2022 NCAA Division I softball rankings

The following human polls make up the 2022 NCAA Division I women's softball rankings. The NFCA/USA Today Poll is voted on by a panel of 32 Division I softball coaches. The NFCA/USA Today poll, the Softball America poll, the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate rankings, and D1Softball rank the top 25 teams nationally.

2022 NCAA Division I softball season
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Preseason No. 1Oklahoma (Unanimous)
Defending ChampionsOklahoma
TV partner/sESPN
NCAA Tournament
DurationMay 20 – June 9, 2022
Most conference bidsSEC, 12 teams
Women's College World Series
DurationJune 2 – June 9, 2022
ChampionsOklahoma (6th title)
Runners-upTexas (6th WCWS Appearance)
Winning CoachPatty Gasso (6th title)
WCWS MOPJocelyn Alo (Oklahoma)
Seasons
← 2021
2023 →

LegendEdit

  Increase in ranking
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  Not ranked previous week
Italics   Number of first place votes
(#–#)   Win–loss record
т Tied with team above or below also with this symbol

NFCA/USA TodayEdit

Preseason
Feb 1[1]
Week 1
Feb 15[2]
Week 2
Feb 22[3]
Week 3
Mar 1[4]
Week 4
Mar 8[5]
Week 5
Mar 15[6]
Week 6
Mar 22[7]
Week 7
Mar 29[8]
Week 8
Apr 5[9]
Week 9
Apr 12[10]
Week 10
Apr 19[11]
Week 11
Apr 26[12]
Week 12
May 3[13]
Week 13
May 10[14]
Week 14
May 17[15]
Final
Jun 14[16]
1.OklahomaOklahoma (5–0) (32)Oklahoma (10–0) (32)Oklahoma (15–0) (32)Oklahoma (15–0) (32)Oklahoma (20–0) (32)Oklahoma (25–0) (32)Oklahoma (32) (29–0)Oklahoma (32–0) (32)Oklahoma (36–0) (32)Oklahoma (38–1)Oklahoma (42–1) (32)Oklahoma (45–1) (32)Oklahoma (48–1) (32)Oklahoma (49–2) (31)Oklahoma (59–3) (32)1.
2.AlabamaAlabama (4–0)Alabama (9–0)Alabama (15–0)Alabama (20–0)Florida State (23–1)Florida State (27–2)Florida State (30–2)Florida State (35–2)Virginia Tech (29–5)Alabama (36–6)Virginia Tech (36–6)Virginia Tech (39–6)Virginia Tech (40–6)Florida State (52–5) (1)Texas (47–22–1)2.
3.UCLAUCLA (4–1)Florida State (10–0)Florida State (15–0)Florida State (19–1)Alabama (21–2)UCLA (24–3)UCLA (28–3)UCLA (31–3)Alabama (33–5)Virginia Tech (32–6)UCLA (36–5)Florida State (45–5)Florida State (49–5)Virginia Tech (41–7)UCLA (51–10)3.
4.Florida StateFlorida (4–0)Florida (10–0)Florida (16–0)Florida (21–1)UCLA (22–3)Alabama (24–4)Alabama (28–4)Virginia Tech (27–3)Florida State (37–4)UCLA (32–5)Florida State (43–5)UCLA (39–6)Arkansas (41–9)Arkansas (44–9)Oklahoma State (48–14)4.
5.Oklahoma StateFlorida State (4–0)Washington (9–1)UCLA (12–3)UCLA (17–3)Florida (22–2)Virginia Tech (21–3)Virginia Tech (25–3)Alabama (30–5)UCLA (32–5)Florida State (39–5)Alabama (39–8)Arkansas (39–8)Alabama (41–10)UCLA (43–8)Florida (49–19)5.
6.FloridaWashington (5–0)UCLA (7–3)Virginia Tech (11–2)Virginia Tech (14–3)Virginia Tech (18–3)Florida (25–3)Oklahoma State (24–6)Oklahoma State (28–6)Oklahoma State (31–7)Oklahoma State (34–7)Oklahoma State (38–7)Alabama (39–9)UCLA (40–8)Oklahoma State (41–12)Northwestern (45–13)6.
7.WashingtonOklahoma State (4–1)Virginia Tech (8–2)Washington (11–4)Washington (15–5)Washington (19–5)Oklahoma State (21–6)Florida (27–5)Florida (30–6)Arkansas (28–7)Arkansas (32–8)Arkansas (35–8)Oklahoma State (38–9)Oklahoma State (38–12)Alabama (41–11)Arizona (39–22)7.
8.ArkansasVirginia Tech (5–0)Arizona (7–2)Oklahoma State (10–4)Arizona (15–4)Kentucky (19–2)Kentucky (20–5)Kentucky (22–7)Kentucky (25–8)Kentucky (27–9)Florida (34–9)Northwestern (34–7)Northwestern (38–7)Arizona State (37–8)Arizona State (39–9)Oregon State (39–22)8.
9.ArizonaArizona (3–1)Oregon (8–1)Arizona (10–4)Kentucky (16–2)Arizona (19–4)Washington (20–7)Northwestern (22–4)Northwestern (24–5)Florida (30–9)Kentucky (29–11)Florida (35–12)Washington (32–11)Duke (40–7)Duke (41–8)Arkansas (48–11)9.
10.TexasArkansas (3–2)Arkansas (7–3)Kentucky (13–1)Oklahoma State (12–5)Oklahoma State (16–5)Arkansas (19–5)Arkansas (21–6)Arkansas (24–7)Northwestern (27–6)Northwestern (30–6)Washington (28–11)Florida (38–13)Washington (34–13)Northwestern (40–10)Virginia Tech (46–10)10.
11.MissouriTexas (4–1)Oklahoma State (6–4)Arkansas (8–3)Oregon (16–3)Oregon (19–3)Northwestern (19–4)Washington (20–10)Washington (22–11)Washington (27–11)Washington (25–11)Kentucky (30–13)Duke (36–7)Northwestern (39–9)Washington (35–15)Arizona State (43–11)11.
