NCAA.com presents a weekly edition of DII softball power rankings. Here is the first version of 2016, with the week's top 16 teams and their records through April 6.

RANK SCHOOL RECORD COMMENTS
1 West Texas A&M 40-2 First team in Division II softball to reach 40 wins this season
2 North Georgia 39-6 Lost first four games of the season, has won 39 of last 41
3 Indianapolis 34-1 Only loss in 2nd game of DH at Southern Indiana on April 2
4 Arkansas Tech 36-3 Jr Jalissa Gum reached the 10-strikeout mark for fourth time this season
5 Saint Leo 31-1 After only loss to Eckerd in March, outscored Eckerd 11-1 in next two games
6 Humboldt State 33-3-1 Two of three losses came against ranked teams
7 Dixie State 27-7 Keep eye on last year’s national runner-up; on 14-game win streak
8 North Alabama 37-5 After losing first game to rival UAH, won next two games last weekend
9 Missouri-St. Louis 37-4 4-2 in its past six games
10 California (Pa.) 21-1 Lost 3-2 in season opener on Feb. 19
11 California Baptist 32-6 On 16-game win streak; plays at Dixie State Fri. & Sat.
12 St. Mary’s (Texas) 32-9 Has lost two of its past three games
13. Alabama-Huntsville 31-9 Has lost three of past four games
14. W. Va. Wesleyan 33-5 Has won four straight since dropping a DH at Charleston
15. Wayne State (Mich.) 29-4 In 10-game win streak, has allowed no more than 1 run per game
16. West Chester 33-3

On a 13-game win streak

The NCAA.com power rankings are in no way affiliated with the weekly regional rankings of the Division II Softball Committee and have no correlation or impact on selection to the 2016 NCAA Division II Softball National Championship