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Mar 02 How the Top 25 Fared Week 4

By Codi Warren | March 02, 2014, midnight (ET)


ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 4 – February 24-March 2, 2014

How the Top 25 Fared - PDF

1.        Florida (21-0)                                      

                @ Diamond 9 Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

2/28       No. 6 Oregon                     W, 2-1 (8)                                                                           

3/1         Fordham                              W, 9-2                  

                Ohio State                           W, 9-1 (6)

3/2         Maryland                             W, 16-0 (5)

                Radford                                                W, 7-0

Last Week

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)

2.        Tennessee (15-1)

2/25       RV Cal State Fullerton    W, 8-4  

@ San Diego Classic in San Diego, Calif.

2/27       BYU                                        L, 3-6    

                RV  San Diego State         W, 3-1                                                                  

3/1         Fresno State                      Cancelled (weather)

                Utah                                      Cancelled (weather)

                Colorado State                  Cancelled (weather)                                      

Last Week

@ 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                      W, 5-4

3.        Arizona State (19-2*)

Host of Louisville Slugger Invitational

2/27       Detroit                                  W, 6-4  

                South Carolina                   L, 2-3                                                    

2/28       FIU                                         W, 8-0 (5)                                                           

3/1         FIU                                         Cancelled (weather)

3/2         No. 20 Minnesota            L, 2-3

                Ball State                                                            

Last Week

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)

4.        Michigan (13-2)

@ Long Beach Louisville Slugger Invtl in Lakewood, Calif.

2/28       Nevada                                                Cancelled (weather)                                      

                No. 5 UCLA                         Cancelled (weather)      

3/1         Utah Valley                         W, 7-1 (6)

                Long Beach State             Cancelled (weather)

3/2         No. 5 UCLA                         Cancelled (weather)                                      

Last Week          

@ 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

5.        UCLA (16-0)

@ Long Beach Louisville Slugger Invtl in Lakewood, Calif.

2/28       No. 4 Michigan                  Cancelled (weather)                                      

                Long Beach State             Cancelled (weather)      

3/1         RV Louisville                       Cancelled (weather)      

                RV Northwestern            Cancelled (weather)      

3/2         No. 4 Michigan                  Cancelled (weather)                                                                      

Last Week

@ 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)

6.        Oregon (18-2)

                @ Diamond 9 Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

2/28       RV Auburn                          W, 3-0

                No. 1 Florida                       L, 1-2 (8)                                                              

3/1         Bradley                                 W, 2-0

                Maryland                             W, 10-2 (5)

3/2         Illinois State                        W, 2-0  

Last Week

@ 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)


7.        Washington (16-2)

                @ Libby Matson Tournament in Stockton, Calif.

2/28       UTEP                                     Cancelled (weather)      

                CSU Bakersfield                                Cancelled (weather)

3/1         San Jose State                   W, 1-0                                  

                CSU Bakersfield                                W, 9-0 (6)

3/2         UTEP                                     W, 9-0 (5)

Last Week

@ 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)


8.        Kentucky (16-2)

                Host UK Tournament

2/28       Butler                                    W, 9-7

3/1         Pittsburgh                           W, 4-3 (9)

                Eastern Kentucky             W, 2-1

3/2         Eastern Kentucky             Cancelled (weather)      

Last Week

@ 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


9.        Arizona (18-1)

2/26       UTEP                                     W, 11-1 (5)

                UTEP                                     W, 14-1 (5)

Host of Wildcat Invitational

2/28       Longwood                           W, 8-0 (5)                                                                                           

                Valparaiso                           W, 9-1 (5)                                           

3/1         UT Arlington                       Cancelled (weather)                                                                      

                Iowa                                      Cancelled (weather)      

3/2         Indiana                                 W, 9-1 (5)

Last Week

@ 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)


10.      Alabama (17-4)

2/25       @ UAB                                  W, 5-0

Host of Easton Crimson Classic

2/28       Purdue                                 W, 7-3                                                                                  

                Houston                               W, 11-4                                

3/1         No. 11 Florida State         W, 1-0                  

                Houston                               W, 12-1 (5)

3/2         No. 11 Florida State         L, 1-5    

Last Week

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


11.      Florida State (18-2)

2/26       Auburn                                 W, 5-4

@ Easton Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

2/28       Houston                               W, 7-1                                                                                  

                Purdue                                 W, 2-1                  

3/1         Purdue                                 W, 4-1

                No. 10 Alabama                                L, 0-1

3/2         No. 10 Alabama                                W, 5-1

Last Week

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

 

12.      Baylor (16-4)

@ Mississippi Gulf Coach Classic in Gulf Port, Miss.