12.GeorgiaOregon (5–0)Kentucky (9–1)Oregon (11–3)Arkansas (14–4)Arkansas (17–4)Oregon (21–4)Oregon (24–5)Tennessee (25–10)Duke (32–5)Duke (34–5)Duke (36–7)Arizona State (35–7)Florida (41–15)Florida (43–16)Duke (44–11)12.
13.Virginia TechGeorgia (5–1)Duke (8–2)Duke (13–3)Duke (16–3)Duke (21–3)Duke (23–4)Tennessee (22–9)Duke (28–5)Arizona State (28–5)Arizona State (31–5)Tennessee (33–13)Kentucky (33–15)Tennessee (38–15)Tennessee (39–16)Florida State (54–7)13.
14.LSUDuke (4–1)Clemson (6–3)Clemson (11–3)Missouri (16–4)Northwestern (15–4)Arizona (19–6)Duke (23–5)Oregon (24–8)Georgia (33–8)Georgia (35–9)Arizona State (32–7)Tennessee (35–14)Kentucky (35–16)Clemson (39–15)UCF (49–14)14.
15.ClemsonClemson (3–1)Georgia (9–2)Missouri (12–4)Georgia (19–2)Tennessee (18–6)Tennessee (20–8)Georgia (29–5)Georgia (31–6)Tennessee (26–12)Tennessee (29–12)Georgia (37–11)Auburn (39–11)Clemson (37–14)Kentucky (35–17)Washington (38–17)15.
16.MichiganKentucky (4–1)Missouri (8–3)Georgia (14–2)Northwestern (15–4)Georgia (22–3)Clemson (19–8)Arizona State (25–5)Arizona State (25–5)Clemson (30–10)Texas (31–12–1)Auburn (36–10)Georgia (39–13)Texas (37–16–1)Texas (38–17–1)Clemson (42–17)16.
17.James MadisonMissouri (3–2)Tennessee (6–3)Northwestern (10–4)Clemson (12–6)Clemson (16–6)Georgia (26–4)Auburn (27–4)Auburn (29–6)Oregon (24–11)Clemson (33–11)Texas (32–15–1)Texas (35–15–1)Auburn (39–14)Auburn (39–15)Alabama (44–13)17.
18.OregonTennessee (4–0)Northwestern (7–2)Tennessee (9–6)Tennessee (15–6)Missouri (16–6)Auburn (25–2)Clemson (21–10)Clemson (25–10)Texas (30–10–1)Auburn (32–9)Clemson (33–14)Clemson (37–14)Georgia (40–15)UCF (46–12)Stanford (39–22)18.
19.KentuckyMichigan (3–2)Michigan (5–4)Michigan (8–5)Michigan (13–6)Auburn (24–1)Michigan (17–6)Arizona (19–10)Texas (29–10–1)Auburn (29–9)Oregon (25–13)LSU (30–17)LSU (32–19)Notre Dame (39–9)Georgia (40–16)Mississippi State (37–27)19.
20.DukeLouisiana (5–0)Louisiana (6–0)Auburn (15–1)Auburn (21–1)LSU (19–7)Arizona State (22–5)LSU (22–11)Arizona (20–12)UCF (34–10)UCF (37–10)Notre Dame (35–9)Notre Dame (36–9)LSU (34–20)Missouri (36–20)Tennessee (41–18)20.
21.Arizona StateLSU (4–2)Auburn (9–1)Louisiana (10–2)LSU (17–6)Michigan (15–6)Missouri (19–8)Texas (26–9–1)LSU (22–15)LSU (24–16)LSU (27–16)UCF (39–11)UCF (42–11)UCF (44–12)Notre Dame (39–10)Kentucky (37–19)21.
22.TennesseeJames Madison (0–0)Arizona State (7–3)LSU (12–5)Louisiana (12–4)Arizona State (18–5)LSU (20–10)UCF (29–7)Michigan (20–11)Michigan (23–12)Notre Dame (31–9)Oregon (26–16)Oregon (29–16)Oregon (31–17)LSU (34–21)Georgia (41–18)22.
23.LouisianaArizona State (3–2)Texas (5–6)Arizona State (9–4)Arizona State (13–5)Louisiana (15–5)UCF (26–7)Michigan (18–9)UCF (29–10)Notre Dame (30–7)Michigan (26–13)Michigan (29–14)Michigan (31–15)Michigan (34–15)Oregon (31–17)Missouri (35–20)23.
24.LibertyUCF (3–1)LSU (6–5)UCF (10–6)Notre Dame (16–4)UCF (22–7)Texas (21–9–1)Missouri (19–12)Missouri (22–13)Stanford (26–10)Arizona (23–15)Stanford (31–13)Missouri (31–17)Missouri (33–19)Michigan (36–16)Auburn (40–17)24.
25.Wichita StateWichita State (4–1)USF (6–2)Notre Dame (12–3)Charlotte (18–3)South Florida (22–4)Stanford (22–6)Notre Dame (23–6)Notre Dame (27–7)Arizona (21–14)Nebraska (33–9)Arizona (27–16)Arizona (31–16)Louisiana (41–11)Nebraska (40–14)Oregon (33–19)25.
