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1989's Road to Omaha

A series of "This Day in History" posts from Wichita State's 1989 College World Series championship team.

May 7, 1989

The game:

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.