Eagles Receive a Pair of Votes in the Ultimate College Softball Top 25
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU softball team received two votes in this week's Ultimate College Softball Top 25 that was announced on Tuesday.

This the second time the Eagles have earned a vote in a Division 1 national poll. "It is an honor to earn votes in the Top 25 and be mentioned along with the best teams in college softball," said Head Coach Dave Deiros. "Our team is playing very well right now and deserves the recognition."

FGCU has a 36-8 overall record, including winning 34 of their last 39 games. Senior Carmen Paez (Belle Glade, Fla.) has been named A-Sun Player of the Week twice this season while senior Rachael Edinger (Lakeland, Fla.) and freshman Morgan Campen (Roungemont, N.C.) have each earned a A-Sun Pitcher of the Week award.

Carmen Paez and Cheyenne Jenks (Naples, Fla.) are leading the Eagles offense, batting .409 and .389, respectively. Carmen Paez is currently the A-Sun's leader in homeruns (17 HRs) and RBI's (49 RBI's).

The Eagles will face a pair of A-Sun foes in Nashville, Tenn for double-header action this weekend. FGCU and Lipscomb will battle on Friday, March 28 and on Saturday, March 29 the Eagles will meet the Belmont Bruins.

 

Ultimate College Softball Top 25

 1) Arizona State(6) 34-2

2) Alabama(3) 27-3

3) UCLA(2) 26-3

4) Florida(5) 35-2

5) Stanford 31-2

6) Michigan 25-3

7) Texas A&M 31-6

8) LSU 27-4

9) Tennessee 28-5

10) Arizona 21-8

11) Houston 27-4

12) Fresno State 30-5

13) Oklahoma 27-8

14) Long Beach State 24-9

15) Northwestern 13-9

16) North Carolina 26-6-1

17) Louisiana-Lafayette 20-8

18) Georgia 30-8

19) Hawai'i 24-10

20) Baylor 18-8

21) DePaul 19-9

22) Ohio State 21-6

23) San Diego State 27-10

24) Washington 21-9-1

25) Mississippi State 26-9

 

Dropped Out: None

Others Receiving Votes: Virginia Tech 23-9 (46), California 29-10 (24), Missouri 30-7 (23), Auburn 27-7 (7), Maryland 22-7 (3), Florida Gulf Coast 36-8 (2)

The UCS Top 25 is voted on by selected collegiate coaches and UCS posters.