Week Eleven National Softball Rankings

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BATON ROUGE, LA – The LSU softball team (28-15, 10-8 SEC) moved up one spot to No. 14 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll and No. 16 in the USA Today/NFCAD1 Coaches poll.

LSU has been ranked every week since the end of the 2014 season. The Tigers won another SEC series, their fifth overall in the Southeastern Conference.

LSU earned a total of 310 points in the NFCA poll and 241 points in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.

The Tigers return home after nearly a month on the road to face No. 7/10 Arkansas Saturday-Monday. All three games will be televised nationally. Game one will be on ESPNU and games two and three will be on SEC Network.

For all of the latest news and information on Tiger softball, visit www.lsusports.net/softball. Fans can also follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/lsusoftball along with @lsusoftball and @BethTorina on Twitter and @lsusoftball on Instagram.

2021 USA Today / NFCA Division I
Top 25 Coaches Poll – April 27 (Week 11)

Rank School Points Record Last Week

1 Oklahoma (32) 800 33-0 1

2 UCLA 768 28-3 2

3 Florida 720 35-7 3

4 Alabama 698 36-7 5

5 Washington 674 35-9 4

6 Florida State 606 33-7-1 7

7 Texas 564 35-6 9

8 Oregon 559 30-10 6

9 Arizona 535 31-8 10

10 Arkansas 514 37-7 8

11 Oklahoma State 497 36-5 11

12 Arizona State 473 28-11 12

13 Clemson 376 37-4 16

13 Louisiana 376 35-9 13

15 Missouri 335 34-10 18

16 LSU 310 28-15 17

17 Kentucky 300 32-12 14

18 Tennessee 251 35-8 19

19 Michigan 201 24-5 20

20 Virginia Tech 182 28-11 15

21 Georgia 179 29-14 21

22 Duke 159 34-10 22

23 Minnesota 82 25-7 24

24 James Madison 61 27-1 t25

25 UCF 49 34-12-1 t25

New to Poll: None

Dropped Out: No. 23 Wichita State

Receiving Votes: No. 23 Wichita State (43), Fresno State (24), Liberty (15), Notre Dame (12), Texas State (12), Ole Miss (8), Miami University (5), USF (5), Auburn (4), BYU (2), Cal State Fullerton (1).

The 2021 USA Today / NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches with one representing each of the NCAA’s Division I Conferences. Records reflect games played through April 25.

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 (Week 11)

1. Oklahoma (18), 498 pts

2. UCLA (2), 482 pts

3. Florida, 454 pts

4. Alabama, 429 pts

5. Washington, 422 pts

6. Florida State, 366 pts

7. Arkansas, 360 pts

8. Arizona State, 342 pts

9. Oklahoma State, 332 pts

10. Oregon, 322 pts

11. Arizona, 303 pts

12. Texas, 275 pts

13. Clemson, 244 pts

14. LSU, 241 pts

15. Missouri, 195 pts

16. Tennessee, 192 pts

17. Kentucky, 186 pts

18. Louisiana, 160 pts

19. Virginia Tech, 128 pts

20. Michigan, 122 pts

21. Duke, 105 pts

22. Georgia, 80 pts

23. James Madison, 63 pts

T24. Minnesota, 35 pts

T24. UCF, 35 pts

Parenthesis denotes first place votes.

Dropped Out: Wichita State
New to Poll: UCF

Others receiving votes: Ole Miss (32), Notre Dame (22), Wichita State (22), Boston (20), Auburn (9), Fresno State (9), Liberty (6), Northwestern (4), Louisville (3), Eastern Kentucky (1).

(Press release provided by LSU Athletics.)

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