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D1Softball Staff | February 28, 2022

D1Softball Top 25 Rankings: UCLA back into top 5, Oregon State enters the mix after Week 3

Top 5 plays from Week 2 in college softball

The season’s third week featured some great games at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic and weather delays in other areas, leading to some small shifts in the D1Softball Top 25.

Oklahoma, Alabama, Florida and Florida State retain the top four spots after perfect weeks that included some challenges and late-game heroics.

Washington dropped five spots to No. 10 after losing three games in Mary Nutter, while UCLA moved up a spot to replace the Huskies at No. 5.

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Northwestern slipped from the top 10 after suffering two straight losses to unranked teams to end the Mary Nutter, which negated some quality wins earlier in the event.

Oregon State entered the rankings at No. 25 after going 5-0 at Mary Nutter. The Beavers replaced BYU, which dropped from the poll after only a week’s stay.

OSU’s arrival gives the Pac-12 six ranked teams. The SEC continues to lead the way with nine. The ACC has four teams represented. The Big 12 and Big Ten have two apiece, while the Sun Belt and AAC each have one.

Rank Team Overall Record Record Last Week Previous Rank
1 Oklahoma 15-0 5-0 1
2 Alabama 15-0 6-0 2
3 Florida 15-0 5-0 3
4 Florida State 15-0 5-0 4
5 UCLA 12-3 5-0 6
6 Virginia Tech 11-2 3-0 7
7 Duke 13-3 5-1 9
8 Arkansas 8-3 1-0 8
9 Oklahoma State 10-4 4-0 11
10 Washington 11-4 2-3 5
11 Northwestern 10-4 3-2 10
12 Missouri 12-4 4-1 14
13 Clemson 10-3 4-0 13
14 Kentucky 13-1 4-0 15
15 Oregon 11-3 3-2 12
16 Michigan 8-5 3-1 17
17 Tennessee 9-6 3-3 20
18 Arizona 10-4 3-2 16
19 Georgia 13-3 4-1 19
20 Auburn 15-1 6-0 21
21 Louisiana 10-2 4-2 18
22 LSU 12-5 6-0 25
23 South Florida 10-3 4-1 22
24 Arizona State 9-4 2-1 23
25 Oregon State 12-3 5-0 NR

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