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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 22, 1989

The skinny:

The NCAA gives WSU the No. 1 seed in the West II Regional in Fresno, Calif. The Shockers will open the tournament against sixth-seeded Portland.



The quote: "Frankly, I’m very surprised. But I think the committee obviously took into account the entire season and how we played over the course of that entire time,” - WSU coach Gene Stephenson.

WSU's record: 58-14

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