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ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25

Preseason Poll - January 26, 2010


Rank
Team  2009 Record  Points PVS
1.  Washington (17) 51-12 479 1
2.  Alabama (1) 54-11 457 3
3.  Michigan 47-12 430 5
4. Arizona (1) 46-17 424
7
5.  Florida 63-5 407 2
6. UCLA (1) 45-11 396 10
7. Arizona State 47-19 387 6
8. Georgia 47-12 363 4
9. Missouri 50-12 337 8
10. Oklahoma 41-16 306 17
11. California 38-20 282 12
12. Stanford 48-11 256 9
13. LSU 34-18-1 234 19
14. Georgia Tech 46-15 215 13
15. Baylor 40-22 214 15
16. Ohio State 47-11 187 11
17. Northwestern
31-15 167 20
18. Tennessee 40-18-1 163 16
19. Florida State
44-16 128 25
20. DePaul 39-14 107 23
21. Louisville 48-11 93 24
22. North Carolina 47-13 91 22
23. ULL 45-13 84 RV
24. Fresno State 38-20 70 RV
25. UMass 41-10 55 14

Parenthesis denotes first place votes.

Dropped Out from 2008 Postseason Poll:  Jacksonville State and North Dakota State

Others receiving votes: Kentucky (26), Jacksonville State (17), Auburn (14), North Dakota State (14), Nevada (12), Oregon (11), Oklahoma State (10), Texas (8), Cal Poly (7), Notre Dame (7), Nebraska (6), Texas A&M (5), Ball State (4), BYU (4), San Diego State (4), Long Beach State (3), Perdue (2), New Mexico State (1), Virginia Tech (1) and Western Michigan (1).