April 29, 2014


Team of the Week

UNLV is the CBI Louisville Slugger Team of the Week


UNLV went 3-0 against New Mexico and has been named the CollegeBaseballInsider.com Louisville Slugger Team of the Week for games played April 21-27.


The Rebels had the offense going as they won three at home against the Lobos: 11-2 on Friday, 14-6 on Saturday and 14-2 on Sunday. UNLV took over first place in the Mountain West with the series sweep.


Regional Teams of the Week


Northeast: Canisius had a 6-0 week with five wins on the road. The Golden Griffins swept a doubleheader at Buffalo, edges Youngstown State at home and swept a three-game MAAC series at Marist to sit in second place, one game behind Siena.


Southeast: Miami (Fla.) went 5-0, including four ACC wins. The Hurricanes defeated Notre Dame on Monday to secure a series win. Miami won at Florida Atlantic before sweeping a three-game set at Clemson to take sole possession of first place in the Coastal Division.


Central: West Virginia put together a 5-0 week at home. The Mountaineers thumped Maryland and Marshall before sweeping a three-game Big 12 series from Kansas State.


West: USC had a 4-0 week, defeating Hawaii before sweeping a three-game Pac-12 set at UCLA to move into a tie for third.


Honorable Mention


Fresno State had a 5-0 week, with wins over California and Cal State Fullerton before sweeping a three-game Mountain West series from Air Force.

Sam Houston State went 4-0, winning at No. 17 Houston before taking three Southland contests from Southeastern Louisiana.

Virginia was 4-1, winning at VCU and beating Richmond at home before taking two of three at fifth-ranked Florida State in ACC action.

TCU went 4-0 to extend its win streak to eight. The Horned Frogs topped Texas Tech before sweeping a three-game series from Cal State Northridge.

Oregon State was 4-1, splitting a pair at Sacramento State before sweeping a three-game Pac-12 set from No. 9 Oregon.

Bryant went 5-0 to stretch its win streak to nine. The Bulldogs beat Rhode Island before sweeping a four-game NEC set from Mount St. M Mary’s.

Texas A&M had a 3-1 week, winning at No. 14 Rice before taking two of three at Mississippi State in SEC play.

Kennesaw State put together a 4-0 week, beating Georgia and sweeping a three-game A-Sun set from ETSU to extend its win streak to 11.

Army was 4-1, downing Marist before taking three of four at Navy in the final weekend of the regular season in the Patriot League.

Evansville went 4-0 with a win over Murray State and a three-game sweep of Bradley in Missouri Valley play.

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