Jan. 24, 2012
IRVING, Texas – Houston and Tulsa are ranked Nos. 20 and 24, respectively, in the USAToday/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I Top 25 Preseason Poll, as announced today by the organization. The Cougars also are ranked No. 22 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll, which also was released today. Tulsa is among others receiving votes in the USA Softball poll and East Carolina is among others receiving votes in the NFCA poll.
Last season, a record five C-USA schools – Houston, Tulsa, UAB, Memphis and East Carolina -- participated in the NCAA Tournament and earned 11 combined wins, with Houston claiming a regional championship.
The C-USA softball season begins Friday, Feb. 10. The C-USA Softball Championship will take place May 10-12 at the UAB Softball Complex in Birmingham, Ala.
USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll - Preseason
ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25