3-13-2011 Week in Review

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Poll

How the Top 25 Fared – Week Five – March 7-13

1.         Florida (25-1)
3/9       No. 21 LSU                              W, 8-1

            No. 21  LSU                             W, 5-0

@ USF Under Armour Showcase (Tampa, Fla.)

3/11     UConn                                     W, 9-0

            Robert Morris                          W, 6-1

3/12     Ball State                                 W, 21-0 (5)

            No. 20 Nebraska                     L, 1-0

3/13     South Florida                           W, 10-2

 

Last week

Hosts Lipton Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.)
3/4       Valparaiso                               W, 13-4
            Syracuse                                 W, 2-0
3/5       North Dakota State                 W, 18-0 (5)
            Pacific                                     W, 10-2 (6)
3/6       North Dakota State                 W, 9-0 (5)

2.         Alabama (24-1)
3/9       Georgia Tech                          Postponed

Hosts Easton SEC/ACC Challenge (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)

3/11     North Carolina                         W, 3-0

3/12     Florida State                            W, 8-0 (5)

            North Carolina                         W, 10-1 (5)

3/13     Florida State                            W, 9-2

Last week

@ Citrus Classic (Lake Buena Vista, Fla.)
3/4       Notre Dame                            W, 4-1
            #18 ULL                                               L, 0-1
3/5       Fordham                                 W, 3-1
            #13 Oregon                             W, 10-0 (5)
3/6       Virginia                                                W, 4-0

3.         Georgia (21-1)
Hosts 2011 Bulldog Invitational (Athens, Ga.)
3/10     Penn State                  W, 8-0 (5)

3/11     No. 21 LSU                  W, 6-3

3/12     No. 21 LSU                  W, 8-0 (5)

3/13     No. 21 LSU                  W, 12-0 (5)

Last week

Hosts 2011 Bulldog Invitational (Athens, Ga.)
3/4       Indiana                                     W, 2-0
            Campbell                                 W, 7-0
3/5       Cancelled Due to Rain
3/6       Chattanooga                           W, 4-3

4.         Arizona  (21-4)
3/9       Creighton                                W, 8-0 (6)

3/11     No. 22 Baylor                          L, 6-0

3/12     No. 22 Baylor                          W, 9-7

3/13     No. 22 Baylor                          L, 3-2

 

Last week

Hosts Wildcat Invitational (Tucson, Ariz.)
3/4       Utah State                               W, 11-3 (6)
            Portland State                         W, 8-0 (5)
3/5       Minnesota                                W, 10-1 (5)
            Idaho State                              W, 5-3
3/6       UC Riverside                           W, 8-0

5.         Michigan (25-1)
@ Louisville Classic (Louisville, Ky.)

3/12     Louisville                                 W, 4-1

            Western Kentucky                  W, 7-1

3/13     Western Kentucky                  L, 3-2

            Louisville                                 W, 2-0

 

Last week

3/1       vs. Valparaiso                                     W, 2-1
            Central Florida                                    W, 10-1 (6)
3/2       Dutch National Team              L, 1-6
@ USF Under Armour Invitational (Clearwater, Fla.)
3/4       Villanova                                  W, 9-0 (5)       
            Maine                                       W, 10-1 (6)
3/5       Arkansas                                 W, 8-0 (5)
            Ball State                                 W, 8-3
3/6       South Florida                           W, 7-2

6.         Washington (19-0)
Hosts Husky Softball Classic (Seattle, Wash.)

3/11     SC Upstate                             W, 10-2 (6)

3/12     SC Upstate                             W, 10-7

            Seattle University                    W, 16-2 (5)

3/13     Portland State                         Canceled

Last week

3/5       @ New Mexico                                    W, 7-4 (9)
            @ New Mexico                                    W, 11-2 (6)
3/6       @ New Mexico                                    W, 12-3 (6)

7.       Arizona State (24-1)
Hosts Diamond Devil Invitational (Tempe, Ariz.)

3/10     Campbell                                 W, 13-4 (5)

            Florida Gulf Coast                   W, 11-1 (5)

3/11     Howard                                                W, 13-1 (5)

3/12     Weber State                            W, 12-0

            Virginia Tech                           W, 10-3

Last Week

Hosts Wilson/DeMarini Invitational (Tempe, Ariz.)
3/4       East Carolina                          W, 11-0 (5)
            Northern Iowa                          W, 6-1344
3/5       Northern Colorado                  W, 9-0 (5)
            New Mexico State                   W, 17-0 (5)
3/6       Creighton                                W, 11-1 (5)

8.       Tennessee (20-4)
3/8       Liberty                                     Cancelled

3/11     @ No. 23 Kentucky                 L, 9-6

3/12     @ No. 23 Kentucky                 W, 10-0

3/13     @ No. 23 Kentucky                 L, 5-4

 

Last week

3/3       Evansville                                W, 6-0
Hosts Tennessee Classic (Knoxville, Tenn.)
3/4       Louisiana-Monroe                   W, 3-1
3/5       Furman                                               W, 6-4
            Georgia Southern                    W, 8-0 (5)
3/6       Georgia Southern                    W, 10-2 (5)
            Dutch National Team              W, 6-5

9.         Oklahoma (22-5)
3/9       Tulsa                                       W, 9-0 (5)

Hosts Oklahoma Spring Festival (Norman, Okla.)

