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Mar 11 How the Top 25 Fared Week 5

By Codi Warren | March 11, 2013, midnight (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 5 –March 4 – March 10, 2013

1. Oklahoma (22-1)

3/8 Northern Colorado W, 14-0 (5)

Drake University W, 10-2 (6)

3/9 Northern Colorado W, 10-0 (5)

Drake University W, 13-0 (5)
Last Week
3/1 Houston W, 6-0
3/2 No. 25 Nebraska W, 10-3
3/2 No. 25 Nebraska L, 1-0
3/3 Houston W, 4-1

2. Alabama (23-3, 1-2 SEC)

3/6 No. 4 Florida L, 8-4

3/8 @ No. 10 Tennessee L, 4-3

3/9 @ No. 10 Tennessee L, 2-1

3/10 @ No. 10 Tennessee W, 7-1

Last Week
2/27 Samford W, 11-0 (5)
2/28 South Alabama W, 4-0
@Easton Classic (host)
3/1 Iowa State W, 13-4 (6)
3/1 St. Johns W, 9-1 (5)
3/2 St. Johns W, 12-4 (6)
Iowa State W, 6-0

3. Arizona State (26-1)

Host of Diamond Devil Invitational

3/9 Pittsburgh W, 10-0 (5)

Pittsburgh W, 8-2

3/10 UC Davis W, 12-3 (5)

New Mexico State W, 6-0
Last Week
2/28 North Dakota W, 15-7 (5)
@ Wilson/DeMarini Invitational (host)
3/1 Binghampton W, 9-1 (5)
North Dakota W, 8-0 (5)
3/2 East Carolina W, 13-0 (5)
RV North Carolina W, 7-4
3/3 No. 20 Baylor L, 2-6


4. Florida (25-2, 2-1 SEC)

3/6 No. 2 Alabama W, 8-4

3/8 @ Auburn W, 13-0

3/9 @ Auburn L, 5-4

3/10 @ Auburn W, 2-0

Last Week
2/27 @RV South Florida W, 3-1
@University of Florida Tournament (host)
3/1 Drake W, 4-3
Mount St. Marys W, 8-2
3/2 Drake W, 4-1
FAMU W, 20-2
3/3 Presbyterian W, 11-0


5. Texas A&M (23-2, 1-1 SEC)

3/8 @ No. 7 Missouri L, 2-0

3/9 @ No. 7 Missouri W, 11-3 (6)

3/10 @ No. 7 Missouri Cancelled
Last Week

2/27 Sam Houston State W, 8-3
@Citrus Classic
3/1 No. 13 ULL W, 6-4
No. 14 Michigan L, 2-9
3/2 Illinois State W, 5-0
College of Charleston W, 6-4
3/3 Penn State W, 12-2 (5)

6. California (20-2)

3/6 Pacific W, 7-2

@ Bayer Cropscience Classic in Fresno, Calif.

3/8 Iowa State W, 11-0 (5)

3/9 San Diego State W, 1-0

Fresno State W, 1-0

3/10 St. Mary’s W, 9-3

Last Week

@ Easton Invitational –Fullerton, CA
3/1 RV Northwestern W, 2-0
Cal Poly W, 11-3 (5)
3/2 Indiana W, 9-1 (5)
Wisconsin W, 5-3

7. Missouri (10-2, 1-1 SEC)

3/8 No. 5 Texas A&M W, 2-0

3/9 No. 5 Texas A&M L, 11-3 (6)

3/10 No. 5 Texas A&M Cancelled

Last Week
@Missouri Breast Cancer Tournament -CANCELLED due to weather

8. Oregon (21-4)

@ Bayer Cropscience Classic in Fresno, Calif.

3/8 San Diego State W, 3-2

Fresno State Rained Out

3/9 Iowa State L, 2-1

St. Mary’s W, 4-2

Last Week

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 No. 11 LSU W, 10-2 (6)
LIU Brooklyn W, 8-1
3/2 Boston College W, 8-0
Temple W, 11-4
3/3 No. 14 Michigan W, 13-4
James Madison W, 12-1

9. UCLA (22-4)

3/6 @ Cal State Northridge L, 3-2

@ Long Beach Invitational in Lakewood, Calif.

