William Carey University is headed to the NAIA College World Series with a 10-9 victory over Southeastern, Fla. in the Hattiesburg Bracket of the NAIA Tournament on Thursday at Milton Wheeler Field.
Wes Brown’s walkoff RBI single enabled third-seeded WCU to earn its first World Series berth since 1978.
Cody Christian had three hits and five RBI for the Crusaders, who overcame a 8-3 deficit.
Cole Edgens got the win in relief.
Former Harrison Central standout James Land drove in a run for the Crusaders. On Wednesday, it was Land’s walk-off two run homer that allowed WCU to beat second-seeded Texas Wesleyan 6-5 and reach the Championship Game.