3-20-2011 Top 25 Week in Review

WEEK IN REVIEW

USA Softball, March 20 2011

 

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Poll

How the Top 25 Fared – Week Six – March 14-20

1.         Georgia (23-4, 5-3 SEC)
3/16       @ South Carolina                             W, 8-4

                @ South Carolina                             W, 5-0

3/18       @ No. 2 Alabama                             L, 2-1

3/19       @ No. 2 Alabama                             L, 6-4

3/20       @ No. 2 Alabama                             L, 9-5

Last week

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)

2.         Alabama (29-1, 5-0 SEC)
3/16       No. 24 Auburn                                   W, 6-1

                No. 24 Auburn                                   W, 8-2

3/18       No. 1 Georgia                                    W, 2-1

3/19       No. 1 Georgia                                    W, 6-4

3/20       No. 1 Georgia                                    W, 9-5

Last week

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

3.         Florida (29-1, 6-0 SEC)
3/16       Mississippi State                               W, 8-0 (5)

                Mississippi State                               W, 18-1 (5)

3/18       @ Mississippi                                     W, 8-0 (6)

3/19       @ Mississippi                                     W, 18-3 (5)

 

Last week

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

4.         Washington (23-2, 0-0 Pac-10)
@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       Fresno State                                      W, 10-0 (6)

                No. 14 Texas                                      L, 12-0 (5)

3/18       Notre Dame                                       W, 7-4

3/19       No. 8 Oklahoma                                                L, 7-6 (8)

3/20       Illinois                                                   W, 3-2 (9)

                Boise State                                         W, 4-1

Last week

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                                   Cancelled

5.       Arizona State (30-2, 0-0 Pac-10)
3/15       Western Illinois                                 W, 10-0 (5)

                Western Illinois                                 W, 12-4 (5)

@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       Penn State                                          W, 5-1

                No. 6 Michigan                                  L, 1-0

3/18       Pacific                                                   W, 4-3

                No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette          W, 10-4

3/19       Boise State                                         W, 9-3

Last Week

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

6.         Michigan (29-2, 0-0 Big 10)
@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       No. 5 Arizona State                         W, 1-0

                Cal State Fullerton                           W, 5-2

3/18       No. 7 Arizona                                     W, 8-0

3/19       Notre Dame                                       W, 9-4

                Fresno State                                      L, 3-1

 

Last week

@ 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

7.         Arizona  (26-6, 0-0 Pac-10)
3/15       New Mexico State                           W, 7-2

                New Mexico State                           W, 7-5 (8)

@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       No. 8 Oklahoma                                                L, 5-3

                No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette          W, 10-2 (5)

3/18       No. 6 Michigan                                  L, 8-0

3/19       DePaul                                                  W, 7-1

                San Jose State                                   W, 14-6 (6)

 

Last week

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

8.         Oklahoma (26-7, 0-0 Big 12)
@ Judi Garman Classic

3/16       Notre Dame                                       L, 2-1

3/17       DePaul                                                  W, 4-3 (8)

                No. 7 Arizona                                     W, 5-3

3/18       Penn State                                          L, 5-2

                Pacific                                                   W, 13-2 (5)

3/19       No. 4 Washington                            W, 7-6 (8(

Last week

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

9.       California (21-3, 0-0 Pac-10)
@ Hawaii Spring Fling (Honolulu, Hawaii)

3/16       Iona                                                       W, 10-1 (5)

3/17       Cleveland State                                                W, 9-0 (5)

                BYU                                                        W, 4-2

3/18       No. 20 Hawaii                                     W, 3-1

3/19       Cleveland State                                                W, 6-0

                BYU                                                        L, 7-2
Last week

@ 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

10.       Stanford (17-3, 0-0 Pac-10) 
Hosts Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic (Stanford, Calif.)

3/18       Iowa State                                          Cancelled

3/19       Northwestern                                   Cancelled

                Iowa State                                          Cancelled

3/20       UNLV                                                    Cancelled

                Northwestern                                   Cancelled

Last week

Did not play

T11.       Tennessee (23-4, 2-1 SEC)
3/15       @ Tennessee State                         W, 16-2 (6)

3/17       Iowa                                                      W, 7-3

3/18       Iowa                                                      W, 2-0

 

Last week

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

T11.         UCLA (20-5, 0-0 Pac-10)
Did not play

Last week

@ 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)

13.       Missouri (22-3, 0-0 Big 12)
3/16       Southern Illinois                               W, 3-0

Hosts Wilson Classic (Columbia, Mo.)

