3-6-2011 Week in Review

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Poll 

How the Top 25 Fared – Week 4 – Feb. 28-March 6 

  

1.         Alabama (20-1)
@ 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 

Last week 

2/22       UAB                                                       W, 3-0
@ USF Fairfield Inn and Suites Tampa Tournament (Tampa, Fla.)
2/25       Illinois State                                        W, 7-0
                Central Connecticut                        W, 17-1 (5)
2/26       Western Michigan                           W, 12-4 (6)
                #15 Missouri                                      W, 3-1
2/27       USF                                                        W, 12-1 (5) 

  

2.         Georgia (17-1)
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 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       #18 Oklahoma State                       L, 0-1
                #6 Oklahoma                                     W, 1-0
2/25       #21 Texas A&M                                                W, 6-2
                Oregon State                                     W, 12-7
2/26       #1 Arizona                                           W, 8-0 (5) 

3.         Florida (14-0)
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) 

  

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       Indiana                                                 W, 7-0
                #12 Texas                                            W, 6-5
2/25       San Diego State                                W, 4-2
                #T3 UCLA                                             W, 4-1
2/26       Utah                                                      W, 7-3 

  

4.         Arizona  (19-2)
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 

  

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/25       #20 LSU                                                                W, 4-1
 2/26      #T3 Georgia                                        L, 0-8 (5)
                Virginia                                                 W, 9-3
2/27       Loyola Marymount                          W, 6-0
                San Diego State                                W, 5-0 


5.         Michigan (22-0)

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 

  

Last week 

@ UCF Invitational (Orlando, Fla.)
2/25       North Florida                                     W, 4-1
                Central Florida                                   W, 10-1 (6)
2/26       Missouri-Kansas City                      W, 4-1
                Villanova                                              W, 7-2
2/27       Maine                                                   W, 9-0 

6.         Washington (16-0)
3/5         @ New Mexico                                 W, 7-4 (9)
                @ New Mexico                                 W, 11-2 (6)
3/6         @ New Mexico                                 W, 12-3 (6) 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       #21 Texas A&M                                                W, 11-4
                Fordham                                              W, 2-0
2/25       Cal State Fullerton                           W, 14-2 (5)
                UMass                                                  W, 9-2
2/26       Cal Poly                                                W, 5-3 

  

7.       Arizona State (17-1)
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) 

Last Week  

2/25       Michigan State                                  W, 6-2
2/26       Michigan State                                  W, 10-2 (5)
                Michigan State                                  W, 5-2 

8.       Tennessee (20-2)
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 

Last week 

2/22       @ Southern Utah                             W, 10-1 (5)
@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       UCSB                                                     W, 2-0
                San Diego State                                                W, 11-3 (6)
2/25       BYU                                                        W, 4-1
                Loyola Marymount                          W, 7-2
2/26       #T3 UCLA                                             W, 7-1 

  

9.         UCLA (15-4)
@ 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 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/25       #5 Florida                                            L, 1-4
                #6 Oklahoma                                     W, 3-0
2/26       #10 Tennessee                                 L, 1-7
2/27       Northwestern                                   W, 5-4
                Ohio State                                           W, 12-5 

  

10.       California (12-2)
@ 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)
Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.) 

2/25       Indiana                                                 W, 4-3 (9)
                Massachusetts                                  W, 4-0
2/26       #20 LSU                                                                W, 11-3
2/27       Cal Poly                                                                W, 2-0 

11.         Oklahoma (17-5)
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) 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       #T3 Georgia                                        L, 0-1
                #11 Hawaii                                          L, 1-4
2/25       Long Beach                                         L, 1-2
                #T3 UCLA                                             L, 0-3
2/26       Cal Poly                                                W, 4-2 

12.       Texas (16-3)
@ 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         #21 LSU                                                L, 1-2 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       Fordham                                              L, 1-2
                #5 Florida                                            L, 5-6
2/25       Cal Poly                                                                W, 9-0
2/26       Long Island                                         W, 10-0
                Loyola Marymount                          W, 6-0
2/27       UMASS                                                                 W, 3-0 

13.       Oregon (17-4)
@ 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
                #1 Alabama                                        L, 0-10 (5)
3/6         Illinois                                                   W, 2-1
                Illinois State                                        W, 6-0 

Last week 

@ Libby Matson Tournament (Stockton, Calif.) 

