How the Top 25 Fared Week 5

March 12, 2018, 1:08 a.m. (ET)

­ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 5 – March 5-11

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1.        Washington (27-0)

           @ Rebel Classic in Las Vegas, Nev.

3/9      New Mexico State         W, 9-1 (6)

           UNLV                          W, 8-0

3/10     DePaul                         W, 5-2

           New Mexico State         W, 3-2 (10)

3/11     Portland State                Cancelled

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of Husky Classic

3/2      No. 11 Alabama            W, 8-0 (5)

           Northwestern                W, 8-2

3/3      No. 11 Alabama            W, 4-1

           RV BYU                       W, 7-4

3/4      Portland State                W, 4-1

 

2.        Florida (22-1, 3-0¬≠ SEC)

3/9      No. 22 Kentucky           W, 6-0

3/10     No. 22 Kentucky           W, 3-2

3/11     No. 22 Kentucky           W, 4-0

 

LAST WEEK

           @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/1      Loyola Marymount        W, 13-0 (5)

           Cal State Fullerton         W, 10-0 (5)

3/2      Michigan State              Cancelled

           Charlotte                      Cancelled

3/3      No. 9 Baylor                 W, 4-0

 

3.        UCLA (24-0)

           @ Louisville Slugger Invitational in Long Beach, Calif.

3/9      Michigan State              W, 10-0 (5)

           San Jose State              W, 10-0 (5)

3/10     Boston U.                     W, 10-2 (6)

3/11     No. 19 Ohio State          W, 11-0 (5)

           RV Long Beach State     W, 6-5

 

LAST WEEK

           @ San Diego Classic in San Diego, Calif.

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

3/3      No. 20 Minnesota          W, 12-4

           San Diego                    W, 8-3

3/4      Santa Clara                  W, 8-0 (6)

           San Diego State             Cancelled

 

4.        Tennessee (24-1, 3-0 SEC)

3/9      Missouri                       W, 7-4

3/10     Missouri                       W, 7-0

3/11     Missouri                       W, 11-3 (6)

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of Tennessee Invitational

3/2      Charleston Southern       W, 13-1 (5)

           Toledo                         W, 6-2

3/3      South Alabama              W, 4-0

           Charleston Southern       W, 6-3

3/4      South Alabama              W, 2-0

 

5.        Oregon (23-4)

Host of Oregon Invitational

3/8      Toledo                         Rain Out

3/9      Weber State                  W, 9-1 (5)

3/10     Weber State                  W, 10-2 (5)

           Montana                       W, 6-0

3/11     Montana                       W, 7-0

           Bryant                         W, 17-1 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

3/1      @ USF                        W, 6-1

           @ USF                        W, 8-0 (5)

@ Unconquered Invitational in Tallahassee, Fla.

3/2      No. 13 Florida State       W, 5-0

           Florida Gulf Coast          W, 5-0

3/3      Hofstra                         W, 2-1 (11)

           Florida Gulf Coast          W, 5-1

3/4      No. 13 Florida State       L, 1-2

 

6.        Oklahoma (19-2)

3/7      Saint Francis (PA)         W, 8-0 (5)

Host of OGE Tournament

3/9      Illinois State                  W, 9-0 (5)

           Indiana                         W, 9-3

3/10     No. 17 South Carolina    W, 4-2

3/11     No. 17 South Carolina    W, 5-1

           Illinois State                  W, 8-0 (6)

          

LAST WEEK

           Host of Courtyard Marriott Tournament

3/2      Missouri State               W, 6-0

3/3      Abilene Christian           W, 8-0 (5)

           Missouri State               W, 9-0 (5)

3/4      Abilene Christian           W, 8-1

 

7.        Texas A&M (24-3, 3-0 SEC) 

3/6      Penn State                    W, 8-0 (5)

3/7      Incarnate World             W, 7-0

           Incarnate World             W, 8-3

3/9      No. 18 Ole Miss            W, 8-6

3/10     No. 18 Ole Miss            W, 7-0

3/11     No. 18 Ole Miss            W, 2-0

 

LAST WEEK

2/28     Sam Houston State        W, 9-1 (5)

           Sam Houston State        W, 3-0

           Host of A&M Invite

3/2      Louisiana Tech             W, 1-0

           RV Utah                       L, 7-8

3/3      Texas State                  W, 6-3

           RV Utah                       W, 1-0

3/4      Louisiana Tech             W, 10-1 (5)

 

8.        LSU (22-2, 3-0 SEC)

3/9      No. 10 Auburn              W, 3-2 (14)

3/10     No. 10 Auburn              W, 3-2

3/11     No. 10 Auburn              W, 1-0

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of LSU Invitational

3/2      Illinois State                  W, 1-0 (10)

