April 22, 2008

Team of the Week

Texas-Arlington named Team of the Week

After posting a 4-1 week, including a pair of wins over nationally-ranked teams, Texas-Arlington has been named CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of the Week.


The Mavericks started with a 7-3 home victory over No. 19 Oklahoma State on Tuesday. UTA traveled to Austin on Wednesday and edged No. 17 Texas 4-3. Over the weekend, the Mavericks took two of three from Southeastern Louisiana in a Southland Conference series.


Honorable mention goes to Temple, which rebounded from a loss to Delaware to defeat George Mason and sweep first-place Duquesne in an Atlantic 10 series. Defending national champion Oregon won two of three Pac-10 games at No. 3 Arizona State. Top-ranked Miami (Fla.) rallied to win at Florida Atlantic and took two of three ACC games at No. 2 Florida State. Oklahoma State bounced back from its loss at Texas-Arlington to defeat Mid-America Christian and sweep a Big 12 series at Texas. Coastal Carolina enjoyed a 5-0 week with wins at Virginia and at Elon and a three-game Big South sweep of UNC Asheville. Rice won at No. 10 Texas A&M and swept a three-game Conference USA series against East Carolina. Georgia topped East Tennessee State and Georgia State before going 2-0-1 in three SEC games at LSU. UC Santa Barbara went 4-0 with a win over Westmont and three victories over USC. College of Charleston defeated Charleston Southern and took two of three Southern Conference contests from first-place Elon. Dallas Baptist split two games with Baylor and swept a three-game set at Memphis. Michigan stretched its win streak to 11 with two victories over Eastern Michigan and a four-game Big Ten sweep of Michigan State. Kent State also extended its win streak to 11 with wins at Cleveland State and at Akron and a three-game MAC sweep at Bowling Green. Monmouth went 5-0 with a win over Rider and a four-game NEC sweep of Quinnipiac. Rhode Island won at Quinnipiac, defeated Hartford and went 2-0-1 in Atlantic 10 play at Richmond. San Jose State swept a four-game WAC series against Louisiana Tech. Fresno State rebounded from a loss at Cal Poly to sweep a four-game WAC set at New Mexico State. Akron won at Penn State and lost to Kent State before sweeping a three-game MAC series against Ohio. Binghamton bounced back from a loss to Siena to sweep a four-game America East series against Albany. Harvard rebounded from a loss to Northeastern to sweep a four-game Ivy League series with Brown.


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

April 1 - Southern Miss

April 8 - Georgia

April 15 - Army