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How the Top 25 Fared - Week 8

April 05, 2021, 9:34 a.m. (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 8 – March 29-April 4

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1.    Oklahoma (28-0, 6-0 Big 12)

4/1   Kansas                         W, 14-0 (5)

4/2   Kansas                         W, 6-2

4/3   Kansas                         W, 10-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ RV Iowa State            W, 9-7

3/27  @ RV Iowa State            W, 10-2

3/28  @ RV Iowa State            W, 22-2

 

2.    UCLA (19-1, 3-0 Pac-12)

4/2   Team Mexico                 Cancelled

        @ Loyola Marymount       Cancelled

4/3   @ San Diego                  Cancelled

        @ San Diego                  Cancelled

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ Cal                           Cancelled

3/27  @ Cal                           Cancelled

        @ Cal                           Cancelled

3/28  @ Cal                           Cancelled

 

3. Oregon (26-2, 5-1 Pac-12)

4/1   @ Oregon State              W, 2-0

4/2   @ Oregon State              L, 1-8

        @ Oregon State              W, 4-0

4/3   @ Oregon State              W, 4-3

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  Loyola Marymount         W, 14-2 (5)

        Loyola Marymount           W, 3-0

3/27  Loyola Marymount         W, 6-0

 

4.    Alabama (29-4, 9-3 SEC)

3/29  @ No. 7 Kentucky           L, 4-5 (8)

4/1   No. 24 Texas A&M          W, 11-3 (5)

4/2   No. 24 Texas A&M          W, 8-6

4/3   No. 24 Texas A&M          W, 14-6 (6)

 

LAST WEEK

3/24  North Alabama               W, 5-0

3/27  @ No. 7 Kentucky           W, 11-6

3/28  @ No. 7 Kentucky           L, 2-4

 

5.    Florida (26-4, 9-2 SEC)

3/31  @ Jacksonville               W, 5-1

4/3   @ No. 23 Georgia           L, 2-4

4/4   @ No. 23 Georgia           W, 17-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 @ No. 24 UCF                L, 6-8

3/26  No. 11 LSU                    W, 5-0

3/27  No. 11 LSU                    W, 7-4

3/28  No. 11 LSU                    W, 9-3

 

6.    Washington (28-4, 6-2 Pac-12)

4/1   Cal                               W, 8-0 (5)

4/2   Cal                               W, 8-4

        Cal                               W, 6-3

4/3   Cal                               W, 5-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ No. 14 Arizona State         L, 4-5

3/27  @ No. 14 Arizona State         L, 1-6

        @ No. 14 Arizona State          W, 14-7

3/28  @ No. 14 Arizona State         W, 11-1 (5)

 

7. Kentucky (27-6, 4-5 SEC)

3/29  No. 4 Alabama                W, 5-4 (8)

3/31 Morehead State              W, 13-1 (5)

4/2   @ No. 18 Tennessee       L, 1-6

4/3   @ No. 18 Tennessee       W, 13-2 (5)

4/4   @ No. 18 Tennessee       L, 2-6

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 @ Western Kentucky       L, 1-2 (9)

3/27  No. 3 Alabama                L, 6-11

3/28  No. 3 Alabama                W, 4-2

 

8.    Arizona (22-5, 6-2 Pac-12)

4/1   @ RV Stanford               W, 9-0 (5)

4/2   @ RV Stanford               W, 6-1

        @ RV Stanford               W, 5-3

4/3   @ RV Stanford               W, 2-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  Oregon State                  W, 7-0

3/27  Oregon State                  W, 9-5

        Oregon State                  W, 10-2 (5)

3/28  Oregon State                  W, 7-5

 

9.    Texas (27-3, 3-0 Big 12)

4/1   Texas Tech                    W, 5-0

4/2   Texas Tech                    W, 10-1 (5)

4/3   Texas Tech                    W, 2-1

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Bevo Classic

3/26  South Dakota                 W, 6-5

3/27  UT Arlington                   W, 2-1

        UTSA                           W, 8-0 (5)

3/28  UT Arlington                   W, 9-1 (6)

 