Preseason
Feb 1[1]
Week 1
Feb 15[2]
Week 2
Feb 22[3]
Week 3
Mar 1[4]
Week 4
Mar 8[5]
Week 5
Mar 15[6]
Week 6
Mar 22[7]
Week 7
Mar 29[8]
Week 8
Apr 5[9]
Week 9
Apr 12[10]
Week 10
Apr 19[11]
Week 11
Apr 26[12]
Week 12
May 3[13]
Week 13
May 10[14]
Week 14
May 17[15]
Final
Jun 14[16]
Dropped:
No. 24 Liberty
Dropped:
  • No. 22 James Madison
  • No. 24 UCF
  • No. 25 Wichita State
Dropped:
  • No. 22 Texas
  • No. 25 USF
Dropped:
No. 24 UCF
Dropped:
  • No. 24 Notre Dame
  • No. 25 Charlotte
Dropped:
  • No. 23 Louisiana
  • No. 25 South Florida
Dropped:
No. 25 Stanford
Dropped:
None
Dropped:
No. 24 Missouri
Dropped:
No. 24 Stanford
Dropped:
No. 25 Nebraska
Dropped:
No. 24 Stanford
Dropped:
No. 25 Arizona
Dropped:
No. 25 Louisiana
Dropped:
  • No. 21 Notre Dame
  • No. 22 LSU
  • No. 24 Michigan
  • No. 25 Nebraska

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25Edit

Preseason
Jan 25[17]
Week 1
Feb 15[18]
Week 2
Feb 22[19]
Week 3
Mar 1[20]
Week 4
Mar 8[21]
Week 5
Mar 15[22]
Week 6
Mar 22[23]
Week 7
Mar 29[24]
Week 8
Apr 5[25]
Week 9
Apr 12[26]
Week 10
Apr 19[27]
Week 11
Apr 26[28]
Week 12
May 3[29]
Week 13
May 10[30]
Week 14
May 17[31]
Final
Jun 14[32]
1.OklahomaOklahoma (5–0) (25)Oklahoma (10–0) (24)Oklahoma (15–0) (23)Oklahoma (15–0) (22)Oklahoma (20–0) (24)Oklahoma (25–0) (24)Oklahoma (29–0) (24)Oklahoma (32–0) (23)Oklahoma (36–0) (24)Oklahoma (38–1) (25)Oklahoma (42–1) (25)Oklahoma (45–1) (25)Oklahoma (48–1) (25)Oklahoma (49–2) (25)Oklahoma (59–3) (25)1.
2.AlabamaAlabama (4–0)Alabama (9–0)Alabama (15–0) (1)Alabama (20–0) (2)Florida State (23–1)UCLA (24–3) (1)UCLA (28–3) (1)UCLA (31–3) (2)Alabama (33–5)Alabama (36–6)Virginia Tech (36–6)Virginia Tech (39–6)Virginia Tech (40–6)Florida State (52–5)Texas (47–22–1)2.
3.UCLAUCLA (4–1)Florida State (10–0) (1)Florida State (15–0) (1)Florida State (19–1)UCLA (22–3) (1)Florida State (27–2)Florida State (30–2)Florida State (35–2)Virginia Tech (29–5) (1)Virginia Tech (32–6)UCLA (36–5)Florida State (45–5)Florida State (49–5)Virginia Tech (41–7)UCLA (51–10)3.
4.Oklahoma StateFlorida (4–0)Florida (10–0)Florida (16–0)Florida (21–1)Alabama (21–2)Alabama (24–4)Alabama (28–4)Alabama (30–5)Florida State (37–4)UCLA (32–5)Florida State (43–5)UCLA (39–6)Arizona State (37–8)Arkansas (44–9)Oklahoma State (48–14)4.
5.FloridaWashington (5–0)Washington (9–1)UCLA (12–3)UCLA (17–3) (1)Virginia Tech (18–3)Virginia Tech (21–3)Virginia Tech (25–3)Virginia Tech (27–3)UCLA (32–5)Florida State (39–5)Arkansas (35–8)Arkansas (39–8)Arkansas (41–9)Arizona State (39–9)Florida (49–19)5.
6.Florida StateFlorida State (4–0)UCLA (7–3)Virginia Tech (11–2)Virginia Tech (14–3)Florida (22–2)Florida (25–3)Northwestern (22–4)Florida (30–6)Arkansas (28–7)Arkansas (32–8)Alabama (39–8)Northwestern (38–7)UCLA (40–8)UCLA (43–8)Northwestern (45–13)6.
7.WashingtonOklahoma State (4–1)Virginia Tech (8–2)Washington (11–4)Washington (15–5)Washington (19–5)Duke (23–4)Florida (27–5)Oklahoma State (28–6)Oklahoma State (31–7)Oklahoma State (34–7)Oklahoma State (38–7)Oklahoma State (38–9)Alabama (41–10)Oklahoma State (41–12)Arizona (39–22)7.
8.TexasVirginia Tech (5–0)Arkansas (7–3)Missouri (12–4)Missouri (16–4)Duke (21–3)Arkansas (19–5)Oklahoma State (24–6)Northwestern (24–5)Northwestern (27–6)Northwestern (30–6)Northwestern (34–7)Alabama (39–9)Oklahoma State (38–12)Alabama (41–11)Arkansas (48–11)8.
9.ArkansasTexas (4–1)Clemson (6–3)Clemson (11–3)Duke (16–3)Oklahoma State (16–5)Northwestern (19–4)Arkansas (21–6)Arkansas (24–7)Florida (30–9)Florida (34–9)Arizona State (32–7)Arizona State (35–7)Northwestern (39–9)Northwestern (40–10)Virginia Tech (46–10)9.
10.Virginia TechArkansas (3–2)Arizona (7–2)Oklahoma State (10–4)Oklahoma State (12–5)Arkansas (17–4)Oklahoma State (21–6)Duke (23–5)Duke (28–5)Arizona State (28–5)тArizona State (31–5)Florida (35–12)Washington (32–11)Tennessee (38–15)Tennessee (39–16)Oregon State (39–12)10.
11.ArizonaArizona (3–1)Oregon (8–1)Arkansas (8–3)Arkansas (14–4)Kentucky (19–2)Washington (20–7)Tennessee (22–9)Tennessee (25–10)Duke (32–5)тDuke (34–5)Washington (28–11)Florida (38–13)Washington (34–13)Washington (35–15)Arizona State (43–11)11.
