Undefeated Florida State Seminoles Are New Number One

Undefeated Florida State Seminoles Are New Number One

The Florida State Seminoles are the top ranked team in both NCAA Softball polls after the second week of games. Florida State, who is undefeated at 10-0, claimed 18 of the 32 first place votes in the Coaches Poll and 15 of the 20 first place votes in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Poll.

In the Coaches Poll, Florida State was followed by Auburn, who stayed in second and garnered 10 first place votes. Florida dropped from first to third after their loss to previously winless Maryland and received three first place votes. Oklahoma remained at fourth and undefeated Oregon (9-0) moved up to fifth from ninth.

The rest of the top ten was UCLA, LSU, Washington, Arizona, and Alabama. The Crimson Tide dropped from five spots after their series loss at Louisiana-Lafayette. The Ragin’ Cajuns saw a small bump from 18th to 20th. Pittsburgh went from 24th to 19th and curiously received a first place vote. The Panthers are undefeated at 9-0.

Fresno State dropped out of the Coaches Poll after going 2-3 last week with losses against Mississippi State, Florida Gulf Coast, and Texas Tech. The entire USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll can be seen below.

RankSchool (1st place votes)PointsRecordLast Week's
Rank
1Florida State (18)77610-03
2Auburn (10)7629-12
3Florida (3)71210-11
4Oklahoma6896-24
5Oregon6159-09
6UCLA60910-16
7LSU5929-17
8Washington5737-18
9Arizona55311-010
10Alabama4987-25
11Georgia48412-012
12Minnesota4489-013
13James Madison4038-114
14Michigan3816-311
15Tennessee3669-015
16Louisiana-Lafayette3565-318
17Utah3347-016
18Texas A&M26810-019
19Pittsburgh (1)2189-024
20Missouri1845-217
21Arizona State1289-0Not Ranked
22Kentucky1125-422
23BYU985-225
24Baylor797-323
25South Florida646-320

In the ESPN.com/USA Softball Poll, Florida State was followed by Auburn (four first place votes). Florida dropped to third and received one first pace vote. UCLA was fourth and Oklahoma was fifth with both teams moving up one spot from last week.

The top 10 is rounded out by Oregon, Washington, LSU, Arizona, and Alabama in tenth. The Tide dropped six spots while their opponent from last week, Louisiana-Lafayette, moved up two spots from 18th to 16th.

Michigan fell to 14th from tenth after a loss to Notre Dame and Pittsburgh moved up five spots from 25th to 20th.

There were no subtractions or additions to the ESPN.com/USA Softball Poll this week. The entire poll can be found below.

RankSchool (1st place votes)PointsRecordLast Week's
Rank
1Florida State (15)49010-03
2Auburn (4)4739-12
3Florida (1)44710-11
4UCLA40410-15
5Oklahoma3936-26
6Oregon3929-07
7Washington3687-19
8LSU3529-18
9Arizona32711-011
10Alabama3177-24
11Minnesota2969-013
12Georgia28412-012
13Tennessee2499-014
14Michigan2476-310
15James Madison2228-116
16Louisiana-Lafayette2186-318
17Utah1887-015
18Texas A&M18510-017
19Arizona State1209-021
20Pittsburgh1009-025
21California757-122
22Missouri735-219
23South Florida726-320
24Kentucky525-423
25Baylor297-324

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