3/12     Indiana                                     W, 9-0 (5)

            Arkansas-Pine Bluff                W, 15-0 (5)

3/13     Missouri State                         W, 1-0

            Missouri State                         W, 9-1

Last week

3/2       @ North Texas                                    W, 3-0
3/4       #25 Auburn                              W, 6-0
@ The Preview (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
3/5       Illinois – Chicago                     W, 5-3
            #15 Oklahoma State               W, 7-0
3/6       Illinois-Chicago                                    W, 9-1 (6)

10.         UCLA (20-5)
@ Long Beach Marriott Invitational (Lakewood, Calif.)

3/11     Sacramento State                   W, 5-3

            Long Beach State                   W, 7-3

3/12     Cal State Fullerton                  W, 11-2 (5)

            BYU                                         L, 6-4

3/13     Saint Mary’s                            W, 12-1 (5)

Last week

@ Campbell/Cartier Classic (San Diego State, Calif.)
3/4       BYU                                         W, 5-2
            Baylor                                      L, 1-5
3/5       San Diego State                                  W, 3-1
            Cal Poly                                               W, 4-0

11.       California (16-2)
@ Bayer Cropscience Classic (Fresno,  Calf.)

3/12     Bradley                                                W, 12-3

            Troy                                         W, 1-0

3/13     Drake University                      W, 3-0

            Fresno State                           W, 6-2
Last week

@ DeMarini Tournament (Fullerton, Calif.)
3/4       Northwestern                          L, 2-3 (9)
            IPFW                                       W, 18-8 (5)
3/5       Iowa                                         W, 6-2
            Murray State                            W, 8-0 (6)

12.       Stanford (17-3)  
Did not play

Last week

@ DeMarini Invitational (Fullerton, Calif.)
3/4       Southern Miss.                                    W, 5-0
            Iowa                                         W, 2-1
3/5       UC Santa Barbara                  W, 7-2
            Murray State                            W, 14-2 (5)
3/6       Cal State Northridge               W, 8-2

13.       Texas (18-3)
3/9       Texas State                 W, 2-1

3/10     Houston                       W, 4-1

Last week

@ LSU Purple and Gold Challenge (Baton Rouge, La.)
3/4       Pittsburgh                                W, 4-0
            Hofstra                                                W, 5-0
3/5       Rain Cancelled Play
3/6       No. 21 LSU                              L, 1-2

T14.       Missouri (16-3)
Hosts DeMarini Invitational (Columbia, Mo.)

3/9       Arkansas                                 W, 12-0 (5)

3/12     Illinois State                             W, 9-0 (5)

            Illinois                                      W, 4-3

3/13     Illinois State                             W, 10-0 (5)

            Illinois                                      W, 8-0 (6)

Last week

3/2       Drake                                      W, 5-0
            Drake                                      W, 8-1

@ Missouri Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament (St. Louis, Mo.)
3/4       SEMO                                     W, 5-0
3/5       Saint Louis                              W, 12-0 (5)
3/6       Missouri State                         W, 11-0 (6)
            UMKC                                      W, 3-0

T14.       Oregon (18-4)

Did not play

Last week

@ ESPN Rise Tournament (Lake Buena Vista, Fla.)
3/4       North Carolina                         W, 1-0
            Virginia                                                L, 2-3
3/5       #18 ULL                                               W, 5-2
            No. 1 Alabama                                    L, 0-10 (5)
3/6       Illinois                                      W, 2-1
            Illinois State                             W, 6-0

16.       ULL (20-3)  
3/12     @ North Texas                                    W, 5-2 (10)

            @ North Texas                                    W, 7-3

3/13     @ North Texas                                    L, 8-5

Last week

3/4       Virginia                                                W, 9-1 (5)
            #1 Alabama                             W, 1-0
3/5       No. 13 Oregon                                    L, 2-5
            Temple                                                W, 18-3 (5)
3/6       Long Island                              W, 4-0

17.       Hawaii (19-5)
Hosts Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament (Manoa, Hawaii)

3/10     Tokyo Women’s College of P.E.        W, 1-0

3/11     Longwood                               L, 1-0

3/12     Miami (OH)                              W, 5-0

            South Dakota State                 W, 9-0 (5)

3/13     South Dakota State                 W, 3-1

            Miami (OH)                              4 p.m. HST

Last week

Hosts Bank of Hawaii Invitational (Manoa, Hawaii)
3/5       South Dakota State                 W, 6-0
            Weber State                            W, 6-0
3/6       St. Bonaventure                      W, 8-0 (5)

18.       Oklahoma State (20-6)
3/9       Wichita State                          W, 10-1 (5)

Hosts Mizuno Classic (Stillwater, Okla.)

