. Retrieved May 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "NCAA Men's College World Series Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2009. p. 7. Retrieved May 30, 2014.
  3. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1965". boydsworld.com. Retrieved May 30, 2014.