ASA/USA Softball

How the Top 25 Fared in Week 5

By Steven Embree | March 09, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 5 –March 3 - 9, 2014

 

1.        Florida (24-1, 2-1 SEC)                                  

3/4         Boston College                  W, 7-3

3/7         Ole Miss                               L, 0-2

3/8         Ole Miss                               W, 10-3

3/9         Ole Miss                               W, 2-0

Last Week

                @ 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

 

2.        Tennessee (21-2)

3/5         Wright State                       W, 9-0 (6)

                Wright State                       W, 8-0 (6)

                Host of Tennessee Tournament

3/7         Holy Cross                           W, 5-0

                Campbell                             W, 1-0

3/8         Western Kentucky          L, 2-3

3/9         Georgia Southern            W, 2-0

                College of Charleston     W, 3-0                                  

Last Week

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)

3.        UCLA (22-1)

3/4         No. 4 Michigan                  W, 4-1 (8)

3/5         No. 4 Michigan                  L, 4-9                                            

                Host of UCLA/CSUN Invitational

3/7         UNLV                                    W, 8-0 (6)

                Loyola Chicago                  W, 11-3 (6)

3/8         Loyola Chicago                  W, 7-2                                          

                Charleston Southern      W, 4-0

3/9         CSU Bakersfield                                W, 4-2

                Georgetown                      In Progress                                        

Last Week

@ 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)

 

4.        Michigan (16-6)

3/4         No. 3 UCLA                         L, 1-4 (8)

3/5         No. 3 UCLA                         W, 9-4

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/6         No. 7 Arizona State         L, 0-2

                No. 6 Washington            L, 1-7

3/7         Houston                               L, 2-5

                No. 8 Arizona                     W, 3-0

3/8         Texas                                    W, 3-1

Last Week          

@ 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)

5.        Oregon (18-2)

Did not play       

Last Week

                @ 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


6.        Washington (19-4)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/6         No. 4 Michigan                  W, 7-1

3/7         Wisconsin                            W, 4-2

3/8         No. 14 Nebraska               L, 1-2

                Texas                                    W, 6-3

3/9         Fresno State                      L, 0-1

Last Week

                @ 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)


 

7.        Arizona State (26-3)

3/3         Detroit                                  W, 16-2 (5)

3/4         Longwood                           W, 1-0

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/6         No. 4 Michigan                  W, 2-0

3/7         Texas                                    W, 8-3

                No. 14 Nebraska               W, 1-0 (8)

3/8         San Jose State                   W, 10-1 (5)

                Wisconsin                            W, 9-1 (5)

Last Week

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                             L, 0-3


8.        Arizona (23-3)

3/4         Ball State                             W, 16-2 (5)

                Ball State                             W, 12-3 (5)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/7         No. 4 Michigan                  L, 0-3

                Wisconsin                            L, 5-7

3/8         Cal State Fullerton           W, 15-0 (5)

Houston                               W, 6-5 (9)           

3/9         San Jose State                   W, 8-1

Last Week

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)


9.        Florida State (20-3, 2-1 ACC)

3/8         @ Virginia                            L, 9-11

                @ Virginia                            W, 8-0 (5)

3/            @ Virginia                            W, 15-0 (5)

Last Week

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


10.      Kentucky (18-3, 2-1 SEC)

3/7         @ RV Miss. State              W, 4-0

3/8         @ RV Miss. State              L, 1-2

3/9         @ RV Miss. State              W, 5-0

Last Week

                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)      

 

11.      Alabama (20-4, 3-0 SEC)

3/4         @ Samford                         Postponed

3/7         South Carolina                   W, 14-4 (6)

3/8         South Carolina                   W, 10-5

3/9         South Carolina                   W, 4-3

Last Week

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

 

12.      Baylor (17-4)

3/6         Louisiana Tech                   W, 10-1 (5)

Last Week

@ 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

 

13.      Oklahoma (17-6)

3/4         Louisiana Tech                   W, 11-3 (6)

                Host of Courtyard Marriott Tournament

3/7         Liberty                                  W, 18-3 (5)

                Western Illinois                 W, 9-1 (6)

3/8         No. 21 Tulsa                        W, 1-0

Last Week

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


14.      Nebraska (15-8)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/7         No. 7 Arizona State         L, 0-1

                San Jose State                   W, 4-1

3/8         Cal State Fullerton           W, 9-2

                No. 6 Washington            W, 2-1

3/9         Fresno State                      L, 0-1

Last Week

@ 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

15.      South Alabama (19-3)

                @ Parent’s Weekend in Boca Raton, Fla.