12.MissouriClemson (3–1)Oklahoma State (6–4)Duke (13–3)Kentucky (16–2)Northwestern (15–4)Oregon (21–4)Kentucky (22–7)Kentucky (25–8)Kentucky (27–9)Kentucky (29–11)Tennessee (33–13)Tennessee (35–14)Duke (40–7)Duke (41–8)Duke (44–11)12.
13.MichiganOregon (5–0)Duke (8–2)Kentucky (13–1)Northwestern (15–4)Oregon (19–3)Kentucky (20–5)Oregon (24–5)Arizona State (25–5)Georgia (33–8)Georgia (35–9)Duke (36–7)Duke (36–7)Florida (41–15)Clemson (39–15)Florida State (54–7)13.
14.ClemsonDuke (4–1)Kentucky (9–1)Northwestern (10–4)Oregon (16–3)Tennessee (18–3)Tennessee (20–8)Washington (20–10)Oregon (24–8)Tennessee (26–12)Tennessee (29–12)Kentucky (30–13)Texas (35–15–1)Kentucky (35–16)Florida (43–16)Clemson (42–17)14.
15.LSUTennessee (4–0)Northwestern (7–2)Oregon (11–3)Clemson (12–6)Clemson (16–6)Clemson (19–8)Arizona State (25–5)Washington (22–11)Washington (22–11)Washington (25–11)Georgia (37–11)Kentucky (33–15)Clemson (37–14)Kentucky (35–17)Stanford (39–22)т15.
16.TennesseeMichigan (3–2)Michigan (5–4)Arizona (10–4)Arizona (15–4)Arizona (19–4)Michigan (17–6)Clemson (21–10)Georgia (31–6)Clemson (30–10)Texas (31–12–1)Texas (32–15–1)Auburn (39–11)Texas (37–16–1)UCF (46–12)тUCF (46–14)т16.
17.OregonMissouri (3–2)Tennessee (6–3)Tennessee (9–6)Michigan (13–6)Missouri (16–6)Arizona (19–6)Auburn (27–4)Auburn (29–6)тOregon (24–11)Clemson (33–11)Clemson (33–14)Clemson (37–14)UCF (44–12)Missouri (36–20)тAlabama (44–13)17.
18.DukeGeorgia (5–1)Georgia (9–2)Georgia (14–2)Tennessee (15–6)LSU (19–7)Auburn (25–2)Georgia (29–5)Clemson (25–10)тTexas (30–10–1)Auburn (32–9)Auburn (36–10)Georgia (39–13)LSU (34–20)Texas (38–17–1)Washington (38–17)18.
19.GeorgiaKentucky (4–1)Missouri (8–3)Michigan (8–5)Georgia (19–2)Michigan (15–6)Missouri (19–9)Texas (26–9–1)Texas (29–10–1)Auburn (29–9)UCF (37–10)LSU (30–17)UCF (42–11)Georgia (40–15)Georgia (40–16)Tennessee (41–18)19.
20.KentuckyLouisiana (5–0)Louisiana (6–0)Auburn (15–1)Auburn (21–1)Auburn (24–1)Arizona State (22–5)UCF (29–7)UCF (29–10)UCF (34–10)Oregon (25–13)UCF (39–11)LSU (32–19)Auburn (39–14)LSU (34–21)Mississippi State (37–27)20.
21.Arizona StateArizona State (3–2)Auburn (9–1)LSU (12–5)тLSU (17–6)Georgia (22–3)Georgia (26–4)LSU (22–11)Michigan (20–11)Oregon State (31–9)LSU (27–16)Stanford (31–13)Notre Dame (36–9)Notre Dame (39–9)Auburn (39–15)Kentucky (37–19)21.
22.James MadisonLSU (4–2)Arizona State (7–3)Louisiana (10–2)тSouth Florida (17–3)Arizona State (18–5)LSU (20–10)Michigan (18–9)Oregon State (29–8)Michigan (23–12)Michigan (26–13)Michigan (29–14)Michigan (31–15)Missouri (33–19)Michigan (36–16)Missouri (38–22)22.
23.LouisianaNorthwestern (4–1)LSU (6–5)Arizona State (9–4)Arizona State (13–5)South Florida (22–4)Texas (21–9–1)Oregon State (25–8)LSU (22–15)LSU (24–16)Oregon State (31–12)Notre Dame (35–9)Missouri (32–17)Michigan (34–15)Notre Dame (39–10)Georgia (43–18)23.
24.NorthwesternUCF (3–1)Texas (5–6)South Florida (10–3)Oregon State (17–3)Oregon State (22–4)UCF (26–7)Arizona (19–9)Arizona (20–12)Stanford (26–10)Nebraska (33–9)Oregon (26–16)Stanford (32–16)Oregon (31–17)Oregon (31–17)Michigan (38–18)24.
25.Wichita StateAuburn (5–0)South Florida (6–2)UCF (10–6)Louisiana (12–4)UCF (22–7)Stanford (20–6)Missouri (19–12)Missouri (22–13)Notre Dame (30–7)Notre Dame (31–9)Missouri (27–17)Oregon (29–16)Arizona (32–18)Nebraska (40–14)Oregon (33–19)25.