3/8 No. 23 Virginia Tech L, 2-1

Long Beach State W, 6-3

3/9 South Alabama W, 2-1

3/10 UNLV W, 4-3

Charleston Southern W, 10-0 (5)

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/26 Cal State Fullerton L, 11-5
@San Diego Classic I
3/1 Fresno State W, 7-1
3/2 Boise State W, 5-4 (11)
San Diego W, 8-0 (5)
3/3 New Mexico W, 14-3 (5)
San Diego State W, 7-0

10. Tennessee (21-4, 2-1 SEC)

3/8 No. 2 Alabama W, 4-3

3/9 No. 2 Alabama W, 2-1

3/10 No. 2 Alabama L, 7-1

Last Week

2/26 Lipscomb W, 6-0
2/28 College of Charleston L, 3-1
@Bucaneer Invitational – South Carolina
3/1 UNC Wilmington W, 9-1 (5)
Charleston Southern W, 8-1
3/2 UNC Wilmington W, 9-0 (5)
Valparaiso W, 5-0
3/3 Charleston Southern W, 10-3

11. Texas (23-3)

3/6 No. 18 ULL W, 9-4

No. 18 ULL W, 7-1

3/8 Texas State W, 7-0

3/9 @ Texas State Cancelled

3/10 Texas State W, 7-0

Last Week
@Citrus Classic - Florida

3/1 No. 16 Louisville W, 2-0
Hofstra L, 2-7
3/2 No. 13 ULL W, 7-2
Syracuse W, 2-1
3/3 Fordham L, 9-7

12. LSU (19-5, 2-1 SEC)

3/8 @ Mississippi St. W, 1-0 (14)

3/9 @ Mississippi St. L, 2-1

3/10 @ Mississippi St. W, 9-2

Last Week

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 No. 12 Oregon L, 2-10 (6)
Syracuse W, 7-6
3/2 Penn State W, 6-5
No. 14 Michigan W , 14-16
3/3 No. 16 Louisville L, 2-6


13. Louisville (20-3)

Host of Red & Black Tournament

3/8 No. 14 Michigan W, 5-4

3/9 Miami (Ohio) W, 9-1 (6)

Austin Peay W, 12-0 (5)

3/10 Illinois State W, 9-3

Last Week

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 No. 8 Texas L, 2-0
Temple W, 8-0 (5)
3/2 Longwood W, 9-1 (6)
RV Georgia Tech W, 6-3
3/3 No. 11 LSU W, 6-2


14. Michigan (17-6)

3/6 @ UCF W, 11-2 (5)

@ Red & Black Tournament in Louisville, Ky.

3/8 Miami (Ohio) W, 2-0

No. 13 Louisville L, 5-4

3/9 Illinois State W, 2-1

Last Week

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 RV Georgia Tech W, 6-1
No. 5 Texas A&M W, 9-2
3/2 No. 11 LSU L, 6-14

James Madison W, 9-1 (6)
3/3 No. 12 Oregon L, 13-4 (6)


15. Kentucky (18-4, 2-1 SEC)

3/6 Marshall Postponed

3/8 Ole Miss L, 3-1

3/9 Ole Miss W, 5-2

3/10 Ole Miss W, 5-2

Last Week

@ The Under Armour Invitational – Tampa, FL
3/1 Illinois W, 5-4(8)
RV USF W, 6-3 (9)
3/2 Loyola Marymount W, 4-3
Central Michigan W, 3-1
3/3 Western Michigan W, 8-4


16. Washington (19-5)

3/6 Ohio Rained Out

Host of Husky Classic

3/8 Ohio W, 17-1 (5)

3/9 Bradley W, 8-0 (5)

New Mexico W, 12-0 (5)

3/10 Yale W, 12-3 (5)

Seattle University W, 8-0 (6)

Last Week

2/27 @Seattle University Rained Out
@ Colorado State Tournament – Fort Collins, CO
3/2 Brown W, 11-0
Bradley W, 6-3
3/3 Nebraska Omaha W, 10-2
Colorado State W, 6-3

17. Baylor (22-3)

3/9 Purdue W, 8-0 (6)

