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Softball Holds At No. 11 After Idle Week



COLUMBIA, MO. - The DePaul women's softball team maintained its position in the latest NFCA/USA Today Coaches Poll after taking a week off from competition. The Blue Demons are 11th in the poll released March 7.

The complete top 25 is listed below:

School                       Record     Points       Last Week
1.   UCLA (19)                26-0       666          1
2.   Arizona (8)              27-0       655          2
3.   Alabama                  18-0       600          3
4.   California               19-0       588          4       
5.  (tie)  Oklahoma           17-3       557          5
5.  (tie)  Stanford           21-1-1     557          6
7.   Fresno State              8-2       476          7
8.   Arizona State            15-5       453          9
10.  Cal State Fullerton      19-6       442          10
11.  DePaul                    7-1-1     375          11
12.  Iowa                      6-1       347          13
13.  Washington               15-7       335          12
14.  Notre Dame               11-1       318          15
15.  Oregon State             17-5-1     289          14
16.  Florida State            22-3       247          16
17.  Nebraska                 10-9       216          17
18.  South Carolina           12-8-1     211          16
19.  Texas A&M                14-5       153          20
20.  Michigan                  6-7       144          18
21.  Baylor                   22-6       116          25
22.  Southwest Texas State    17-7        82          25
23.  Wisconsin                 7-7        70          24
24. (tie) Cal State Northridge 10-5       62          NR
24. (tie) Oregon              16-13       62          22
Dropped Out: Southern Mississippi

Others Receiving Votes: Southern Mississippi (48), Pacific (40), Florida International (38), North Carolina (30), Florida Atlantic (29), Louisiana-Lafayette (19), Long Beach State (19), New Mexico (18), Massachusetts (14), Purdue (14), Penn State (11), Texas (8). Three teams(totaling seven points) were mentioned on only one ballot and are not included among others receiving votes.