March 8, 2011


Team of the Week

Cal State Bakersfield named CBI Team of the Week


After posting an impressive 6-0 week to extend its win streak to 10, Cal State Bakersfield is the Team of the Week.


The Roadrunners began the week with a two-game sweep at home against Valparaiso. CSUB then went to Surprise, Ariz., for the Coca-Cola Classic. The Roadrunners started by beating No. 9 Arizona State on Thursday and then defeated Kansas, Air Force and Northern Illinois to stretch their win streak to 10.


Regional Teams of the Week


Northeast: Iona rebounded from an 0-6 start to the season by sweeping a three-game series at George Washington.


Southeast: Boston College went 3-0 at the Bethune-Cookman Invitational, defeating the host Wildcats, SIU Edwardsville and Michigan State.


Central: Nebraska beat Nebraska-Kearney before taking two of three from No. 5 UCLA, with all three contests going extra innings.


West: Utah went 2-1 at the Houston College Classic, topping No. 15 Texas A&M and Baylor before suffering a one-run loss to Kentucky.


Honorable Mention


UT Arlington went 4-1, bouncing back from a loss to No. 3 Oklahoma to beat Wichita State twice as well as Dallas Baptist and New Orleans at DBU’s Tournament.

Tulane enjoyed a 4-1 week, taking two from Northwestern State before winning two of three at Ole Miss.

No. 10 Texas won two of three at home against No. 14 Stanford.

Long Beach State put together a 3-1 week, with a win over USC before taking two of three from No. 16 Oregon.

UIC won two of three at Missouri.

St. John’s headed to the deep South and won two of three at Georgia Southern.

No. 3 Oklahoma won five away from home, including at UT Arlington, two at San Diego State, at San Diego and against Cal.

No. 13 Cal State Fullerton defeated Loyola Marymount before sweeping a three-game set from USC.

Iowa went 4-2 with a win over Southern Utah, a loss at Kansas, two wins against Mississippi State and a two-game split with Georgia State.

Marist escaped the snow to sweep a three-game series at Richmond..


Previous Teams of the Week

March 1 - San Jose State

Feb. 22 - Stetson