Preseason
Jan 25[17]
Week 1
Feb 15[18]
Week 2
Feb 22[19]
Week 3
Mar 1[20]
Week 4
Mar 8[21]
Week 5
Mar 15[22]
Week 6
Mar 22[23]
Week 7
Mar 29[24]
Week 8
Apr 5[25]
Week 9
Apr 12[26]
Week 10
Apr 19[27]
Week 11
Apr 26[28]
Week 12
May 3[29]
Week 13
May 10[30]
Week 14
May 17[31]
Final
Jun 14[32]
Dropped:
  • No. 22 James Madison
  • No. 25 Wichita State
Dropped:
No. 24 UCF
Dropped:
No. 24 Texas
Dropped:
No. 25 UCF
Dropped:
No. 25 Louisiana
Dropped:
  • No. 23 South Florida
  • No. 24 Oregon State
Dropped:
No. 25 Stanford
Dropped:
None
Dropped:
  • No. 24 Arizona
  • No. 25 Missouri
Dropped:
No. 24 Stanford
Dropped:
  • No. 23 Oregon State
  • No. 24 Nebraska
Dropped:
None
Dropped:
No. 24 Stanford
Dropped:
No. 25 Arizona
Dropped:
  • No. 20 LSU
  • No. 21 Auburn
  • No. 23 Notre Dame
  • No. 25 Nebraska

D1SoftballEdit

Preseason
Jan 17[33]
Week 1
Feb 14[34]
Week 2
Feb 21[35]
Week 3
Feb 28[36]
Week 4
Mar 7[37]
Week 5
Mar 14[38]
Week 6
Mar 20[39]
Week 7
Mar 28[40]
Week 8
Apr 3[41]
Week 9
Apr 11[42]
Week 10
Apr 18[43]
Week 11
Apr 25[44]
Week 12
May 2[45]
Week 13
May 9[46]
Final
Jun 14[47]
1.OklahomaOklahoma (5–0)Oklahoma (10–0)Oklahoma (15–0)Oklahoma (15–0)Oklahoma (20–0)Oklahoma (25–0)Oklahoma (29–0)Oklahoma (32–0)Oklahoma (36–0)Oklahoma (38–1)Oklahoma (42–1)Oklahoma (45–1)Oklahoma (48–1)Oklahoma (59–3)1.
2.AlabamaAlabama (4–0)Alabama (9–0)Alabama (15–0)Alabama (20–0)Florida State (23–1)UCLA (24–3)UCLA (28–3)UCLA (31–3)Alabama (33–5)Alabama (36–6)Virginia Tech (36–6)Virginia Tech (39–6)Virginia Tech (40–6)UCLA (51–10)2.
3.Oklahoma StateFlorida (4–0)Florida (10–0)Florida (15–0)Florida (21–1)UCLA (22–3)Florida State (27–2)Florida State (30–2)Florida State (35–2)Virginia Tech (29–5)Virginia Tech (32–6)Florida State (43–5)Florida State (45–5)Florida State (49–5)Oklahoma State (48–14)3.
4.UCLAUCLA (4–1)Florida State (10–0)Florida State (15–0)Florida State (19–1)Alabama (21–2)Alabama (24–4)Alabama (28–4)Virginia Tech (27–3)Florida State (37–4)Florida State (39–5)UCLA (36–5)Arkansas (39–8)Arkansas (41–9)Texas (47–22–1)4.
5.FloridaFlorida State (4–0)Washington (9–1)UCLA (12–3)UCLA (17–3)Florida (22–2)Virginia Tech (21–3)Virginia Tech (25–3)Alabama (30–5)UCLA (32–5)UCLA (32–5)Arkansas (35–8)UCLA (39–6)Arizona State (37–8)Florida (49–19)5.
6.Florida StateWashington (5–0)UCLA (7–3)Virginia Tech (11–2)Virginia Tech (14–3)Virginia Tech (18–3)Florida (25–3)Northwestern (22–4)Northwestern (24–5)Arkansas (28–7)Arkansas (32–8)Oklahoma State (38–7)Oklahoma State (38–9)Alabama (41–10)Northwestern (45–13)6.
7.WashingtonOklahoma State (4–1)Virginia Tech (8–2)Duke (13–3)Duke (16–3)Duke (21–3)Duke (23–4)Florida (27–5)Oklahoma State (28–6)Northwestern (27–6)Northwestern (30–6)Alabama (39–8)Northwestern (38–7)Duke (40–7)Virginia Tech (46–10)7.
8.ArkansasVirginia Tech (5–0)Arkansas (7–3)Arkansas (8–3)Arkansas (14–4)Arkansas (17–4)Northwestern (19–4)Duke (23–5)Florida (30–6)Oklahoma State (31–7)Oklahoma State (34–7)Northwestern (34–7)Alabama (39–9)UCLA (40–8)Arkansas (48–11)8.
9.TexasArkansas (3–2)Duke (8–2)Oklahoma State (10–4)Northwestern (15–4)Northwestern (15–4)Arkansas (19–5)Oklahoma State (24–6)Duke (28–5)Duke (32–5)Duke (34–5)Washington (28–11)Washington (32–11)Oklahoma State (38–12)Arizona (39–22)9.
10.MissouriTexas (4–1)Northwestern (7–2)Washington (11–4)Missouri (16–4)Washington (19–5)Oklahoma State (21–6)Arkansas (21–6)Arkansas (24–7)Florida (30–9)Florida (34–9)Duke (36–7)Duke (36–7)Northwestern (39–9)Oregon State (39–22)10.
11.Virginia TechOregon (5–0)Oklahoma State (6–4)Northwestern (10–4)Washington (15–5)Oklahoma State (16–5)Oregon (21–4)Tennessee (22–9)Kentucky (25–8)Arizona State (28–5)Arizona State (31–5)Florida (35–12)Arizona State (35–7)Tennessee (38–15)Arizona State (43–11)11.
12.MichiganDuke (4–1)Oregon (8–1)Missouri (12–4)Oklahoma State (12–5)Oregon (19–3)Kentucky (20–5)Kentucky (22–7)Tennessee (25–10)Kentucky (27–9)Washington (25–11)Arizona State (32–7)Florida (38–13)Washington (34–13)Florida State (54–7)12.
13.DukeClemson (3–1)Clemson (6–3)Clemson (10–3)Oregon (16–3)Kentucky (19–2)Michigan (17–6)Oregon (24–5)Arizona State (25–5)Georgia (33–8)Kentucky (29–11)Tennessee (33–13)Tennessee (35–14)Florida (41–15)UCF (49–14)13.
14.ClemsonMissouri (3–2)Missouri (8–3)Kentucky (13–1)Kentucky (16–2)Tennessee (18–6)Tennessee (20–8)Arizona State (25–5)Georgia (31–6)Texas (30–10–1)Texas (31–12–1)Kentucky (30–13)Texas (35–15–1)Kentucky (35–16)Duke (44–11)14.
