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ASA/USA Softball

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

By Steven Embree | Feb. 23, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 3 – February 17-23, 2014

1.        Florida (16-0)                                      

2/19       Jacksonville                        W, 6-0

                @ Host of Lipton Invitational

2/21       Troy                                       W, 3-0

                Indiana                                 W, 3-1

2/22       Troy                                       W, 12-2

                Indiana                                 W, 8-0 (5)

2/23       Coastal Carolina                Cancelled (Weather)

                Georgia Southern            Cancelled (Weather)

                Last Week

                @ Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev.

2/14       Seattle                                  W, 8-1                                  

                RV Hawaii                            W, 11-1 (5)

2/15       Ohio State                           W, 19-2 (5)

                Cal State Northridge       W, 6-0

2/16       No. 24 Minnesota            W, 15-2 (6)

 

2.        Washington (13-2)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       Maryland                             W, 11-0 (6)

                No. 23 LSU                          L, 3-6

2/21       No. 25 Texas                      W, 3-2

                Northwestern                   L, 2-4

2/22       BYU                                        W, 8-0 (5)

                Last Week

                @Littlewood Classic in Tempe, Ariz.

2/14       Illinois State                        W, 9-1 (5)           

                San Jose State                   W, 18-1 (5)

2/15       SIU Edwardsville               W, 17-0 (5)

                Michigan State                  W, 8-0 (5)

2/16       No. 7 Oklahoma                                W, 3-1

 

3.        Tennessee (12-0)

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22       No. 12 Nebraska               W, 5-3

                Oregon State                     W, 5-1

2/23       No. 11 Stanford                               W, 3-1

                Fresno State                      Late Sunday

Last Week

                @USF Tournament in Tampa, Fla.

2/14       Pittsburg                              W, 5-0                                  

                Binghamton                       W, 10-0 (5)

2/15       RV South Florida              W, 3-2

                Illinois                                   W, 10-0

2/16       Wright State                       W, 10-2 (5)

 

4.        Arizona State (17-0)

2/20       Drake                                    W, 8-0 (5)

                Host of Diamond Devil Invitational

2/21       Seton Hall                            W, 12-1 (5)

2/22       Boston College                  W, 3-0

                Idaho State                         W, 11-1 (5)

2/23       Drake                                    W, 9-1 (5)

                Idaho State                         w, 13-4 (5)

                Last Week

2/13       Tennessee State              W, 10-3

Host Littlewood Classic in Tempe, Ariz.

2/14       No. 7 Oklahoma                                W, 7-0                  

                SIU Edwardsville               W, 5-2

2/15       Illinois State                        W, 4-2

                San Jose State                   W, 7-4

 

5.        Michigan (12-2)

                @ FAU Kickoff Classic in Boca Raton, Fla.

2/21       Kent State                           W, 7-1

                Pittsburgh                           W, 9-0 (5)

2/22       No. 6 Kentucky                 W, 3-0

                Kent State                           W, 1-0 (9)

2/23       Florida Atlantic                  W, 1-0

                Last Week

@Ragin’ Cajun Invitational in Lafayette, La.

2/14       Memphis                             W, 5-0                                  

                No. 20 Louisiana-Laf.      L, 8-6                    

2/15       Central Arkansas              W, 7-0

                No. 20 Louisiana-Laf        W, 15-1 (5)

2/16       Boston College                  W, 6-5

 

6.        Kentucky (13-2)

                @ FAU Kickoff Classic in Boca Raton, Fla.

2/21       Penn State                          W, 5-0

                Florida Atlantic                  W, 7-1

2/22       Kent State                           L, 0-3

                No. 5 Michigan                  L, 0-3

2/23       Penn State                          W, 8-1

                Last Week

@Texas Tournament in Austin, Texas

2/14       Louisiana Tech                   W, 1-0                                  

                No. 16 Texas                      W, 6-4

2/15       IPFW                                     W, 2-1

                Louisiana Tech                   W, 6-3

2/16       No. 16 Texas                      W, 6-5

7.        Alabama (12-3)

                Host of Easton Bama Bash

2/21       Virginia Tech                      W, 8-0 (5)

                UCF                                        W, 8-3

2/22       Virginia Tech                      W, 14-5

                UCF                                        W, 1-0

2/23       McNeese State                 L, 3-5

                Last Week

@Hillenbrand Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.

