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Mar 05 Week 4 How the Top 25 Fared

By Codi Warren | March 05, 2013, midnight (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 4 –February 25-March 3, 2013

1. Oklahoma (18-1)

3/1 Houston W, 6-0
3/2 No. 25 Nebraska W, 10-3
3/2 No. 25 Nebraska L, 1-0
3/3 Houston W, 4-1

Last Week
@ Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21 No. 16 Georgia W, 5-0
No. 19 Arizona W, 5-0
2/22 UC Santa Barbara W, 5-2
Nebraska W, 2-0
2/23 No. 23 Florida State W, 6-0

2. Alabama (22-0)

2/27 Samford W, 11-0 (5)
2/28 RV South Alabama W, 4-0
@Easton Classic (host)
3/1 Iowa State W, 13-4 (6)
3/1 St. Johns W, 9-1 (5)
3/2 St. Johns W, 12-4 (6)
Iowa State W, 6-0

Last Week
Host of Easton Bama Bash

2/22 Western Illinois W, 21-0 (5)
Iowa W, 5-0
2/23 Iowa W, 4-1
Western Illinois W, 6-0
2/24 Winthrop W, 6-1

3. Arizona State (21-1)

2/28 North Dakota W, 15-7 (5)
@ Wilson/DeMarini Invitational (host)
3/1 Binghampton W, 9-1 (5)
North Dakota W, 8-0 (5)
3/2 East Carolina W, 13-0 (5)
RV North Carolina W, 7-4
3/3 No. 20 Baylor L, 2-6

Last Week
2/22 vs. Portland State W, 6-5 (12)
2/23 vs. Portland State W, 19-2 (5)
vs. Portland State W, 9-0 (5)
2/24 vs. Portland State W, 4-3

4. Florida (22-1)

2/27 @RV South Florida W, 3-1
@University of Florida Tournament (host)
3/1 Drake W, 4-3
Mount St. Marys W, 8-2
3/2 Drake W, 4-1
FAMU W, 20-2
3/3 Presbyterian W, 11-0

Last Week
@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.
2/21 Loyola Marymount W, 8-2
Oklahoma State W, 2-0
2/22 Syracuse W, 5-1
No. 7 Missouri L, 3-4 (12)
2/23 Georgia Tech W, 5-3

5. Texas A&M (22-1)

2/27 Sam Houston State W, 8-3
@Citrus Classic
3/1 No. 13 ULL W, 6-4
No. 14 Michigan L, 2-9
3/2 Illinois State W, 5-0
College of Charleston W, 6-4
3/3 Penn State W, 12-2 (5)
Last Week

Host of Aggie Classic

2/20 Stephen F. Austin W, 3-0

Stephen F. Austin W, 8-0

Host of Texas A&M Invitational

2/22 UTSA W, 8-0 (5)

Purdue W, 5-1

2/23 Purdue W, 6-1

UTSA W, 6-4

2/24 Southeastern Louisiana W, 8-0

6. Missouri (9-1)

@Missouri Breast Cancer Tournament - CANCELLED due to weather

Last Week
@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21 Maryland W, 13-1

San Diego State W, 2-1

2/22 No. 5 Florida W, 4-3 (12)

2/23 @ Cal State Fullerton L, 5-4

@ Cal State Fullerton W, 7-0

7. California (15-2)

@ Easton Invitational –Fullerton, CA
3/1 RV Northwestern W, 2-0
Cal Poly W, 11-3 (5)
3/2 Indiana W, 9-1 (5)
Wisconsin W, 5-3
Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22 Georgia Tech W, 8-0 (6)

2/23 Maryland W, 3-2

Illinois W, 5-0

2/24 Nebraska W, 1-0

8. Texas (19-3)

@Citrus Classic - Florida
3/1 No. 16 Louisville W, 2-0
Hofstra L, 2-7
3/2 No. 13 ULL W, 7-2
Syracuse W, 2-1
3/3 Fordham L, 9-7

Last Week
Host of Texas Invitational

2/22 Lamar W, 5-0

No. 24 Tulsa L, 7-4

2/23 Utah State W, 13-2 (5)

Lamar W, 9-1 (5)

2/24 No. 24 Tulsa W, 1-0 (8)

