OKLAHOMA CITY, OK ---Arizona held on to the top spot in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll this week after remaining undefeated on the season at 15-0. Michigan made the most of its Spring Break trip to Florida, posting nine wins to extend its winning streak to 21-games. For its efforts, the Wolverines moved three slots to No. 5, which marks the highest ranking it has received in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.
No. 12 Oklahoma remains one of the hottest teams in the country by extending its win streak to 19-games after starting the season 2-4. Big 12 Conference foe Missouri continues to rise in the rankings moving two slots to No. 20. The Tigers entered the poll for the first time two week’s ago at No. 24.
Nebraska fell three spots to No. 19 after back-to-back losses to Houston, while Pacific fell out of the poll after losses to Oregon State and Illinois State. Iowa cracked the Top 25 for the first time this year after winning the Buzz Classic in Marietta, GA with a 7-1 record.
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The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 88 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 240,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit www.asasoftball.com.
About USA Softball
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of the only two women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture back-to-back gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won seven World Championship titles including the last five consecutive. For more information about USA Softball, please visit www.usasoftball.com.
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