2/23 Softball Top 25 Rankings


1#1 Florida Softball 2015 PreviewFloridaGators take care of business with relative ease over Liberty, Kansas, and Mercer. UCF and Oregon are up next week for Florida.1
2#5 Michigan Softball 2015 PreviewMichiganWolverines get two more big time wins down at Alabama and have that look of a definite national title contender.3
3#2 Oregon Softball 2015 PreviewOregonA very solid week overall as the Ducks took care of Texas A&M and split two games with  Baylor. A showdown with Florida is next up.2
4#10 Louisiana Softball 2015 PreviewLouisianaRagin' Cajuns get some nice wins over Iowa and Hofstra and have a lot of momentum heading into next weeks trip to Alabama.6
5#15 LSU Softball 2015 PreviewLSUAnother rock solid week for LSU as they got a big win over Arizona and did a nice job offensively and in the circle all weekend long.10
6#9 Georgia Softball 2015 PreviewGeorgiaGeorgia took care of Oklahoma, but the defense has to get better as it cost them against Notre Dame.7
7#3 Oklahoma Softball 2015 PreviewOklahomaOklahoma got a nice win over Kentucky but the pitching did not hold up in two tough losses to Georgia and Arizona.5
8#4 Alabama Softball 2015 PreviewAlabamaCrimson Tide suffer two tough losses against Michigan at home and the schedule does not ease up with Louisiana visiting next weekend.4
9#8 Kentucky Softball 2015 PreviewKentuckyKentucky gets a nice win over Arizona and they rode that momentum to a 5-1 record this weekend in Palm Springs.13
10#11 Baylor Softball 2015 PreviewBaylorA nice recovery after two losses to start the weekend for the Bears as they came back to beat Tulsa and Oregon.8
11#7 Florida State Softball 2015 PreviewFlorida StateSeminoles get a signature win over UCLA to highlight a 3-2 record at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.12
12#12 Minnesota Softball 2015 PreviewMinnesotaGophers battled their way to 5-0 record at the Diamond Devil Invitational, including a good win over Arizona State to move to 13-1.16
13#24 Auburn Softball 2015 PreviewAuburnTigers rally from a tough loss to Dartmouth to win the USF Wilson/DeMarini Tournament Title by run dominating USF to move to 17-1 in 2015.14
14UCF Softball Top 25 RankingsUCFUCF bounced back from an earlier loss to Washington with a win over the Huskies to win the Bank of Hawaii Invitational.17
15#17 Missouri Softball 2015 PreviewMissouriMissouri went 4-1 at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic thanks to big wins over Arizona and Texas to build on their strong start to the season.20
16California Softball Top 25 RankingsCaliforniaGolden Bears get a dramatic win over Florida State with a walk-off homerun to highlight a 3-1 weekend in Palm Springs.NR
17#13 Washington Softball 2015 PreviewWashingtonWashington splits with a very good UCF team over in Hawaii with a 4-3 win and a 4-2 loss in five innings in Sunday's Championship game.18
18#6 UCLA Softball 2015 PreviewUCLAThe win over Missouri was dominant, but the pitching let the Bruins down in losses to Texas and Florida State. This team is a work in progress.15
19#19 Tennessee Softball 2015 PreviewTennesseeThe wins over Notre Dame and Florida State were great, but an inability to execute and play great defense cost the Vols in three straight losses.9
20Notre Dame Softball Top 25 RankingsNotre DameFighting Irish bounced back nicely out in Palm Springs with wins over Texas and Georgia with a balanced mix of offense and solid pitching.22
21#16 Arizona Softball 2015 PreviewArizonaAn up and down weekend for the Wildcats as they beat Oklahoma, but lost hard-fought battles with LSU, Kentucky and Missouri.11
22Virginia Tech Softball Top 25 RankingsVirginia TechHokies look like they are in prime position to threaten Florida State and Notre Dame in the ACC.NR
23#18 South Alabama Softball 2015 PreviewSouth AlabamaSouth Alabama hit .368 en route to a 3-1 weekend while hosting the South Alabama Invitational.21
24Kansas Softball Top 25 RankingsKansasKansas sits at 14-1 and hit Florida's Lauren Haeger well, but just could not put together enough offense in a 7-1 loss to the Gators.NR
25South Carolina Softball Top 25 RankingsSouth CarolinaGamecocks get two good wins over Cal and Stanford and nearly a third over Florida State. This is a nice sleeper team in the SEC.NR