3/18       North Dakota State                         W, 4-3

                Western Michigan                           W, 10-0 (5)

3/19       North Dakota State                         W, 11-2 (5)

                Western Michigan                           Postponed

3/20       Western Michigan                           W, 10-1 (5)

                Minnesota                                          W, 2-0

Last week

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)

14.       Texas (24-3, 0-0 Big 12)
3/16       @ Long Beach State                        W, 1-0

@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       DePaul                                                  W, 11-3 (5)

                No. 4 Washington                            W, 12-0 (5)

3/18       Fresno State                                      W, 9-2

3/19       Cal State Fullerton                           W, 5-0

3/20       New Mexico                                      W, 3-2

Last week

3/9         Texas State                                         W, 2-1

3/10       Houston                                               W, 4-1

15.          Baylor (24-4, 0-0 Big 12)

3/15       UT Arlington                                       W, 5-0

3/16       @ North Texas                                  W, 6-1

                @ North Texas                                  L, 9-8 (9)

Last week

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

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

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

16.       Oregon (22-4, 0-0 Pac 10)

3/19       Weber State                                      W, 6-1

                Weber State                                      W, 6-2

3/20       Utah State                                          W, 12-3

                Utah State                                          W, 9-0

Last week

Did not play

17.          Nebraska (24-3, 0-0 Big 12)

3/16       South Dakota                                     W, 14-0 (5)

                South Dakota                                     W, 6-5

3/18       New Mexico State                           L, 4-3

3/19       New Mexico State                           W, 16-1 (5)

                New Mexico State                           W, 7-5

3/20       New Mexico State                           W, 6-3

Last week

@ 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

18.       Oklahoma State (25-6, 0-0 Big 12)
@ The Game Tournament (Clearwater, Fla.)

3/18       Kent State                                           W, 8-0 (6)

                Florida Atlantic                                  W, 8-2

3/19       Florida Gulf Coast                            W, 10-1 (5)

                South Florida                                     W, 9-5

3/20       Rutgers                                                                W, 10-2 (6)

 

Last week

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

19.       ULL (17-10, 2-1 Sun Belt)  
3/15       McNeese State                                 W, 9-4

@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       Notre Dame                                       W, 5-1

                No. 7 Arizona                                     L, 10-2 (5)

3/18       No. 5 Arizona State                         L, 10-4

3/19       New Mexico                                      W, 8-4

                Long Beach State                             W, 9-5

Last week

3/12       @ North Texas                                  W, 5-2 (10)

                @ North Texas                                  W, 7-3

3/13       @ North Texas                                  L, 8-5

20.       Hawaii (22-9, 0-0 WAC)
3/14       Longwood                                           W, 3-2

Hosts Hawaii Spring Fling (Honolulu, Hawaii)

3/16       Cleveland State                                                W, 2-1

3/17       BYU                                                        L, 4-0

                IONA                                                     L, 1-0 (9)

3/18       No. 9 California                                 L, 3-1

3/19       BYU                                                        L, 2-1    

Last week

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)                                         W, 8-2

21.    Kentucky (19-6, 5-3 SEC)
3/16       @ Arkansas                                        W, 4-0

                @ Arkansas                                        W, 7-2 (11)

3/18       @ No. 25 LSU                                     W, 6-1

3/19       @ No. 25 LSU                                     L, 2-1

3/20       @ No. 25 LSU                                     L, 4-1

Last week

3/11       No. 8 Tennessee                              W, 9-6

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

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

22.      Texas Tech (35-1, 0-0 Big 12)
3/17       Colo. State (in Clearwater, Fla.) W, 17-5

@ The Game Tournament (Clearwater, Fla.)

3/18       Jacksonville                                        W, 5-1

                Long Island                                         W, 8-4

3/19       Chattanooga                                      W, 3-1

                Boston University                            W, 4-0

3/20       Liberty                                                  W, 6-5 (9)

Last week

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

 

23.       Texas A&M (26-7, 0-0 Big 12)
3/17       Liberty (in Clearwater, Fla.)         W, 4-0

                Jacksonville (in Clearwater, Fla.)                L, 3-1

@ The Game Tournament (Clearwater, Fla.)

