Alabama Softball Ranked No. 14 in Final National Polls
The final national polls for the 2018 softball season have been released, and Alabama is ranked No. 14 in the USA Today/NFCA and ESPN.com/USA Softball polls.
Alabama has finished in the top 25 every season since 2000, a streak of 19-straight years. The Crimson Tide ended its 2018 campaign with a 36-20 record and made its 20th-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, having done so every year under head coach Patrick Murphy. The Tide, playing in its 14th-straight regional round in Tuscaloosa, swept Middle Tennessee, Wisconsin and Oregon State to claim its 16th regional title and push its regional win streak to 37-consecutive games. With the win, Alabama earned a spot in the Super Regional round, continuing its streak as the only team in college softball to play in all 14 NCAA Super Regional rounds since its inception in 2005.
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