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David Boyce | NCAA.com | May 5, 2016

Division II Softball: Power Rankings, Week 5

  The Warriors move up six spots in the power rankings after winning their fifth straight GLIAC tournament.

Every week, NCAA.com brings you the DII softball power rankings. Here are this week's rankings with records through May 4 as regional play begins Thursday.

Rank Team Record Comments Previous
1 West Texas A&M 52-2 Five players made the NFCA All-Region team. 1
2 North Georgia 50-6 Senior pitcher Courtney Poole selected as NFCA national pitcher of the week. 2
3 North Alabama 49- 5 Enters regional play on a 14-game winning streak 4
4 Indianapolis 50-3 Won 40 of its 50 games away from home 5
5 Wayne State (Mich.) 46-7 Won fifth-straight GLIAC Tourney, outscoring four opponents 17-5 11
6 Humboldt State 45-5-1 Carries 12-0 home record as a host team in West Regional 3
7 UMSL 52-7 Recorded its first 50-win season in the program’s history 7
8 Southern Arkansas 46-9 Making its second-ever appearance in Division II regional 10
9 Arkansas Tech 46-9 Playing in its second straight regional; first-ever as a regional host 8
10 W. Virginia Wesleyan 50-8 Hosts Atlantic Regional for second straight season NR
11 Bloomsburg 44-7 Won its first PSAC title since 2010 NR
12 California (Pa.) 35-4 Has a 3-2 record against teams in the Atlantic Regional 6
13 Missouri Western 43-11 Won MIAA Tournament; enters regional on 9-game win streak 15
14 St. Mary’s (Tx.) 43-11 Earned the No. 2 seed in the South Central Regional 12
15 Saint Leo 38-6 Making its 7th appearance in NCAA Tournament, first since 2013 16
16 Azusa Pacific 38-10 Claimed its first Pacific West title; making its first Division II regional appearance NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

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