April 12, 2011


Team of the Week

Oregon State named CBI Team of the Week


After going 4-0, including a three-game sweep of fifth-ranked Arizona State, Oregon State is the CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of the Week.


The Beavers started the week with an 11-1 win at Portland on Tuesday. OSU then welcomed the Sun Devils for a three-game Pac-10 set. The Beavers won 5-3 on Friday, 7-6 on Saturday and 9-6 on Sunday to improve to 24-7 overall and 5-1 in conference play. OSU moved into first place in the Pac-10 after its first-ever sweep of ASU in Corvallis.


Regional Teams of the Week


Northeast: Delaware won at Lehigh on Tuesday to reach the championship game of the Liberty Bell Classic before taking two of three at UNC Wilmington to move into first in the Colonial.


Southeast: Arkansas topped Texas State before sweeping a three-game SEC set from No. 18 LSU.


Central: Michigan State swept a three-game set from preseason favorite Minnesota to stay in first in the Big Ten.


West: No. 13 Cal State Fullerton beat Pepperdine on Tuesday before taking two of three from UC Irvine in a battle for the top spot in the Big West.


Honorable Mention


No. 2 Virginia blanked Radford before winning two of three at No. 12 Georgia Tech in ACC action.

Kent State won at Penn State and beat Pittsburgh before sweeping a three-game MAC set from Eastern Michigan to run its win streak to nine.

Kansas State took two of three from No. 9 Oklahoma in Big 12 play.

No. 10 North Carolina topped Winthrop before taking two of three at eighth-ranked Florida State in ACC play.

No. 1 Vanderbilt defeated Middle Tennessee before sweeping a three-game SEC series from Alabama.

Rider won at NJIT before sweeping a three-game MAAC set at Marist.

Georgia State beat Mercer before winning two of three at CAA leader James Madison.

Davidson defeated UNC Asheville before winning its Southern Conference series with UNC Greensboro.

Central Arkansas topped Arkansas-Pine Bluff prior to taking two of three from Southland leader Texas State.

Northeastern rebounded from a loss to Rhode Island to post three straight shutouts against Hofstra in CAA play.


Previous Teams of the Week

April 5 - Southern Miss

March 29 - Gonzaga

March 22 - Florida

March 15 - Georgia

March 8 - Cal State Bakersfield

March 1 - San Jose State

Feb. 22 - Stetson