3/11     Minnesota                                W, 9-0

            Northern Iowa                          W, 7-0

3/12     Northern Colorado                  W, 8-0 (5)

            Northern Colorado                  W, 6-0

3/13     Minnesota                                L, 1-0

 

Last week

3/2       @ Tulsa                                              W, 2-0
3/4       Illinois-Chicago                                    W, 1-0
@ The Preview (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
3/5       No. 25 Auburn                         L, 3-4
            No. 11 Oklahoma                    L, 7-0
3/6       #25 Auburn                              W, 3-2

19.      Texas Tech (29-1)
Hosts Masked Rider Invitational (Lubbock, Texas)

3/11     Alcorn State                            L, 4-2

            Evansville                                L, 8-0

3/12     Evansville                                W, 5-1

            Alcorn State                            W, 15-0

3/13     Alcorn State                            W, 18-0 (5)

            Evansville                                W, 8-0

Last week

Hosts Red Raider Classic (Lubbock, Texas)
3/4       Howard                                                W, 8-0
            Dayton                                     W, 8-0
3/5       Dayton                                     W, 11-0
            Howard                                                W, 10-0
3/6       Dayton                                                 W, 10-0
            Howard                                    W, 7-1


20.      
Nebraska (19-2)

@ Under Armour Showcase (Tampa, Fla.)

3/11     Radford                                   W, 7-2

            Maryland                                  W, 6-4

3/12     La Salle                                               W, 9-0 (5)

            No. 1 Florida                            W, 1-0

3/13     Central Connecticut State      W, 8-3

Last week

Did not play

21.       LSU (15-10)
3/9       No. 1 Florida                            L, 8-1

            No. 1 Florida                            L, 5-0

3/11     No. 3 Georgia                          L, 6-3

3/12     No. 3 Georgia                          L, 8-0 (5)

3/13     No. 3 Georgia                          L, 12-0 (5)

 

Last week

Hosts Purple and Gold Challenge (Baton Rouge, La.)
3/4       Pittsburgh                                W, 4-0
            Hofstra                                                W, 1-0
3/5       Rain Cancelled Play

3/6       No. 12 Texas                           W, 2-1

22.       Baylor (22-3)

3/11     @ No. 4 Arizona                      W, 6-0

3/12     @ No. 4 Arizona                      L, 9-7

3/13     @ No. 4 Arizona                      W, 3-2

Last week

3/1       Prairie View A&M                    W, 6-1
            Prairie View A&M                    W, 8-0 (5)
@ Campbell/Cartier Classic (San Diego, Calif.)
3/4       #9 UCLA                                  W, 5-1
3/5       Long Beach State                   L, 1-7
3/6       Fresno State                           W, 4-1
            Cal Poly                                               W, 10-2 (5)

23.    Kentucky (16-4)
3/11     No. 8 Tennessee                    W, 9-6

3/12     No. 8 Tennessee                    L, 10-0

3/13     No. 8 Tennessee                    W, 5-4

Last week

3/5       Southern Illinois                       W, 9-5
 3/6      Purdue                                                W, 3-0
            SIUE                                        W, 2-0
            Purdue                                                W, 3-0

24.       Texas A&M (20-6)
Hosts of Texas A&M Invitational (College Station, Texas)

3/11     San Diego State                                  W, 9-1 (5)

            Louisiana Tech                                   W, 3-1

3/12     Mississippi Valley State                      W, 15-1 (5)

            San Diego State                                  W, 7-1

3/13     Louisiana Tech                                   W, 11-0 (5)

Last week

@ Bulldog Classic (Starkville, Miss.)
3/4       Mississippi Valley State                      W, 8-2 (6)
3/5       Games Postponed Due to Rain
3/6       Memphis                                 W, 1-0 (9)
            Mississippi State                     L, 3-7

25.       Houston (16-9)  
3/10     @ No. 13 Texas                                  L, 4-1

3/12     UAB                                         L, 3-1

            UAB                                         L, 1-0

3/13     UAB                                         L, 2-1 (8)
Last Week
@ Campbell/Cartier Classic (San Diego State, Calif.)
3/3       BYU                                         W, 4-1
3/4       Cal Poly                                               W, 10-1
            Long Beach State                   L, 0-3
3/5       Fresno State                           W, 4-3

Receiving Votes

 

RV     Auburn (22-2)

3/8       Connecticut                             W, 8-0 (6)

Florida State                            W, 5-3

3/9       Penn State                              Canceled

3/11     Arkansas                                 W, 5-1

3/12     Arkansas                                 W, 9-1 (6)

3/13     Arkansas                                 W, 2-0

Last week

3/4       @ No. 11 Oklahoma               L, 0-6
@ The Preview (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
3/5       Illinois-Chicago                                    W, 3-2
            #15 Oklahoma State               W, 4-3
3/6       @ No. 15 Oklahoma State      L, 2-3

RV      Syracuse (18-5)
@ University of Virginia Tournament (Charleston, Va.)

