Florida State remains No. 1 in first 2019 USA Today/NFCA Top 25 Coaches Poll of regular season
No. 24 Indiana ranked for first time in NFCA poll since 1996
LOUISVILLE, Ky. –Florida State opened its 2019 campaign with five wins to remain No. 1 in the first USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll of the season. The defending champs received 26 of a possible 32 first-place votes and 787 points.
The Seminoles (5-0) are one of nine top-10 teams to sport an undefeated record after the first weekend of play. After surrendering two runs in the season-opening win over UNCW, the Seminole pitching staff recorded four shutouts against Iowa State (2), UNCG and UNCW, including a combined no-hitter by newcomers Kara Bilodeau and Makinzy Herzog in the finale.
2019 USA Today / NFCA Division I
Top 25 Coaches Poll – February 12 (Week 1)
|Rank||School||Totals||2019 Record||Prev. Ranking|
|1||Florida State (26)||787||5-0||1|
New to Poll: No. 24 Indiana
Dropped Out:No. 21 Minnesota (2-1).
Receiving Votes: Oregon State (59), Minnesota (53), North Carolina State (29), California (27), Illinois (21), Notre Dame (20), Ohio State (20), Northwestern (15), Hofstra (12), Louisiana Tech (10), Loyola Marymount (7), Ole Miss (6), Utah (5), Liberty (4), North Carolina (4), Boise State (1), Cal State Fullerton (1), Texas Tech (1).
The 2019 USA Today / NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches with one representing each of the NCAA’s Division I Conferences. Record reflect games played through Feb. 10, 2019.