A series of "This Day in History" posts from Wichita State's 1989 College World Series championship team.
May 7, 1989The game:
WSU 4-18, Creighton 3-3
The skinny: WSU clinches its third straight MVC title druing a sweep of Creighton. Mike McDonald hit his 17th home run.
The quote: "I’m proud of our guys because this one was tougher than perhaps any we’ve ever had before,” WSU coach Gene Stephenson.
WSU's record: 53-10, 13-5 MVC
Big picture: WSU clinches the right to host the MVC Tournament at Eck Stadium.