March 5, 2013
Team of the Week
named CBI Louisville Slugger Team of Week
NC State went 5-0, including 3-0 at Baseball at the Beach in
Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Wolfpack has been named the CollegeBaseballInsider.com
Louisville Slugger Team of the Week.
NC State won a pair of home games against New Mexico State during
the week, 9-2 on Wednesday and 8-3 on Thursday. The Wolfpack then hit the road
for Baseball at the Beach, defeating UMBC 5-3 on Friday before a pair of
10-inning victories, 2-1 against Sun Belt-favorite Florida Atlantic on Saturday
and 5-4 over Big South-favorite Coastal Carolina on Sunday. NC State improved to
10-1 on the season.
Regional Teams of the Week
Northeast: Dartmouth began its
season by winning the Dairy Queen Classic at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. The
Big Green beat host Minnesota of the Big Ten 10-3 on Friday evening. Dartmouth
edged Northern Illinois of the MAC 1-0 on Saturday before defeating Utah of the
Pac-12 5-2 on Sunday.
Southeast: South Carolina went 3-1,
starting the week with a 5-2 win over Furman on Tuesday. The Gamecocks won the
intense in-state series with Clemson. South Carolina won 6-0 at Clemson on
Friday. The Tigers rallied for a 6-3 victory in Greenville on Saturday before
the Gamecocks clinched the series win with an 8-0 shutout in Columbia on Sunday
to improve to 8-2.
Central: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
went 4-0 at home, with wins over the two favorites in the WAC. The Islanders
starting with a 7-3 win over Texas State on Tuesday. The Islanders swept a
three-game series from WAC-favorite Dallas Baptist, winning 5-1 on Friday, 6-3
on Saturday and 11-10 on Sunday.
West: Stanford continued to have success with its strong schedule, going
4-0 for the week. The Cardinal won 7-2 at Saint Mary’s on Tuesday before
sweeping a three-game home set from Texas. Stanford won 2-0 on Friday, 7-2 on
Saturday and 2-1 on Sunday.
Cal State Fullerton took two of
three at home from No. 7 Oregon.
San Diego went 4-0 on an East Coast
trip, winning at Coastal Carolina before going 3-0 at UNCW’s tourney. The
Toreros beat Gardner-Webb, the host Seahawks and Stony Brook.
Presbyterian went 4-0, starting with
a win against Wofford. The Blue Hose, picked to finish last in the South
Division of the Big South, swept a three-game conference set from High Point.
Arizona State went 3-0-1 in the
Coca-Cola Classic in Surprise, Ariz., with two wins over No. 2 Arkansas, a
victory over Pacific and a tie against Gonzaga.
Towson headed south and took two of
three at Duke of the ACC.
North Carolina went 4-0, winning at
home against St. John’s before winning three at the Astros Foundation College
Classic. The Tar Heels topped Rice, Cal and Texas A&M.
Mississippi State went 6-0 at home,
with two wins over Rhode Island and four against Saint Joseph’s to improve to
Connecticut went 3-0 at the
Brighthouse Invitational with victories over Ohio State, Central Michigan and
Rider put together a 4-0 week,
winning at Norfolk State before taking three at Radford.
North Florida enjoyed a 5-0 week,
starting with a win at Florida before posting a pair of home victories over
Jacksonville State and Charleston Southern.
regional teams of the week are chosen based on their conference affiliation.
To see our list of regions,
Previous Teams of the Week
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