9. Tennessee (19-3)

2/26 Lipscomb W, 6-0
2/28 College of Charleston L, 3-1
@Bucaneer Invitational – South Carolina
3/1 UNC Wilmington W, 9-1 (5)
Charleston Southern W, 8-1
3/2 UNC Wilmington W, 9-0 (5)
Valparaiso W, 5-0
3/3 Charleston Southern W, 10-3

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21 Long Beach State W, 7-0

Cal State Fullerton W, 5-0

2/22 Northwestern L, 3-2

No. 13 UCLA L, 2-0

2/23 UC Santa Barbara W, 5-0

10. UCLA (18-2)

2/26 Cal State Fullerton L, 11-5
@San Diego Classic I
3/1 Fresno State W, 7-1
3/2 Boise State W, 5-4 (11)
San Diego W, 8-0 (5)
3/3 New Mexico W, 14-3 (5)
San Diego State W, 7-0

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22 No. 4 Tennessee W, 2-0

2/23 Maryland W, 4-3

Oklahoma St. W, 5-1

2/24 No. 10 LSU W, 2-0

Nevada W, 13-4 (5)

11. LSU (17-4)

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 No. 12 Oregon L, 2-10 (6)
Syracuse W, 7-6
3/2 Penn State W, 6-5
No. 14 Michigan W , 14-16
3/3 No. 16 Louisville L, 2-6

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21 BYU W, 10-6

2/22 Ohio State W, 7-0

UNLV W, 6-1

2/23 No. 19 Arizona W, 3-0

2/24 No. 13 UCLA L, 0-2

12. Oregon (19-3)

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 No. 11 LSU W, 10-2 (6)
LIU Brooklyn W, 8-1
3/2 Boston College W, 8-0
Temple W, 11-4
3/3 No. 14 Michigan W, 13-4
James Madison W, 12-1

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22 Virginia W, 13-0 (5)

2/23 Cal Poly W, 2-1

Nebraska W, 11-2

2/24 UNLV W, 4-2

San Diego State W, 3-1

13. Louisiana-Lafayette (15-5)

2/26 Southern W, 9-1
@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 Pittsburgh W, 8-0
No. 5 Texas A&M L, 4-6
3/2 No. 8 Texas L, 2-7
College of Charleston W, 16-0
3/3 Illinois State L, 3-4

Last Week

@ NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Fla.

2/22 No. 15 Michigan L, 1-3

No. 14 USF W, 3-0

2/23 Illinois State W, 8-5

Hofstra W, 4-2

2/24 James Madison W, 9-1 (6)

14. Michigan (13-5)

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 RV Georgia Tech W, 6-1
No. 5 Texas A&M W, 9-2
3/2 No. 11 LSU L, 6-14

James Madison W, 9-1 (6)
3/3 No. 12 Oregon L, 13-4 (6)

Last Week

@ NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Fla.

2/22 No. 12 ULL W, 3-1

Illinois State W, 11-9 (10 )

2/23 US Davis W, 6-0

Hofstra W, 3-0

2/24 DePaul L, 4-3

15. Stanford (17-5)

@ Easton Invitational – Fullerton, CA
3/1 Iowa L, 7-6
Wisconsin L, 4-0
3/2 Cal State Fullerton W, 14-1 (5)
RV Northwestern W, 5-2
3/3 Indiana W, 7-0

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22 No. 16 Georgia W, 6-0

Oklahoma St. L, 4-1

2/23 Virginia W, 4-0

2/24 No. 23 Florida St. W, 3-1

Syracuse W, 2-0

16. Louisville (16-3)

@Citrus Classic in Florida
3/1 No. 8 Texas L, 2-0
Temple W, 8-0 (5)
3/2 Longwood W, 9-1 (6)
RV Georgia Tech W, 6-3
3/3 No. 11 LSU W, 6-2

Last Week

Host of Cardinal Classic

2/22 Kent State W, 5-0

2/23 Buffalo W, 9-3

2/24 Kent State W, 3-2

Eastern Illinois W, 5-0

17. Kentucky (16-3)

@ The Under Armour Invitational– Tampa, FL
3/1 Illinois W, 5-4(8)
RV USF W, 6-3 (9)
3/2 Loyola Marymount W, 4-3
Central Michigan W, 3-1
3/3 Western Michigan W, 8-4

Last Week

@ Coke Zero Spartan Classic in Spartanburg, S.C.

