ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25

2023 Season – Preseason – January 24, 2022

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

1. 

Oklahoma (25)
Big 12
2022 Record: 59-3

Final 2022 Rank: 1
Points: 625
2. 

UCLA
Pac-12
2022 Record: 51-10

Final 2022 Rank: 3
Points: 596
3.  Oklahoma State
Big 12
2022 Record: 48-14
Final 2022 Rank: 4
Points: 559
4. 

Florida State
ACC
2022 Record: 54-7

Final 2022 Rank: 13
Points: 497
5. 

Florida
SEC
2022 Record: 49-19

Final 2022 Rank: 5
Points: 481
6. 

Arkansas
SEC
2022 Record: 48-11

Final 2022 Rank: 8
Points: 464
7. 

Alabama
SEC
2022 Record: 44-13

Final 2022 Rank: 17
Points: 437
8. 

Northwestern
Big Ten
2022 Record: 45-13

Final 2022 Rank: 6
Points: 429
9. 

Texas
Big 12
2022 Record: 47-22-1

Final 2022 Rank: 2
Points: 411
10. 

Clemson
ACC
2022 Record: 42-17

Final 2022 Rank: 14
Points: 410
11. 

Virginia Tech
ACC
2022 Record: 46-10

Final 2022 Rank: 9
Points: 357
12. 

Tennessee
SEC
2022 Record: 41-18

Final 2022 Rank: 19
Points: 346
13. 

Georgia
SEC
2022 Record: 43-18

Final 2022 Rank: 23
Points: 291
14. 

Stanford
Pac-12
2022 Record: 39-22

Final 2022 Rank: T15
Points: 286
15. 

Arizona
Pac-12
2022 Record: 39-22

Final 2022 Rank: 7
Points: 249
16. 

Washington
Pac-12

2022 Record: 38-17

Final 2022 Rank: 18
Points: 239
17. 

Kentucky
SEC
2022 Record: 37-19

Final 2022 Rank: 21
Points: 223
18. 

 UCF
 AAC
 2022 Record: 49-14

Final 2022 Rank: T15
Points: 216
19. 

Duke
ACC
2022 Record: 44-11

Final 2022 Rank: 12
Points: 193
20. 

LSU
SEC
2022 Record: 34-23

Final 2022 Rank: RV
Points: 179
21. 

Auburn
SEC
2022 Record: 40-17

Final 2022 Rank: RV
Points: 124
22. 

Oregon
Pac-12
2022 Record: 33-19

Final 2022 Rank: 25
Points: 103
23. 

Missouri
SEC
2022 Record: 38-22

Final 2022 Rank: 22
Points: 88
24. 

Louisiana
Sun Belt
2022 Record: 47-13 

Final 2022 Rank: RV
Points: 68
25. 

Oregon State
Pac-12
2022 Record: 39-22

Final 2022 Rank: 10
Points: 65

*Records reflect the 2022 season

Parenthesis denotes first place votes.

Dropped Out: -
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Others receiving votes: Ole Miss (51), Mississippi State (43), North Texas (13), Arizona State (12), Notre Dame (12), San Diego State (11), Michigan (9), Wichita State (9), Nebraska (7), Baylor (5), Louisville (5), Ohio State (4), Cal State Fullerton (2), LMU (2), Minnesota (2), Boise State (1), BYU (1).