March 9, 2010

Team of the Week

Florida State Named CBI Team of the Week

Florida State posted four wins against SEC competition, including one against in-state rival Florida, to be named Team of the Week.


The Seminoles, now second in the CBI Composite Poll, defeated the Gators 10-5 on Tuesday in Tampa. After an exhibition game with the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, FSU swept a three-game series from Georgia in Tallahassee. The Seminoles won 12-1 on Friday, 9-2 on Saturday and 17-5 on Sunday.


Honorable Mention goes to Houston, which rebounded from at loss at No. 19 Rice on Tuesday to defeat Missouri, No. 4 Texas and Texas Tech, all from the Big 12, in the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. No. 10 Clemson defeated Dayton and two two of three from South Carolina. No. 17 UCLA swept a three-game set from Nebraska to raise its record to 9-0. No. 5 Arizona State beat Cal Poly, No. 14 Oregon State, UC Riverside and FIU in the Coca-Cola Classic in Surprise, Ariz. Manhattan went 3-1 at Delaware, including recording three wins on Sunday. Vanderbilt topped Tennessee Tech and defeated Kent State, Illinois State and Indiana in the Music City Classic. ETSU took two of three at home from St. John’s. Oregon split two games with Washington and swept a four-game set at Fresno State. Oklahoma went 5-0 with two wins over USF and single victories over UT Arlington, Western Illinois and Stephen F. Austin. Connecticut swept a three-game series at Cal State Northridge. Central Michigan went 3-0 at UCF. Akron split with Stony Brook and won twice at UNC Wilmington. Bradley swept a three-game set at Tennessee Tech. Belmont defeated Murray State and Western Kentucky before taking two of three from Eastern Michigan. Milwaukee won at Minnesota and lost at Austin Peay before taking two from SIU Edwardsville and getting a win over Dayton.


Previous Teams of the Week

March 2 - Coastal Carolina

Feb. 23 - New Mexico


(photo by Larry Novey of Florida State Sports Information)