3/7         Marshall                               W, 1-0

                Virginia Tech                      L, 0-1

3/8         Illinois                                   W, 5-3

                FAU                                       W, 7-1

3/9         Illinois                                   W, 5-2

Last Week

@ 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

16.      Texas A&M (19-5, 2-1 SEC)

3/5         @ Texas State                   W, 9-2

3/7         No. 18 Missouri                 L, 0-7

3/8         No. 18 Missouri                 W, 11-2 (5)

3/9         No. 18 Missouri                 W, 4-3 98)

Last Week

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)

17.      Stanford (22-6)

Host of Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic

3/6         BYU                                        W, 5-3

3/7         Portland State                   W, 10-0 (5)

                North Dakota State         L, 0-4

3/8         BYU                                        W, 7-5

                Portland State                   W, 9-1 (5)

3/9         UC Davis                              W, 3-2

Last Week

@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

18.      Missouri (13-5, 1-2 SEC)

3/7         @ No. 16 Texas A&M     W, 7-0

3/8         @ No. 16 Texas A&M     L, 2-11 (5)

3/9         @ No. 16 Texas A&M     L, 3-4

Last Week

@ 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

19.      Georgia (21-2)

Host of UGA Softball Invitational

3/7         Tennessee Tech                               W, 3-1

                Kent State                           W, 4-1

3/8         Kent State                           W, 5-2

                Purdue                                 W, 6-1

3/9         Purdue                                 W, 3-2

Last Week

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)

 

20.      Minnesota (17-3)

@ Mizuno Classic in Sillwater, Okla.

3/7         Missouri State                   W, 11-4

                Oklahoma State                                L, 4-5

3/9         Drake                                    W, 6-2

Last Week

@ 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


21.      Tulsa (18-3)

                @ Courtyard Marriott Tournament in Norman, Okla.

3/7         Liberty                                  W, 23-1 (5)

                Western Illinois                 W, 7-3

3/9         No. 13 Oklahoma             L, 0-1

Last Week

Host Tulsa Invitational

2/28       Creighton                            W, 3-0                                                                                                  

                Creighton                            W, 8-0 (6)

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

22.      Notre Dame (17-4, 2-1 ACC)

3/8         @ Georgia Tech                                W, 3-0

                @ Georgia Tech                                L, 3-7

3/9         @ Georgia Tech                                W, 12-0 (5)

Last Week

@ 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

23.      LSU (17-8, 1-2 SEC)

3/4         @ Northwestern State  W, 5-3

3/7         @ RV Auburn                     W, 4-1

3/8         @ RV Auburn                     L, 4-6

3/9         @ RV Auburn                     L, 0-7

Last Week

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)

24.      Louisiana-Lafayette (15-5-1)

3/5         RV McNeese State          Postponed

3/6         Lamar                                    W, 14-3

Last Week

@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


25.      USC Upstate (22-2, 3-0 A-Sun)

3/5         @ NC State                         L, 0-1

                @ NC State                         L, 3-5

3/6         @ North Carolina            W, 1-0

3/8         South Carolina State       W, 8-0 (5)

                South Carolina State       W, 15-0 (5)

Last Week

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

RECEIVING VOTES


RV       Mississippi State (20-4, 1-2 SEC)

3/4         UAB                                       L, 3-5

3/7         No. 10 Kentucky               L, 0-4

3/8         No. 10 Kentucky               W, 2-1

3/9         No. 10 Kentucky               L, 0-5

Last Week

@ 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

RV       Auburn (19-4-1, 2-1 SEC)

3/7         No. 23 LSU                          L, 1-4

3/8         No. 23 LSU                          W, 6-4

3/9         No. 23 LSU                          W, 7-0

Last Week

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)


RV       Northwestern (15-5)

                @ USF Under ARmour Showcase in Tampa, Fla.

3/7         Kansas                                  W, 4-3

                RV South Florida               W, 7-2

3/8         LIU Brooklyn                      W, 10-0 (5)

                Western Michigan           W, 5-0

3/9         Boston College                  L, 3-4

Last Week
@ 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)      


RV       South Florida (18-7)

3/4         Maine                                   W, 8-0 (5)

                Western Michigan           W, 7-0

                Host of USF Underarmour Showcase

3/7         RV Northwestern            L, 2-7

                Kansas                                  L , 3-9

3/9         Utah                                      W, 7-4

St. Joseph’s                        W, 5-0

Last Week

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                                   W, 8-2

RV       Arkansas (19-5)

                Host of Razorback Invitational

3/8         Miss. Valley State            W, 20-4 (5)

                Bradley                                 W, 4-2

3/9         Bradley                                 W, 9-1 (6)

                Miss. Valley State            W, 13-5 (5)

Last Week

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


RV       San Diego State (16-7)

3/3         Lehigh                                   L, 0-3

                @ Shocker Softball Classic in Wichita, Kan.

3/6         Wichita State                     W, 11-5

3/7         UMKC                                   W, 4-2

                Iowa State                          W, 10-1 (5)

3/8         Northern Illinois               W, 8-7

3/9         North Dakota                     W, 13-7

Last Week

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

 

RV       DePaul (14-4)
Did not play       

Last Week
@ 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


RV       Hofstra (11-3)

                @ Parent’s Weekend in Boca Raton, Fla.

3/8         Michigan State                  L, 0-1

                Virginia Tech                      W, 6-2 (8)

3/9         Illinois                                   L, 0-2 (8)

                FAU                                       W, 7-2

Last Week

Did not receive votes

 

RV       McNeese State (14-8, 2-1 Southland)
3/5         @ No. 24 La.-Lafay.         Postponed

3/8         @ Sam Houston St.         W, 4-2

                @ Sam Houston St.         L, 2-3

3/9         @ Sam Houston St.         W, 9-2

Last Week
@ 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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