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How the Top 25 Fared – Week 2

Feb. 22, 2021, 9:31 a.m. (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 2 – February 15-21

 


1.    UCLA (5-0)

2/20 @ Cal State Fullerton       W, 6-2

        @ Cal State Fullerton       W, 10-4

2/21 Loyola Marymount           W, 11-1 (5)

        Loyola Marymount           W, 6-1

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of UCLA Tournament

2/12 RV Fresno State             W, 7-0         

2/12  Cal Poly                        Cancelled

        Cal Poly                       Cancelled

 

2.    Oklahoma (6-0)

2/19 UTSA                           Cancelled

        @ Sam Houston State     Cancelled

2/20  @ Houston                    W, 12-4 (6)

        @ Houston                    W, 5-3

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Miner Invitational in El Paso, Texas

2/11  UTEP                           W, 29-0 (5)

        Abilene Christian             W, 9-0 (5)

2/12  Abilene Christian             W, 11-0 (6)

        UTEP                           W, 21-2 (5)

 

3.    Washington (9-1)

2/18  @ BYU                         W, 4-1

        @ Dixie State Classic in St. George, Utah

2/19 Nevada                         L, 5-8

        Dixie State                     W, 9-0 (5)

2/20  Utah State                     W, 10-1 (6)

2/21  Utah Valley                    W, 17-0 (5)

        

LAST WEEK

        @ UNLV Tournament in Las Vegas, Nev.

2/12  Southern Utah                W, 8-0 (5)

        Dixie State                     W, 6-5

2/13  Southern Utah                W, 19-13

        UNLV                           W, 8-2

2/14  Dixie State                     W, 7-0

 

4.    Arizona (5-0)

        Host of Hillenbrand Invitational

2/19  Southern Utah               W, 8-0 (6)

        New Mexico                   W, 5-2

2/20  New Mexico                 W, 12-0 (5)

        Seattle                          W, 10-2 (5)

2/21  Southern Utah                W, 10-1 

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Texas Classic in Austin, Texas

2/11  No. 7 Texas                   Cancelled

2/12  Sam Houston State         Cancelled

2/13  Sam Houston State         Cancelled

        No. 8 Alabama                Cancelled

 

5.    Florida (8-0)

2/17  Jacksonville                   W, 1-0

        Host of Bubly Invitational 

2/19  Georgia Southern            W, 8-3

2/20  Georgia Southern            W, 2-1

        Charlotte                       W, 5-2

2/21  Charlotte                       W, 4-0

        Georgia Southern            W, 11-0

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  @ RV South Florida         W, 6-3

        @ RV South Florida          W, 15-0 (5)

2/14  @ RV South Florida         Postponed

 

6.    Alabama (8-0)

        Host of Easton Bama Bash

2/19  Liberty                          W, 6-3

2/20  Liberty                          W, 8-1

        No. 9 LSU                      W, 5-2

2/21  No. 9 LSU                      W, 13-5 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Texas Classic in Austin, Texas

2/12  Colorado State               Cancelled

        No. 7 Texas                   Cancelled

2/13  No. 7 Texas                   Cancelled

        No. 3 Arizona                 Cancelled

2/14  Colorado State               Cancelled

 

2/12  Alabama State                W, 10-0 (5)

2/13  RV Notre Dame              W, 10-0 (5)

2/14  Louisville                       W, 5-0 

        Louisville                       W, 4-0

 

7.    Texas (2-0)

2/17  North Texas                   Postponed

        @Tracy Beard Invitational in Frisco, Texas

2/19  Tarleton State                 Cancelled

        North Texas                   Cancelled

2/20  Texas A&M – CC            Cancelled

        South Dakota State         Cancelled

        @ Scrap Yard Blizzard Challenge in Conroe, Texas

2/21  Wichita State                  W, 8-0 (5)

        North Texas                   W, 5-1

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Texas Classic

2/11  No. 3 Arizona                 Cancelled

2/12  No. 8 Alabama                Cancelled

2/13  Colorado State               Cancelled

        No. 8 Alabama                Cancelled

2/14  Sam Houston State         Cancelled

 

8.    Oklahoma State (6-0)

        @ Scrap Yard Blizzard Challenge in Conroe, Texas

2/20  Texas A&M – CC           W, 11-1

        North Texas                   W, 2-0

2/21  Texas A&M – CC            W, 11-0 (6)

        Tarleton State                 W, 12-4 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Best on the Bayou Classic in Monroe, La.