15.ArizonaTennessee (4–0)Kentucky (9–1)Oregon (11–3)Michigan (13–6)Michigan (15–6)Washington (20–7)Texas (26–9–1)Texas (29–10–1)Washington (22–11)Georgia (35–9)Texas (32–15–1)Kentucky (33–15)Texas (37–16–1)Clemson (42–17)15.
16.OregonArizona (3–1)Arizona (7–2)Michigan (8–5)Tennessee (15–6)Missouri (16–6)Texas (21–9–1)Washington (20–10)Washington (22–11)Tennessee (26–12)Tennessee (29–12)Georgia (37–11)Clemson (37–14)Clemson (37–14)Stanford (39–22)16.
17.LSUMichigan (3–2)Michigan (5–4)Tennessee (9–6)Clemson (12–6)Auburn (24–1)Arizona State (22–5)Auburn (27–4)Oregon (24–8)Clemson (30–10)Clemson (33–11)UCF (39–11)Auburn (39–11)UCF (44–12)Mississippi State (37–27)17.
18.TennesseeKentucky (4–1)Louisiana (6–0)Arizona (10–4)Georgia (19–2)Clemson (16–6)Auburn (25–2)Georgia (29–5)Auburn (29–6)UCF (34–10)UCF (37–10)Clemson (33–14)Georgia (39–13)Notre Dame (39–9)Alabama (44–13)18.
19.GeorgiaGeorgia (5–1)Georgia (9–2)Georgia (13–3)Auburn (21–1)LSU (19–7)Clemson (19–8)Clemson (21–10)Clemson (25–10)Oregon State (31–9)Auburn (32–9)Auburn (36–10)UCF (42–11)Auburn (39–14)Kentucky (37–19)19.
20.KentuckyLouisiana (5–0)Tennessee (6–3)Auburn (15–1)Arizona (15–4)Arizona (19–4)Missouri (19–9)UCF (29–7)Oregon State (29–8)Oregon (24–11)Oregon State (31–12)Notre Dame (35–9)Notre Dame (36–9)Michigan (34–15)Tennessee (41–18)20.
21.Arizona StateNorthwestern (4–1)Auburn (9–1)Louisiana (10–2)LSU (17–6)Georgia (22–3)Georgia (26–4)Michigan (18–9)Ohio State (23–7)Michigan (23–12)Nebraska (33–9)Oregon State (31–15)Michigan (31–15)Georgia (40–15)Washington (38–17)21.
22.LouisianaArizona State (3–2)South Florida (6–2)LSU (12–5)South Florida ((17–3)South Florida (22–4)Arizona (19–6)LSU (22–11)Michigan (20–11)Auburn (29–9)Michigan (26–13)Michigan (29–14)San Diego State (33–12)Louisiana (42–11)Missouri (38–22)22.
23.NorthwesternLSU (4–2)Arizona State (7–3)South Florida (10–3)Oregon State (17–3)Oregon State (22–4)UCF (26–7)Oregon State (25–8)UCF (29–10)Notre Dame (30–7)San Diego State (29–12)Stanford (31–13)Louisiana (39–11)LSU (34–20)Georgia (43–18)23.
24.LibertyUCF (3–1)BYU (8–1)Arizona State (9–4)Charlotte (18–3)Arizona State (18–5)Ohio State (17–5)Ohio State (20–6)Missouri (22–13)San Diego State (27–11)Notre Dame (31–9)San Diego State (30–12)Wichita State (31–13)San Diego State (35–13)Louisiana (47–13)24.
25.James MadisonIllinois (4–1)LSU (6–5)Oregon State (12–3)Arizona State (13–5)Texas (16–9–1)LSU (20–10)Boise State (27–5)San Diego State (25–10)Stanford (26–10)Illinois (26–14)LSU (30–17)LSU (32–19)Ole Miss (38–16)San Diego State (39–16)25.
Preseason
Jan 17[33]
Week 1
Feb 14[34]
Week 2
Feb 21[35]
Week 3
Feb 28[36]
Week 4
Mar 7[37]
Week 5
Mar 14[38]
Week 6
Mar 20[39]
Week 7
Mar 28[40]
Week 8
Apr 3[41]
Week 9
Apr 11[42]
Week 10
Apr 18[43]
Week 11
Apr 25[44]
Week 12
May 2[45]
Week 13
May 9[46]
Final
Jun 14[47]
Dropped:
  • No. 24 Liberty
  • No. 25 James Madison
Dropped:
  • No. 10 Texas
  • No. 24 UCF
  • No. 25 Illinois
Dropped:
No. 24 BYU
Dropped:
No. 21 Louisiana
Dropped:
No. 24 Charlotte
Dropped:
  • No. 22 South Florida
  • No. 23 Oregon State
Dropped:
  • No. 20 Missouri
  • No. 22 Arizona
Dropped:
  • No. 22 LSU
  • No. 25 Boise State
Dropped:
  • No. 21 Ohio State
  • No. 24 Missouri
Dropped:
  • No. 20 Oregon
  • No. 25 Stanford
Dropped:
  • No. 21 Nebraska
  • No. 25 Illinois
Dropped:
  • No. 21 Oregon State
  • No. 23 Stanford
Dropped:
No. 24 Wichita State
Dropped:
  • No. 18 Notre Dame
  • No. 19 Auburn
  • No. 20 Michigan
  • No. 23 LSU
  • No. 25 Ole Miss

Softball AmericaEdit

Source:[48]

Preseason
Jan 25[49]
Week 1
Feb 15[50]
Week 2
Feb 22[51]
Week 3
Mar 1[52]
Week 4
Mar 8[53]
Week 5
Mar 15[54]
Week 6
Mar 22[55]
Week 7
Mar 29[56]
Week 8
Apr 5[57]
Week 9
Apr 12[58]
Week 10
Apr 19[59]
Week 11
Apr 26[60]
Week 12
May 3[61]
Week 13
May 10[62]
Week 14
May 17[63]
Week 15
May 24[64]
Final
June 14[65]
1.OklahomaOklahoma (5–0)Oklahoma (10–0)Oklahoma (15–0)Oklahoma (16–0)Oklahoma (20–0)Oklahoma (25–0)Oklahoma (29–0)Oklahoma (32–0)Oklahoma (36–0)Oklahoma (38–1)Oklahoma (42–1)Oklahoma (45–1)Oklahoma (48–1)Oklahoma (49–2)Oklahoma (52–2)Oklahoma (59–3)1.
