April 10 National Softball Rankings

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April 10 National Softball Rankings

BATON ROUGE – In this week’s national polls, the LSU softball team stays at No. 14 in both the NFCA Coaches Poll and ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.

The Tigers, who are 32-7 on the year, earned 396 total points in the poll from the coaches, while earning 251 points in the USA Softball rankings. LSU has been ranked every week since the end of the 2014 season.

LSU is on the road this weekend, traveling to No. 10/13 Tennessee for a three-game SEC series. The series opener will be Friday at 5 p.m. CT on ESPNU.

USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll – April 10
Rank, Team, Points, 2018 Record, Last Poll
1. Washington (31), 799, 39-2, 1
2. Oklahoma (1), 766, 33-2, 2
3. Oregon, 721, 32-6, 5
4. UCLA, 708, 34-3, 3
5. Georgia, 658, 35-5, 6
6. Florida, 652, 33-6, 4
7. Arizona State, 611, 33-5, 7
8. Auburn, 547, 36-8, 11
9. Texas A&M, 518, 34-9, 10
10. Tennessee, 476, 33-8, 8
11. South Carolina, 465, 33-7, 12
12. Arizona, 447, 27-9, 9
13. Florida State, 423, 33-7, 13
14. LSU, 396, 32-7, 14
15. Alabama, 339, 25-10, 15
16. Baylor, 321, 24-9, 16
17. Michigan, 298, 31-7, 17
18. Long Beach State, 284, 32-7, 18
19. Arkansas, 176, 29-8, 20
20. Kentucky, 172, 24-11, 21
21. Louisiana, 135, 25-10, 19
22. Ohio State, 109, 24-8, 23
23. Mississippi State, 87, 29-11, 22
24. Texas State, 80, 29-8, 25
25. California, 63, 26-11, 24

New to Poll: None
Dropped Out: None
Receiving Votes: Hofstra (43), James Madison (26), Oklahoma State (20), Kennesaw State (18), Ole Miss (18), San Jose State (13), Oregon State (6), Tulsa (3), Wichita State (2).

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 – April 10
Rank, Team, Record, Points, Previous Ranking
1. Washington (16), 39-2, 496, 1
2. Oklahoma (3), 33-2, 480, 2
3. Oregon (1), 32-6, 458, 4
4. UCLA, 34-3, 438, 3
5. Georgia, 35-5, 408, 5
6. Arizona State, 33-5, 391, 7
7. Florida, 33-6, 381, 6
8. Florida State, 33-7, 345, 9
9. Texas A&M, 34-9, 322, 10
10. Auburn, 36-8, 307, 13
11. Arizona, 27-9, 293, 8
12. South Carolina, 292, 11
13. Tennessee, 33-8, 256, 12
14. LSU, 32-7, 251, 14
15. Alabama, 25-10, 223, 15
16. Michigan, 31-7, 205, 16
17. Baylor, 24-9, 192, 17
18. Long Beach State, 31-7, 154, 19
19. Kentucky, 24-11, 142, 20
20. Arkansas, 29-8, 87, 21
21. Louisiana, 25-10, 85, 18
22. Ohio State, 24-8, 71, 24
23. California, 26-11, 63, 23
24. Mississippi State, 29-11, 56, 22
25. Texas State, 29-8, 44, RV

Dropped Out: Oregon State (25)
New to Poll: Texas State (RV)
Others receiving votes: Oregon State (24), Oklahoma State (15), Hofstra (11), James Madison (4), Drake (1), Memphis (1), Nebraska (1), Ole Miss (1), South Florida (1)

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