2/11  No. 21 Arkansas             W, 12-11

2/12  Louisiana Tech               W, 8-0 (5)

2/13  Jacksonville State          Cancelled

        No. 21 Arkansas             Cancelled

        Lipscomb                       Cancelled

        Louisiana Tech               Cancelled

 

9.    LSU (5-3)

2/17  North Dakota                  W, 19-3 (5)

        @ Bama Bash in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

2/19  Gardner-Webb               Cancelled

        Gardner-Webb                Cancelled

2/20  Liberty                          W, 4-3

        No. 6 Alabama                L, 2-5

2/21  Liberty                          W, 8-5

        No. 6 Alabama                L, 5-13 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Tiger Classic

2/11  McNeese State              W, 8-0 (6)

2/12  RV Duke                       L, 4-8

2/13  Kansas                         W, 5-3

2/14  Central Arkansas           Postponed

        Central Arkansas            Postponed

 

10. Louisiana (4-0)

        @ UAB Green and Gold Classic in Birmingham, Ala.

2/19  Southern Louisiana        Cancelled

2/20  Jacksonville State          W, 8-2

        UAB                             W, 1-0

2/21  Southern Louisiana        W, 9-1 (6)

        UAB                             W, 8-2

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Louisiana Classic

2/13  Missouri State               Cancelled

        No. 18 Baylor                 Cancelled

2/14  Missouri State               Cancelled

        No. 18 Baylor                 Cancelled

 

11. Oregon (7-0)

2/19 @ Cal Poly                    Cancelled

        @ Cal Poly                    Cancelled

2/20  @ Fresno State             W, 10-2

2/21  @ Fresno State             W, 2-1

 

LAST WEEK

        @ GCU Kickoff Classic in Phoenix, Ariz.

2/12  Weber State                   W, 9-0 (6)

        Montana                        W, 8-0 (5)

2/13  Weber State                   W, 8-0 (5)

        Grand Canyon                W, 5-3

2/14  Montana                        W, 9-1 5)

 

12. Kentucky (9-0)

2/19  @ UNC Greensboro        W, 7-2

        @ UNC Greensboro        W, 14-4 (5)

        @ 2021 Campbell Invitational in Buies Creek, N.C.

2/20  North Carolina Central     W, 20-1 (5)

        Campbell University         W, 11-3

2/21  North Carolina Central      W, 14-0 (5)

        Mount St. Mary’s             W, 10-0 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Samford Invitational in Birmingham, Ala. 

2/12  Samford University          W, 4-0

        Samford University          W, 15-3 (5)

2/13  Samford University          W, 12-9

 

13.  Arizona State (6-0)

2/16  Cal State Fullerton           W, 8-0

        Cal State Fullerton           W, 5-2

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Kajikawa Classic

2/11  Brigham Young               W, 7-2

        Brigham Young               W, 7-5 (8)

2/12  Seattle                          W, 9-1 (5)

2/13  RV Utah                        W, 9-4

 

14. Florida State (7-3, 4-2 ACC)

2/16  Southern Miss                Postponed

        @ ACC Pod in Atlanta, Ga.

2/18  RV Georgia Tech            W, 8-1

        RV Georgia Tech            W, 7-3

2/19  RV Georgia Tech            W, 5-4

2/20  No. 15 Virginia Tech        W, 7-1

        No. 15 Virginia Tech        L, 1-9 (5)

2/21  No. 15 Virginia Tech        L, 0-6

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of JoAnne Graf Classic

2/11  Florida A&M                   Postponed

2/12  Memphis                       W, 9-0 (5)

        No. 24 Missouri               W, 9-2

2/13  Memphis                       W, 3-2

        No. 24 Missouri               L, 5-9

 

15. Virginia Tech (7-2, 4-2 ACC)

2/18  @ RV Clemson               L, 1-8

2/19  @ RV Clemson               W, 9-0 (5)

        @ RV Clemson               W, 4-1

        @ ACC Pod in Atlanta, Ga.

2/20  No. 14 Florida State         L, 1-7

        No. 14 Florida State         W, 9-1 (5)

2/21  No. 14 Florida State         W, 6-0

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  @ Kennesaw State          W, 6-0

        @ Kennesaw State          W, 6-0

2/14  @ Kennesaw State          W, 4-0

 

16. Georgia (5-2)

        Host of Georgia Classic in Athens, Ga.

2/19  Longwood                      W, 10-2 (6)

2/20  Longwood                      L, 2-3

        Kent State                     W, 11-3 (6)

2/21  Kent State                     W, 4-1

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Red & Black Showcase

2/12  South Alabama               W, 8-3

        South Alabama               L, 8-9 

2/13  Virginia                         W, 5-2

2/14  Virginia                         Cancelled

 

17. Michigan (0-0)

Did not play.