2/28       No. 25 Louisiana-Laf.      L, 10-11                                                                                

                RV Mississippi State        W, 1-0 (8)           

3/1         Texas State                         W, 11-1 (5)         

                No. 16 South Alabama   W, 1-0

3/2         UT San Antonio                 W, 2-1  

Last Week

@ 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


13.      Oklahoma (13-6)

Host Spring Preview Tournament

2/28       Arkansas-Pine Bluff        W, 10-0 (5)                                                                                                         

                Arkansas-Pine Bluff        W, 35-1 (5)

3/1         No. 15 Nebraska               W, 5-4                  

                No. 15 Nebraska               L, 2-7

Last Week

@ 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

14.      Stanford (17-5)

@Under Armour Invitational in Tampa, Fla.

2/28       Central Arkansas              W, 7-3                                                                                                  

                RV South Florida               L, 2-3

3/1         Georgia State                    W, 7-1  

                Central Conn.  State        L, 0-5

3/2         Kennesaw State                               W, 8-0

Last Week

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

15.      Nebraska (12-6)

@ The Preview Tournament in Stillwater and Norman, Okla.

2/28       @ Oklahoma State          W, 4-3                                                                                                  

                @ Oklahoma State          W, 8-4

3/1         @ No. 13 Oklahoma        L, 4-5                    

                @ No. 13 Oklahoma        W, 7-2

Last Week

@ 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

16.      South Alabama (15-2)

@ Gulf Coast Classic in Gulfport, Miss.

2/28       Ohio                                      W, 3-0                                                                                                  

                Nicholls State                     W, 2-1

3/1         UT San Antonio                 W, 3-0  

                No. 12 Baylor                     L, 0-1

3/2         Tenn-Chattanooga          W, 2-1

Last Week

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

17.      Georgia (16-2)

Host Sixth Annual Bulldog Invitational

2/28       Western Carolina             W, 9-3

                St. John’s                             W, 8-0 (5)

3/1         St. John’s                             W, 13-3 (5)         

                UAB                                       L, 8-0

3/2         UAB                                       W, 10-1 (5)

Last Week

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)

18.      Texas A&M (16-4)

Host Texas A&M Invitational

2/28       UConn                                  W, 14-4 (5)                                                                                         

                Wisconsin                            W, 6-1

3/1         Wisconsin                            W, 6-2

                UConn                                  W, 6-1

3/2         A&M-Corpus Christi        Cancelled (weather)      

Last Week

@ 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)

19.      Missouri (12-3)

@ Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

2/28       Bradley                                 W, 1-0                                                                                                  

                Syracuse                              W, 9-7 (8)

3/1         Illinois State                        W, 11-10             

                Radford                                                W, 7-1

3/2         Ohio State                           W, 7-0

Last Week

@ 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

20.      Minnesota (15-2)

@ Louisville Slugger Classic in Tempe, Ariz.

2/28       Detroit                                  W, 6-0                                                                  

                South Carolina                   W, 11-4

3/2         FIU                                         L, 1-3

No. 3 Arizona State         W, 3-2

Last Week

@ 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)

21.      LSU (15-6)

Host Purple & Gold Challenge

2/28       Harvard                                                L, 0-1 (12)                                                                                           

                Jackson State                     W, 8-0 (6)

3/1         Iowa State                          W, 1-0  

                Lamar                                    W, 10-0 (5)

Last Week

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

22.      Tulsa (16-2)

                Host Tulsa Invitational

2/28       Creighton                            W, 3-0                                                                                                  

                Creighton                            W, 8-0 (6)

3/1         Northwestern State       W, 9-0 (5)                           

Last Week

@ 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

23.      Notre Dame (15-3)

@ Diamond 9 Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

2/28       Fordham                              W, 7-3                                  

                Illinois State                        W, 4-2

3/1         Ohio State                           W, 3-1  

                Radford                                                W, 9-0 (6)

3/2         Omaha                                 W, 5-3

Last Week

@ 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)

24       Arkansas (15-5)

Host Woo Pig Fastpitch Classic

2/28       Stephen F. Austin            L, 6-7                                                                                    

                Drake                                    W, 10-6

3/1         Louisiana Tech                   W, 9-1 (6)           

                Drake                                    L, 4-7

Last Week

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

25.      Louisiana-Lafayette (14-5-1)

@Gulfport College Classic in Gulfport, Miss.

