March 2, 2010

Team of the Week

Coastal Carolina Named CBI Team of the Week

Coastal Carolina put together an impressive 5-0 week to raise its record to 7-1. The Chanticleers are the Team of the Week.


No. 17 Coastal Carolina started its week with a 2-0 win at Wake Forest on Tuesday. In the Baseball at the Beach Tournament at BB&T Coastal Field in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the Chanticleers defeated James Madison, the CAA favorite, 11-7 on Friday. Coastal swept a doubleheader from No. 5 UC Irvine on Saturday, winning 7-3 and 13-6. The Chants quieted the hot bats of NC State on Sunday, 6-3. Coastal rose to No. 9 in this week’s CBI Composite Poll.


Honorable mention goes to Le Moyne, which won two of three at Southern Miss, a 2009 College World Series participant. No. 5 Texas defeated Dallas Baptist on Wednesday and swept a three-game set from No. 19 Stanford. No. 10 TCU took two of three at No. 9 Cal State Fullerton. No. 20 East Carolina topped Old Dominion on Tuesday and won two of three against No. 14 South Carolina. Southeastern Louisiana went 4-0, with a home win over Mississippi Valley State and a three-game sweep at Mississippi State. UCLA went 3-0, with wins at Long Beach State, against Vanderbilt and against USC at Dodger Stadium. No. 15 Rice rebounded to go 4-0 with home victories over Lamar, Elon, Nebraska and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Washington State went 4-0 in the inaugural Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic in Lubbock, Texas, beating Bethune-Cookman twice and host Texas Tech twice. Louisville defeated Morehead State and went 3-0 in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge with wins over Michigan, Michigan State and Minnesota. Kent State won three of four at Wake Forest. Kentucky moved to 6-0 with a three-game sweep of Bowling Green. Liberty went 3-0 at the Hughes Bros. Challenge in Wilmington, N.C., with wins over Morehead State, Lehigh and host UNC Wilmington. Southern Illinois took two of three at Jacksonville State.


Previous Teams of the Week

Feb. 23 - New Mexico


(photo courtesy of Coastal Carolina Media Relations Office)