March 20, 2012
Team of the Week
Kentucky named CBI Team of the Week
went 5-0 with a three-game sweep of two-time defending national champion South
Carolina. The Wildcats have been named the CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of
Kentucky, under head coach Gary Henderson (right), started the
week with a 9-1 victory over Wright State on Tuesday and a 2-1 win over Murray
State on Wednesday. The Gamecocks came into Lexington ranked third in the nation
and a 15-1 record. The Wildcats posted 4-3 wins on Friday and Saturday before
completing the sweep with a 6-3 decision on Sunday to extend its win streak to
Regional Teams of the Week
Northeast: Bryant went 5-0, starting
the week with an impressive 6-2 win at Liberty on Tuesday. The Bulldogs started
league play in the Northeast Conference with a four-game sweep at Mount St.
Mary’s, winning 11-3 on Friday, 4-2 and 3-2 on Saturday and 13-6 on Sunday.
Southeast: Arkansas put together a
5-0 week starting with a pair of midweek wins over Gonzaga, 1-0 on Tuesday and
5-3 on Wednesday. The Razorbacks opened SEC play with a three-game sweep of
Alabama, winning 4-3 in 12 innings on Friday before an 8-4 victory on Saturday
and a 7-4 decision on Sunday.
Central: Texas constructed an
impressive 4-0 week. The Longhorns defeated Texas State 6-1 on Tuesday before
heading to No. 17 Oklahoma to kick off the Big 12 slate. Texas earned a 7-6
victory in 12 innings on Friday before winning 9-5 on Saturday and 9-4 on
West: Oregon State started
conference action in the Pac-12 with a three-game sweep at No. 20 California.
After a Friday rainout, the Beavers won two on Saturday by the scores of 9-2 and
4-1. OSU completed the weekend with a 13-5 win on Sunday.
Davidson went 3-1 with a win over NC
Central before taking two of three from SoCon leader Elon.
Indiana State enjoyed a 5-0 week,
defeating SIU Edwardsville before winning the Irish Classic with victories over
Kansas and Houston Baptist before two wins over Notre Dame to extend the win
streak to 11.
Dallas Baptist went 4-0 with a win
over Oklahoma before sweeping a three-game set at A-10 favorite Charlotte.
UCLA went 3-1 with a victory over
USC in Dodger Stadium before starting Pac-12 play by taking two of three from
La Salle went 4-0 with a midweek win
over Temple before last-inning victories over Buffalo, Saint Peter’s and NYIT in
the Big 5 Baseball Bash.
TCU went 5-0 with wins over Texas
Tech and at UTSA before a three-game Mountain West sweep at UNLV.
William and Mary put together a 5-0
week with two home wins over Quinnipiac before a three-game CAA sweep at James
Florida Atlantic went 4-0 with a
victory over Fordham before a three-game Sun Belt sweep at FIU.
Southeastern Louisiana went 4-1 with
a pair of home wins over Mississippi State before taking two of three Southland
contests at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Auburn kicked off its SEC schedule
by winning two of three at nationally-ranked Ole Miss.
Previous Teams of the Week
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Feb. 28 -
Feb. 21 - Florida Atlantic
(photo courtesy of Kentucky Media Relations Office)