The way the present season has gone, each new set of weekly national polls seems to have a new team at No. 1. Such as the case this week, as the Michigan Wolverines have now ascended to the top of the USA Today/NFCA and ESPN.com/USA Softball rankings. According to this UM athletic news release:
Michigan is the fifth team to earn the NFCA’s No. 1 selection this season and the seventh to garner USA Softball’s top spot. Teams that previously held the No. 1 spot this season are Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Florida, Georgia and UCLA.
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