March 30, 2010

Team of the Week

Elon Named CBI Team of the Week

Elon went 5-0 on the road, including two wins at No. 8 Clemson and two extra-inning victories, and was named Team of the Week.


The Phoenix, under head coach Mike Kennedy (left), outscored the Tigers 15-10 on Tuesday and eked out a 4-3 victory in 10 innings on Wednesday. Elon then traveled to Davidson for a three-game Southern Conference set. The Wildcats has won their first two league series, but could not stop the Phoenix. Elon won 8-3 on Friday and swept a doubleheader on Saturday, taking the opener 12-4 before prevailing 4-2 in 11 innings in the nightcap.


Honorable Mention goes to No. 16 Arkansas, which won twice at McNeese State before sweeping a SEC series with No. 17 Alabama. No. 3 Georgia Tech took two from Mercer before winning three ACC contests at North Carolina. San Diego beat UC Riverside before taking two of three at No. 12 Coastal Carolina. No. 18 Ole Miss topped Saint Louis before winning two of three against No. 5 Florida. No. 1 Virginia got by Marshall before taking two of three from No. 8 Clemson. Kansas State said good-bye to Newman and swept a three-game Big 12 set from Oklahoma State. Nevada took two of three from No. 20 UC Irvine. Villanova topped Penn prior to taking two of three from Cincinnati in Big East action. Texas State rebounded from a mid-week loss at No. 10 TCU to sweep a three-game Southland series from Lamar. The Citadel bounced back from a loss to No. 12 Coastal Carolina to defeat Winthrop and take three from Appalachian State. La Salle split two with Maryland-Eastern Shore before sweeping a three-game Atlantic-10 set from preseason favorite Dayton. USF stopped UNF before taking three from Notre Dame, including a no-hitter on Friday. No. 4 LSU defeated Louisiana-Lafayette before winning three at Tennessee. Western Kentucky won at Murray State prior to its three-game sweep of ULM. Pittsburgh popped Penn State before taking three from St. John’s. Oral Roberts beat Wichita State twice and North Dakota three times. UNC Asheville topped NC Central before taking two of three from Liberty. Pacific stopped Stanford before three wins over San Jose State. Toledo topped Dayton and Oakland before taking two of three from Kent State. Washington won at Seattle and swept a three-game set at Dallas Baptist. Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist and Prairie View A&M before sweeping a three-game Southland set at UTSA. Louisiana Tech defeated Grambling State before taking two of three at Minnesota, including winning the first game at Target Field.


Previous Teams of the Week

March 23 - Arizona State

March 16 - Kansas

March 9 - Florida State

March 2 - Coastal Carolina

Feb. 23 - New Mexico

(photo courtesy of Elon Media Relations Office)