3-18-2012 Top 25 Week in Review

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 6 – March 12-18, 2012

 

1.        California (25-1)

                @ Hawaii Spring Fling in Honolulu, Hawaii

3/14       No. 21 Texas A&M           W, 3-0

3/15       No. 6 Texas                         W, 6-3

                No. T19 Hawaii                  L, 3-1 (10)

3/16       Marist                                   W, 1-0

3/17       Winthrop                             W, 7-1

                Last Week

3/7         UC Davis                              W, 11-3 (6)

                @ Bayer CropScience Classic in Fresno, Calif.

3/10       San Diego State                                W, 12-0 (5)

                Butler                                    W, 14-1 (5)

3/11       Purdue                                 W, 9-1 (6)

                Fresno State                      W, 8-5

 

2.        Alabama (25-0,6-0 SEC)

3/13       @ No. 14 Oregon             W, 5-1

3/14       @ Portland State              Cancelled

3/16       Ole Miss                               W, 12-2 (5)

3/17       Ole Miss                               W, 10-7

3/18       Ole Miss                               W, 12-2 (5)

                Last Week

3/7         Samford                               W, 7-3

3/9         @ Kentucky                        W, 3-1 (9)

3/10       @ Kentucky                        W, 9-1 (5)

3/11       @ Kentucky                        W, 12-2 (6)

 

3.        Washington (27-1)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/15       UC Davis                              W, 14-1 (5)

                Iowa                                      W, 4-3

3/16       Notre Dame                       W, 7-2

                No. 25 DePaul                    W, 9-1 (5)

3/17       No. 7 Oklahoma                                Cancelled

                Last Week

                Host of Husky Softball Classic in Seattle, Wash.

3/10       Seattle University            W, 8-0 (6)

                North Dakota                     W, 4-0

3/11       North Dakota                     W, 12-4 (5)

                Seattle University            W, 4-0

 

4.        Florida (26-2, 7-1 SEC)

3/14       Chattanooga                      No game

                Chattanooga                      Cancelled

3/16       South Carolina                   W, 9-1 (5)

3/17       South Carolina                   W, 1-0

3/18       South Carolina                   W, 7-3

Last Week

3/7         @ Mississippi State         W, 1-0

                @ Mississippi State         W, 8-5

3/9         @ No. 9 Tennessee         L, 1-0

3/10       @ No. 9 Tennessee         W, 5-2

3/11       @ No. 9 Tennessee         W, 1-0

 

5.        Arizona State (28-3)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/15       BYU                                        W, 3-0

                No. 11 La.-Lafayette       L, 9-2

3/16       Fresno State                      W, 4-0

                No. T19 Michigan             W, 1-0

3/17       Notre Dame                       Cancelled

                Last Week

3/6         Creighton                            W, 12-3 (6)

                Host of Diamond Devil Invitational in Tempe, Ariz.

3/9         Valparaiso                           W, 6-2

                East Carolina                      W, 9-1 (6)

3/10       Pacific                                   W, 7-4

3/11       New Mexico State           W, 13-5 (6)

 

6.        Texas (23-2, 2-0 Big 12)

3/13       @ No. T19 Hawaii             W, 4-0

                @ Chevron Spring Fling in Honolulu, Hawaii

3/14       Winthrop                             W, 7-1

3/15       Marist                                   W, 10-2

                No. 1 Cal                              L, 6-3

3/16       Winthrop                             W, 9-2  

                Last Week

3/6         Texas Tech                          W, 8-0 (6)

3/7         Texas Tech                          W, 2-1

 

7.        Oklahoma (24-3)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/15       No. 25 DePaul                    W, 18-1 (5)

                No. T19 Michigan             W, 2-0

3/16       Virginia                                 W, 9-1

                Penn State                          W, 6-1

3/17       No. 3 Washington            Cancelled

                Last Week

3/6         Austin Peay                        W, 8-0 (5)

                Host of Courtyard Norman Oklahoma Spring Festival in Norman, Okla.

