April 23, 2013


Team of the Week

Virginia is CBI Louisville Slugger Team of Week


Virginia went 4-0 at home, including a three-game ACC sweep of No. 6 Florida State. The Cavaliers have been named the CollegeBaseballInsider.com Louisville Slugger Team of the Week.


Virginia rallied to edge Old Dominion 10-9 in 10 innings on Wednesday to begin its week. After a rainout on Friday, the Cavaliers swept a doubleheader from the Seminoles on Saturday, 9-2 and 2-0. Virginia completed the series sweep with a 5-2 victory on Sunday.


Regional Teams of the Week


Northeast: Sacred Heart had a 4-1 week, starting with a 3-2 win over Yale on Wednesday. The Pioneers took three of four from first-place Bryant in NEC action, winning 4-1 on Friday to halt the 19-game win streak of the Bulldogs. Sacred Heart dropped the opener of Saturday’s doubleheader 7-2 before taking the nightcap 3-2 and winning on Sunday 4-2.


Southeast: NC State went 4-0 on the road, winning 2-1 at Charlotte on Tuesday before sweeping a three-game ACC set at No. 14 Georgia Tech. The Wolfpack defeated the Yellow Jackets 13-4 on Friday, 6-2 on Saturday and 8-7 on Sunday to extend its win streak to 14.


Central: Nebraska put together a 5-0 week, starting with a doubleheader sweep of 10th-ranked Arkansas on Tuesday. The Huskers took the opener 3-0 on a combined no-hitter and won the nightcap 4-2. NU captured three from Purdue in Big Ten play, winning 10-2 and 10-4 in a Saturday doubleheader and 12-2 on Sunday.

West: UCLA went 3-1 on the road, starting with a 6-4 victory in 12 innings at UC Irvine on Tuesday. The Bruins posted 1-0 wins at eighth-ranked Oregon on both Friday and Saturday before falling 5-3 to the Ducks on Sunday.


Honorable Mention


West Virginia had a 3-1 week, beating Morehead State before taking two of three at Texas in Big 12 action.

South Carolina was 4-0 at home, topping College of Charleston before sweeping a three-game SEC set from No. 18 Kentucky.

Stephen F. Austin went 3-1, winning at Dallas Baptist prior to taking two of three from Southeastern Louisiana to take sole possession of first place in the Southland Conference.

Gonzaga had a 3-1 week, defeating Washington State before winning two of three at Pepperdine to stay in first in the West Coast Conference.

Western Carolina was 4-0, beating Gardner-Webb before sweeping a three-game Southern Conference set from Georgia Southern to extend its win streak to seven.

USF put together a 4-0 week on the road, winning at Stetson before sweeping a three-game Big East series at Connecticut to stretch its win streak to 12.

Holy Cross went 6-0, taking two from Brown before sweeping a four-game set from Lehigh to strengthen its hold on first in the Patriot League.

Canisius was 5-0, winning twice against Buffalo prior to a three-game MAAC sweep at Manhattan to extend its win streak to seven.

Troy had a 5-0 week, taking two from Alabama A&M before a three-game Sun Belt sweep of UALR to move with a game of first.

Columbia went 3-1 at Princeton to maintain its hold on the top spot in the Lou Gehrig Division of the Ivy League.


Note - regional teams of the week are chosen based on their conference affiliation. To see our list of regions, click here.


Previous Teams of the Week

April 16 - Florida

April 9 - Vanderbilt

April 2 - Florida Atlantic

March 26 - Arkansas

March 19 - Oregon State

March 12 - UNLV

March 5 - NC State

Feb. 26 - FGCU

Feb. 19 - Pittsburgh