USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Final Poll

May 28, 1997

Rankings

Rank Team Record Points Previous
1 Arizona (25) 61-5 625 1
2 UCLA 49-14 597 5
3 Fresno State 54-14 575 4
4 Washington 50-19 553 6
5 Iowa 52-9 524 3
6 Michigan 56-16-1 499 8
7 South Carolina 63-5 473 2
8 Massachusetts 37-23-1 411
9 Colorado State 51-14 394 10
10 Oklahoma State 40-22 367 17
11 California 35-25 351 25
12 Missouri 47-16 318 7
13 Louisiana-Lafayette 46-18 297 22
14 South Florida 50-13 281 12
15 Long Beach State 44-20-1 254 11
16 Utah 44-18 229 14
17 Kansas 38-23 214
18 Oklahoma 55-19 192 9
19 Cal State Northridge 34-22-2 170 19
20 Louisiana-Monroe 47-11 156 20
21 DePaul 42-15 138
22 Central Michigan 41-22 124
23 Arizona State 32-25 94 18
24 Michigan State 46-22 78 13
25 Nebraska 29-24 61

Others receiving votes:

Cal Poly (43), Florida State (31), Nicholls State (26), Southern Illinois (9), Louisiana Tech (7), Boston College (5), Hofstra (5), Missouri State (5), UNC-Greensboro (3), Cleveland State (2), Minnesota (1), New Mexico State (1).

Dropped out:

Florida State (15), Cal Poly (16), Minnesota (21), Louisiana State (23), New Mexico State (24).

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