2.Oklahoma StateAlabama (4–0)Alabama (9–0)Alabama (15–0)Alabama (20–0)Florida State (23–1)Florida State (27–2)Florida State (30–2)Florida State (35–2)Alabama (33–6)Alabama (36–6)Virginia Tech (36–6)Virginia Tech (39–6)Virginia Tech (40–6)Florida State (52–5)Virginia Tech (45–8)Texas (47–22–1)2.
3.AlabamaUCLA (4–1)Florida State (10–0)Florida State (15–0)Florida State (19–1)UCLA (22–3)UCLA (25–3)UCLA (28–3)UCLA (31–3)Virginia Tech (29–5)Virginia Tech (32–6)Florida State (43–5)Florida State (45–5)Florida State (49–5)Virginia Tech (41–7)Arkansas (47–9)Oklahoma State (48–14)3.
4.UCLAOklahoma State (4–1)Florida (10–0)Florida (16–0)Florida (21–1)Florida (23–2)Florida (25–3)Alabama (28–4)Alabama (31–5)Florida State (37–4)Florida State (39–5)UCLA (36–5)Arkansas (39–8)Arkansas (41–9)Arkansas (44–9)UCLA (46–8)UCLA (51–10)4.
5.Florida StateFlorida State (4–0)Washington (9–1)UCLA (12–3)UCLA (17–3)Alabama (21–2)Alabama (24–4)Virginia Tech (25–3)Virginia Tech (27–4)UCLA (32–5)UCLA (32–5)Arkansas (35–8)UCLA (39–6)Arizona State (37–8)UCLA (43–8)Oklahoma State (44–12)Florida (49–19)5.
6.FloridaFlorida (4–0)UCLA (7–3)Virginia Tech (11–2)Virginia Tech (14–3)Virginia Tech (18–3)Virginia Tech (21–3)Northwestern (22–4)Oklahoma State (28–6)Arkansas (28–7)Arkansas (32–8)Oklahoma State (38–7)Oklahoma State (38–9)Alabama (41–10)Alabama (41–11)Arizona State (42–9)Arizona (39–22)6.
7.ArizonaWashington (5–0)Virginia Tech (8–2)Washington (11–4)Northwestern (15–4)Northwestern (15–4)Northwestern (19–4)Florida (27–5)Northwestern (24–5)Northwestern (27–6)Northwestern (30–6)Alabama (39–8)Northwestern (38–7)UCLA (40–8)Oklahoma State (41–12)Northwestern (43–10)Northwestern (45–13)7.
8.WashingtonVirginia Tech (5–0)Oklahoma State (6–4)Oklahoma State (10–4)Duke (16–3)Duke (21–3)Duke (23–4)Duke (23–5)Florida (30–6)Oklahoma State (31–7)Oklahoma State (34–7)Northwestern (34–7)Alabama (39–9)Duke (40–7)Arizona State (39–9)Clemson (42–15)Oregon State (39–22)8.
9.MissouriDuke (4–1)Northwestern (7–2)Duke (13–3)Oregon (16–3)Oregon (19–3)Arkansas (20–5)Oklahoma State (24–6)Duke (28–5)Duke (32–5)Duke (34–5)Washington (28–11)Washington (33–11)Oklahoma State (38–12)Northwestern (40–10)Duke (44–9)Virginia Tech (46–10)9.
10.ArkansasArizona (3–1)Duke (8–2)Northwestern (10–4)Washington (15–5)Washington (19–5)Oregon (22–4)Arkansas (22–6)Arkansas (24–7)Arizona State (28–5)Arizona State (31–5)Duke (36–7)Duke (36–7)Northwestern (39–9)Clemson (39–15)Florida (46–16)Arkansas (48–11)10.
11.TexasTexas (4–1)Oregon (8–1)Clemson (11–3)Missouri (16–4)Arkansas (17–4)Washington (20–7)Oregon (24–5)Kentucky (25–8)Florida (31–9)Florida (34–9)Arizona State (32–7)Arizona State (35–7)Tennessee (38–15)Tennessee (39–16)UCF (49–12)Arizona State (43–11)11.
12.Virginia TechOregon (5–0)Clemson (6–3)Missouri (12–4)Arkansas (14–4)Oklahoma State (16–5)Oklahoma State (21–6)Tennessee (22–9)Tennessee (25–10)Kentucky (27–9)Texas (31–12–1)Florida (35–12)Texas (35–15–1)Washington (34–13)Duke (41–8)Texas (41–18–1)Clemson (42–17)12.
13.MichiganArkansas (3–2)Arizona (7–2)Oregon (11–3)Oklahoma State (12–5)Arizona (19–4)Kentucky (20–5)Arizona State (22–5)Arizona State (25–5)Texas (30–10–1)Kentucky (29–11)Tennessee (33–13)Tennessee (35–15)Florida (41–15)Washington (35–15)Mississippi State (37–25)Duke (44–11)13.
14.ClemsonClemson (3–1)Arkansas (7–3)Arkansas (9–4)Arizona (15–4)Kentucky (19–2)Tennessee (20–8)Texas (26–9–1)Texas (29–10–1)Clemson (30–10)Clemson (33–11)Kentucky (30–14)Florida (38–13)Texas (37–16–1)Florida (43–16)Stanford (39–20)UCF (49–14)14.
