May 6, 2008

Team of the Week

New Orleans named Team of the Week

After posting a perfect 5-0 week, including a Sun Belt sweep of second-place Florida Atlantic, New Orleans has been named Team of the Week.


The Privateers posted a 9-3 win at Southern Miss on Tuesday and defeated Southern 12-5 at home on Wednesday. UNO entertained FAU for the weekend and recorded a 10-6 win on Friday, 6-5 on Saturday and 6-4 on Sunday.


Honorable mention goes to UC Davis, which defeated Stanford and took two of three Big West games from Long Beach State. Stephen F. Austin went 5-0, with two wins over Texas-Pan American and a three-game Southland sweep of Texas State. LSU defeated Louisiana-Lafayette and swept a three-game SEC set at Kentucky. Bowling Green earned a three-game MAC sweep at Ohio. Florida State had a 5-0 week, with two wins at Stetson and a three-game ACC sweep at Clemson. Washington swept a three-game Pac-10 set at USC. St. John’s defeated Fairleigh Dickinson and swept a three-game Big East series from West Virginia. Georgia Tech took two of three from Coastal Carolina. Duquesne won at Ohio and took two of three A-10 contests from Xavier. Wagner rebounded from a loss at Lafayette to sweep a four-game NEC set against Quinnipiac. Central Connecticut State bounced back from a defeat at Connecticut to sweep a four-game NEC series at Sacred Heart. Western Illinois came back from two losses at Nebraska to defeat Coe and sweep a four-game Summit League set from Southern Utah.


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

April 29 - LSU