March 2, 2010
Team of the Week
Coastal Carolina Named CBI
Team of the Week
Carolina put together an impressive 5-0 week to raise its record to 7-1. The
Chanticleers are the CollegeBaseballInsider.com 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
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(photo courtesy of Coastal Carolina Media Relations