Alabama Softball No. 9 in NFCA Preseason National Ranking

Alabama
alabama logo_1523155043246.jpg.jpg

Birmingham, Ala. (Alabama Athletics) – With the start of the 2019 season just over a week away, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and USA Softball have released their preseason national polls. Alabama is ranked No. 9 in the NFCA poll and No. 11 in the USA Softball poll.

The Crimson Tide finished last season ranked No. 14 in both polls, marking its 19th-straight top-25 finish. Since 2006, Alabama has started every season ranked in the top-10 in at least one poll.

This year’s schedule features 22 games against eight teams ranked in the preseason top 25, including No. 5/5 Florida, No. 6/7 Georgia, No. 7/6 Arizona, No. 9/9 South Carolina, No. 11/10 LSU, No. 13/15 Kentucky, No. 20/20 Texas A&M and No. 24/RV Mississippi State.

Alabama opens the 2019 season Feb. 8-10 at the Troy University Tournament in Troy, Ala. There, the Tide will face the host Trojans, along with Murray State and Maryland.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

 

CBS 42 Community Events

More CBS 42 Community Events