After a perfect 5-0 weekend in the Texas Classic to open the 2016 season, the Texas softball team came in at No. 24 in the first regular season poll by ESPN.com/USA Softball.
Texas is one of three Big 12 teams in the rankings. Oklahoma (3-2) was ranked No. 10 and Baylor came in at No. 21 after going 2-1 on opening weekend.
Fellow Texas school Texas A&M is No. 23 after a 4-1 showing in the Aggie Classic in College Station while Texas State, which was 5-1 this past weekend in the CenturyLink Classic in San Marcos, received one vote.
The Longhorns are unbeaten after five games for the first time since 2013 and the eighth time in program history.
Here’s the full ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 poll:
Others receiving votes: South Alabama (12), Utah (12), Mississippi State (6), USC Upstate (5), North Carolina State (4), Ohio State (4), Long Beach State (1), Texas State (1).
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