           McNeese State             W, 2-0

3/3      Purdue                         W, 6-2

           Florida Atlantic              W, 6-1

3/4      Florida Atlantic              W, 5-1

 

9.        Arizona (21-2)

Host of Wildcat Invitational

3/8      South Dakota                W, 9-1 (5)

3/9      Wisconsin                    W, 1-0     

           San Diego                    W, 10-2 (5)

3/10     No. 25 USC Upstate      W, 3-0

           Wisconsin                    W, 9-3

3/11     No. 25 USC Upstate      W, 9-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/2      @ Texas                     W, 2-0

3/3      @ Texas                     L, 1-3

3/4      @ Texas                     W, 10-2

 

10.      Auburn (23-5, 0-3 SEC)

3/9      @ No. 8 LSU                L, 2-3 (14)

3/10     @ No. 8 LSU                L, 2-3

3/11     @ No. 8 LSU                L, 0-1

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of Wilson/DeMarini Classic

3/2      UNC-Wilmington            W, 9-0 (5)

           Western Carolina           W, 9-0 (5)

3/3      Western Carolina           W, 5-0

           Western Illinois              W, 6-2

3/4      Western Illinois              W, 7-0

           UNC-Wilmington            W, 6-1

 

11.      Georgia (20-1, 1-0 SEC)

3/6      Georgia Tech                Postponed

3/7      Western Carolina           W, 6-0

3/10     RV Arkansas                W, 8-0 (5)

3/11     RV Arkansas                Postponed

 

LAST WEEK

2/28     @ Winthrop                   Postponed

           @ Winthrop                   Postponed

           Host of Bulldog Classic

3/2      Radford                        W, 12-2

           Jacksonville State         W, 7-0

3/3      UNCG                         W, 7-0

           Jacksonville State         W, 6-0

3/4      UNCG                         W, 6-1

 

12.      Baylor (17-3)

3/6      @ RV Long Beach State W, 5-2

           @ Liberty Spring Classic in Lynchburg, Va.

3/8      Liberty                         W, 8-3

3/9      Ohio                            W, 12-3 (6)

           Delaware                     W, 15-5 (6)

3/10     Delaware                     W, 5-3

           Liberty                         W, 9-0 (6)

 

LAST WEEK

           @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/2      No. 23 Michigan            L, 3-6      

3/3      No. 2 Florida                L, 0-4

           Charlotte                      W, 7-1

3/4      Iowa                            L, 1-3

           No. 17 Louisiana           W, 1-0

          

13.      Alabama (17-5)

           Host of Easton Crimson Classic

3/9      Boston College              W, 5-0

           Fordham                      W, 4-3

3/10     Boston College              W, 6-3

           Fordham                      W, 7-2

3/11     Samford                       W, 1-0

 

LAST WEEK

2/27     @ UAB                        W, 4-0

           @ Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash.

3/2      RV BYU                       W, 7-6 (8)

           No. 1 Washington          L, 0-8 (5)

3/3      Portland State                W, 3-0

           No. 1 Washington          L, 1-4

3/4      Northwestern                L, 0-4

 

14.      Arizona State (21-2)

3/6      South Dakota                W, 8-0 (5)

3/7      Georgetown                  W, 13-0 (5)

3/9      RV Minnesota               W, 6-0

3/11     RV Minnesota               W, 8-1 (5)

           RV Minnesota               W, 4-0

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of Devil Classic

3/2      Coastal Carolina            W, 4-2

3/3      Coastal Carolina            W, 8-0 (6)

3/4      New Mexico State         W, 3-0

 

15.      Florida State (18-6)

3/8      Pennsylvania               W, 12-0 (5)

3/10     @ North Florida             W, 13-0

           @ North Florida             W, 9-6

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of Unconquered Invitational

3/2      Hofstra                         L, 0-1 (10)

           No. 4 Oregon                L, 0-5

3/3      Florida Gulf Coast          W, 6-2

           Hofstra                         W, 5-0

3/4      No. 4 Oregon                W, 2-1

 

16.      California (23-3)

           @ Fresno State Tournament in Fresno, Calif.

3/9      Monmouth                    W, 6-0

           UC Santa Barbara         W, 12-2 (5)

3/10     Cleveland State             W, 10-1 (5)

           Fresno State                 W, 7-0

3/11     Monmouth                    W, 13-1

 

LAST WEEK

           @ Hawaii Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii

2/28     Hawaii                         W, 5-0

3/1      UTEP                          W, 4-0

3/2      RV James Madison       L, 1-5

3/3      East Carolina                W, 6-4

3/4      Longwood                    L, 4-6

 

17.      South Carolina (21-3)

3/6      Youngstown State          Cancelled

           @ OGE Tournament in Norman, Okla.

