May 5, 2009

Team of the Week

Florida Named CBI Team of the Week

With its three-game SEC sweep at No. 7 Georgia, Florida has been named the CBI Team of the Week.


The Gators (16-8, 34-14) won 7-6 on Saturday before securing a 10-9 win in 11 innings in the completion of Friday’s suspended contest. Florida completed the sweep with a 10-8 victory on Sunday. The Gators moved into first place in the SEC Eastern Division and extended their win streak to eight.


Honorable mention goes to Louisiana Tech, which won a four-game WAC series at first-place Hawaii after a victory Monday at Sacramento State. Loyola Marymount won at Cal State Bakersfield before sweeping a three-game WCC set against San Diego to move into a tie for first. Creighton won at South Dakota State and at Iowa before sweeping a three-game MVC series at Illinois State to extend its win streak to seven. Oregon State beat in-state rival Oregon before taking two of three from third-ranked Arizona State in a Pac-10 series. Dartmouth won two of three from Cornell to claim the Ivy League title. Elon defeated East Carolina and North Carolina A&T before sweeping a three-game SoCon set from Wofford to stretch its win streak to nine. College of Charleston topped Coastal Carolina before sweeping a three-game SoCon series from Davidson. Western Carolina won at Charlotte and defeated Tennessee Tech before sweeping a three-game SoCon set at UNC Greensboro. Texas beat Texas State before taking three Big 12 battles from No. 22 Baylor. Kansas State beat North Dakota twice before taking a pair of Big 12 contests at Oklahoma State. LSU topped Tulane before taking two of three at No. 8 Arkansas. Kansas took two from Chicago State before winning two of three at No. 12 Oklahoma. Coastal Carolina rebounded from a loss at College of Charleston to defeat Wake Forest and sweep a three-game Big South series from first-place Liberty to move to the top of the standings. Dayton won three at Duquesne to extend its win streak to 12. Albany bounced back from a loss to Manhattan to sweep a four-game set from Maine to climb into second in America East.


Previous Teams of the Week

April 28 - Clemson

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