1975 Women's College World Series

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The 1975 Women's College World Series (WCWS) was contested among 18 college softball teams on May 15–18 in Omaha, Nebraska. This was the seventh WCWS. Connie Claussen, the tournament director for the first eleven editions of the WCWS, was also the coach of the victorious Nebraska–Omaha team.[1]


The double elimination tournament included these teams:

  • Arizona
  • Ball State (Indiana)
  • East Stroudsburg State College (Pennsylvania)
  • Kansas
  • Mankato State (Minnesota)
  • Michigan State
  • Nebraska–Omaha
  • North Dakota State
  • Northern Colorado
  • Northern Iowa
  • Northern State College (South Dakota)
  • Northwest Missouri State
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon College of Education (now Western Oregon University)
  • Texas Woman's
  • Weber State College (Utah)
  • Western Illinois

After losing the opener of the final, the University of Nebraska–Omaha Maverettes defeated Northern Iowa, 6–4, in the deciding game to win the 1975 championship.


Upper round 1Upper round 2Upper round 3Upper round 4Upper finalFinal
Oregon College of Education6
Oregon College of Education6Ball State9
Oregon College of Education0
Texas Woman's2
Northern State College0
Western Illinois2
Northern Colorado1
North Dakota State0
Northern Colorado4
Western Illinois5
Western Illinois1
Mankato State0
Northern Iowa0
Michigan State3
Northwest Missouri State1
Michigan State3
Northern Iowa4
Northern Iowa5
Northern Iowa4
Weber State2
East Stroudsburg3Northern Iowa114
East Stroudsburg8Arizona4
Lower round 1Lower round 2Lower round 3Lower round 4Lower round 5Lower round 6Lower final
Northwest Missouri State0
Northern Colorado6
Texas Woman's3Northern Colorado6
Northern Colorado1Kansas0
Texas Woman's9Northwest Missouri State14
Oregon College of Education0Michigan State3
Oklahoma2Weber State7
Northern Colorado3Northern Iowa7
East Stroudsburg6Oregon College of Education8
Michigan State4
Weber State7
Michigan State5
Ohio6Michigan State17
Michigan State3Western Illinois0
Ohio10North Dakota State1
Mankato State2Ball State4
Ball State6Arizona10
Northern State College2



Place School WCWS Record
1st Nebraska–Omaha 5-1
2nd Northern Iowa 5-2
3rd Michigan State 5-2
4th Northern Colorado 4-2
5th Kansas 2-2
6th Western Illinois 2-2
7th Oregon College of Education 3-2
Arizona 2-2
9th Weber State College 1-2
Northwest Missouri State 1-2
Ball State 1-2
Ohio 2-2
13th Texas Woman's 1-2
North Dakota State 0-2
East Stroudsburg State 1-2
Northern State College 0-2
Oklahoma 0-2
Mankato State 0-2

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Plummer, William; Floyd, Larry C. (2013). A Series Of Their Own: History Of The Women's College World Series. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States: Turnkey Communications Inc. ISBN 978-0-9893007-0-4.
  2. ^ "NCAA Women's Softball". Retrieved 2017-03-08.