3/9         Wichita State                     W, 13-0 (5)

                Indiana                                 W, 14-0 (5)

3/10       Wichita State                     W, 5-0

                Indiana                                 Cancelled

3/11       Indiana                                 W, 4-1

                Indiana                                                 W, 12-1 (5)

 

8.        Georgia (23-5 , 4-2 SEC)

3/14       @ Georgia Tech                                L, 2-0

3/16       No. 18 Auburn                   L, 2-0

3/17       No. 18 Auburn                   W, 6-3

3/18       No. 18 Auburn                   W, 4-2

                Last Week

3/7         Furman                                                W, 8-0 (6)

3/9         @ Mississippi State         L, 5-3

3/10       @ Mississippi State         W, 2-0

3/11       @ Mississippi State         W, 5-0

 

T9.      Tennessee (19-6 , 3-3 SEC)

3/13       Georgia Southern            W, 7-0

                Georgia Southern            W, 9-0 (5)

3/16       @ Arkansas                        W, 8-0 (5)

3/17       @ Arkansas                        L, 4-1

3/18       @ Arkansas                        W, 2-0

                Last Week

3/9         No. 4 Florida                       W, 1-0

3/10       No. 4 Florida                       L, 5-2

3/11       No. 4 Florida                       L, 1-0

 

T9.      Stanford (25-3)

                Did not play       

                Last Week

3/7         @ St. Mary’s                      W, 9-6

                Host of Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic in Stanford, Calif.

3/9         Ole Miss                               W, 13-5

                James Madison                 W, 4-0

3/10       Colorado State                  W, 11-0 (5)

                Ole Miss                               W, 8-4

3/11       Cal Poly                                                W, 10-0 (5)

                San Jose State                   W, 7-2

 

11.      Louisiana-Lafayette (26-0 ,  3-0 Sun Belt)

3/13       McNeese State                 W, 6-0

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/15       No. 5 Arizona State         W, 9-2

3/16       Penn State                          W, 5-1

                Fresno State                      W, 9-1

3/17       Iowa                                      Cancelled

                No. 13 Arizona                   Cancelled

                Last Week

3/7         @ Houston                         W, 12-7 (9)

                @ Houston                         W, 3-2

3/10       North Texas                       W, 7-6 (10)

                North Texas                       W, 5-4 (9)

                North Texas                       W, 11-4

 

12.      Missouri (20-3, 3-0 Big 12)

3/14       Arkansas                              W, 4-0

3/16       Kansas                                  W, 10-0 (6)

3/17       Kansas                                  W, 5-0

3/18       Kansas                                  W, 9-0

                Last Week

                Host of DeMarini Invitational in Columbia, Mo.

3/9         Alcorn State                       W, 14-1 (5)

                Boise State                         W, 8-0 (5)

3/10       Alcorn State                       W, 9-1 (5)

                Boise State                         W, 8-0 (5)

3/11       Alcorn State                       W, 9-0 (5)

                North Illinois                      W, 8-0 (5)

 

13.      Arizona (18-4)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/16       UC Davis                              W, 8-0 (6)

                Iowa                                      W, 6-1  

3/17       BYU                                        Cancelled

                No. 11 La.-Lafayette       Cancelled

3/18       No. 25 DePaul                    Cancelled

                Last Week

3/10       @ No. 16 Baylor                Cancelled

3/11       @ No. 16 Baylor                Cancelled

@ No. 16 Baylor                Cancelled

 

14.      Oregon (18-4)

3/13       No. 2 Alabama                   L, 5-1

                Last Week

                @ Bayer CropScience Classic in Fresno, Calif.

3/9         Butler                                    W, 6-0

                Fresno State                      W, 5-4

3/10       Connecticut                        W, 9-3

                Purdue                                 W, 9-1

3/11       San Diego State                                W, 6-0

 

15.      Louisville (22-0)

3/12       Illinois State                        W, 8-2

                Illinois State                        W, 8-0 (5)

3/14       @ Western Kentucky     W, 6-0

                @ Sacramento State Capital Classic in Sacramento, Calif.

3/16       Colorado State                  Cancelled

                Princeton                            Cancelled

3/17       Akron                                    W, 6-1

                Sacramento State            Cancelled

                Last Week

                Host of Red and Black Tournament in Louisville, Ky.

3/10       Saint Louis                           W, 9-0 (5)

                No. 14 Michigan                W, 2-1

3/11       Saint Louis                           W, 9-0 (5)

 

T16.    Baylor (21-6)

                Host of Baylor Spring Break Round Robin #1

3/13       North Dakota State         W, 1-0 (8)

                UTSA                                     W, 5-0  

3/14       North Texas                       W, 2-1 (11)                         

                Host of Baylor Spring Break Round Robin #2

3/16       Buffalo                                 W, 3-0

                Liberty                                  W, 2-1

3/17       Buffalo                                 L, 1-0

                Last Week

3/6         Louisiana Tech                   W, 3-1

                Louisiana Tech                   W, 3-1

3/10       No. 13 Arizona                   Cancelled

3/11       No. 13 Arizona                   Cancelled

No. 13 Arizona                   Cancelled

 

T16.    UCLA (20-6)

                Did not play

                Last Week

3/7         Michigan State                  W, 14-3 (5)

                @ Long Beach State Invitational in Lakewood, Calif.