2/28       UT-San Antonio                                W, 6-2                                                                                  

                No. 12 Baylor                     W, 11-10

3/1         Tenn-Chattanooga          W, 6-2                  

                Ohio                                      W, 3-1

3/2         Memphis                             W, 3-2

Last Week

@ 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

RECEIVING VOTES

RV       Auburn (17-3-1)

2/26       No. 11 Florida State         L, 4-5

@ Diamond 9 Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

2/28       No. 6 Oregon                     L, 0-3                                                                    

                Illinois State                        W, 3-2

3/1         Syracuse                              W, 10-1

                Maryland                             W, 16-3 (5)

3/2         Radford                                                W, 8-0 (5)

Last Week

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)

RV       USC Upstate (19-0)

2/25       @ Charleston S’ern         W, 7-4

                @ Charleston S’ern         W, 6-0

3/1         Jacksonville                        W, 5-3                                                                                                  

                Jacksonville                        W, 8-1
3/2         Jacksonville                        W, 6-0

Last Week

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)

RV       Northwestern (11-4)

@ Louisville Slugger Invitational in Lakewood, Calif.

2/28       RV Louisville                       Cancelled (weather)                                                                                                      

                RV Cal State Fullerton    Cancelled (weather)      

3/1         UC Santa Barbara             W, 10-1 (5)

                No. 5 UCLA                         Cancelled (weather)      

3/2         Long Beach State             Cancelled (weather)      

Last Week
Did not receive votes

 

RV       Texas (13-9)

Host Texas Invitational

2/28       Louisiana-Monroe           W, 6-2                                                                                                  

                Southern Mississippi      W, 10-2

3/1         Texas Southern                                W, 8-0 (5)

                Louisiana-Monroe           W, 9-1 (5)

3/2         Texas Southern                                W, 9-1 (6)

Last Week

@ 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


RV       California (7-7)

@ Mizuno Invitational in Riverside, Calif.

2/28       Sacred Heart                      Cancelled (weather)                                                      

                Loyola Chicago                  Cancelled (weather)      

3/1         Loyola Chicago                  Cancelled (weather)      

3/2         Loyola Chicago                  L, 2-3 (8)

Last Week

@ 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


RV       Mississippi State (19-1)

@ Mississippi Gulf Coast Softball Classic in Gulfport, Miss.

2/28       UT-San Antonio                                W, 6-0                                                                                  

                No. 12 Baylor                     L, 0-1 (8)

3/1         Memphis                             W, 3-2  

                Nicholls State                     W, 7-0

3/2         Ohio                                      W, 2-1

                Texas State                         W, 2-1

Last Week

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)


RV       San Diego State (11-6)

Host San Diego Classic

2/27       BYU                                        W, 2-0                                                                                                  

                No. 2 Tennessee              L, 1-3

2/28       Ole Miss                               Cancelled                                                           

3/1         Utah                                      Cancelled

3/2         Lehigh                                   Postponed         

Last Week

@ 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                                W, 6-0


RV       Lipscomb (15-3)

2/27       @ Belmont                         W, 13-0 (6)

3/1         @ North Florida                                L, 4-12 (6)

                @ North Florida                                W, 9-0 (5)                                                           

3/2         @ North Florida                                W, 7-0  

Last Week

@ 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)


RV       South Florida (13-5*)

Host Under Armor Invitational

2/28       No. 14 Stanford                                W, 3-2                                                                                                  

                Central Arkansas              W, 10-1 (5)         

3/1         St. Bonaventure                               W, 8-0 (6)           

                Loyola Marymount          W, 10-0 (5)

3/2         Villanova                              W, 8-0 (6)                           

                Maine

Last Week

@ 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  


RV       Louisville (8-6)

@ Louisville Slugger Invitational in Fullerton, Calif.

2/28       RV Northwestern            Cancelled (weather)                                                                                                      

                RV Cal State Fullerton    Cancelled (weather)      

3/1         UC Santa Barbara             Cancelled (weather)      

                No. 5 UCLA                         Cancelled (weather)      

3/2         Oregon State                     Cancelled (weather)      

Last Week

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

 

RV       Cal State Fullerton (11-7)

2/25       No. 2 Tennessee              L, 4-8

@ Louisville Slugger Invitational in Fullerton, Calif.

2/27       Oregon State                     L, 2-5                                                                                                    

2/28       RV Louisville                       Cancelled (weather)      

                RV Northwestern            Cancelled (weather)                                                      

3/1         Nevada                                                Cancelled (weather)      

                Illinois                                   Cancelled (weather)      

Last Week
Did not receive votes


RV       McNeese State (12-7)
            @ North Texas Best Western Classic in Denton, Texas

3/1         Wichita State                     W, 3-0

                North Texas                       W, 5-2 (8)

3/2         Wichita State                     Cancelled (weather)                                                                      

            North Texas                       Cancelled (weather)      

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RV       DePaul (14-4)
            @ UNLV Eller Media Stadium Classic in Las Vegas, Nev.

2/28       Weber State                      W, 14-3 (5)

                UNLV                                    Cancelled

3/1         Weber State                      Cancelled

                Binghamton                       W, 8-4

3/2         New Mexico State           W, 8-1

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