2/14       Grand Canyon                   W, 13-5                

                Tennessee State              W, 12-0 (5)

2/15       New Mexico                      W, 9-1 (5)

                No. 22 Arizona                   L, 3-0

2/16       No. 22 Arizona                   L, 8-0 (5)

 

8.        Oregon (14-1)

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21       No. 23 LSU                          W, 4-1

2/22       Fordham                              W, 3-2

                Virginia                                 W, 12-3 (6)

2/23       No. 24 Notre Dame         W, 2-0

                UC Davis                              W, 8-0 (6)

Last Week

@Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev.

2/14       Toledo                                  W, 11-2 (5)                         

                UNLV                                    W, 3-1 (10)

2/15       UT Chattanooga               W, 6-4

                Ohio State                           W, 9-0 (6)

2/16       Cal State Northridge       W, 12-1 (5)

 

9.        UCLA (16-0)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21       No. 13 Oklahoma             W, 3-2

2/22       No. 18 Missouri                 W, 4-3

                Maryland                             W, 10-5

2/23       No. 12 Nebraska               W, 6-2

                New Mexico                      W, 13-0 (5)

                Last Week

Host Stacy Winsberg Memorial in LA, Calif.

2/14       UC Davis                              W, 6-0                                  

                Robert Morris                    W, 3-2 (8)

2/15       Western Kentucky          W, 5-0

                Robert Moris                     W, 9-0 (5)

2/16       UC Davis                              W, 5-1

                Loyola Marymount          W, 2-0

 

10.      Florida State (13-1)

2/19       UCF                                        W, 6-1

                Host of Unconquered Classic

2/21       Charleston Southern      W, 8-2

2/22       UC Santa Barbara             W, 5-2  

2/23       Wichita State                     Cancelled

                Northern Iowa                  Cancelled

                Last Week

Host Renegade Classic in Tallahassee, Fla.

2/14       Southern Miss.                 W, 5-1                  

                North Dakota State         W, 4-1

2/15       North Dakota State         W, 9-0 (5)

                Southern Miss.                 W, 11-0 (5)

2/16       Southern Miss.                 W, 12-0 (5)

                North Dakota State         W, 5-0

 

11.      Stanford (14-3)

2/18       @ UC Davis                         W, 10-1 (5)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21       Maryland                             W, 2-1

                No. 15 Baylor                     L, 1-7

2/22       No. 23 LSU                          L, 3-5

2/23       Syracuse                              W, 11-5 (8)

                No. 3 Tennessee              L, 1-3

                Last Week

Host Stanford Nike Invitational

2/14       Cal Poly                                                W, 5-2                  

                Bradley                                 W, 7-3

2/15       Bradley                                 W, 5-0

                Cal Poly                                                W, 6-2

2/16       Pacific                                   W, 11-9

 

12.      Nebraska (9-5)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21       No. 16 Texas A&M           W, 3-2

                No. 14 Arizona                   L, 0-7

2/22       No. 3 Tennessee              L, 3-5

2/23       No. 9 UCLA                         L, 2-6

                Boise State                         W, 4-0

                Last Week

@Hilton Houston Plaza Classic in Houston, Tex.

2/14       @ Houston                         W, 4-1                                  

                Army                                     W, 7-0

2/15       Stephen F. Austin            L, 0-1

                Sam Houston State         W, 2-0

2/16       Sam Houston State         W, 7-1

13.      Oklahoma (10-5)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       Boise State                         W, 9-1 (5)

                Oregon State                     W, 11-3 (6)

2/21       Northwestern                   W, 11-9

                No. 9 UCLA                         L, 2-3

2/22       Syracuse                              W, 6-2

                Last Week

@Littlewood Classic in Phoenix, Ariz.

2/14       Illinois State                        W, 11-6                

                No. 5 Arizona State         L, 7-0                    

2/15       SIU Edwardsville               W, 7-2

2/16       No. 3 Washington            L, 3-1

                Michigan State                  W, 7-6

 

14.      Arizona (13-1)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       No. 16 Texas A&M           W, 4-2

                No. 18 Missouri                 L, 0-2

2/21       Fresno State                      W, 8-0 (5)

                No. 12 Nebraska               W, 7-0

2/22       UNLV                                    W, 14-1 (5)

                Last Week

2/13       Grand Canyon                   W, 5-0

Host Hillenbrand Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.

