Feb. 23, 2010

Team of the Week

New Mexico Named CBI Team of the Week

New Mexico, picked to finish second in the Mountain West Conference by the head coaches, won two of three at Texas, the consensus preseason No. 1. The Lobos are the initial 2010 CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of the Week.


New Mexico dropped the season opener 6-2 on Friday, but rebounded for a 6-5 win on Saturday and a series-clinching 3-1 victory on Sunday. Prior to Saturday, the Lobos were 0-9 against top-ranked teams.


Honorable mention goes to Stanford, which swept a three-game series from No. 5 Rice. No. 3 Virginia won two of three at No. 17 East Carolina. Kentucky registered wins over No. 15 Coastal Carolina, Virginia Tech and West Virginia in the Caravelle Resort Tournament in Conway, S.C. Texas State swept a three-game set at Houston. Boston College took two of three at Tulane. Oregon recorded wins at No. 4 Cal State Fullerton and at Long Beach State before falling at Pepperdine. USC took two of three at Cal Poly. Fresno State won three times at home against Nebraska. Tennessee Tech won two of three at Georgia Southern. Liberty went 3-0 at Kennesaw State. Western Kentucky took two of three at home against Kent State. Villanova swept a three-game series at Norfolk State.