MISportsNow’s Top Stories of 2019: No. 5 – Central Michigan Makes History on the Diamond

As we approach a new year and a new decade, MISportsNow is looking back at the top 10 area sports stories for 2019. This is the sixth in a 10-part series.

Under the direction of first-year coach Jordan Bischel, the Central Michigan baseball program registered one of its best seasons in team history in 2019.

CMU Baseball Wins MAC Regular Season Title

The Chippewas captured both the Mid-American Conference regular season and tournament championships to reach the NCAA Division I tournament for the first time since 1995. The conference championship sweep was a first for the Chippewas.

In the NCAA tournament, CMU recorded its first postseason win since 1988 with a 6-5 victory over national power Miami (Fla.).

With a 47-14 mark, the Chippewas tied the 1988 team for most wins in a single season.

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