2/23 Georgetown W, 8-0 (6)

Howard W, 14-0 (5)

2/24 USC Upstate W, 12-8 (11)

18. Washington (14-5)

2/27 @Seattle University Rained Out
@ Colorado State Tournament – Fort Collins, CO
3/2 Brown W, 11-0
Bradley W, 6-3
3/3 Nebraska Omaha W, 10-2
Colorado State W, 6-3

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21 Virginia W, 7-1

2/22 No. 23 Florida State W, 2-0

Illinois W, 15-0 (5)

2/23 No. 16 Georgia W, 14-2

19. Tulsa (15-5)

@ UT Arlington Tournament – Arlington, TX
3/1 UT Arlington W, 5-1
Lamar W, 7-4
3/2 Creighton L, 4-3 (8)
UT Arlington W, 5-1
3/3 Lamar W, 2-1

Last Week

@ Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas

2/22 Utah State W, 8-0 (5)

No. 6 Texas W, 7-4

2/23 Lamar W, 11-3 (5)

Utah State W, 3-0
2/24 No. 6 Texas L, 1-0 (8)


20. Baylor (19-3)

@ Wilson/DeMarini Invitational - Tempe, AZ
3/1 RV North Carolina L, 3-0
North Dakota W, 20-4 (5)
3/2 East Carolina W, 5-2
Binghampton W, 6-1
3/3 No. 3 Arizona State W, 6-2

Last Week

@ Texas Shootout in San Marcos, Texas

2/21 Texas State W, 10-2 (5)

2/22 Sam Houston State W, 2-0

UT Arlington W, 3-0

2/23 North Texas W, 8-3

2/24 North Texas W, 9-3


21. Arizona (15-5)

@ The Wildcat Invitational (Host)
3/1 UC Riverside W, 12-2 (5)
Boston University W, 6-3
3/2 Boston University W, 4-1
Portland State W, 12-3 (5)
3/3 Portland State W, 8-1

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21 No. 1 Oklahoma L, 5-0

Long Beach State W, 4-3

2/22 Ohio State L, 6-0

Loyola Marymount W, 5-3

2/23 No. 10 LSU L, 3-0

22. Hawaii ()

2/27 Memphis W, 5-1
@ Bank of Hawaii Invitational HOST
3/1 Western Kentucky W, 5-1
3/2 Campbell W, 8-5
Memphis L, 0-5
3/3 Memphis W, 5-1
ONE MORE
Last Week

Did not play

23. Virginia Tech (12-1)
3/2 @Elon W, 2-1
Last Week

2/20 @Radford Postponed

@ Kennesaw State Phyllis Rafter Memorial in Kennesaw, Ga.

2/22 Georgia State Cancelled

Youngstown State Cancelled

2/23 Jacksonville State W, 5-1

Campbell Cancelled

2/24 Kennesaw State W, 4-3 (8)


24. Georgia (12-7)

@ Fifth Annual Bulldog Invitational (Host)
3/1 North Dakota State W, 4-1
Radford W, 11-0 (5)
3/2 Indiana State W, 9-1 (6)
North Dakota State L, 3-0
3/3 Radford W, 10-2 (5)
Radford W, 12-0

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/21 Colorado St. W, 5-4

No. 1 Oklahoma L, 5-0

2/22 Cal Poly L, 1-0

No. 17 Stanford L, 6-0

2/23 No. 22 Washington L, 14-2

25. Nebraska (14-5)

3/2 @ No.1 Oklahoma L, 3-10
@ No. 1 Oklahoma W, 1-0
3/3 @ Oklahoma State W, 3-0
@ Oklahoma State W, 10-5

Last Week

@ Mary Nutter classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22 No. 1 Oklahoma L, 0-2

Maryland W, 8-1

2/23 No. 11 Oregon L, 11-2 (6)

2/24 No. 23 Florida State W, 2-0

No. 8 California L, 1-0


RECEIVING VOTES


RV. Florida State (13-8)

2/28 Troy W, 12-6
@Renegade Classic - Host
3/1 Southern Miss L, 2-1
Troy L, 6-3
3/2 Appalachian State W, 8-7
Appalachian State W, 3-0
3/3 Troy W, 8-0 (5)
Last Week

2/20 @UCF W, 10-3

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22 LIU Brooklyn W, 15-1 (5)

No. 22 Washington L, 2-0

2/23 No. 1 Oklahoma L, 6-0

2/24 Nebraska L, 2-0

No. 17 Stanford L, 3-1


RV South Alabama (17-2)

2/28 @ No. 2 Alabama L, 0-4
@ Magic City Classic – Birmingham, AL
3/1 Murray State W, 1-0
3/2 Murray State W, 8-6
UAB L, 2-8
3/3 Samford W, 4-0
Last Week

22/20 Nichols State W, 7-1

@ Jacksonville University Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.