3/10     Illinois State                  W, 9-0 (5)

           No. 6 Oklahoma            L, 2-4

3/11     Indiana                         W, 7-3

           No. 6 Oklahoma            L, 1-5

 

LAST WEEK

2/28     Duke                           Postponed

           Host of Carolina Classic

3/2      Liberty                         W, 12-1 (6)

3/3      George Washington        W, 2-0

           Marshall                       W, 5-2

3/4      Marshall                       W, 11-3 (5)

 

18.      Ole Miss (13-7, 0-3 SEC)

3/6      Boston College              L, 2-8

3/9      @ No. 7 TX A&M          L, 6-8

3/10     @ No. 7 TX A&M          L, 0-7

3/11     @ No. 7 TX A&M          L, 0-2

 

LAST WEEK

2/26     SIUE                           W, 6-1

           Host of Ole Miss Classic

3/2      UT Martin                     W, 10-2 (5)

3/3      Saint Louis                   W, 3-1

           Chattanooga                 W, 10-2 (5)

3/4      Southern Mississippi      L, 2-5

 

19.      Ohio State (14-2)

@ Louisville Slugger Invitational in Long Beach, Calif.

3/9      San Diego State             W, 7-0

3/10     San Jose State              W, 6-3 (8)

3/11     No. 3 UCLA                 L, 0-11 (5)

           Cal State Fullerton         W, 3-1

          

LAST WEEK

Did not play

 

20.      Louisiana (14-6, 2-1 Sun Belt)

3/10     @ Coastal Carolina        W, 4-2

           @ Coastal Carolina        L, 2-4

3/11     @ Coastal Carolina        W, 4-2

 

LAST WEEK

@ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/2      No. 23 Michigan            L, 1-3

           Iowa                            Cancelled

3/3      Michigan State              Cancelled

3/4      Fresno State                 W, 7-2

           No. 9 Baylor                 L, 0-1

 

21.      Michigan (18-6)

           @ FAU Tournament in Boca Raton, Fla.

3/9      Stony Brook                 W, 7-0

           FAU                            W, 7-1

3/10     RV Ball State                W, 3-2

           Pittsburgh                     W, 3-2

3/11     Florida A&M                 W, 6-2

 

LAST WEEK

           @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/1      Loyola Marymount        W, 3-2

           Charlotte                      W, 5-0

3/2      No. 9 Baylor                 W, 6-3

           No. 17 Louisiana           W, 3-1

3/3      Cal Poly                      W, 11-3 (5)

 

22.      Kentucky (15-6, 0-3 SEC)

3/6      SIUE                           W, 4-1

3/9      @ No. 2 Florida            L, 0-6

3/10     @ No. 2 Florida            L, 2-3

3/11     @ No. 2 Florida            L, 0-4

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of John Cropp Classic

3/1      Dayton                         W, 4-1

3/3      Ohio                            W, 5-3

           Southeast Missouri State W, 4-2

3/4      Southeast Missouri State W, 11-2

           Ohio                            W, 11-1 (5)

 

23.      Mississippi State (21-3)

3/7      Boston College              W, 4-3

3/9      Illinois                          W, 9-5

           Illinois                          W, 12-1 (5)

3/11     UMass Lowell              W, 9-1 (6)

           UMass Lowell              W, 11-0 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

2/20     Southeastern Louisiana   W, 3-2 (8)

           @ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22     No. 15 Arizona State      L, 1-3

           No. 23 Nebraska           W, 9-0 (5)

2/23     No. 16 Oklahoma State  W, 9-4

2/24     San Jose State              W, 6-4

           Cal State Fullerton         L, 1-4

 

24.      Oklahoma State (18-6)

           Host of OSU Hall of Fame Classic

3/9      Purdue                         W, 7-0

           Drake                          W, 2-0

3/10     Saint Francis                W, 7-1

           UConn                         W, 8-0

3/11     Pacific                         W, 11-1 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

           Host of Mizuno Classic

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

           Maine                          W, 19-1 (5)

3/3      Omaha                        W, 16-3 (5)

           Maine                          W, 8-0 (5)

3/4      Saint Francis                W, 9-3

 

25.      USC Upstate (18-5)

           @ Wildcat Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.

3/9      Wisconsin                    L, 0-2

           South Dakota                L, 4-7

3/10     No. 9 Arizona               L, 0-3

           San Diego                    L, 2-3

3/11     No. 9 Arizona               L, 1-9 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

2/27     Presbyterian                 W, 9-0 (5)

2/28     Furman                        Postponed

           Furman                        Postponed

           Host of Wings Etc. Classic

3/2      Mount St. Mary’s           W, 8-1

           Delaware State              W, 2-1

3/3      Delaware State              W, 11-0 (5)

           Indiana                         W, 5-1

3/4      Indiana                         W, 5-0

 

RECEIVING VOTES

 

RV     Long Beach State (19-7)

3/6      No. 12 Baylor               L, 2-5

           @ GCU Invitational in Phoenix, Ariz.

