Softball holds steady at No. 18

INDIANOLA, Iowa – The Simpson softball team held steady at No. 18 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III Top 25 Poll released March 20.

Due to winter weather conditions that refuse to subside, the Storm (17-3) have yet to play a game since debuting at No. 18 on March 13.

Simpson is one of three Iowa Conference schools in the top 25. Luther (1-1) is No. 7 and Coe (13-1) is No. 19.

Westminster (Mo.) is scheduled to visit Simpson Softball Complex on Tuesday, March 26 for a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m.

NFCA Division III Top 25 Poll - March 20, 2013
Rank Team (1st votes) Record Points Prev
1 Montclair State (8) 10-0 200 1
2 Emory 32-1 191 2
3 Texas-Tyler 17-1 185 3
4 Illinois Wesleyan 8-1 175 4
5 Trine 11-1 169 5
6 Eastern Connecticut State 0-0 156 6
7 Luther 1-1 149 7
8 Linfield 13-4 142 9
9 Redlands 15-5 126 11
10 Salisbury 16-2 120 17
11 East Texas Baptist 14-2 115 13
12 Piedmont 15-3 108 14
13 Tufts 3-1 95 8
14 Carthage 4-0 94 15
15 Plattsburgh State 4-2 92 10
16 St. Thomas (Minn.) 6-2 87 16
17 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 15-6 82 22
18 Simpson 17-3 70 18
19 Coe 1301 61 19
20 Moravian 8-2 42 21
21 Chapman 17-3 37 nr
22 Haveford 9-3 30 nr
23 Lynchburg 13-4 21 nr
24 Christopher Newport 13-8 14 12
25 Roanoke 13-4 13 23

 

Receiving Votes: Rowan (9), Washington University St. Louis (7), Muhlenberg (4), College of New Jersey (3), Amherst (2), Virginia Wesleyan (1)

Dropped Out: Rowan, Washington University St. Louis, College of New Jersey