April 2, 2008

Team of the Week

Southern Miss named Team of the Week

After registering a 3-1 record against a pair of nationally-ranked opponents, Southern Miss has been named CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of the Week.


The Golden Eagles started their week with a 3-2 win in 10 innings against Ole Miss on Tuesday at Trustmark Park in Jackson, Miss. Southern Miss took two of three Conference USA contests at Rice, winning 1-0 on Friday behind Barry Bowden (pictured) and 8-7 on Sunday.


Honorable mention goes to Santa Clara, which defeated nationally-ranked California and won two of three against nationally-ranked San Diego. Cal rebounded from its loss to Santa Clara to sweep a three-game set from Top 10 Long Beach State. UNC Wilmington extended its win streak to 20 with a win at Coastal Carolina and a three-game CAA sweep at VCU. Canisius went 6-0 with a win at Penn State, two at Delaware State and a three-game MAAC sweep of Iona to raise its record to 19-2. Sacramento State enjoyed a 5-0 week with a win over nationally-ranked Stanford and a four-game WAC sweep of Hawaii. East Carolina defeated Campbell and took two of three at UCF. Dartmouth went 5-0 with a victory over Quinnipiac and a pair of Ivy wins at Princeton and two at Cornell. Vanderbilt went 4-0, with wins over Belmont and Middle Tennessee and two SEC victories over Arkansas. Wichita State went 6-0 with two wins over Binghamton and four against North Dakota State. Ball State rebounded from a loss at Notre Dame to defeat Anderson and sweep a three-game MAC series at preseason favorite Kent State. Cincinnati went 4-1 with midweek wins over Toledo and Ohio and took two of three Big East games at Notre Dame. Bucknell went 6-1 with two wins over Clarion, a win over Susquehanna and three of four Patriot victories at Army.


Previous Teams of the Week

Feb. 26 - North Florida, San Diego State

March 4 - Rice

March 11 - Arkansas State

March 18 - Kentucky

March 25 - Missouri