Softball Preseason Top 25 Rankings

The Softball Preseason Top 25 is filled in as the Softball Top 44 Team Previews are released each day until opening day of the 2013 Softball Season

1Oklahoma College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewOklahoma2012 National Runner-Up. National Player of the Year, Ricketts and every key piece returns.  Will be formidable.
2Alabama College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewAlabamaWon 1st National Title in program history. Lost 5 key Seniors.  Look to win 4th straight SEC regular season title.
3California College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewCalifornia2012 Pac-12 Champs. National Semi-Finalist. Henderson returns. Will battle AZ St. and Oregon for Pac-12 Title.
4Arizona State College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewArizona State2012 Pac 12 Runner Up and National Semi-Finalist. Escobedo returns and loaded with talented players.
5Georgia College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewGeorgiaBulldogs missed WCWS, losing in SR for second straight year. Decorated freshman class looks to make noise.
6Oregon College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewOregonThe Ducks and Coach Mike White continue their upward trajectory, reaching the WCWS for the first time in 2012.
7Tennessee College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewTennesseeThe Vols should be outstanding in all phases of the game. Will challenge for SEC supremacy and in the hunt late.
8LSU College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewLSUSolid in the circle, the Tigers will need increase offensive production to improve on last season's WCWS trip.
9Louisiana College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewLouisianaThe Ragin Cajuns can be an offensive powerhouse even without Orgeron. A tough non-conference schedule.
10South Florida College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewSouth FloridaAfter a ground breaking season reaching the WCWS for the first time, Lady Bulls have a quality chance to get back.
11Florida College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewFloridaFailed to reach the WCWS for the first time in four years.  A little retooling after a tumultuous end of 2012.
12Arizona College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewArizonaFourth in Pac-12 last season and fell short of the WCWS for the 2nd straight year. Pitching will still be a question.
13Missouri College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewMissouriChelsea Thomas returns for her senior year. Moving into the gauntlet that is the SEC will challenge the Tigers.
14Washington College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewWashingtonEighth in the Pac-12 ahead of only Utah. Lost to Cal in Super Regional. Should rebound in 2013 in the league.
15Michigan College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewMichiganMichigan looks to make resurgence and success in the postseason. Should repeat as Big Ten Champs.
16UCLA College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewUCLAThe Bruins missed Super Regionals for 2nd straight season. Need production in circle to help the solid offense.
17Texas College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewTexasBlair Luna is back in the circle. Will need to replace significant offense and loss of number two pitcher.
18Stanford College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewsStanfordThe Cardinal had an outstanding year on offense. All-American Jenna Rich and Teagan Gerhart will lead the way.
19Texas A&M College Softball Top 25 LogoTexas A&MMel Dumezich returns for Coach Evans who continues to reload year after year. New conference, new challenges.
20Louisville College Softball Top 25 LogoLouisville55-5 and Big East Champs in 2012, their best season ever. Majority of the starting lineup, except pitchers are back.
21Notre Dame LogoNotre DameBig East Runner Up, Irish finished 40-16. Coach Gumpf leads an experienced group with a solid 1-2 in the circle.
22Houston LogoHoustonThe Cougars bring back their entire pitching staff and the offense of All-American Haley Outon.
23North Carolina College Softball Top 25 LogoNorth CarolinaThe Tar Heels will be a veteran lineup with the return of their complete pitching staff anchored by Spingola.
24Baylor College Softball Top 44 Team PreviewBaylorThe 2011 National Semi-Finalist get All-American Pitcher Whitney Canion back. Improved on offense.
25Florida State Softball Top 44 Team PreviewsFlorida State2012 ACC Runner-Up return veteran lineup including key pieces of a bullpen that ranked 10th in ERA nationally.