USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25

May 7, 1997

Rankings

Rank Team Record Points Previous
1 Arizona (24) 52-4 624 1
2 South Carolina (1) 57-3 595 3
3 Iowa 46-5 554 5
4 Fresno State 45-10 553 2
5 UCLA 39-11 538 4
6 Washington 43-13 486 6
7 Missouri 47-14 457 9
8 Michigan 48-13-1 440 8
9 Oklahoma 54-17 416 7
10 Colorado State 47-12 398 10
11 Long Beach State 42-17-1 378 12
12 South Florida 45-11 331 13
13 Michigan State 44-18 283 11
14 Utah 39-16 224 16
15 Florida State 45-17-1 210 17
16 Cal Poly 36-17 205 15
17 Oklahoma State 38-20 177 20
18 Arizona State 31-21 165 14
19 Cal State Northridge 34-18-2 155 21
Louisiana-Monroe 46-10 155 18
21 Minnesota 37-19 124 19
Louisiana-Lafayette 44-16 124 22
23 LSU 43-12 63 24
24 New Mexico State 33-22 58
25 California 31-23 57 23

Others receiving votes:

Kansas (56), Nicholls State (43), Massachusetts (39), Central Michigan (32), Purdue (30), Louisiana Tech (25), Southern Illinois (25), Illinois-Chicago (15), Illinois State (12), Boston University (7), Boston College (6), Hofstra (6), Oregon State (5), Pacific (5), Tennessee (4), UNC-Greensboro (2).

Dropped out:

Kansas (25).

All Polls for Division I in 1997

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