10. Florida State (24-6, 12-2 ACC)

4/2   Notre Dame                   W, 3-1

4/3   Notre Dame                   W, 8-0 (6)

        Notre Dame                   W, 8-0 (5)

4/4   Notre Dame                   W, 5-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ Boston College           W, 3-2

        @ Boston College           W, 5-0

3/27  @ Boston College           W, 4-1

        @ Boston College           W, 10-2 (5)

        

11.  Arkansas (31-3, 12-0 SEC)

4/1   @ No. 25 Auburn            W, 6-1

4/2   @ No. 25 Auburn            W, 3-0

4/3   @ No. 25 Auburn            W, 2-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/23  @ UMKC                       W, 9-3

3/24  Kansas                         W, 7-4

3/26  RV Mississippi State        W, 2-0

3/27  RV Mississippi State        W, 8-7

3/28  RV Mississippi State        W, 4-3

 

12. Oklahoma State (29-5, 5-1 Big 12)

4/1   Iowa State                     W, 3-1

4/2   Iowa State                     W, 4-1

4/3   Iowa State                     W, 2-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 North Texas                   W, 5-0

3/26  @ Kansas                      L, 4-7

3/27  @ Kansas                      W, 4-2

3/28  @ Kansas                      W, 12-0

 

13.  Arizona State (21-9, 4-5 Pac-12)

3/31 @ BYU                         Cancelled

4/1   @ Utah                         W, 9-1 (6)

4/2   @ Utah                         Cancelled

        @ Utah                         L, 4-6

4/3   @ Utah                         W, 3-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  No. 6 Washington            W, 5-4

3/27  No. 6 Washington            W, 6-1

        No. 6 Washington            L, 7-14

3/28  No. 6 Washington            L, 1-11

 

14.  Duke (26-7, 14-7 ACC)

4/2   No. 16 Virginia Tech        L, 1-4

4/3   No. 16 Virginia Tech        L, 3-7

        No. 16 Virginia Tech        L, 2-4

4/4   No. 16 Virginia Tech        L, 1-4

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ No. 21 Clemson          W, 2-0

3/27  @ No. 21 Clemson          W, 3-1

        @ No. 21 Clemson          L, 1-4

3/28  @ No. 21 Clemson          L, 2-4

 

15. LSU (21-12, 6-6 SEC)

3/30 ULM                             W, 7-5

4/1   RV Ole Miss                   W, 1-0

4/2   RV Ole Miss                   W, 3-2

4/3   RV Ole Miss                   L, 4-9 (8)

 

LAST WEEK

3/22  RV Texas A&M               W, 4-1

3/24 @ South Alabama           Cancelled

3/26  @ No. 5 Florida              L, 0-5

3/27  @ No. 5 Florida              L, 4-7

3/28  @ No. 5 Florida              L, 3-9

 

16. Virginia Tech (23-6, 16-6 ACC)

3/30  Virginia                         W, 9-1

4/2   @ No. 14 Duke               W, 4-1

4/3   @ No. 14 Duke               W, 7-3

        @ No. 14 Duke               W, 4-2 (8)

4/4   @ No. 14 Duke               L, 1-3

 

LAST WEEK

3/24  RV Virginia                    W, 7-0

3/26  @ Louisville                   W, 3-0

3/27  @ Louisville                   W, 2-0

        @ Louisville                   L, 2-3

3/28  @ Louisville                   W, 8-0 (5)

 

17. Louisiana (25-6, 11-1 Sun Belt)

3/29  Georgia Southern            W, 6-0

        Georgia Southern            W, 7-3

4/2   @ Georgia State             W, 10-2 (5)

        @ Georgia State             W, 4-0

4/3   @ Georgia State             W, 13-1 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  South Alabama               W, 1-0

3/27  South Alabama               W, 1-0

3/28  South Alabama               W, 6-0

        Georgia Southern            W, 9-2

 

18.  Tennessee (28-6, 4-5 SEC)

3/29  Furman                         W, 11-4

        Furman                         W, 7-2

3/30  RV Liberty                     W, 6-0

4/2   No. 7 Kentucky               W, 6-1

4/3   No. 7 Kentucky               L, 2-13

4/4   No. 7 Kentucky               W, 6-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 Kennesaw State              W, 9-1

