ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25

2017 Season – Pre-season – January 31, 2017

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Rank

Team

2016 Record

Points

Final 2016 Ranking

1.

Oklahoma (20)

57-8

500

1

2.

Auburn

58-12

462

2

3.

Florida

56-7

436

8

4.

Florida State

55-10

429

3

5.

LSU

52-18

401

4

6.

Michigan

52-7

398

5

7.

Alabama

51-14

394

7

8.

UCLA

40-16-1

338

9

9.

Oregon

48-10

299

11

10.

Georgia

46-20

289

6

11.

Louisiana

46-9

278

14

12.

Arizona

40-21

273

15

13.

Washington

39-15

269

13

14.

Minnesota

43-14

227

19

15.

Tennessee

43-16

213

18

16.

James Madison

50-6

211

10

17.

Utah

36-21

178

16

18.

Texas A&M

39-20

171

20

19.

Missouri

42-16

155

12

20.

Kentucky

46-14

138

17

21.

Baylor

45-14

122

21

22.

Notre Dame

43-13

80

25

23.

Florida Atlantic

51-9

58

23

T24

California

33-24-1

25

RV

T24

South Florida

45-16

25

RV

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Parenthesis denotes first place votes.

Dropped Out: None

New to Poll: None

Others receiving votes: Ole Miss (24), Texas (20), Oklahoma State (17), Nebraska (14), FIU (12), Arizona State (11), Fresno State (10), Ohio State (10), North Dakota State (9), Cal State Fullerton (8), Louisville (5), North Carolina (4), UCF (2), Oregon State (1), Tulsa (1), Virginia Tech (1)