BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU softball team stays ranked at No. 19 in the USA Today/NFCA DI Coaches’ Poll and is No. 20 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 Poll.

The Tigers have been ranked in the national polls for 121 consecutive weeks dating back to 2014. LSU went 2-2 last week with wins over McNeese State and then-No. 9/10 Florida in the three-game series opener. LSU currently has a No. 17 RPI ranking and has the third toughest strength of schedule in the country.

The Tigers earned 210 points in the NFCA poll and 141 points in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.

The Tigers will conclude their regular season with a three-game series at Mississippi State May 6-8.

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Top 25 Coaches Poll – May 3 (Week 12)

Rank, School (First-Place Votes), Points, 2022 Record, Prev. Ranking

  1. Oklahoma (25), 625 pts, 45-1, No. 1
  2. Virginia Tech, 595 pts, 39-6, No. 2
  3. Florida State, 548 pts, 45-5, No. 4
  4. UCLA, 539 pts, 39-6, No. 3
  5. Arkansas, 536 pts, 39-8, No. 5
  6. Northwestern, 466 pts, 38-7, No. 8
  7. Oklahoma State, 458 pts, 38-9, No. 7
  8. Alabama, 440 pts, 39-9, No. 6
  9. Arizona State, 440 pts, 35-7, No. 9
  10. Washington, 405 pts, 32-11, No.11
  11. Florida, 379 pts, 38-13, No. 10
  12. Tennessee, 336 pts, 35-14, No. 12
  13. Duke, 325 pts, 36-7, No. 13
  14. Texas, 282 pts, 35-15-1, No. 16
  15. Kentucky, 257 pts, 33-15, No. 14
  16. Auburn, 230 pts, 39-11, No. 18
  17. Clemson, 227 pts, 37-14, No. 17
  18. Georgia, 218 pts, 39-13, No. 15
  19. UCF, 164 pts, 42-11, No. 20
  20. LSU, 141 pts, 32-19, No. 19
  21. Notre Dame, 107 pts, 36-9, No. 23
  22. Michigan, 82 pts, 31-15, No. 22
  23. Missouri, 81 pts, 32-17, No. 25
  24. Stanford, 71 pts, 32-16, No. 21
  25. Oregon, 69 pts, 29-16, No. 24

Receiving Votes: San Diego State (42), Arizona (21), Louisiana (13), South Florida (9), Texas A&M (6), Wichita State (6), Nebraska (5), Oregon State (4), Mississippi State (3), Illinois (1), Western Kentucky (1).

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Top 25 Coaches Poll – May 3 (Week 12)

Rank, School (First-Place Votes), Points, 2022 Record, Prev. Ranking

1 Oklahoma (32), 800 pts, 45-1, No. 1

2 Virginia Tech, 763 pts, 39-6, No. 2

3 Florida State, 730 pts, 45-5, No. 4

4 UCLA, 698 pts, 39-6, No. 3

5 Arkansas, 669 pts, 39-8, No. 7

6 Alabama, 616 pts, 39-9, No. 5

7 Oklahoma State, 609 pts, 38-9, No. 6

8 Northwestern, 594 pts, 38-7, No. 8

9 Washington, 536 pts, 32-11, No. 10

10 Florida, 526 pts, 38-13, No. 9

11 Duke, 450 pts, 36-7, No. 12

12 Arizona State, 431 pts, 35-7, No. 14

13 Kentucky, 419 pts, 33-15, No. 11

14 Tennessee, 407 pts, 35-14, No. 13

15 Auburn, 337 pts, 39-11, No. 16

16 Georgia, 308 pts, 39-13, No. 15

17 Texas, 294 pts, 35-15-1 No. 17

18 Clemson, 291 pts, 37-14, No. 18

19 LSU, 210 pts, 32-19, No. 19

20 Notre Dame, 184 pts, 36-9, No. 20

21 UCF, 174 pts, 42-11, No. 21

22 Oregon, 132 pts, 29-16, No. 22

23 Michigan, 55 pts, 31-15, No. 23

24 Missouri, 54 pts, 31-17, RV

25 Arizona, 46 pts, 31-16, No. 25

Receiving Votes: Stanford (41), Louisiana (15), Nebraska (6), San Diego State (5).

(LSU Media Release)