2/26       Pacific                                                   L, 2-4
                San Jose State                                   W, 8-0
2/27       San Jose State                                   W, 6-0 

                Santa Clara                                          W, 1-0 

14.       Stanford (17-3)  
@ 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 

Last week 

Hosts Stanford Nike Invitational (Stanford, Calif.)
2/25       Memphis                                             L, 1-2
                North Dakota State                         W, 12-0 (5)
2/26       #24 Kentucky                                     W, 4-2
                Colorado State                                  W, 16-2 (5)
2/27       UC Davis                                              W, 5-3 

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

  

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif
2/24       UC Santa Barbara                             W, 9-1 (5)
                #T3 Georgia                                        W, 1-0
2/25       Fresno State                                      L, 3-4
2/26       UMass                                                  W, 5-0  
                Long Beach State                             W, 5-3 

16.       Hawaii (15-4)
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) 

Last week 

2/22       @ UC Riverside                                 W, 2-0
                @ UC Riverside                                 W, 9-1 (6) 

2/24       #6 Oklahoma                                     W, 4-1  
2/25       Nebraska                                             L, 0-3
                Syracuse                                              L, 2-3
2/26       Virginia                                                 L, 4-6 

17.       Missouri (11-3)
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 

Last week 

@ USF Tournament (Tampa, Fla.)
2/25       Temple                                                 W, 8-7
                Illinois State                                        W, 8-2
2/26       #2 Alabama                                        L, 1-3
                USF                                                        W, 4-0
2/27       Western Michigan                           W, 6-1 

18.       ULL  (18-2)  
@ Citrus Classic (Kissimmee, Fla.)
3/4         Virginia                                                 W, 9-1 (5)
                #1 Alabama                                        W, 1-0
3/5         #13 Oregon                                        L, 2-5
                Temple                                                 W, 18-3 (5)
3/6         Long Island                                         W, 4-0 

Last week 

@ Cowgirl Classic (Lake Charles, La.)
2/25       Southern                                             L, 4-5
                Jackson State                                     W, 12-2 (5)
2/26       Grambling State                               W, 7-0
                 McNeese State                                                W, 4-0
2/27       Houston Baptist                                W, 5-0 

19.      Texas Tech (22-0)
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 

Last week 

Hosts Jeannine McHaney Memorial Classic (Lubbock, Texas) 

2/25       Northern Illinois                               W, 16-3
                St. John’s                                             W, 5-3
2/26       St. John’s                                             W, 19-8
                Northern Illinois                               W, 8-0  
2/27       Wichita State                                     W, 10-2 


20.          Nebraska (14-2)
 

DID NOT PLAY 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/25       BYU                                                        W, 4-3
                #11 Hawaii                                          W, 3-0
2/26       Nevada                                                                L ,1-5
2/27       Ohio State                                           W, 10-0 (5)
                Long Island                                         W, 6-1 

21.       LSU (15-5)
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         #12 Texas                                            W, 2-1 

  

Last week 

2/23       McNeese State                                 W, 7-1
@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/25       #1 Arizona                                           L, 1-4
2/26       #14 California                                     L, 3-11
                Fordham                                              W, 6-2
2/27       Cal Poly                                                W, 7-4 

22.       Texas A&M (14-6)
@ 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
  

Last week 

2/22       Texas State                         W, 6-0
@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       #9 Washington                  L, 4-11
                Long Beach State             W, 8-0 (5)
2/25       Ohio State                           W, 10-1 (5)
                #T3 Georgia                        L, 2-6
2/26       Northwestern                   W, 9-1 (5) 

23.          Houston (16-4)  
@ 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
Last Week
2/23       Sam Houston State                         L, 0-2
                Sam Houston State                         W, 6-1
2/25       Sam Houston State                         W, 9-1 (6)            

                Central Arkansas                              L, 0-1
@ Getterman/STI Classic (Waco, Texas)
2/26       Louisiana-Monroe                           W, 8-0
2/27       Louisiana Monroe                            W, 1-0
                Baylor                                                   W, 1-0 

24.    Kentucky (14-3)
@ Southern Illinois Tournament (Carbondale, Ill.)
3/5         Southern Illinois                               W, 9-5
 3/6        Purdue                                                 W, 3-0
                SIUE                                                       W, 2-0
                Purdue 

Last week 

@ Stanford Nike Invitational (Stanford, Calif.)
2/25       Colorado State                                  W, 7-0
2/26       #16 Stanford                                      L, 2-4
                UC Davis                                              W, 2-0  
2/27       North Dakota State                         W, 5-4 (8) 

  

