KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the official seedings and bracket for the 2009 Avista-NAIA World Series, slated to run from May 22-29 in Lewiston, Idaho. Lubbock Christian (Tex.) is the No. 1 seed and will have a bye along with No. 2 seed, Oklahoma City.
The World Series begins Friday with No. 8 Campbellsville (Ky.) battling No. 9 Lee (Tenn.) at 8:30 a.m. No. 4 Berry will take on No. 5 Southern Polytechnic State (Ga.) at noon followed by No. 3 seed Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.) facing No. 6 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) at 3 p.m. The final game of the day will feature No .7 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) against No. 10 Fresno Pacific (Calif.) at 7:30 p.m.
The event marks the 53rd Annual World Series and 18th time that Lewis-Clark State has hosted, including the tenth straight. LCSC has won an NAIA-record 16 overall titles, including the last three. The format is a 10-team, double-elimination Championship with the winner being crowned either May 28 or May 29, dependent upon if the Champion team has to play in the Loser or Winner's Bracket.
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For ticket information in Lewiston, Idaho, contact the Lewis-Clark ticket booth at 208-792-2471 or visit here.
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