3/9         Eastern Kentucky             W, 9-1 (6)

                Long Beach State             W, 14-0 (5)

3/10       Charleston Southern      W, 9-1 (5)

3/11       Pittsburgh                           W, 5-3

                Utah State                          W, 2-0

 

18.      Auburn (23-6, 2-3 SEC)

3/14       @ LSU                                   L, 4-1

                @ LSU                                   W, 2-0

3/16       @ No. 8 Georgia               W, 2-0

3/17       @ No. 8 Georgia               L, 6-3

3/18       @ No. 8 Georgia               L, 4-2   

Last Week

                Host of War Eagle Classic in Auburn, Ala.

3/9         Louisiana Tech                   W, 3-0

                George Washington       W, 3-0

3/10       Drexel                                   W, 13-0 (5)

                Evansville                            W, 3-1

3/11       Presbyterian                      W, 8-0 (5)

 

T19.    Michigan (17-9)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/15       Notre Dame                       W, 2-1

                No. 7 Oklahoma                                L, 2-0

3/16       No. 5 Arizona State         L, 1-0

3/17       Virginia                                 Cancelled

                No. 25 DePaul                    Cancelled

                Last Week

                @ Red and Black Tournament in Louisville, Ky.

3/10       No. 17 Louisville                L, 2-1

                Saint Louis                           W, 6-3

3/11       Illinois State                        L, 5-1    

 

T19.    Hawaii (24-2)

            Host of Chevron Spring Fling in Honolulu, Hawaii

3/13       No. 6 Texas                         L, 4-0

3/14       Marist                                   W, 6-0                                  

3/15       No. 1 Cal                              W, 3-1 (10)

3/16       No. 21 Texas A&M           L, 3-1

3/17       Winthrop                             W, 2-1

            Last Week

3/6         No. 22 Florida State         Cancelled

                Host of Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii

3/10       SIU                                         W, 7-1

                Radford                                                W, 4-0

3/11       Robert Morris                    W, 9-0

                Marist                                   W, 4-0

 

21.      Texas A&M (20-8)

                @ Chevron Spring Fling in Honolulu, Hawaii

3/14       No. 1 Cal                              L, 3-0

                Marist                                   W, 5-0

3/15       Winthrop                             W, 8-2

3/16       No. T19 Hawaii                  W, 3-1

3/17       Marist                                   W, 14-2 (5)

                Last Week

                Host of Aggie Invitational in College Station, Texas

3/8         Monmouth                         W, 6-5

3/10       North Dakota State         W, 6-0

                Liberty                                  Cancelled

 

22.      Florida State (23-5 ,  3-0 ACC)

3/13       Chattanooga                      W, 1-0

                @ USF Invite in Tampa, Fla.

3/17       Northwestern                   W, 1-0

                Fairfield                                W, 2-0

3/18       Rutgers                                                L, 1-0

                No. 23 South Florida       L, 2-1   

            Last Week

3/6         @ No. T19 Hawaii             Cancelled

3/10       North Carolina State       W, 7-1

                North Carolina State       W, 8-0 (5)

3/11       North  Carolina State      W, 6-0

 

23.      South Florida (24-5)

3/14       Canisius                                W, 1-0

                Host of USF Invite in Tampa, Fla.

3/16       Fairfield                                L, 2-1

                Northwestern                   W, 2-1

3/17       Northern Illinois               W, 5-1

                Kent State                           W, 1-0

3/18       No. 22 Florida State         W, 2-1

Last Week

3/7         Central Michigan              W, 6-2

                Central Michigan              W, 5-2

Host of USF Under Armour Showcase in Tampa/Clearwater, Fla.

3/9         Penn State                          W, 7-0

                Virginia Tech                      W, 2-0

3/10       Central Connecticut        W, 10-0

3/11       Toledo                                  W, 2-0

 

24.      New Mexico (17-6)

3/12       @ Texas Tech                    L, 9-4

                @ Texas Tech                    L, 8-5

3/14       @ New Mexico State     L, 8-6

3/17       @ Cal State Northridge  Postponed

                @ Cal State Northridge  Postponed

3/18       @ Cal State Northridge  Postponed

            Last Week

                Did not play

 

25.      DePaul (15-7)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/15       No. 7 Oklahoma                                L, 18-1 (5)

                Fresno State                      W, 4-0

3/16       No. 3 Washington            L, 9-1 (5)

3/17       No. T19 Michigan             Cancelled

3/18       No. 13 Arizona                   Cancelled

                Last Week

@ Florida International Tournament in Miami, Fla.