15.DukeLouisiana (5–0)Louisiana (6–0)Kentucky (13–1)Kentucky (16–2)Tennessee (18–6)Arizona (19–7)Kentucky (22–7)Oregon (24–8)Georgia (33–8)Washington (25–11)Texas (32–15–1)UCF (42–11)Kentucky (35–16)Missouri (35–15)Oregon State (37–20)Mississippi State (37–27)15.
16.LSUGeorgia (5–1)Kentucky (9–1)Arizona (10–4)Michigan (13–6)LSU (19–7)Texas (21–9–1)Washington (20–10)Washington (22–11)Washington (22–11)Georgia (35–9)Georgia (37–11)Kentucky (33–15)Clemson (37–14)UCF (46–12)Arizona (36–20)Stanford (39–22)16.
17.OregonMissouri (3–2)Michigan (5–4)Michigan (9–5)Clemson (12–6)Missouri (16–6)Michigan (17–6)Auburn (27–4)Georgia (31–7)Tennessee (26–12)Tennessee (30–12)UCF (39–11)Clemson (37–14)UCF (44–12)Texas (38–17–1)Florida State (54–7)Florida State (54–7)17.
18.GeorgiaMichigan (3–2)Missouri (8–3)Tennessee (9–6)Tennessee (15–6)Michigan (15–6)Auburn (26–2)UCF (29–7)Auburn (29–6)UCF (34–10)UCF (37–10)Clemson (33–14)Georgia (39–13)Notre Dame (39–9)Kentucky (35–17)Alabama (44–13)Alabama (44–13)18.
19.LouisianaLSU (4–2)Tennessee (6–3)Georgia (14–2)Georgia (19–2)Clemson (17–6)Missouri (16–6)Georgia (29–5)Clemson (25–10)Oregon State (31–9)Auburn (32–9)Auburn (36–10)Auburn (39–11)Auburn (39–14)Notre Dame (39–10)Tennessee (41–18)Tennessee (41–18)19.
20.KentuckyKentucky (4–1)Georgia (9–2)Louisiana (10–2)Auburn (21–1)Auburn (24–1)Arizona State (22–5)LSU (22–12)UCF (30–10)Oregon (24–11)Notre Dame (31–9)Notre Dame (35–9)Notre Dame (36–9)Georgia (40–15)Nebraska (40–14)Washington (38–17)Washington (38–17)20.
21.Arizona StateTennessee (4–0)LSU (6–5)LSU (12–5)USF (17–3)Georgia (22–3)Clemson (19–8)Clemson (21–10)Ohio State (23–7)Notre Dame (30–7)Oregon State (31–12)Oregon State (31–15)San Diego State (33–12)Michigan (34–15)Michigan (36–16)Missouri (38–22)Missouri (38–22)21.
22.James MadisonJames Madison (0–0)Auburn (9–1)Auburn (15–1)LSU (17–6)South Florida (22–4)Georgia (26–4)Missouri (19–12)Missouri (22–13)Auburn (29–9)Nebraska (33–9)Michigan (29–14)Louisiana (38–11)Louisiana (41–11)Auburn (39–15)Kentucky (37–19)Kentucky (37–19)22.
23.TennesseeArizona State (3–2)USF (6–2)Notre Dame (12–3)Oregon State (19–3)Oregon State (22–4)LSU (20–10)Michigan (18–9)Michigan (20–11)Michigan (23–12)Oregon (25–13)Stanford (31–13)LSU (32–19)LSU (34–20)Louisiana (45–11)Michigan (38–18)Michigan (38–18)23.
24.LibertyIllinois (4–1)Notre Dame (7–3)USF (10–3)Charlotte (18–3)Arizona State (18–5)UCF (26–7)Notre Dame (23–6)Notre Dame (27–7)Stanford (26–10)Michigan (26–13)LSU (30–17)Michigan (31–15)Ole Miss (38–16)Georgia (40–16)Louisiana (47–13)Louisiana (47–13)24.
25.Wichita StateUCF (3–1)Arizona State (7–3)Arizona State (9–4)Arizona State (13–5)Texas (16–9–1)Ohio State (17–5)Ohio State (20–6)LSU (22–15)LSU (24–16)LSU (27–16)San Diego State (30–12)Wichita State (31–13)San Diego State (35–13)Ole Miss (39–17)Georgia (43–18)Georgia (43–18)25.
Preseason
Jan 25[49]
Week 1
Feb 15[50]
Week 2
Feb 22[51]
Week 3
Mar 1[52]
Week 4
Mar 8[53]
Week 5
Mar 15[54]
Week 6
Mar 22[55]
Week 7
Mar 29[56]
Week 8
Apr 5[57]
Week 9
Apr 12[58]
Week 10
Apr 19[59]
Week 11
Apr 26[60]
Week 12
May 3[61]
Week 13
May 10[62]
Week 14
May 17[63]
Week 15
May 24[64]
Final
June 14[65]
Dropped:
  • No. 24 Liberty
  • No. 25 Wichita State
Dropped:
  • No. 11 Texas
  • No. 22 James Madison
  • No. 24 Illinois
  • No. 25 UCF
Dropped:
None
Dropped:
  • No. 20 Louisiana
  • No. 23 Notre Dame
Dropped:
No. 24 Charlotte
Dropped:
  • No. 22 South Florida
  • No. 23 Oregon State
Dropped:
No. 15 Arizona
Dropped:
None
Dropped:
  • No. 21 Ohio State
  • No. 22 Missouri
Dropped:
No. 24 Stanford
Dropped:
  • No. 22 Nebraska
  • No. 23 Oregon
Dropped:
  • No. 21 Oregon State
  • No. 23 Stanford
Dropped:
No. 25 Wichita State
Dropped:
  • No. 23 LSU
  • No. 25 San Diego State
Dropped:
  • No. 19 Notre Dame
  • No. 20 Nebraska
  • No. 22 Auburn
  • No. 25 Ole Miss
Dropped:
none

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