Record fourth straight end-of-season No. 1 for Oklahoma 2024 USA Today/NFCA DI Top 25Coaches Poll

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Record fourth straight end-of-season No. 1 for Oklahoma 2024 USA Today/NFCA DI Top 25Coaches Poll

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Behind a record-setting fourth straight national championship, Oklahoma is the first program to end the season No. 1 four years in a row. The unanimous top-ranked team en route to the final 2024 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll boasted a 10-1 postseason record onto the Sooners’ (59-7) eighth Women’s College World Series crown.

OU completed the most dominant four-year span in NCAA Division I history with a two-game sweep of Texas in the WCWS Championship Series, the 33rd win over the Longhorns in the last 36 meetings. Over the last four years, the Sooners posted a 235-15 overall record which was good for a .940 winning percentage.

No. 2 Texas finished as national runners-up for the second time in three seasons. The Longhorns (55-10) earned the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 overall seed and finished with an 8-3 record in the postseason. They were ranked No. 1 the last five weeks of the regular season. Texas set a program record for victories and was the third team to reach the 50-win plateau.

2024 USA Today / NFCA Division I
Top 25 Coaches Poll – 6/11/24
Rank School
(First Place Votes) Points Record Previous Ranking
1 Oklahoma (32) 800 59-7 2
2 Texas 767 55-10 1
3 Florida 726 54-15 7
4 Stanford 692 50-17 8
5 UCLA 659 43-12 6
6 Oklahoma State 633 49-12 5
7 Duke 603 52-9 4
8 Alabama 580 39-20 19
9 Tennessee 537 44-12 3
10 Texas A&M 526 44-15 9
11 Missouri 465 48-18 10
12 LSU 455 44-17 11
13 Florida State 416 46-16 12
14 Georgia 385 43-19 14
15 Arizona 337 37-18-1 17
16 Washington 269 32-15 13
17 Virginia Tech 256 40-14-1 15
18 Arkansas 244 37-18 16
19 Louisiana 202 45-19 20
20 Baylor 182 36-23 RV
21 Mississippi State 159 34-20 18
22 Texas State 99 47-15 25
23 Boston University 67 53-6-1 22
24 Oregon 60 30-21 RV
25 California 53 37-19 21

New to Poll: No. 20 Baylor, No. 24 Oregon

Dropped Out: No. 23 Clemson, No. 24 Miami

Receiving Votes: Northwestern (45), Clemson (43), Omaha (31), Grand Canyon (28), Miami (21), South Carolina (14), Michigan (12), Cal State Fullerton (10), Virginia (10), Southeastern Louisiana (6), Kentucky (4), Southern Illinois (3), Utah (1).

The 2024 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. Records reflect games played through 2024 season. Poll is released on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. ET during the regular season.

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