ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25

2022 Season – Preseason – January 25, 2022

Preseason Top 25 Poll I Preseason Top 25 Poll (no formatting)

1. 

Oklahoma (25)
Big-12
2021 Record: 56-4

Final 2021 Rank: 1
Points: 625
2. 

Alabama
SEC
2021 Record: 52-9

Final 2021 Rank: 3
Points: 591
3. 

UCLA
Pac-12
2021 Record: 47-7

Final 2021 Rank: 5
Points: 549
4. 

Oklahoma State
Big 12
2021 Record: 48-12

Final 2021 Rank: 6
Points: 547
5. 

Florida
SEC
2021 Record: 45-11

Final 2021 Rank: 9
Points: 501
6. 

Florida State
ACC
2021 Record: 49-13-1

Final 2021 Rank: 2
Points: 490
7. 


Washington
Pac-12
2021 Record: 45-14

Final 2021 Rank: 10
Points: 446
8. 

Texas
Big 12
2021 Record: 43-14

Final 2021 Rank: 12
Points: 418
9. 

Arkansas
SEC
2021 Record:43-11

Final 2021 Rank: 11
Points: 399
10. 

Virginia Tech
ACC
2021 Record: 37-15

Final 2021 Rank: 13
Points: 329
11. 

Arizona
Pac-12
2021 Record: 41-15

Final 2021 Rank: 7
Points: 319
12. 

Missouri
SEC
2021 Record: 42-17

Final 2021 Rank: 14
Points: 313
13. 

Michigan
Big Ten
2021 Record: 38-8

Final 2021 Rank: 20
Points: 312
14. 

Clemson
ACC
2021 Record: 44-8

Final 2021 Rank: 17
Points: 296
15. 

LSU
SEC
2021 Record: 35-22

Final 2021 Rank: T15
Points: 277
16. 

Tennessee
SEC

2021 Record: 42-15

Final 2021 Rank: T23
Points: 247
17. 

Oregon
Pac-12
2021 Record: 40-17

Final 2021 Rank: 19
Points: 245
18. 

 Duke
 ACC
 2021 Record: 44-12

Final 2020 Rank: 18
Points: 243
19. 

Georgia
SEC
2021 Record: 34-23

Final 2021 Rank: 8
Points: 227
20. 

Kentucky
SEC
2021 Record: 43-16

Final 2021 Rank: T15
Points: 198
21. 

Arizona State
Pac-12
2021 Record: 33-16

Final 2021 Rank: 22
Points: 150
22. 

James  Madison
CAA
2021 Record: 41-4

Final 2021 Rank: 4
Points: 107
23. 

Louisiana
Sun Belt
2021 Record: 47-12

Final 2021 Rank: 21
Points: 98
24. 

Northwestern
Big Ten
2021 Record: 30-17 

Final 2021 Rank: RV
Points: 54
25. 

Wichita State
AAC
2021 Record: 41-13-1

Final 2021 Rank: T23
Points: 25

*Records reflect the 2021 season

Parenthesis denotes first place votes.

Dropped Out: -
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Others receiving votes: Liberty (20), Fresno State (19), Stanford (19), Minnesota (14), UCF (14), Auburn (9), Notre Dame (9), Baylor (7), Ole Miss (5), Texas A&M (4), South Florida (2), Oregon State (2), BYU (2), Miami - Ohio (1).