        Kennesaw State              W, 4-0

        Host of Lady Vol Challenge

3/27  Troy                             Cancelled

3/28  Troy                             Cancelled

 

19.  Clemson (26-4, 18-4 ACC)

4/1   UNC                             W, 4-1

4/2   UNC                             W, 6-1

        UNC                             W, 12-1 (5)

4/3   UNC                             W, 9-1 (6)

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  No. 12 Duke                   L, 0-2

        No. 12 Duke                   L, 1-3

3/27  No. 12 Duke                   W, 4-1

3/28  No. 12 Duke                   W, 4-2

 

20. Missouri (28-7, 6-3 SEC)

3/30  @ Saint Louis                 W, 10-4

4/1   @ RV South Carolina       W, 13-4 (6)

4/2   @ RV South Carolina       W, 7-3

4/3   @ RV South Carolina       W, 10-6

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 Western Illinois               W, 10-0 (5)

        Western Illinois               W, 6-0

3/26  No. 25 Auburn                W, 2-1 (9)

3/27  No. 25 Auburn                W, 6-5

3/28  No. 25 Auburn                L, 0-3

 

T21. Northwestern (18-2, 18-2 Big Ten)

4/2   @ Maryland                   W, 9-0 (6)

4/3   @ Maryland                   L, 3-4

        @ Maryland                   W, 10-3

4/4   @ Maryland                   W, 9-4

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  Wisconsin                      W, 6-5

3/27  Wisconsin                      W, 15-7 (6)

        Wisconsin                      W, 4-0

3/28  Wisconsin                      W, 6-5

 

T21. UCF (25-9)

4/1   @ Tulsa                        L, 1-5

4/2   @ Tulsa                        L, 4-5

        @ Tulsa                        W, 6-1

4/3   @ Tulsa                        L, 3-7

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 No. 5 Florida                  W, 8-6

3/26  Houston                        W, 2-1

        Houston                        W, 5-1

3/27  Houston                        W, 4-1

3/28  Houston                        W, 4-3

 

23. Georgia (23-6, 4-4 SEC)

3/31  Furman                         Postponed

4/3   No. 5 Florida                  W, 4-2

4/4   No. 5 Florida                  L, 1-17 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 Georgia Southern            Postponed

3/26  Ole Miss                        L, 4-6

3/27  Ole Miss                        W, 3-1

3/28  Ole Miss                        L, 2-3

 

24.  Texas A&M (25-8, 4-5 SEC)

3/30  Texas A&M – CC            W, 7-0

        Texas A&M – CC            W, 9-2

4/1   @ No. 4 Alabama            L, 3-11 (5)

4/2   @ No. 4 Alabama            L, 6-8

4/3   @ No. 4 Alabama            L, 6-14 (6)

 

LAST WEEK

3/22  @ No. 11 LSU                L, 1-4

3/26  No. 23 South Carolina      W, 6-3

3/27  No. 23 South Carolina      W, 10-2 (5)

3/28  No. 23 South Carolina      W, 2-1

 

25. Auburn (19-11, 1-8 SEC)

4/1   No. 11 Arkansas             L, 1-6

4/2   No. 11 Arkansas             L, 0-3

4/3   No. 11 Arkansas             L, 0-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ No. 20 Missouri           L, 1-2 (9)

3/27  @ No. 20 Missouri           L, 5-6

3/28  @ No. 20 Missouri           W, 3-0

 

RECEIVING VOTES

 

RV Baylor (21-8, 3-0 Big 12)

4/1   @ BYU                         L, 1-4

4/2   @ BYU                         L, 5-7

        @ BYU                         L, 5-7

 

LAST WEEK

3/23  @ Sam Houston             W, 7-3

3/26  @ Texas Tech                W, 5-2

3/27  @ Texas Tech                W, 8-2

3/28  @ Texas Tech                W, 5-2

 

RV Michigan (13-3, 13-3 Big Ten)