Purdue W, 1-0

3/10 Purdue W, 4-0

Last Week

@ Wilson/DeMarini Invitational - Tempe, AZ
3/1 RV North Carolina L, 3-0
North Dakota W, 20-4 (5)
3/2 East Carolina W, 5-2
Binghampton W, 6-1
3/3 No. 3 Arizona State W, 6-2


18. Louisiana-Lafayette (16-9, 1-2 Sun Belt)

3/6 No. 11 Texas L, 9-4

No. 11 Texas L, 7-1

3/9 WKU W, 10-0 (5)

WKU L, 12-2

3/10 WKU L, 3-2

Last Week

2/26 Southern W, 9-1
@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 Pittsburgh W, 8-0
No. 5 Texas A&M L, 4-6
3/2 No. 8 Texas L, 2-7
College of Charleston W, 16-0
3/3 Illinois State L, 3-4


19. Stanford (22-5)

Host of Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic

3/8 Minnesota W, 2-1 (8)

Florida Gulf Coast W, 2-1

3/9 Minnesota W, 9-7

Florida Gulf Coast W, 8-0 (5)

3/10 Pacific W, 2-0

Last Week

@ Easton Invitational – Fullerton, CA
3/1 Iowa L, 7-6
Wisconsin L, 4-0
3/2 Cal State Fullerton W, 14-1 (5)
RV Northwestern W, 5-2
3/3 Indiana W, 7-0


20. Arizona (18-5)

3/7 Boise State W, 9-5

3/9 Boise State W, 14-2

Boise State W, 10-2

Last Week

Host of The Wildcat Invitational
3/1 UC Riverside W, 12-2 (5)
Boston University W, 6-3
3/2 Boston University W, 4-1
Portland State W, 12-3 (5)
3/3 Portland State W, 8-1


21. Tulsa (19-5, 3-0 Conference USA)

3/6 Oklahoma State W, 5-1

3/9 Marshall W, 6-0

Marshall W, 9-6

3/10 Marshall W, 8-0 (5)

Last Week

@ UT Arlington Tournament – Arlington, TX
3/1 UT Arlington W, 5-1
Lamar W, 7-4
3/2 Creighton L, 4-3 (8)
UT Arlington W, 5-1
3/3 Lamar W, 2-1

22. Nebraska (16-5)

3/9 @ Wichita State W, 3-1

@ Wichita State W, 9-0 (5)

3/10 @ Wichita State Cancelled

Last Week

3/2 @ No.1 Oklahoma L, 3-10
@ No. 1 Oklahoma W, 1-0
3/3 @ Oklahoma State W, 3-0
@ Oklahoma State W, 10-5


23. Virginia Tech (15-2)

@ Long Beach State Invitational in Lakewood, Calif.

3/7 Cal State Fullerton W, 3-2

Long Beach State W, 6-1 (8)

3/8 Weber State Cancelled

No. 9 UCLA W, 2-1

3/9 UNLV L, 3-1

Last Week

3/2 @Elon W, 2-1

24. Hawaii (16-5)

Host of Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament

3/8 Portland State W, 7-0

3/9 Portland State W, 8-3

East Carolina W, 8-0

3/10 East Carolina Cancelled

Portland State Cancelled
Last Week

2/27 Memphis W, 5-1
@ Bank of Hawaii Invitational HOST
3/1 Western Kentucky W, 5-1
3/2 Campbell W, 8-5
Memphis L, 0-5
3/3 Memphis W, 5-1

Western Kentucky W, 3-0

25. North Carolina (18-6, 3-0 ACC)

3/9 Boston College W, 5-0

Boston College W, 10-4

3/10 Boston College W, 10-4

Last Week
2/27 Charlotte W, 8-6
@ Wilson/DeMarini – Tempe, AZ
3/1 No. 20 Baylor W, 3-0
East Carolina W, 5-4
3/2 North Dakota W, 16-0
No. 3 ASU L, 4-7
3/3 Binghampton W, 7-4



RECEIVING VOTES

RV Iowa (17-6)

@ Miken Invitational in College Park, Md.

3/9 St. John’s L, 3-1

Maryland W, 9-4

3/10 Radford W, 10-0 (5)

Ohio State W, 8-0 (6)
Last Week
@ Easton Invitational-Fullerton, CA

3/1 No. 15 Stanford W, 7-6
RV Oregon State W, 9-3
3/2 Cal State Fullerton W, 7-0
CSU Bakersfield W, 5-3


RV. Georgia (17-7)

@ Winthrop/Adidas Invitational in Rock Hill, S.C.

