Defending Champions Top Preseason USA Today/NFCA Top 25 Poll

Jan. 25, 2011

2011 Schedule
USA Softball

The defending national champion Bruins will enter the 2011 season just as they left the 2010 campaign, as UCLA is ranked No. 1 in the preseason USA Today/NFCA Top 25 poll. The Bruins received 738 points and 27 of the 30 first-place votes.

The Bruins are one of seven Pac-10 teams ranked in the preseason poll. Arizona is second, followed by Washington (10), California (12), Arizona State (13), Oregon (14) and Stanford (20). UCLA also faces five other teams in the Top 25, Tennessee (4), Florida (5), Oklahoma (9), BYU (16) and Ohio State (22).

The Bruins were ranked second in the preseason Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll, earning the most first-place votes with 10 as well as 462 points.

UCLA opens its title defense on Friday, Feb. 11, hosting the Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, May 29
vs. Michigan
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 10 - 4
Saturday, May 30
vs. Auburn
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 10 - 11