After a big week in college softball, UCLA took over the No. 2 spot and Florida State and Stanford entered the top five in the latest USA Softball/ESPN top 25 rankings.
The Bruins took the No. 2 spot back from Oklahoma State after a weekend sweep over Oregon State. The Cowgirls swept Kansas over the weekend. but lost a mid-week matchup against Wichita State.
The top five was reorganized with Clemson and Tennessee falling out and FSU and Stanford entering at No. 4 and 5. The Seminoles had a big weekend sweep over then-No. 4 Clemson. Those wins snapped Clemson’s 29-game home winning streak and 23-game winning streak overall. The Seminoles are now in sole possession of first place in the ACC after clinching their first top five road-series win in school history. Not to mention, they are now 7-0 all-time against the Tigers.
Stanford enters the top five at No. 5 after a series sweep over then-No. 20 Arizona. They enter the top five despite losing three games to UCLA the prior week.
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Elsewhere in the poll, Louisiana enters at No. 25 and Arizona drops out. Here is the full USA Softball/ESPN.com top 25 through games on April 10: