April 7, 2009

Team of the Week

Georgia Southern Named CBI Team of the Week

After a three-game Southern Conference sweep of first-place College of Charleston, Georgia Southern has been named CBI Team of the Week.


The Eagles won 15-14 in 14 innings on Friday, 16-7 on Saturday and 20-8 on Sunday. The Cougars started the series 10-2 in Southern Conference play, 20-5 overall, and dropped from first to fourth in the league standings. Georgia Southern improved to 7-3 in conference action, good for third place, and 21-7 overall.


Honorable mention goes to George Mason, which defeated Mount St. Mary’s and Georgetown before sweeping a three-game CAA series from first-place UNC Wilmington. The Patriots won all five games at Spuhler Field in Fairfax to stretch its home win streak to 20. UC Irvine won at Loyola Marymount before taking two of three Big West contests at top-ranked Cal State Fullerton. Arizona State split a pair with the Titans before sweeping a Pac-10 series at Washington. TCU defeated UT Arlington before sweeping a Mountain West set from No. 22 New Mexico. Ole Miss enjoyed a 6-0 week with wins over Arkansas State, Jackson State and Memphis before a three-game SEC sweep of Kentucky. North Carolina defeated Davidson and Old Dominion before winning two of three ACC contests at No. 5 Georgia Tech. Texas topped Oral Roberts before taking two of three Big 12 ballgames at No. 15 Oklahoma State. LSU rebounded from a loss at Tulane to win two of three SEC contests at No. 2 Georgia. Miami (Fla.) beat Barry before taking two of three from No. 25 Florida State. Eastern Illinois won at Saint Louis and defeated Chicago State before going 2-0 against Murray State to stretch its win streak to 11. Louisiana-Lafayette beat Northwestern State before sweeping a Sun Belt series from Middle Tennessee. Dartmouth defeated Siena before winning Ivy League doubleheaders from Cornell and Princeton to extend its win streak to nine. Southeastern Louisiana won two of three at UT Arlington to remain in first in the Southland. Kansas State rebounded from a loss at Creighton to sweep a three-game Big 12 set at Nebraska. Hawaii won three of four WAC contests from San Jose State. West Virginia defeated Duquesne and Ohio before taking three from Georgetown to extend its win streak to seven. USF beat Florida Atlantic before sweeping a three-game Big East series from Pittsburgh. Oregon State swept a three-game Pac-10 series from California. Kent State defeated Malone and won at Penn State before taking three from Northern Illinois. Kennesaw State swept a three-game Atlantic Sun series from Lipscomb. Mount St. Mary’s rebounded from a loss to George Mason to sweep a four-game NEC series from Quinnipiac. Manhattan fell to Hofstra before beating Albany and capturing a three-game MAAC series from Marist. Albany bounced back from its loss at Manhattan to sweep a four-game America East series from UMBC.


Previous Teams of the Week

March 31 - San Diego

March 24 - Duke

March 17 - Cal State Fullerton

March 10 - Illinois

March 3 - Rice

Feb. 24 - Middle Tennessee