 

18. Baylor (1-1)

2/17  UT Arlington                   Postponed

        Host of Getterman Classic

2/19 Northwestern State          Cancelled

        No. 21 Missouri               Cancelled

2/20  Prairie View A&M            Cancelled

        @ Cowgirl Classic in Lake Charles, La.

2/21  No. 25 Arkansas             L, 2-7

        McNeese State               W, 3-2

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Louisiana Classic in Lafayette, La. 

2/13  Missouri State                Cancelled

        No. 9 Louisiana               Cancelled

2/14  Missouri State                Cancelled

        No. 9 Louisiana               Cancelled

 

19.  Duke (8-1, 4-1 ACC)

        ACC Pod in Durham, N.C.

2/18  Pitt                               Cancelled

2/19  Pitt                               W, 9-0 (5)

2/20  Pitt                               W, 11-3 (5)

        Notre Dame                   L, 3-5

2/21  Notre Dame                   W, 3-1

        Notre Dame                   W, 3-0

 

LAST WEEK

        @ LSU Tiger Classic in Baton Rouge, La.  

2/12  Central Arkansas            W, 6-2

        No. 5 LSU                      W, 8-4

2/13  McNeese                       W, 9-1

        Central Arkansas            W, 7-5

2/14  Kansas                         Cancelled

 

20. South Carolina (2-1)

        @ UNF Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.

2/20  RV Auburn                     L, 4-5

        Jacksonville                   W, 10-0

2/21  RV Auburn                     W, 6-5

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Carolina Classic

2/12  UNC                             Cancelled

2/13  UNC Greensboro            Cancelled

2/14  UNC                             Cancelled

        UNC Greensboro            Cancelled

 

21. Missouri (6-2)

        @ Getterman Classic in Waco, Texas

2/19  Prairie View A&M            Cancelled

        No. 18 Baylor                 Cancelled

2/20  Northwestern State          Cancelled

        @ FAU “Strike Out Cancer” Tournament in Boca Raton, Fla.

2/20  Iowa State                     L, 8-9

        Ole Miss                        W, 6-2

2/21  FAU                             W, 11-3

        FAU                             W, 9-0

 

LAST WEEK

        @ JoAnne Graf Classic in Tallahassee, Fla. 

2/12  Memphis                       W, 8-1

        No. 12 Florida State         L, 2-9

2/13  No. 12 Florida State         W, 9-5

        Memphis                       W, 12-2 (5)

2/14  Memphis                       Cancelled

 

22. Minnesota (0-0)

Did not play.

 

23.  Tennessee (5-1)

2/20  SEMO                           W, 7-0

        SEMO                           W, 5-3

2/21  Miami (OH)                    W, 7-3

        Miami (OH)                    L, 0-2

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Kickin’ Chicken Classic in Conway, S.C.

2/12  Coastal Carolina             Cancelled

        UCONN                        Cancelled

2/13  Ohio                             Cancelled

2/14  UCONN                        Cancelled

 

2/14  Eastern Kentucky            W, 10-0 (5)

        Eastern Kentucky            W, 3-2

 

24.  Mississippi State (3-1)

2/17  Southeastern Louisiana    Postponed

        Host of The Snowman – Alex Wilcox Memorial

2/19  Missouri State                Cancelled

        Southern Illinois              Cancelled

2/20  Stephen F. Austin            Postponed

        Southern Illinois              Postponed

2/21  Missouri State                Postponed

        Stephen F. Austin            W, 4-2

        Southern Illinois              L, 5-6 (8)

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  Miami (Ohio)                  W, 10-9

        Miami (Ohio)                  W, 10-3

2/14  Miami (Ohio)                  Cancelled

        

25.  Arkansas (3-2)

        @ Cowgirl Classic in Lake Charles, La.

2/20  McNeese                       W, 6-4 (14)

        McNeese                       L, 4-7

2/21  Baylor                           W, 7-2         

        McNeese                       W, 3-1

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Best on the Bayou Classic in Monroe, La. 

2/11  No. 10 Oklahoma State    L, 11-12

2/12  Lipscomb                       Cancelled

        Jacksonville State           Cancelled

2/13  No. 10 Oklahoma State    Cancelled

        ULM                             Cancelled

 

RECEIVING VOTES

 

RV Oregon State (5-0)

Did not play.

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Easton Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. 

