William Carey University Earns Another Spot in NAIA World Series with Impressive Victory over Milligan (Tenn.)

William Carey is returning to the NAIA World Series.

William Carey University has secured a spot in the NAIA World Series for the second consecutive year, after defeating Milligan (Tenn.) with a score of 11-4. The No. 15 Crusaders are heading to Lewiston, Idaho for the tournament under head coach Bobby Halford, who is in his 39th season.

The team’s success can be attributed to past championship wins, which have inspired them to continue striving for excellence. During the championship game of the NAIA Opening Round, William Carey scored 8 runs in the seventh inning to pull ahead of Milligan. Senior Preston Ratliff led the team with four RBIs and also earned his second pitching win of the season.

William Carey has now won 11 straight games and is headed to the World Series for the third time under Halford. The team is determined to go all the way and win the championship this year. Players like outfielder Billy Garrity and infielder Jake Lycette are confident in their ability to compete at a national level and are aiming for nothing less than victory.

The 10-team World Series tournament will run from May 24-31, and William Carey is excited about the opportunity to showcase their skills and make a run for the championship. Subscribe to WDAM 7 newsletter for more updates on the tournament and other stories.

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