2/15 Softball Bracketology Breakdown


Last Four In: Ohio State, Fresno State, Pittsburgh, Mississippi State

First Four Out: Texas Tech, Stanford, Florida Gulf Coast, Wisconsin


Florida picked up from where they left off last season by beating Muchigan 8-0 on Saturday in a rematch of the WCWS Finals. Washington, Texas A&M and Kentucky all secured key signature wins over top 15 teams as parity reigned supreme in week one. Finally, UCF, Fresno State, and Pacific all scored big wins over Alabama, Tennessee, and LSU, respectively. The initial impression of week one is that parity reigned supreme and college softball fans are in for an exciting journey in 2016.


See the Projected Softball NCAA Tournament Bracket


ACC: Florida State, Louisville, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh

American: UCF

Big East: St. John’s

Big 12: Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Big Ten: Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State

Pac-12: Arizona, Arizona State, California, Oregon, UCLA, Utah, Washington

SEC: Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M


A-10: Fordham

America East: Stony Brook

A-Sun: USC Upstate

Big Sky: Weber State

Big South: Longwood

Big West: Cal State Fullerton

CAA: Hofstra, James Madison

C-USA: Florida Atlantic, Western Kentucky

Horizon: Illinois-Chicago

Ivy: Dartmouth

MAAC: Fairfield

MAC: Kent State

MEAC: Bethune-Cookman

MVC: Wichita State

MWC: Fresno State, San Diego State

NEC: Central Connecticut State


Patriot: Lehigh

Southern: Chattanooga

Southland: Northwestern State

Summit: North Dakota State

Sun Belt: Louisiana, South Alabama

SWAC: Alabama State

WAC: New Mexico State



See the Projected Softball NCAA Tournament Bracket