May 15, 2012


Team of the Week

Oklahoma named CBI Team of the Week


Oklahoma swept a three-game Big 12 series from first-place Baylor, previously undefeated in conference play. The Sooners have been named the Team of the Week.


After Friday’s game was washed out, OU took a pair of one-run decisions in Saturday’s doubleheader. The Sooners won 1-0 in 10 innings in the opener and posted a 2-1 victory in the nightcap. Oklahoma outscored the second-ranked Bears 12-6 on Sunday to complete the sweep.


Regional Teams of the Week


Northeast: Saint Louis went 4-0 to extend its win streak to seven. The Billikens beat Eastern Illinois 11-6 on Tuesday before sweeping an Atlantic 10 series at Charlotte to maintain their hold on first. SLU won 7-5 on Friday, 9-1 on Saturday and 6-4 on Sunday.


Southeast: Vanderbilt went 3-1 against ranked teams, starting with a 3-2 win on Tuesday against Louisville. The Commodores took two of three at fourth-ranked LSU, rebounding from a 2-1 Friday loss to win 6-3 on Saturday and 5-4 in 10 innings on Sunday.


Central: Sam Houston State won two of three against second-place Southeastern Louisiana to clinch the Southland regular season title. After a Friday rainout, the Bearkats dropped the Saturday opener 4-2 before taking a 3-2 win in the nightcap. SHSU won the series finale 8-3 on Sunday.


West: Sacramento State had a 4-0 week, starting with a 2-1 win in 10 innings over Saint Mary’s. The Hornets swept a three-game WAC set from former first-place Hawaii to move within a half-game of Nevada at the top of the standings. Sacramento State won 7-6 in 12 innings on Friday, 10-3 on Saturday and 10-2 on Sunday.


Honorable Mention


Southern Miss went 3-0, sweeping a three-game set from East Carolina to move into a third-place tie in Conference USA.

Utah Valley swept a four-game Great West series at NYIT to extend its win streak to 32.

Auburn went 3-1, beating Presbyterian before taking two of three at No. 15 Arkansas.

Indiana State had a 4-0 week on the road, winning at SIU Edwardsville before sweeping a three-game set at Southern Illinois to move into first in the MVC.

USF swept a three-game series from Connecticut to climb within a game of first in the Big East.

Appalachian State won two of three at Samford to maintain its hold on first in the Southern Conference.

Bryant took three of four from Wagner to capture the NEC regular season title. The Bulldogs are ineligible for the tourney crown as they continue their Division I transition.

Nevada went 4-0, downing UC Davis before sweeping a three-game series from San Jose State to ascend into first in the WAC.

Stetson put together a 4-1 week, splitting a pair against top-ranked Florida State before sweeping a three-game set at ETSU to move within 1.5 games of first in the A-Sun.

Evansville 3-1, beating OVC leader Austin Peay before taking two of three at first-place Missouri State in MVC play.


Previous Teams of the Week

May 8 - Oregon

May 1 - Coastal Carolina

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