April 5, 2011


Team of the Week

Southern Miss named CBI Team of the Week


After going 4-0, including a three-game sweep at UCF, Southern Miss is the CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of the Week.


The Golden Eagles started the week with 4-3 win over Ole Miss in 10 innings on Wednesday. Southern Miss then headed to Orlando for its second Conference USA series. The Eagles won 6-5 on Friday, 13-2 on Saturday and 5-2 on Sunday against the Knights to improve to 5-1 in league play and 22-5 overall. Southern Miss entered the CBI Composite Poll at No. 17.


Regional Teams of the Week


Northeast: Charlotte defeated No. 11 North Carolina at home on Tuesday before sweeping a three-game Atlantic 10 set from Xavier.


Southeast: Coastal Carolina bounced back from a Big South series loss last weekend to UNC Asheville to sweep first-place Liberty.


Central: Houston rebounded from a loss at Rice to sweep a three-game Conference USA series at Tulane.


West: No. 6 Arizona State swept a three-game Pac-10 set from Oregon.


Honorable Mention


Princeton won at Seton Hall before winning Ivy League doubleheaders against Brown and Yale to start conference play.

No. 1 Vanderbilt topped UT-Martin before sweeping a three-game SEC set at Auburn.

Louisiana-Lafayette beat Northwestern State before taking three from Sun Belt preseason favorite Florida Atlantic.

Oregon State began Pac-10 play by winning two of three at No. 16 Arizona.

Connecticut won at Hartford before sweeping a three-game Big East series from St. John’s.

Kent State swept a three-game MAC series at West Division leader Western Michigan.

ETSU took two of three from Atlantic Sun preseason favorite FGCU.

Georgia rebounded from a loss at No. 20 Clemson to sweep an SEC set from Mississippi State.

Army lost to Stony Brook before beating Siena and sweeping a four-game Patriot League set from Holy Cross.

Indiana topped Northern Kentucky and Shawnee State prior to taking two of three at Michigan to open Big Ten play.


Previous Teams of the Week

March 29 - Gonzaga

March 22 - Florida

March 15 - Georgia

March 8 - Cal State Bakersfield

March 1 - San Jose State

Feb. 22 - Stetson