2/14       New Mexico                      W, 8-0 (5)                           

2/15       Tennessee State              W, 10-1 (5)

                No. 6 Alabama                   W, 3-0

2/16       No. 6 Alabama                   W, 8-0 (5)

                Grand Canyon                   W, 5-0  

 

15.      Baylor (12-3)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       No. 18 Missouri                 W, 3-2

2/21       No. 11 Stanford                                W, 7-1

                Cal State Fullerton           L, 1-6

2/22       RV California                      W, 13-0

2/23       Northwestern                   W, 4-0

                Last Week

Host Getterman Classic in Waco, Texas

2/14       UAB                                       W, 4-2                                  

                Drake Univ.                        W, 4-2

2/15       RV Lipscomb                      L, 1-0

                Iowa                                      W, 2-0

2/16       No. 18 Missouri                 W, 2-1

16.      Texas A&M (12-4)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       No. 14 Arizona                   L, 2-4

                RV San Diego State          W, 2-1

2/21       RV California                      W, 10-6

                No. 12 Nebraska               L, 2-3

2/22       Cal State Northridge       W, 12-0 (5)

                Last Week

2/12       @ Sam Houston State    W, 8-3

                Host Aggie Classic in College State, Texas

2/14       Oregon State                     W, 8-0 (6)                           

                McNeese State                 L, 2-4

2/15       McNeese State                 W, 11-3 (5)

                Oregon State                     W, 5-4

2/16       RV Tulsa                               L, 2-5

 

17.      Georgia (12-1)

2/17       Mercer                                 W, 8-0

                Mercer                                 W, 7-5

                @ Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

2/21       Marshall                               W, 17-0 (5)

                North Carolina State       W, 8-0 (5)

2/22       Delaware                             Cancelled

                East Carolina                      Cancelled

2/23       No. 19 South Alabama   L, 2-3

                Fairfield                                W, 10-0 (5)

                Last Week

2/16       Furman                                                W, 6-0

                Furman                                                W, 7-0

 

18.      Missouri (7-3)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       No. 14 Arizona                   W, 2-0

                No. 15 Baylor                     L, 2-3

2/21       Fordham                              W, 8-0 (5)

                RV San Diego State          W, 11-2 (5)

2/22       No. 9 UCLA                         L, 3-4

                Last Week

@Baylor Getterman Classic in Waco, Texas

2/14       UAB                                       W, 8-1                  

                Iowa                                      W, 2-1 (8)

2/15       RV Lipscomb                      W, 8-0 (5)

                Drake Univ.                        W, 9-0 (5)

2/16       No. T14 Baylor                   L, 2-1

 

19.      South Alabama (11-1)

2/19       @ UAB                                  W, 2-1 (11)

                @ Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

2/21       IPFW                                     W, 8-0 (6)

                East Carolina                      W, 6-1

2/22       Lehigh University             W, 15-9

                Mercer                                 Cancelled

2/23       No. 17 Georgia                  W, 3-2

                Last Week

@Tiger Invitational in Baton Rouge, La.

2/15       Northwestern                   L, 1-2

                @ No. 21 LSU                     W, 2-1

 

20.      Minnesota (12-1)

                @ UNCG Spartan Classic in Greensboro, N.C.

2/21       George Washington       W, 3-0

2/22       Army                                     W, 12-1 (5)

                Hampton                             W, 8-0 (5)

2/23       UNC Greensboro             W, 8-0 (5)

                Last Week

@ Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev.

2/14       UNLV                                    W, 6-0                  

2/15       BYU                                        W, 13-6

                Boise State                         W, 11-2 (5)

2/16       No. 1 Florida                       L, 15-2 (6)

 

21.      Tulsa (13-2)

                @ Georgia Tech-Kennesaw State Crossover in Kennesaw/Atlanta, Ga.