3/8 Delaware State W, 18-0

Winthrop W, 12-3 (6)

3/9 Kent State W, 8-1

Western Illinois W, 13-3 (6)

3/10 North Carolina A&T W, 15-0

Last Week

@ Fifth Annual Bulldog Invitational (Host)
3/1 North Dakota State W, 4-1
Radford W, 11-0 (5)
3/2 Indiana State W, 9-1 (6)
North Dakota State L, 3-0
3/3 Radford W, 10-2 (5)
Radford W, 12-0

RV Oregon State (20-4)

@ Bayer CropScience Classic in Fresno, Calif.

3/8 St. Mary’s W, 7-3

Fresno State Postponed

3/9 Iowa State W, 9-1

3/10 San Diego State W, 9-5

Last Week

@ Easton Invitational –Fullerton, CA
3/1 RV Northwestern W, 12-1 (6)
Iowa L, 9-3
3/2 Cal Poly W, 11-2 (5)
Indiana W, 2-1 (8)
3/3 CSU Bakersfield W, 8-0 (5)


RV South Alabama (21-4)

3/6 Nicholls State W, 8-0 (6)

@ Long Beach State Invitational in Lakewood, Calif.

3/8 UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0

Idaho State W, 2-1

3/9 No. 9 UCLA L, 2-1

3/10 Utah L, 2-1

Long Beach State W, 4-1
Last Week

2/28 @ No. 2 Alabama L, 0-4
@ Magic City Classic – Birmingham, AL
3/1 Murray State W, 1-0
3/2 Murray State W, 8-6
UAB L, 2-8
3/3 Samford W, 4-0


RV Notre Dame (14-6)

@ Diamond Devil Invitational in Tempe, Ariz.

3/9 New Mexico State W, 2-1

UC Davis L, 5-4

3/10 New Mexico State W, 5-0

Last Week

@ Diamond 9 Citrus Classic

3/2 Boston College W, 14-3 (5)
Georgia Tech W, 6-2
3/3 LIU Brooklyn W, 5-0
Maryland W, 5-3

RV Mississippi State (16-6, 1-2 SEC)

3/6 Memphis W, 8-1

3/8 No. 12 LSU L, 1-0

3/9 No. 12 LSU W, 2-1

3/10 No. 12 LSU L, 9-2

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV SC Upstate (16-2 , 2-1 Atlantic Sun)

3/7 @ Gardner-Webb W, 10-3

@ Gardner-Webb W, 2-1

3/9 North Florida L, 1-0

North Florida W, 5-0

3/10 North Florida W, 13-0 (5)

Last Week
2/27 Furman W, 8-6
Furman W, 5-0


RV. Florida State (17-8, 3-0 ACC)

3/5 Presbyterian W, 8-0 (6)

3/9 @ NC State W, 4-0

@ NC State W, 11-1 (6)

3/10 @ NC State W, 2-0
Last Week

2/28 Troy W, 12-6
@Renegade Classic - Host
3/1 Southern Miss L, 2-1
Troy L, 6-3
3/2 Appalachian State W, 8-7
Appalachian State W, 3-0
3/3 Troy W, 8-0 (5)

RV. South Florida (14-10)

3/6 Central Michigan W, 2-1

Central Michigan W, 4-1

Host of Under Armour Showcase

3/8 South Carolina W, 5-3

UMASS W, 12-1 (5)

3/9 Wagner W, 5-0

Last Week

2/27 No. 4 Florida L, 3-1
@Under Armour Invitational (host)
3/1 No. 17 Kentucky L, 3-6 (9)
Illinois W, 3-2
3/2 Toledo W, 8-2
3/3 UIC W, 2-1

RV Long Beach State(14-9)

Host of Long Beach State Invitational

3/7 No. 23 Virginia Tech L, 6-1 (8)

3/8 No. 9 UCLA L, 6-3

3/9 Charleston Southern W, 6-1

3/10 North Dakota State W, 5-4

South Alabama L, 4-1

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

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