Florida and Florida State Stay Atop Polls After Week 6

Florida and Florida State Stay Atop Polls After Week 6

Florida State remains at number one for the fourth straight week in the Coaches Poll while Florida stays atop the ESPN.com/USA Softball Poll for the third straight week.

In the Coaches Poll, Florida State received 24 of the 30 first place votes with Florida (two first place votes) in second and Oregon (five first place votes) in third. Oregon remains the only unbeaten Division 1 team in college softball at 27-0. The top five is rounded out by Auburn and Arizona.

Washington, Texas A&M, and Minnesota are the next three with none of the top 8 teams seeing a change in position. Alabama is up to 9th from 11th and garnered the last first place vote. James Madison sits at 10th, up two spots.

Utah made the biggest move of the week going from 20th to 11th after sweeping UCLA on the road. LSU is 12th while Oklahoma is 13th, down four spots after two losses to Cal Poly. Baylor remains at fourteen and UCLA dropped five spots to 15th.

16th through 20th is occupied by Georgia, Louisiana-Lafayette, Kentucky, Michigan, and Tennessee. The Vols dropped five spots due to a series loss against Arkansas.

The final five teams are Arizona State, Wisconsin, Ole Miss, Arkansas, and Cal Poly. The Razorbacks and Mustangs are new additions to the poll replacing California and BYU. The entire Coaches Poll can be seen below.

RankSchool (1st place votes)PointsRecordLast Week's
Rank
1Florida State (24)78628-1-11
2Florida (2)76126-12
3Oregon (5)73827-03
4Auburn68827-34
5Arizona68529-15
6Washington63824-36
7Texas A&M61425-27
8Minnesota57525-28
9Alabama (1)51628-311
10James Madison49824-312
11Utah42221-420
12LSU41823-713
13Oklahoma39624-79
14Baylor39025-514
15UCLA34721-810
16Georgia33025-416
17Louisiana28620-518
18Kentucky27119-517
19Michigan23717-7-119
20Tennessee22622-515
21Arizona State10019-821
22Wisconsin9920-224
23Ole Miss7421-622
24Arkansas7019-6Not
Ranked
25Cal Poly5923-7Not
Ranked

In the ESPN.com/USA Softball Poll, Florida is number one with 10 first place votes. Florida State sits second with three first place votes and Oregon is third with seven first place votes. Arizona remains at fourth and the newest member of the top five is Washington, up one position.

Auburn dropped from fifth to sixth followed by Texas A&M, Minnesota, Alabama, and James Madison. The Dukes moved up from 13th to 10th.

LSU and Oklahoma are 11th and 12th, respectively. Utah moved up from 21st to 13th on the heels of their sweep over UCLA. The top 15 is rounded out by Baylor and Georgia.

UCLA fell five spots to 16th and they are followed by Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee (also down five spots), and Louisiana-Lafayette. The last five teams in the poll are Wisconsin, Arkansas, California, Arizona State, and North Carolina. The Tar Heels replace Ole Miss in the top 25 after the Rebels were swept by Texas A&M. The entire ESPN.com/USA Softball poll can be seen below.

RankSchool (1st place votes)RecordLast Week's
Rank
1Florida (10)26-11
2Florida State (3)28-1-12
3Oregon (7)27-03
4Arizona29-14
5Washington24-36
6Auburn27-35
7Texas A&M25-27
8Minnesota25-29
9Alabama28-38
10James Madison24-313
11LSU23-712
12Oklahoma24-710
13Utah21-421
14Baylor25-515
15Georgia26-416
16UCLA21-811
17Kentucky19-618
18Michigan17-7-117
19Tennessee22-514
20Louisiana-Lafayette20-519
21Wisconsin20-223
22Arkansas21-625
23California17-820
24Arizona State19-822
25North Carolina24-6Not
Ranked

Previous Polls

Below are the polls from earlier in the season.

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Weekly Reviews

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Week Two Review

Week Three Review

Week Four Review

Week Five Review

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