2/21       Kennesaw State                               W, 1-0

                Kennesaw State                               W, 6-1

2/22       Georgia Tech                     W, 11-3

                Georgia Tech                     L, 1-2

2/23       Georgia State                    W, 8-2

                Last week

@Aggie Classic in College State, Texas

2/14       McNeese State                 W, 5-4 (8)

                Oregon State                     W, 9-1 (6)

2/15       Oregon State                     W, 4-0

                McNeese State                 W, 3-2

2/16       No. 11 Texas A&M           W, 5-2

 

22.      Louisiana-Lafayette (9-5-1)

                @ NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Fla.

2/21       Illinois State                        W, 10-4

                James Madison                 L, 0-3

2/22       Hofstra                                 W, 7-4

                RV South Florida               L, 5-8

2/23       Rutgers                                                W, 4-3

                Last Week

Host Ragin’ Cajuns Invitational in Lafayette, La.

2/14       No. 4 Michigan                  W, 8-6                  

                Valparaiso                           W, 3-2

2/15       No. 4 Michigan                  L, 15-1 (5)

                Memphis                             W, 13-2 (6)

2/16       Central Arkansas              W, 5-0

 

23.      LSU (12-5)

2/17       Penn State                          W, 11-3 (5)

                Penn State                          L, 5-6

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       Long Beach State             W, 13-0 (5)

                No. 2 Washington            W, 6-3

2/21       No. 8 Oregon                     L, 1-4

                Cal State Fullerton           W, 8-1

2/22       No. 11 Stanford                                W, 5-3

Last Week

Host Tiger Invitational in Baton Rouge, La.

2/14       Northwestern                   W, 4-0                  

                George Washington       W, 14-4 (5)

2/15       No. 19 South Alabama   L, 1-2

                George Washington       W, 8-4

 

24.      Notre Dame (10-3)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       Pacific                                   W, 1-0

                BYU                                        W, 6-0

2/21       UC Davis                              W, 12-11

2/22       RV California                      L, 3-5

                Cal State Fullerton           W, 8-0

2/23       No. 8 Oregon                     L, 0-2 (9)

Last week

@Jacksonville U. Tourn. in Jacksonville, Fla.

2/15       No. 23 Louisville                W, 6-3

                Jacksonville                        W, 9-1 (5)

2/16       No. 23 Louisville                W, 11-4

25.      Texas (8-9)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       UNLV                                    L, 4-5

                Cal Poly                                                W, 13-7

2/21       No. 2 Washington            L, 2-3

                Fresno State                      W, 5-0

2/22       RV California                      L, 2-5

                Last Week

2/12       UTSA                                     L, 2-4

Host of Texas Classic

2/14       No. 9 Kentucky                 L, 4-6    

                IPFW                                     L, 2-3

2/15       Louisiana Tech                   W, 7-2

                IPFW                                     W, 10-2

2/16       No. 9 Kentucky                 L, 5-6

 

RECEIVING VOTES

 

RV       Auburn (13-1-1)

                Host of Wilson/DeMarini Classic

2/21       Jacksonville State             W, 6-5 (9)

                Samford                               W, 3-0

2/22       Jacksonville State             W, 13-3 (5)

2/23       Purdue                                 W, 8-0 (5)

                Last week

@Tiger Invitational in Auburn, Ala.

2/14       Marshall                               W, 19-5 (5)

                Loyola                                   W, 11-2 (5)

2/15       Nebraska-Omaha            W, 4-2

                Western Illinois                 W, 6-0

2/16       Winthrop                             W, 16-0 (5)

               

RV       Arkansas (13-3)

2/19       Northwestern State       W, 9-1 (5)

                @ FGCU Tournament in Ft. Myers, Fla.

2/21       Eastern Michigan             W, 13-0 (5)

                North Dakota                     W, 20-1 (5)

2/22       Villanova                              W, 12-0 (5)

                FGCU                                    W, 14-7

2/23       Harvard                                                W, 9-4

                Last week

Host Arkansas Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark.

2/13       Jackson State                     W, 8-0 (5)

                Butler                                    W, 8-1

2/14       St. John’s                             W, 8-1

2/15       St. John’s                             W, 10-0 (5)

2/16       UMKC                                   W, 10-0 (5)

 

RV       Lipscomb (12-2)

                @ Blues City Classic in Southaven, Miss.