25.     Auburn (17-2) 

3/4         @ #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         @ #15 Oklahoma State                  L, 2-3

Last week
 

2/23       Georgia State                                    W, 4-2
Hosts War Eagle Classic (Auburn, Ala.)
2/25       Georgia Southern                            W, 9-1 (5)
                Belmont                                               W, 8-5
2/26       Marshall                                               W, 8-1
                Murray State                                     W, 14-2 (6)
2/27       Middle Tennessee State               W, 10-0 (5)

Receiving Votes
 

RV          Baylor (19-2) 

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)
                

Last week 

2/21       @ Northwestern State                 W, 4-1                             
2/22       @ Louisiana Tech                            W, 11-0
                @ Louisiana Tech                           W, 9-0 (6)
Hosts QTI Powers Invitational (Waco, Texas)
2/25       Sam Houston State                         W, 6-0
 2/26      Central Arkansas                             W, 3-0
                Louisiana –Monroe                         W, 2-1
2/27       #23 Houston                                      L, 0-1 

RV     Fresno State  (8-4)               
 @ Campbell/Cartier Classic (San Diego, Calif.)
3/4         BYU                                                        W, 7-3
                San Diego State                                                W, 2-1  
3/5         #23 Houston                                      L, 3-4
                Long Beach State                             L, 5-6
3/6         Baylor                                                   L, 1-4 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/25       Virginia                                                 W, 4-1
                #18 Oklahoma State                       W, 4-3
2/26       Syracuse                                              L, 3-4    
2/27       UMASS                                                 W, 7-5   

  

RV      Notre Dame (8-2)
@ 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 

Last week 

@ Cougar Classic (Mount Pleasant, S.C.)
2/26       College of Charleston                     W, 2-0
                Iowa State                                          W, 1-0
2/27       Marist                                                   W, 10-1 (5)
                Liberty                                                  W, 6-4 

RV      Syracuse (16-3)
@ 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     

Last Week
@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)  

3/25       Utah                                                      W, 4-3 (8)
#11 Hawaii                                          W, 3-2 

3/26       Fresno State                                      W, 4-3 

3/27       Nevada                                                                W, 4-3 (8)
Fullerton                                              W, 2-1

 

  

RV      San Diego State (8-10)
Hosts Campbell/Cartier Classic (San Diego, Calif.)
3/3         Long Beach State                             W, 3-0
                #23 Houston                                      W, 6-0
3/4         Fresno State                                      L, 1-2
3/5         #9 UCLA                                               L, 1-3
3/6         Cal Poly                                                                L, 1-2 

  

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       Indiana                                                 L, 2-3
                #10 Tennessee                                 L, 3-11 (6)
2/25       #5 Florida                                            L, 2-4 

2/26       Florida State                                       W, 10-2 (5)
2/27       #1 Arizona                                           L, 0-5 

  

RV     DePaul (11-2)
@ 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

 

  

Last week 

DID NOT PLAY 

  

RV          SC Upstate (22-0)
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 

Last Week
2/23       N.C. Central                                        W, 8-0 (5)
                N.C. Central                                        W, 13-1 (5)
Hosts Campus Suites Spartan Classic (Spartanburg, S.C)
2/25       Howard                                                                W, 2-0
2/26       Oakland                                               W, 5-0
2/27       Lafayette                                             W, 10-0 (6)
2/27       La Salle                                                                 W, 2-0 

  

RV.        Georgia Tech (12-4)
3/1         @ Georgia State                               W, 3-0
3/2         Niagra                                                   W, 12-3 (5)
@ Buzz Classic (Woodstock, Ga.)
3/4         Jacksonville State                             W, 4-3
                Evansville                                            W, 18-1 (5)
3/5         Cancelled Due to Rain
3/6         UAB                                                       W, 8-0
                

Last week 

2/23       @ Kennesaw State                          L, 0-1
RV       Florida State (12-8)
Hosts Big Ten/Mountain West/ACC Tournament (Tallahassee, Fla.)
3/5         Wisconsin                                            W, 7-1
                Utah                                                      L, 4-5 

3/6         Utah                                                      W, 7-3
                Wisconsin                                            W, 9-0 (5) 

Last week 

@ Cathedral City Classic (Palm Springs, Calif.)
2/24       BYU                                                        W, 6-4
                Oregon State                                     L, 5-6
2/25       Northwestern                                   L, 0-3
2/26       Long Beach State                             W, 4-1
                San Diego State                                L, 2-10 

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