April 24 National Softball Rankings

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April 24 National Softball Rankings

BATON ROUGE – In this week’s national polls, the LSU softball team moved up to No. 13 in the NFCA Coaches Poll and No. 14 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.

The Tigers, who are 35-11 on the year, earned 422 total points in the poll from the coaches, while earning 247 points in the USA Softball rankings. LSU has been ranked every week since the end of the 2014 season.

LSU faces South Alabama Tuesday night at 6 p.m. CT before taking on Florida this weekend.

USA Today/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll – April 24
Rank, Team, Points, 2018 Record, Last Poll
1, UCLA (29), 797, 40-3, 3
2, Oregon, 749, 38-7, 4
3, Oklahoma (3), 734, 41-3, 2
4, Washington, 721, 41-5, 1
5, Florida, 675, 41-7, 5
6, Georgia, 617, 40-7, 6
6, Tennessee, 617, 40-8, 7
8, Florida State, 547, 38-8, 10
9, Arizona State, 497, 35-9, 8
10, Arizona, 477, 31-13, 13
11, Texas A&M, 445, 37-12, 9
12, Auburn, 437, 38-11, 11
13, LSU, 422, 35-11, 15
14, South Carolina, 397, 37-11, 12
15, Michigan, 391, 38-7, 14
16, Arkansas, 311, 34-11, 16
17, Long Beach State, 284, 36-9, 18
18, Alabama, 250, 27-15, 17
19, Baylor, 201, 29-13, 21
20, Kentucky, 190, 28-15, 20
21, Texas State, 131, 35-10, 23
22, Louisiana, 125, 31-12, 22
23, Mississippi State, 108, 33-15, 19
24, Hofstra, 82, 34-8, 25
25, Oklahoma State, 41, 34-14, 24

New to Poll: None
Dropped Out: None

Receiving Votes: Drake (35), California (28), Northwestern (23), Ohio State (19), James Madison (18), Mercer (6), Wichita State (6), Boise State (5), Kennesaw State (5), Fresno State (4), Oregon State (3), Minnesota (1), Saint Francis (Pa.) (1).

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 – April 24
Rank, Team, Record, Points, Previous Ranking
1, UCLA (17), 497, 40-3, 3
2, Oregon (1), 473, 38-7, 4
3, Oklahoma (2), 456, 41-3, 2
4, Washington, 447, 41-5, 1
5, Florida, 423, 41-7, 5
6, Florida State, 372, 38-8, 8
7, Tennessee, 365, 40-8, 10
8, Georgia, 358, 40-7, 7
9, Arizona State, 348, 35-9, 6
10, Michigan, 305, 38-7, 11
11, Arizona, 278, 31-13, 14
12, Texas A&M, 269, 37-12, 9
13, South Carolina, 263, 37-11, 12
14, LSU, 247, 35-11, 15
15, Auburn, 244, 38-11, 13
16, Arkansas, 190, 34-11, 16
17, Alabama, 149, 27-15, 17
18, Kentucky, 144, 28-15, 18
19, Long Beach State, 140, 36-9, 20
20, Baylor, 117, 29-13, 21
21, Oklahoma State, 86, 34-14, 19
22, Louisiana, 76, 31-12, 23
23, Texas State, 52, 35-10, 24
24, Hofstra, 44, 34-8, 25
25, Mississippi State, 37, 33-15, 22

Dropped Out: None
New to Poll: None

Others receiving votes: Drake (25), Minnesota (18), Northwestern (16), Oregon State (15), California (12), Ohio State (12), Wichita State (12), James Madison (10)

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