3/12     Virginia                                                L, 1-2

Fordham                                 L, 3-4

3/13     Virginia                                                W, 13-8

Princeton                                 W, 9-1

Last Week
@ University of Florida Tournament (Gainesville, Fla.)

3/4       #3 Florida                                L, 0-2
            Pacific                                     W, 4-0
3/5       Gardner-Webb                                    W, 15-0
            North Dakota State                 W, 3-0
3/6       Valparaiso                               W, 6-0              

RV       UAB (16-7)

3/8       Lipscomb                                Postponed

            Lipscomb                                Postponed

3/12     @ No. 25 Houston                  W, 3-1

            @ No. 25 Houston                  W, 1-0

3/13     @ No. 25 Houston                  W, 2-1 (8)

RV      Notre Dame (14-2)
3/13     Cal Poly                                               W, 4-1

            Cal Poly                                   W, 2-0

Last week

@ Diamond 9 Citrus Classic (Kissimmee, Fla.)
3/4       Longwood                               L, 0-2
            #1 Alabama                             L, 1-4
3/5       North Carolina                         W, 4-3 (8)
            Maryland                                  W, 5-3
3/6       Fordham                                 W, 6-0

RV       Ohio State (5-14)

Did not play

Last week

@ Tulsa Tournament (Tulsa, Okla.)

3/4       North Dakota                           L, 7-4

            Iowa State                               W, 8-0

3/5       Drake                                      L, 10-4

3/6       Tulsa                                       L, 8-0

RV     Fresno State  (13-5)   
Hosts Bayer CropScience Classic (Fresno, Calif.)

3/10     Idaho State                              W, 1-0

3/11     Bradley                                                W, 2-0

            Idaho State                              W, 5-1

3/12     Drake                                      W, 2-1

            Troy                                         W, 2-1

3/13     No. 11 California                     L, 6-2

Last week

@ Campbell/Cartier Classic (San Diego, Calif.)
3/4       BYU                                         W, 7-3
            San Diego State                                  W, 2-1
3/5       No. 23 Houston                                   L, 3-4
            Long Beach State                   L, 5-6
3/6       Baylor                                      L, 1-4

RV     DePaul (15-2)
@ Saluki Invitational (Carbondale, Ill.)

3/12     Illinois-Chicago                                    W, 6-0

            Southern Illinois                       W, 3-0

3/13     Illinois-Chicago                                    W, 3-2

            Southern Illinois                       W, 5-4

Last week

@ Reno Nevada Tournament (Reno, Nev.)
3/4       Boston College                                   W, 7-5
            Nevada                                                Called in third because of darkness. DePaul leading 3-0
3/5       Boston College                                   W, 8-0
            Nevada                                                W, 3-2
3/6       Boston College                                   Cancelled

 

RV       Long Beach State (16-8)

Hosts Long Beach Marriott Invitational (Lakewood, Calif.)

3/11     BYU                                         L, 2-0

            No. 10 UCLA                           L, 7-3

3/12     Sacramento State                   W, 2-1 (9)

3/13     Utah State                               W, 2-0

            Saint Mary’s                            W, 9-0

 

Last week

@ Campbell/Cartier Tournament (San Diego, Calif.)

3/3       San Diego State                                  L, 3-0

3/4       No. 23 Houston                                   W, 3-0

3/5       Fresno State                           W, 6-5

            Baylor                                      W, 7-1

RV       SC Upstate (26-2)
3/7       N.C. AT&T                               W, 7-0

N.C. AT&T                               W, 9-1 (5)

@ Husky Classic (Seattle, Wash.)

3/11     Oregon State                          W, 2-1

No. 6 Washington                   L, 10-2 (6)

3/12     Portland State                         W, 2-1

No. 6 Washington                   L, 10-7

3/13     Seattle                                     Canceled

Last Week
3/2       Furman                                               W, 6-0
            Furman                                               W, 3-1
@ Charleston Southern Tournament (Charleston, S.C.)

3/4       UNC Wilmington                     W, 5-0
            Charleston Southern               W, 5-0
3/5       Georgetown                            W, 3-1
            Charleston Southern               W, 5-2

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