3/8      Michigan State              W, 4-2

           Boston U.                     W, 1-0 (8)

3/9      San Jose State              L, 3-7

3/10     San Diego State             W, 5-0 (5)

3/11     No. 3 UCLA                 L, 5-6

 

LAST WEEK

           @ San Diego Classic in San Diego, Calif.

3/1      San Diego                    W, 2-0

3/2      Santa Clara                  W, 8-0 (6)

           UCF                            L, 0-3

3/3      No. 20 Minnesota          W, 1-0

           RV Oregon State           W, 3-2

 

 

 

RV     Minnesota (14-10)

3/9      @ No. 14 Arizona State  L, 0-6

           @ GCU Invitational in Phoenix, Ariz.

3/10     Georgetown                  W, 8-0 (6)

           Grand Canyon              W, 10-2

3/11     @ No. 14 Arizona State  L, 1-8 (5)

           @ No. 14 Arizona State  L, 0-4

 

LAST WEEK

           @ San Diego Classic in San Diego, Calif.

3/2      RV Oregon State              W, 4-1

           San Diego State             L, 2-6

3/3      RV Long Beach State     L, 0-1

           No. 3 UCLA                 L, 4-12

3/4      RV Colorado State         W, 5-3

 

RV     James Madison (17-5)

@ Spring Fling Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii

3/7      BYU                            W, 10-2

3/8      East Carolina                L, 1-4

           Longwood                    L, 4-7

3/9      Arkansas – Pine Bluff     W, 5-1

3/10     BYU                            L, 2-7

           Hawaii                         W, 12-1 (6)

 

LAST WEEK

@ Hawaii Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii

3/2      No. 19 California           W, 5-1

           UTEP                          W, 6-0

3/3      East Carolina                W, 9-0 (6)

           Longwood University     W, 4-2 (8)

3/4      Hawaii                         W, 1-0

 

RV     Arkansas (16-3, 0-1 SEC)

3/6      @ Wichita State             L, 0-1

           @ Wichita State             Cancelled

3/10     @ No. 11 Georgia         L, 0-8 (5)

3/11     @ No. 11 Georgia         Postponed

 

LAST WEEK

2/28     Missouri State               W, 9-0 (5)

           Host of Razorback Invitational

3/2      Dartmouth                     W, 12-3 (5)

           Northern Colorado         W, 9-0 (6)

3/3      Dartmouth                     W, 2-1

           Central Conn. State        W, 7-0

3/4      Northern Colorado         W, 1-0

           Central Conn. State        W, 6-5

 

RV     Oregon State (17-9)

           @ CSUN Tournament in Northridge, Calif.

3/9      CSUN                         W, 8-3

           Seattle                         W, 5-0

3/10     Seattle                         W, 9-0

           Texas Tech                 W, 4-2

3/11     Texas Tech                 L, 1-4

 

LAST WEEK

           @ San Diego Classic in San Diego, Calif.

3/2      RV Colorado State         W, 1-0

           No. 20 Minnesota          L, 1-4

3/3      RV Long Beach State     L, 2-3

3/4      Boston U.                     W, 4-1

           San Diego                    W, 5-1

 

RV     Utah (14-7)

           @ Maryland Tournament in College Park, Md.

3/8      Miami (OH)                   W, 2-1

           Maryland                     W, 7-1

3/10     Maryland                     W, 6-2

           Yale                            W, 9-1 (6)

3/11     Jacksonville                 W, 4-1

 

LAST WEEK

           @ Texas A&M Invitational in College Station, Texas

3/2      Texas State                  L, 1-6

           No. T6 Texas A&M       W, 8-7

3/3      No. T6 Texas A&M       L, 0-1

           Louisiana Tech             W, 5-3

3/4      Texas State                  W, 1-0

 

RV     Louisville (19-5)

           Host of Louisville Classic

3/9      Bradley                        W, 10-8

           UMass                        W, 5-4

3/10     UMass                        L, 2-5

           Eastern Michigan           W, 10-6

3/11     Bradley                        W, 6-3

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive votes

 

RV     Ball State (15-8)

3/6      Virginia Tech                W, 4-3

           @ UCF                        L, 1-2

           @ FAU Tournament in Boca Raton, Fla.

3/8      Pittsburgh                     L, 1-6

           FAU                            W, 5-3

3/9      LIU Brooklyn                W, 8-1

           Florida A&M                 W, 7-6

3/10     No. 21 Michigan            L, 2-3

LAST WEEK

Did not receive votes