April 9 Softball National Rankings

by Chelsey Chamberlain
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April 9 Softball National Rankings

BATON ROUGE –The LSU softball team continues to rank in the Top 10 of the national polls, staying at No. 7 in the USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll and No. 5 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll this week.

LSU has been ranked every week since the end of the 2014 season. The Tigers earned a total of 520 points in the NFCA poll. In the ESPN/USA Softball poll, the Tigers picked up 409 points.

The Tigers play at home Tuesday, playing host to McNeese St. at 6 p.m. inside Tiger Park. They take on Kentucky in Tiger Park Friday through Saturday.   

Single-game tickets for the 2019 LSU softball season are on sale through the LSU Ticket Office and online at LSUtix.net. For more information on the 2019 softball schedule, click here.

For all of the latest news and information on Tiger softball, visit www.lsusports.net/softball. Fans can also follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/lsusoftball along with @lsusoftball and @BethTorina on Twitter and @lsusoftball on Instagram.

2019 USA Today / NFCA Division I
Top 25 Coaches Poll – April 9

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points, Previous
1, UCLA (32), 35-1, 800, 1
2, Oklahoma, 35-2, 766, 2
3, Florida State, 37-4, 727, 3
4, Washington, 32-6, 705, 6
5, Alabama, 38-4, 639, 4
6, Florida, 32-9, 610, 8
7, LSU, 33-8, 590, 7
8, Arizona, 32-7, 582, 9
9, Tennessee, 29-8, 579, 5
10, Louisiana, 33-4, 520, 10
11, Texas, 34-9, 474, 11
12, Auburn, 32-8, 416, 13
13, Georgia, 30-11, 393, 12
14, Oklahoma State, 29-11, 329, 16
15, Texas Tech, 30-8, 326, 15
16, South Carolina, 28-11, 321, 17
17, Ole Miss, 27-10, 309, 18
18, Arkansas, 26-14, 263, 14
19, Minnesota, 27-10, 236, 19
20, James Madison, 27-6, 224, 20
21, Michigan, 27-10, 136, 23
22, Virginia Tech, 33-5, 114, 24
23, Kentucky, 24-15, 89, 22
24, Arizona State, 25-14, 74, 21
25, Wisconsin, 30-5, 70, 25

New to Poll: None.

Dropped Out: None.

Receiving Votes: Northwestern (49), Colorado State (33), Boise State (7), Ohio State (4), Stanford (4), Illinois (3), Missouri (3), Liberty (1), Tulsa (1).

The 2019 USA Today / NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches with one representing each of the NCAA’s Division I Conferences.

2019 ESPN.com / USA Softball
Top 25 Coaches Poll – March 26

Rank, School (First-Place Votes), 2019 Record, Prev. Ranking, Points
1. UCLA (20), 35-1, 1, 500
2. Oklahoma, 35-2, 2, 479
3. Florida State, 37-4, 3, 446
4. Washington, 32-6, 6, 430
5. LSU, 33-8, 5, 409
6. Arizona, 32-7, 8, 400
7. Alabama, 38-4, 4, 375
8. Tennessee, 29-8, 7, 337
9. Florida, 32-9, 9, 336
10. ULL, 33-4, 10, 328
11. Texas, 34-9, 11, 306
12. Auburn, 32-8, 14, 275
13. Minnesota, 27-10, 258, 12
14. Oklahoma State, 29-11, 13, 221
15. Ole Miss, 27-10, 17, 200
16. Texas Tech, 30-8, 15, 189
17. James Madison, 27-6, 18, 173
18. Michigan, 27-10, T20, 170
19. Georgia, 30-11, 16, 154
20. Virginia Tech, 33-5, T20, 109
21. Northwestern, 29-7, 25, 77
22. South Carolina, 28-11, RV, 61
23. Arizona State, 25-14, 19, 58
24. Kentucky, 24-15, 23, 51
25. Stanford, 27-6, 24, 47

Dropped Out: Arkansas (22)
New to Poll: South Carolina (RV)

Others receiving votes: Arkansas (35), Wisconsin (28), Tulsa (16), Missouri (10), UCF (5), Ohio State (4), USF (4), Illinois (3), Boise State (2), Louisville (2), Mississippi State (2), UT-Arlington (1)