4/2   Michigan State                Postponed

4/3   Michigan State                Postponed

        Michigan State                Postponed

4/4   @ Michigan State            Postponed

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ Indiana                      W, 7-1

3/27  @ Indiana                      W, 3-1 (9)

        @ Indiana                      W, 8-1

3/28  @ Indiana                      W, 4-0

 

RV Texas State (24-3, 8-0 Sun Belt)

3/30  Tarleton State                 W, 8-0

4/1   Coastal Carolina             W, 6-5

        Coastal Carolina             W, 5-1

4/2   Coastal Carolina             W, 3-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/23  @ Georgia State             W, 6-2

        @ Georgia State             W, 9-0

3/24  @ Georgia State             W, 10-5

 

RV  James Madison (14-1, 5-1 CAA)

3/31 George Washington        Postponed

        George Washington         Postponed

3/3   Charleston                     W, 17-2 (5)

        Charleston                     W, 11-3 (6)

4/4   Charleston                     W, 8-0 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

3/27  @ Elon                          W, 2-0

        @ Elon                          L, 4-5

3/28  @ Elon                          W, 10-3

 

RV  Stanford (22-8, 3-3 Pac-12)

4/1   No. 8 Arizona                 L, 0-9 (5)

4/2   No. 8 Arizona                 L, 1-6

        No. 8 Arizona                 L, 3-5

4/3   No. 8 Arizona                 L, 0-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/24  @ BYU                         W, 5-4

3/26  @ Utah                         W, 5-2

3/27  @ Utah                         W, 9-2

        @ Utah                         W, 8-0 (6)

3/28  @ Utah                         W, 4-1

 

RV  Liberty (22-12, 4-2 ASUN)

3/30  @ No. 18 Tennessee       L, 0-6

4/2   Kennesaw State              L, 2-3

        Kennesaw State              L, 4-5

4/3   Kennesaw State              W, 3-2

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive votes.

 

RV South Carolina (17-13, 0-9 SEC)

4/1   No. 20 Missouri               L, 4-13 (6)

4/2   No. 20 Missouri               L, 3-7

4/3   No. 20 Missouri               L, 6-10

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ RV Texas A&M           L, 3-6

3/27  @ RV Texas A&M           L, 2-10 (5)

3/28  @ RV Texas A&M           L, 1-2

 

RV Minnesota (15-5, 15-5 Big Ten)

4/2   Purdue                          W, 8-5

4/3   Purdue                          W, 5-4

        Purdue                          L, 0-2

4/4   Purdue                          W, 2-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/26  @ RV Illinois                  W, 6-0

3/27  @ RV Illinois                  W, 5-1

        @ RV Illinois                  W, 9-5

3/28  @ RV Illinois                  L, 0-8 (5)

 

RV  USF (17-7, 7-1 AAC)

4/1   @ Houston                    W, 1-0

        @ Houston                    W, 14-1 (6)

4/2   @ Houston                    L, 3-4

4/3   @ Houston                    W, 1-0

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive votes.

 

RV  Ole Miss (22-13, 6-6 SEC)

4/1   @ No. 15 LSU                L, 0-1 (8)

4/2   @ No. 15 LSU                L, 2-3

4/3   @ No. 15 LSU                W, 9-4 (8)

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive votes.

 

RV  Western Kentucky (15-4)

3/30  Lipscomb                       Cancelled

4/1   @ Marshall                    Postponed

4/2   @ Marshall                    Postponed

        @ Marshall                    Postponed

4/3   @ Marshall                    Postponed

 

LAST WEEK

3/24 No. 7 Kentucky               W, 2-1

 

RV Southern Illinois (26-6, 8-3 MVC)

3/31 @ SEMO                       L, 0-5

4/2   @ Loyola Chicago           W, 10-0 (6)

        @ Loyola Chicago           W, 12-1 (6)

4/3   @ Loyola Chicago           W, 3-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/24  Missouri State                L, 0-4

        Missouri State                L, 0-4

3/27  Bradley University           W, 6-1

        Bradley University           W, 4-1

3/28  Bradley University           W, 10-2 (5)