2/12  Utah State                     W, 6-1

        Cal State Fullerton           W, 5-4

2/13  Utah State                     W, 6-0

        Cal State Fullerton           W, 11-0 (5)

 

2/14  @ Loyola Marymount       W, 5-1

 

RV  UCF (6-1)

2/19  New Mexico State           W, 18-1 (5)

2/20  New Mexico State           W, 11-2 (5)

2/21  New Mexico State           W, 8-2

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  @ FGCU                       W, 13-0 (6)

        @ FGCU                       W, 8-0 (5)

2/14  @ FGCU                       L, 2-3

        @ FGCU                       W, 8-5

 

RV  Auburn (5-1)

        @ Osprey/Dolphin Invitational in Jacksonville, Fla.

2/19 No. 20 South Carolina      Cancelled

        Jacksonville                   Cancelled

2/20  No. 20 South Carolina      W, 5-4

        Jacksonville                   W, 5-1

        North Florida                  Cancelled

2/21  No. 20 South Carolina      L, 5-6

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  SEMO                           W, 8-0 (5)

        SEMO                           W, 5-1

2/14  SEMO                           W, 3-1

 

RV  Georgia Tech (5-6, 0-6 ACC)

        ACC Pod in Atlanta, Ga.

2/18  No. 14 Florida State         L, 1-8

        No. 14 Florida State         L, 3-7

2/19 No. 14 Florida State         L, 4-5

2/20  RV Clemson                   L, 2-5

2/21  RV Clemson                   L, 3-5

        RV Clemson                   L, 4-5

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive votes.

 

RV  Northwestern (0-0)

Did not play.

 

RV  Texas A&M (2-2)

        Host of Texas A&M Invitational

2/20  Central Arkansas            W, 9-0 (5)

        Colorado State               L, 6-7

2/21  Colorado State               W, 2-0

        Texas Tech                    L, 1-2

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Aggie Classic

2/13  A&M-Corpus Christi         Cancelled

        SFA                              Cancelled

2/14  Utah Valley                    Cancelled

        A&M-Corpus Christi          Cancelled

 

RV  Stanford (4-0)

2/19  San Jose State               W, 9-2

2/20  San Jose State               W, 6-1

        San Jose State               W, 7-1

2/21  Santa Clara                     W, 8-0

 

LAST WEEK

Did not play.

 

RV  South Florida (2-2) 

2/18  North Florida             Postponed

        North Florida             Postponed

2/21  Jacksonville              W, 1-0

        Jacksonville              W, 14-4

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  No. 6 Florida                  L, 3-6

        No. 6 Florida                  L, 0-15 (5)

2/14  No. 6 Florida                  Postponed

 

RV Utah (9-2)

        @ UNLV Desert Classic in Las Vegas, NV

2/19  Weber State                   W, 4-3

        Cal Baptist                     L, 3-5

2/20  Cal Baptist                     W, 14-7

        UNLV                           W, 14-12

2/21  UNLV                           W, 6-3

 

LAST WEEK

2/11  @ Grand Canyon            W, 6-5 (8)

        @ Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz.

2/12  Seattle                          W, 2-1

        Brigham Young               W, 1-0

2/13  Seattle                          W, 10-1 (5)

        No. 15 Arizona State        L, 4-9

2/14  Seattle                          W, 10-4

 

RV  Clemson (6-2, 4-2 ACC)

2/18  No. 15 Virginia Tech        W, 8-1

2/19  No 15 Virginia Tech         L, 0-9 (5)

        No. 15 Virginia Tech        L, 1-4

2/20  @ RV Georgia Tech        W, 5-2

2/21  @ RV Georgia Tech        W, 5-3

        @ RV Georgia Tech        W, 5-4

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive votes.

 

RV Ohio State (0-0)

Did not play.

 

RV  NC State (4-2)

2/17  Boston College               L, 0-1

        Boston College               W, 6-3

2/19  Louisville                       W, 8-4

        Louisville                       W, 4-3

2/20  Boston College               W, 7-6

        Louisville                       L, 4-5

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  Longwood                      Cancelled

2/14  Longwood                      Cancelled

        Longwood                      Cancelled

 

RV Texas Tech (2-2)

        @ Texas A&M Invitational in College Station, Texas

2/20  Colorado State               W, 3-1

        Central Arkansas            L, 1-6

2/21  Texas A&M                    W, 2-1

        Central Arkansas            L, 0-5

 

LAST WEEK

2/13  @ Texas State                Postponed

        @ Texas State                Postponed

2/14  @ Texas State                Postponed