USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25

March 26, 1997

Rankings

Rank Team Record Points Previous
1 Arizona (25) 30-1 625 1
2 Fresno State 27-4 594 2
3 UCLA 24-4 575 3
4 South Carolina 30-2 549 4
5 Washington 20-6 509 5
6 Iowa 19-3 469 6
7 Oklahoma 35-11 441 14
8 Cal Poly 26-4 436 7
9 Michigan 25-8-1 418 9
10 Long Beach State 23-9 367 11
11 Minnesota 19-5 351 10
12 Michigan State 28-8 337 8
13 Arizona State 22-7 321 13
14 Missouri 25-7 292 15
15 South Florida 28-9 265 16
16 Oklahoma State 22-11 240 12
17 Colorado State 27-8 213 19
18 Florida State 25-12 177 21
19 Louisiana Tech 23-10 161 18
20 California 20-15 155 17
21 Oregon State 16-9 139
22 Pacific (California) 21-10 106 20
23 Louisiana-Monroe 28-3 97 25
24 Hawaii 23-15-1 75 23
25 Baylor 25-12 32

Others receiving votes:

Cal State Northridge (26), Utah (22), Tennessee (18), San Diego State (17), Nebraska (16), Hofstra (13), DePaul (12), Louisiana State (12), Indiana (11), Louisiana-Lafayette (10), Wisconsin (4), East Carolina (3), Kansas (3), Princeton (3), Illinois-Chicago (2), Creighton (1), Iowa State (1).

Dropped out:

Louisiana-Lafayette (22), Cal State Northridge (24).

All Polls for Division I in 1997

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