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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 16, 1989

The skinny:

WSU catcher Eric Wedge is named MVC Player of the Year. Pitcher Greg Brummett is named Pitcher of the Year. Coach Gene Stephenson is named Coach of the Year.

The quote: "Last year, I was probably putting too much pressure on myself, trying to too hard to show everybody what I was made of. This year I tried not to put so much pressure on myself,” WSU pitcher Greg Brummett.

Big picture: Twelve Shockers are named to All-Valley teams.