Georgia Softball Remains No. 1
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Assistant coach Gerry Glasco congratulates junior Ashley Pauly.
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March 1, 2011

ATHENS, Ga. – The University of Georgia softball team remained the No. 1-ranked team in the country in the latest USA Today/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I Top 25 Poll released on Tuesday.

 

In its first stint as the nation's top-ranked team, Georgia (14-1) went 4-1 last weekend at the Cathedral City Classic. In this week's poll, the Bulldogs earned 18 first place votes and tallied 730 points to remain No. 1.


The Southeastern Conference holds the top three spots in the poll as Georgia is followed by Florida (14-0) and Alabama (16-0). Arizona (14-2) and Washington (13-0) complete the top five.

 

The SEC also holds the top three spots in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Division I Top 25 Poll with Alabama earning the top spot followed by No. 2 Georgia and No. 3 Florida. Arizona holds the No. 4 spot in this poll as well while Michigan (15-0) rounds out the top five.

 

2011 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll – March 1, 2011:

Rank

Team

Record

Totals

Last Poll

1

Georgia (18)

14-1

730

1

2

Florida (10)

14-0

721

4

3

Alabama (1)

16-0

682

5

4

Arizona (1)

14-2

655

3

5

Washington

13-0

610

7

6

UCLA

13-3

591

2

7

Tennessee

14-2

578

8

8

Michigan

15-0

560

9

9

Arizona St.

12-1

498

12

10

Oklahoma

12-5

434

6

11

California

9-1

426

14

12

Texas

14-2

419

11

13

Oregon

13-2

378

13

14

Hawaii

12-4

356

10

15

Nebraska

14-2

301

18

16

Stanford

12-3

292

17

17

La.-Lafayette

14-1

287

15

18

Missouri

5-3

269

16

19

Oklahoma St.

12-3

248

19

20

Texas Tech

16-0

183

21

21

LSU

12-5

158

20

22

Texas A&M

12-5

95

24

23

Fresno St.

6-1

59

RV

24

Auburn

15-0

49

RV

25

Houston

13-3

38

23

 

Dropped Out: No. 22 Georgia Tech, No. 25 BYU

 

Others Receiving Votes: Kentucky 32, Syracuse 25, Baylor 16, Georgia Tech 14, Notre Dame 14, DePaul 13, Virginia 8, Kansas 6, Memphis, 2, Pacific (CA) 2, Southern Illinois 1.

 

 

2011 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll – March 1, 2011:

Rank

Team

 Record

Points

Last Poll

1

Alabama (11)

16-0

485

2

2

Georgia (5)

14-1

473

T3

3

Florida (4)

14-0

472

5

4

Arizona

14-2

429

1

5

Michigan

15-0

411

7

6

Washington

13-0

381

9

7

Arizona State

12-1

375

8

8

Tennessee

14-2

362

10

9

UCLA

12-3

360

T3

10

California

9-1

296

14

11

Oklahoma

12-5

272

6

12

Texas

14-2

270

12

13

Oregon

13-2

260

13

14

Stanford

12-3

217

16

15

Oklahoma State

12-3

213

18

16

Hawaii

12-4

208

11

17

Missouri

5-3

175

15

18

La.-Lafayette

14-1

159

17

19

Texas Tech

16-0

151

19

20

Nebraska

14-2

128

22

21

LSU

12-5

82

20

22

Texas A&M

12-5

70

21

23

Houston

13-3

58

23

24

Kentucky

11-3

43

24

25

Auburn

15-0

33

RV

 

Dropped Out: Georgia Tech 

 

Others receiving votes:  Baylor (32), Fresno State (25), Notre Dame (19), Syracuse (17), San Diego State (5), DePaul (3), SC-Upstate (3), Georgia Tech (2) and Florida State (1).

 

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