3/18       Buffalo                                                 W, 8-0

                South Florida                                     W, 10-2

3/19       Colorado State                                  W, 10-1

                Florida A&M                                       W, 8-0

3/20       Long Island                                         W, 3-0

Last week

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)

24.    Auburn (25-4, 6-2 SEC)

3/16       @ No. 2 Alabama                             L, 6-1

@ No. 2 Alabama                             L, 8-2

3/18       South Carolina                                   W, 9-1 (5)

3/19       South Carolina                                   W, 3-0

3/20       South Carolina                                   W, 3-2 (9)

Last week

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

Florida State                                       W, 5-3

3/9         Penn State                                          Cancelled

3/11       Arkansas                                              W, 5-1

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

3/13       Arkansas                                              W, 2-0

25.       LSU (17-12, 2-6 SEC)
3/16       @ Southern Mississippi                 L, 7-0

3/18       No. 21 Kentucky                               L, 1-6

3/19       No. 21 Kentucky                               W, 2-1

3/20       No. 21 Kentucky                               W, 4-1

 

Last week

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)

Receiving Votes

RV      Notre Dame (16-6, 0-0 Big East)
@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/16       No. 8 Oklahoma                                                W, 2-1

                Cal State Fullerton                           L, 10-0 (5)

3/17       Louisiana-Lafayette                        L, 5-1

3/18       New Mexico                                      W, 5-0

                No. 4 Washington                            L, 7-4

3/19       No. 6 Michigan                                  L, 9-4

Last week

3/13       Cal Poly                                                                W, 4-1

                Cal Poly                                                W, 2-0

RV     DePaul (15-7, 0-0 Big East)
@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       No. 8 Oklahoma                                                L, 4-3 (8)

                No. 14 Texas                                      L, 11-3 (5)

3/18       New Mexico                                      L, 4-1

                Long Beach State                             L, 2-1

3/19       No. 7 Arizona                                     L, 7-1

Last week

@ 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

RV     Fresno State (16-8, 0-0 WAC)          
3/15       Bradley                                                 W, 3-2

@ Judi Garman Classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/17       No. 4 Washington                            L, 10-0

                Penn State                                          L, 1-0

3/18       Illinois                                                   W, 3-2

                No. 14 Texas                                      L, 9-2

3/19       No. 6 Michigan                                  W, 3-1

Last week

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

RV          UAB (20-8, 6-0 Conference USA)

3/15       Murray State                                     W, 4-0

                Murray State                                     L, 2-0

3/19       Southern Miss                                   W, 3-1

                Southern Miss                                   W, 6-1

3/20       Southern Miss                                   W, 6-2

Last week

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          Georgia Tech (23-5, 0-0 ACC)

3/15       Georgia Southern                            W, 13-0 (5)

                Georgia Southern                            W, 10-0 (5)

@ Chanticleer Challenge (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)

3/18       Lipscomb                                             W, 5-1

                Coastal Carolina                                W, 12-0 (6)

3/19       Kansas                                                  L, 3-2 (8)

                Lipscomb                                             W, 4-3

3/20       Providence                                         W, 3-4

 

Last week

Did not receive votes

RV      Syracuse (21-5, 0-0 Big East)
3/18       @ Pennsylvania                                                W, 6-1

                @ Pennsylvania                                                W, 8-1

Last week
@ 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

RV          BYU (13-14, 1-0 MWC)

@ Hawaii Spring Fling (Honolulu, Hawaii)

3/16       Iona                                                       W, 8-0

                Cleveland State                                                W, 8-0 (5)

3/17       No. 9 California                                 L, 4-2

                No. 20 Hawaii                                     W, 4-0

3/19       No. 20 Hawaii                                     W, 2-1

                No. 9 California                                 W, 7-2

 

Last week

Did not receive votes

RV          SC Upstate (28-2, 0-0 A-Sun)
3/19       Rhode Island                                      W, 8-0 (5)

                Rhode Island                                      W, 4-0

Last Week
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                                                  Cancelled

RV          Long Beach State (18-10, 0-0 Big West)

3/16       No. 14 Texas                                      L, 1-0

@ Judi Garman classic (Fullerton, Calif.)

3/18       DePaul                                                  W, 2-1

3/19       No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette          L, 9-5

3/20       Illinois                                                   W, 1-0

                San Jose State                                   Cancelled

 

Last week

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

 

 

 

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