April 8, 2014


Team of the Week

Penn is the CBI Louisville Slugger Team of the Week


Penn put together an incredible 9-0 week, including eight Ivy League victories, and has been named the CollegeBaseballInsider.com Louisville Slugger Team of the Week for games played March 31-April 6.


After rainouts the previous weekend, the Quakers swept home doubleheaders from Yale on Monday and Brown on Tuesday. Penn defeated Lafayette on Wednesday in the first round of the Liberty Bell Classic. The Quakers then hit the road to win doubleheaders at Harvard on Saturday and at Dartmouth on Sunday. Penn owns a three-game lead in the Ivy League’s Lou Gehrig Division. The Quakers extended their win streak to 11, their longest since winning 19 in a row in 1989.


Northeast: Fairfield won six of seven games, taking two MAAC contests from Saint Peter’s, defeating NYIT, winning at Northeastern and taking two of three from first-place Canisius in MAAC play.


Southeast: Kentucky went 3-1 against nationally-ranked teams, defeating eighth-ranked Louisville prior to taking two of three from No. 16 Florida in SEC action.


Central: Nebraska had a 4-1 week, splitting a pair at Arkansas before sweeping a Big Ten series from Ohio State.


West: Washington held onto first place in the Pac-12 by taking two of three from No. 12 Oregon.


Honorable Mention


Indiana State went 4-0, downing Austin Peay before sweeping a Missouri Valley set from Wichita State to move into second place.

Cal Poly put together a 3-1 week, defeating CSU Bakersfield before winning two of three from No. 20 UC Santa Barbara.

Texas had a terrific 4-0 week, winning at No. 14 Rice prior to sweeping a three-game Big 12 series from Baylor.

College of Charleston went 4-0 on the road, winning at Jacksonville before sweeping a three-game CAA set at Towson.

Liberty was 4-1, defeating Duke and rebounding from a loss at Maryland to post three Big South shutouts against VMI.

Kansas had a 3-1 week, winning against Wichita State before taking two of three at Big 12-rival Kansas State.

Davidson went 4-0, winning against Winthrop before sweeping a three-game SoCon set at Furman.

LSU registered a 4-0 week, defeating McNeese State before sweeping a three-game SEC series from tenth-ranked Mississippi State.

Louisiana-Lafayette was 4-0, defeating Tulane before sweeping a three-game Sun Belt set at Troy.

Sacramento State went 4-0, topping San Francisco and sweeping a three-game WAC series from Seattle to extend its win streak to 12 games.


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