Team of the Week
Kentucky named Team
of the Week
After posting a perfect 7-0 week to improve to 18-0, Kentucky has
been named CollegeBaseballInsider.com Team of the Week.
The Wildcats recorded two wins over Purdue and two victories over
Eastern Michigan before sweeping Alabama in a three-game SEC series over the
weekend. The Wildcats, with senior pitcher Greg Dombrowski (right) doing the job
on Sunday, outscored the Crimson Tide 27-8 in securing their first
SEC-opening sweep since 1996 and first sweep of Alabama since 1992.
Honorable mention goes to ULM, which went 5-0 with two wins
against Lamar and a three-game Sun Belt sweep at New Orleans, who was picked
second in the conference preseason poll. Duke went 3-1, defeating Richmond and
taking two of three against nationally-ranked Virginia. Vanderbilt went 4-1,
beating Western Carolina twice and taking two of three from nationally-ranked
South Carolina. UNC Wilmington won at Campbell and swept a three-game CAA series
at Hofstra for its 12th straight win and a 6-0 conference mark.
Florida State split two games with Georgia and swept a three-game set with
Georgia Tech. East Carolina went 5-0, with wins over VCU and Quinnipiac and a
three-game sweep of Rhode Island to stretch its win streak to 12. James Madison
also went 5-0, with a win at Virginia Tech, a home victory over George
Washington and a three-game CAA sweep of Towson for its ninth straight win.
Arizona won two of three against nationally-ranked Cal State Fullerton. Coastal
Carolina went 2-1, with a win at nationally-ranked North Carolina and a split
with Michigan. West Virginia went 7-1 with a sweep of a doubleheader with
Valparaiso, a split against St. Bonaventure and a
four-game sweep over Iona. Canisius swept a four-game set at Mount St. Mary’s
for its sixth straight win and its best start in 54 years at 11-1. After an 0-6
start, North Dakota State went undefeated at the Dunn Hospitality Diamond
Classic with wins over Central Michigan, host Evansville and Cleveland State.
Previous Teams of the Week
Feb. 26 - North Florida, San Diego
March 4 - Rice
March 11 -