2/21       Appalachian State            W, 9-2

                Evansville                            W, 7-0

2/22       Southeast Missouri         W, 11-0 (5)

2/23       Missouri State                   L, 2-7

                Murray State                     W, 7-2 (8)

                Last week

@Getterman Classic in Waco, Texas

2/14       Iowa                                      W, 10-0 (5)

                Drake                                    W, 8-0 (6)

2/15       No. 18 Missouri                 L, 8-0 (5)

                No. T14 Baylor                   W, 1-0

2/16       UAB                                       W, 8-6 (8)

RV       San Diego State (9-5)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/20       Fordham                              W, 5-4

                No. 16 Texas A&M           L, 1-2

2/21       No. 18 Missouri                 L, 2-11 (5)

2/22       Northwestern                   L, 2-4

2/23       Oklahoma State                                Late Sunday

                Last week

Host Campbell/Cartier Classic in San Diego, CA

2/13       RV Cal State Fullerton    W, 6-1

2/14       South Dakota                     W, 12-2 (5)

                No. 25 California               W, 7-3

2/15       Texas State                         L, 2-4

2/16       Saint Mary’s                       W, 3-2 (8)

RV       USC Upstate (14-0)

2/17       Ball State                             W, 7-2

2/19       @ Gardner-Webb            W, 6-0

                @ Gardner-Webb            W, 1-0

                Host of Spartan Classic

2/21       Western Carolina             W, 5-0

2/22       Winthrop                             W, 9-0 (5)

                Liberty                                  W, 8-0 (6)

2/23       Furman                                                W, 4-3 (10)

                Last week

Host BWW Spartan Inv. in Spartanburg, S.C.

2/16       RV Virginia Tech                W, 8-1

                George Mason                  W, 3-2

RV       South Florida (8-5)

                @ NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Fla.

2/21       Illinois State                        W, 5-0

2/22       James Madison                 W, 3-0

                No. 22 Louisian-Laf.         W, 8-5

2/23       Hofstra                                 L, 1-7

College of Charleston     W, 6-2  

                Last week

Host USF Tournament in Tampa, Fla.

2/14       Wright State                       W, 8-6

                Binghamton                       L, 0-1

2/15       Pittsburgh                           W, 5-1

                No. 2 Tennessee              L, 2-3

2/16       Illinois                                   W, 2-1

 

RV       California (7-6)

                @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21       No. 16 Texas A&M           L, 6-10

2/22       No. 24 Notre Dame         W, 5-3

                No. 15 Baylor                     L, 0-10

2/23       No. 25 Texas                      W, 5-2

                Last week

@ Campbell/Cartier Classic in San Diego, Calif.

2/14       South Dakota                     W, 7-3

                @San Diego State            L, 7-3

2/15       Texas State                         L, 4-3

                RV Cal State Fullerton    W, 5-4

2/16       St. Mary’s                            L, 4-1

 

RV       Mississippi State (14-0)

2/19       Central Arkansas              W, 6-0

2/21       Iowa                                      W, 2-0

2/22       Iowa                                      W, 5-0

2/23       Iowa                                      W, 9-1 (5)

                Last week

Did not receive votes

 

RV       Louisville (8-6)

                Host of Cardinal Classic

2/21       Northern Kentucky         W, 11-2

                Eastern Kentucky             L, 0-4

2/22       IUPUI                                    W, 12-1 (5)

                Central Michigan              W, 3-2

2/23       Northern Kentucky         W, 8-0

                Last week

@Jacksonville SB Tourn. in Jacksonville, Fla.

2/14       @ Jacksonville                   W, 5-0                  

2/15       RV Notre Dame                                L, 6-3

                North Carolina                   L, 4-2

2/16       RV Notre Dame                                L, 11-4

 

RV       Hawaii (9-6)

                Host of Bank of Hawaii Invitational

2/20       San Jose State                   W, 11-9

2/21       St. Mary’s                            L, 2-3

2/22       North Carolina                   L, 0-9

                North Carolina                   L, 3-9

                St. Mary’s                            Late Sunday

                Last week

@Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev.

2/13       UTEP                                     W, 10-5

2/14       No. 1 Florida                       L, 1-11 (5)                           

                Seattle                                  W, 9-8

2/15       Portland State                   W, 13-12

2/16       Nevada                                 L, 2-11

                Utah                                   W, 11-7

                

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