3/9         Florida International       W, 7-3

                Delaware                             W, 5-1

3/10       Delaware                             W, 12-0 (5)

                Florida International       L, 3-2 (8)

 

RECEIVING VOTES

 

RV       North Carolina ( 21-8 , 2-1 ACC)

3/13       East Carolina                      W, 4-2

3/14       @ Elon                                  W, 6-0

3/17       @ Virginia Tech                 W, 3-2

                @ Virginia Tech                 L, 5-0

3/18       @ Virginia Tech                 W, 9-0 (5)

                Last Week

                @ Long Beach Classic in Long Beach, Calif.

3/8         Eastern Kentucky             W, 8-3

                Oregon State                     L, 8-1

3/9         UNLV                                    W, 5-0

                Utah State                          W, 11-2

3/10       Long Beach  State            L, 6-0

 

RV       Syracuse (17-8)

                In Clearwater, Fla.

3/13       Bradley                                 W, 5-0

                @ FAU Invitational in Boca Raton, Fla.

3/16       Jacksonville                        W, 2-0                  

3/17       Jacksonville                        W. 2-1

                Florida Atlantic                  W, 10-2

3/18       Florida Atlantic                  W, 4-0

            Last Week

                @ USF Under Armour Showcase in Clearwater, Fla.

3/9         Miami (Ohio)                     W, 1-0

                USC Upstate                      L, 3-1

3/10       Boston University            L, 1-0

                Kennesaw State                               W, 8-1

3/11       Virginia Tech                      W, 5-0

 

RV       Oregon State (21-7)

                Did not play       

                Last Week

@ Long Beach State Invitational in Lakewood, Calif.

3/8         T23 North Carolina           W, 8-1

                Long Beach State             W, 12-2

3/9         Pittsburgh                           W, 3-2

3/10       Michigan State                  W, 5-2

                Notre Dame                       L, 8-1

                In Northridge, Calif.

3/11       Harvard                                                L, 3-2

 

RV       Virginia (16-8)

                @ Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

3/15       UC Davis                              L, 11-5

                Fresno State                      L, 1-0

3/16       Iowa                                      L, 2-0

                No. 7 Oklahoma                                L, 9-1

3/17       No. T19 Michigan             Cancelled

                Last Week

                Did not receive votes

 

RV       Kansas (20-5, 0-3 Big 12)

3/16       @ No. 12 Missouri           L, 10-0 (6)

3/18       @ No. 12 Missouri           L, 5-0

                @ No. 12 Missouri          

                Last Week

@ Osprey Classic in Jacksonville, Fla.

3/9         Delaware State                 W, 5-2  

                Delaware State                 W, 17-1 (5)

3/10       North Florida                     W, 1-0

                Delaware State                 W, 6-1

3/11       North Florida                     W, 7-3

 

RV       Mississippi State (17-12 , 3-7 SEC)

3/13       @ South Carolina             W, 10-6

                @ South Carolina             W, 9-0 (5)

3/16       @ LSU                                   L, 10-7  

3/17       @ LSU                                   L, 3-1

3/18       @ LSU                                   L, 4-0

                Last Week

3/7         No. 4 Florida                       L, 1-0

                No. 4 Florida                       L, 8-5

3/9         No. 7 Georgia                    W, 5-3

3/10       No. 7 Georgia                    L, 2-0

3/11       No. 7 Georgia                    L, 5-0

 

RV       Georgia Tech ( 19-13 , 3-3 ACC)

3/14       No. 8 Georgia                    W, 2-0

3/15       Jacksonville State             L, 13-6

3/17       Boston                                  W, 8-0 (5)

                Boston                                  W, 9-4

3/18       Boston                                  W, 4-0

                Last Week

3/6         Western Carolina             W, 4-2

                Western Carolina             W, 9-4

3/8         SIUE                                       W, 9-1

3/10       Virginia                                 L, 3-1

                Virginia                                 L, 13-2

3/11       Virginia                                 L, 3-1

 

RV       Kentucky (12-15, 0-3 SEC)

3/13       Western Illinois                 L, 5-4    

                Host of Kentucky Tournament in Lexington, Ky.

3/16       North Carolina State       L, 6-3

                UAB                                       L, 6-5 (10)

3/17       Missouri-Kansas City      W, 4-0

                North Carolina State       W, 7-6

3/18       UAB                                       L, 20-7(5)

                Last Week

3/9         No. 2 Alabama                   L, 3-1 (9)

3/10       No. 2 Alabama                   L, 9-1 (5)

3/11       No. 2 Alabama                   L, 12-2 (6)

 

 

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