May 1, 2012


Team of the Week

Coastal Carolina named CBI Team of the Week


Coastal Carolina went 4-0 on the road, including a three-game Big South sweep at Liberty. The Chanticleers have been named the Team of the Week.


Coastal Carolina started the week with a 10-7 win at Clemson on Tuesday. The Chanticleers then headed to Lynchburg, defeating the Flames 5-3 on Thursday, 4-2 on Friday and 7-1 on Saturday to secure its hold on first place in the Big South. Coastal has now beaten Liberty in 16 straight meetings.


Regional Teams of the Week


Northeast: Hofstra went 4-0, beginning with a 19-6 win over NYIT on Tuesday. The Pride swept a three-game series at Delaware to move into second place in the CAA. Hofstra won 16-1 on Friday, 4-0 on Saturday and 10-9 on Sunday.


Southeast: Arkansas had a 3-1 week, starting with a 6-1 victory over Oral Roberts on Tuesday. The Razorbacks took two of three at No. 4 Florida in SEC play. The Gators took the opener 3-2 on Friday before Arkansas rebounded to win 5-1 on Saturday and 3-1 in 10 innings on Sunday.


Central: Memphis went 3-1 against ranked teams. The Tigers topped No. 19 Ole Miss 4-2 on Tuesday at home. Memphis headed to Orlando for a three-game Conference USA set at No. 8 UCF. The Knights won Friday 4-3 before the Tigers won 6-5 on Saturday and 1-0 on Sunday.


West: Stanford enjoyed a 3-1 week, commencing with a 10-9 home win over BYU on Tuesday. The Cardinal went to No. 11 UCLA for a three-game Pac-12 set. Stanford won 7-2 on Friday before falling 7-4 on Saturday. In Sunday’s rubber game, the Cardinal claimed a 7-2 victory.


Honorable Mention


Vanderbilt went 3-1, winning at Middle Tennessee before taking two of three from second-ranked Kentucky in SEC play.

Texas A&M had a 3-1 week, defeating TCU before winning two of three from Texas in Big 12 action.

Virginia put together a 4-0 week, beating Radford and rallying past VCU before winning twice at No. 20 Miami (Fla.).

Mississippi State went 3-1, topping Southern Miss before taking two of three from in-state rival No. 19 Ole Miss.

Utah Valley swept a four-game series against NJIT to go 16-0 in the Great West and extend its win streak to 23.

Eastern Kentucky went 5-0, beating Ohio and winning at Marshall before sweeping a three-game set at Morehead State to move within a half-game of first in the OVC.

Valparaiso had a 4-0 week, winning at IPFW before sweeping a three-game series at Milwaukee to extend its win streak to seven and move within a game of first in the Horizon.

Tulane went 3-1, defeating Northwestern State before taking two of three at East Carolina in Conference USA action.

Southern had a 3-0 week, topping New Orleans before winning twice against SWAC Eastern Division leader Jackson State.

St. John’s went 3-1, rebounding from a loss to Boston College to sweep a three-game set at Notre Dame to maintain its hold on first in the Big East.


Previous Teams of the Week

April 24 - Baylor

April 17 - UCLA

April 10 - Texas A&M

April 3 - Arizona

March 27 - Missouri State

March 20 - Kentucky

March 13 - North Carolina

March 6 - Texas State

Feb. 28 - Appalachian State

Feb. 21 - Florida Atlantic

(photo courtesy of Coastal Carolina Media Relations Office)