April 28, 2009

Team of the Week

Clemson Named CBI Team of the Week

With a 4-1 week, including three wins over ranked teams, Clemson is the CBI Team of the Week.


The Tigers topped No. 21 Coastal Carolina 5-3 on Tuesday and won at in-state rival South Carolina 12-2 on Wednesday before taking two of three from No. 7 Georgia Tech over the weekend. After a 5-4 loss on Friday, Clemson claimed the ACC series with an 8-5 win on Saturday and a 6-3 victory on Sunday.


Honorable mention goes to Kansas State, which went 2-0-1 in a Big 12 series at No. 4 Texas. Oklahoma defeated Wichita State before sweeping a three-game Big 12 set at No. 12 Baylor. Ole Miss beat UALR and won at Southern Miss before taking two of three from No. 5 Georgia. TCU beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi twice before taking two of three at San Diego State. Texas State won at No. 12 Baylor before sweeping McNeese State to extend its win streak to 12. LSU beat Southeastern Louisiana and Louisiana-Lafayette before a three-game SEC sweep of Auburn. Cal State Fullerton defeated San Diego and won at Pepperdine before taking three at UC Davis. Florida State took two from UNC Asheville and three from Wake Forest to stretch its win streak to nine. Florida won at Florida Gulf Coast and topped USF before sweeping three from South Carolina. USF rebounded from its loss at Florida to sweep a three-game Big East series from West Virginia. Illinois bounced back from a loss at Saint Louis to win three at Penn State to move into a tie for first in the Big Ten. Rhode Island lost to Northeastern, then beat Sacred Heart and Connecticut before sweeping a three-game A-10 series at Saint Joseph’s. Central Connecticut State swept a four-game set at Long Island to move into first in the Northeast Conference. Kent State swept a doubleheader at Youngstown State before winning two of three at Ohio to move into first in the MAC Eastern Division. James Madison beat Longwood before sweeping a three-game set with Georgia State to climb to second in the CAA.


Previous Teams of the Week

April 21 - Texas

April 14 - Kansas

April 7 - Georgia Southern

March 31 - San Diego

March 24 - Duke

March 17 - Cal State Fullerton

March 10 - Illinois

March 3 - Rice

Feb. 24 - Middle Tennessee