2/22 Mt. St. Mary’s W, 12-2 (5)

Jacksonville W, 7-0

2/23 Seton Hall W, 8-0 (6)

Delaware W, 1-0

2/24 Jacksonville Cancelled


RV. South Florida (9-10)

2/27 No. 4 Florida L, 3-1
@Under Armour Invitational (host)
3/1 No. 17 Kentucky L, 3-6 (9)
Illinois W, 3-2
3/2 Toledo W, 8-2
3/3 UIC W, 2-1

Last Week

@ NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Fla.

2/22 So. Illinois L, 5-4

No. 12 ULL L, 3-0

2/23 James Madison L, 1-0

UC-Davis L, 1-0

2/24 Illinois State L, 7-0

RV Syracuse (5-9)

@ Citrus Classic - Florida
3/1 No. 11 LSU L, 6-7
Boston College W, 10-0
3/2 Longwood University L, 0-10
3/3 No. 8 Texas L, 2-1
Mississippi State L, 1-4

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV Oregon State (17-4)

@ Easton Invitational –Fullerton, CA
3/1 RV Northwestern W, 12-1 (6)
Iowa L, 9-3
3/2 Cal Poly W, 11-2 (5)
Indiana W, 2-1 (8)
3/3 CSU Bakersfield W, 8-0 (5)

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV. Georgia Tech (11-11)

2/27 @Jacksonville State W, 9-7 (9)
@Citrus Classic - Florida
3/1 Fordham L, 11-10 (9)
No.14 Michigan L, 6-1
3/2 No. 16 Louisville L, 6-3
Notre Dame L, 6-2
3/3 Temple W, 17-8
Last Week

2/20 Mercer L, 10-9

@ Mary Nutter Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

2/22 Northwestern L, 3-2

No. 8 California L. 8-0 (6)

2/23 No. 5 Florida L, 5-3

Oregon State L, 9-1

2/24 Illinois W, 1-0

RV Northwestern (10-9)

@ Easton Invitational –Fullerton, CA
3/1 No. 7 California L, 2-0
RV Oregon State L, 12-1 (6)
3/2 No. 15 Stanford L, 5-2
Cal Poly W, 10-0 (6)
3/3 CSU Bakersfield W, 5-0

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes


RV Notre Dame (12-5)

@ Diamond 9 Citrus Classic
3/2 Boston College W, 14-3 (5)
Georgia Tech W, 6-2
3/3 LIU Brooklyn W, 5-0
Maryland W, 5-3

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV Ohio State (9-6)

DID NOT PLAY

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV SC Upstate (12-1)

2/27 Furman W, 8-6
Furman W, 5-0

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV North Carolina (15-6)

2/27 Charlotte W, 8-6
@ Wilson/DeMarini – Tempe, AZ
3/1 No. 20 Baylor W, 3-0
East Carolina W, 5-4
3/2 North Dakota W, 16-0
No. 3 ASU L, 4-7
3/3 Binghampton W, 7-4

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV Iowa (14-5)

@ Easton Invitational-Fullerton, CA
3/1 No. 15 Stanford W, 7-6
RV Oregon State W, 9-3
3/2 Cal State Fullerton W, 7-0
CSU Bakersfield W, 5-3
Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV Florida Gulf Coast (12-5)

@ USF Under Armour Invitational– Tampa, FL
3/1 Western Michigan W, 7-1
Loyola Chicago W, 5-2
3/2 Kent State L, 3-1
Providence W, 10-2 (5)
3/3 Maine W, 8-0 (5)

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

RV Kennesaw State (14-3)

@ Georgia Southern Tournament
3/1 Alabama State W, 4-2
Florida International W, 5-2
3/2 South Carolina L, 3-12
Georgia Southern W, 6-2
3/3 Alabama State W, 5-0

Last Week
Not Receiving Votes

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