RAMS WIN WORLD SERIES! - Watch Video Highlights
In the first full season of Columbia International University baseball, the CIU Rams snagged the first team national championship in school history at the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) World Series held in Easley, South Carolina. The Rams defeated Southwestern Christian (Oklahoma) 11-2 in the title game.
The Rams swept their way through the Series, going undefeated throughout pool play, the semifinals, and championship. Coach Jonathan Johnson founded the CIU baseball program in 2020, but their inaugural season was cut short due to COVID-19 making 2021 their first full season. The Rams went a perfect 20-0 against NCCAA member schools in 2021 to top off their historic season.
The Lexington County (South Carolina) Blowfish of the Coastal Plain League, honored Johnson with "Jonathan Johnson Day" on May 29. Johnson is a former Blowfish head coach.