April 29, 2008

Team of the Week

LSU named Team of the Week

After posting a perfect 5-0 week, including an SEC sweep of No. 10 South Carolina, LSU has been named CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of the Week.


The Tigers started with an 8-4 victory at Tulane on Tuesday. LSU blanked McNeese State 6-0 at home on Wednesday. Over the weekend, the Tigers swept a three-game series from the Gamecocks in Baton Rouge, winning 11-3 on Friday, 11-10 in 11 innings on Saturday and 6-3 on Sunday.


Honorable mention goes to San Diego, which defeated Long Beach State and swept three Big West games from Loyola Marymount to extend its winning streak to 16. North Carolina won at Charlotte, defeated High Point and took two of three ACC contests from No. 2 Florida State. Arizona State split two games at No. 18 Cal State Fullerton and swept a three-game Pac-10 set against No. 13 California. Texas A&M defeated Texas State and won three Big 12 games against No. 6 Missouri. Oklahoma State went 5-0, with wins over Mid-America Christian and No. 7 Wichita State and a three-game Big 12 sweep of Kansas. St. John’s got a win over Princeton and took two of three Big East contests at first-place Notre Dame. College of Charleston rebounded from a loss to No. 19 Coastal Carolina to sweep a three-game Southern Conference set against The Citadel to move into first in the conference standings. Purdue had a 5-0 week with a win over Ball State and a four-game Big Ten sweep of Minnesota. Army had a four-game sweep of Lafayette to clinch the regular-season title in the Patriot League and the top seed in the conference tournament. Texas-San Antonio defeated Texas and took a three-game Southland set from Sam Houston State. Fordham went 5-0 with wins over Iona and New York Tech and a three-game Atlantic 10 sweep of first-place Temple. Southern Miss took a pair from Mississippi State and swept a three-game Conference USA series from Houston. Florida took two of three SEC contests from No. 11 Georgia. Duquesne bounced back from a loss to West Virginia to defeat Kent State and take two of three Atlantic 10 games at first-place Charlotte. Clemson had a 5-0 week with a win at Western Carolina, a home victory over Presbyterian and a three-game ACC sweep of Virginia Tech.


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

April 22 - Texas-Arlington