Cal Takes Over No. 1 Spot

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CALIFORNIA leads Pac-12 teams in the national rankings, taking over the No. 1 spot in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll. It is the first No. 1 ranking for the program since Feb. 8, 2005, when Cal tied with ARIZONA for the top spot. The Golden Bears were the lone No. 1 earlier that season on Jan. 25. Cal also received 10 first-place votes in the USA Today/NFCA poll, where the Bears are ranked third. The Pac-12 swept the season's first national player of the week awards. Cal RS SR P/1B Valerie Arioto, the Pac-12 Player of the Week, earned USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week. The Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week, WASHINGTON SO P Kaitlin Inglesby, was selected the NFCA Division I National Player of the Week.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Tuesday, February 14
No. 12/8 UCLA at Loyola Marymount 12 p.m. PT

Wednesday, February 15
No. 8/12 Stanford at UC Davis 1:30 p.m. PT
No. 12/8 UCLA at Cal State Fullerton 6 p.m. PT

Friday, February 17
UAB at No. 16/16 Arizona (1) 4 p.m. MT
North Dakota at No. 16/16 Arizona (1) 6 p.m. MT
Central Michigan at No. 5/6 Arizona State (2) 5:30 p.m. MT
Iowa at No. 5/6 Arizona State (2) 7:30 p.m. MT
No. 3/1 California vs. DePaul (3) 11:15 a.m. PT
Oregon State vs. UC Santa Barbara (4) 12:30 p.m. PT
Oregon State at San Diego State (4) 7 p.m. PT
Pacific at No. 8/12 Stanford (5) 2:30 p.m. PT
Bradley at No. 8/12 Stanford (5) 4:45 p.m. PT
No. 12/8 UCLA vs. UC Davis (4) 9 a.m. PT
No. 12/8 UCLA vs. Boise State (4) 3 p.m. PT
Utah vs. San Jose State (3) 11:30 a.m. PT
Utah vs. Indiana (3) 1:30 p.m. PT
No. 7/9 Washington vs. UCF (4) 11:30 a.m. PT
Washington at San Diego State (4) 5:30 p.m. PT

Saturday, February 18
Western Kentucky at No. 16/16 Arizona (1) 4 p.m. MT
Southern Utah at No. 16/16 Arizona (1) 6 p.m. MT
Minnesota at No. 5/6 Arizona State (2) 5:30 p.m. MT
Iowa State at No. 5/6 Arizona State (2) 7:30 p.m. MT
No. 3/1 California vs. San Jose State (3) 9 a.m. PT
No. 3/1 California vs. UC Riverside (3) 11 a.m. PT
Oregon State vs. Notre Dame (4) 9 a.m. PT
Oregon State at San Diego (4) 2 p.m. PT
Nevada at No. 8/12 Stanford (5) 12:15 p.m. PT
TBD at No. 8/12 Stanford (5) TBA
No. 12/8 UCLA vs. UCF (4) 10:30 a.m. PT
Utah vs. Portland State (3) 11:15 a.m. PT
No. 7/9 Washington vs. UC Santa Barbara (4) 11:30 a.m. PT
No. 7/9 Washington vs. Boise State (4) 7 p.m. PT

Sunday, February 19
Southern Utah at No. 16/16 Arizona (1) 1 p.m. MT
Illinois State at No. 5/6 Arizona State (2) 11:30 a.m. MT
No. 3/1 California vs. LSU (3) 11:15 a.m. PT
Oregon State vs. Central Florida (4) 9 a.m. PT
TBD at No. 8/12 Stanford (5) TBA
No. 12/8 UCLA vs. UC Santa Barbara (4) 11:30 a.m. PT
No. 12/8 UCLA at San Diego State (4) 2 p.m. PT
Utah vs. UC Riverside (3) 9 a.m. PT
Utah vs. Cal State Northridge (3) 11:15 a.m. PT
No. 7/9 Washington vs. UC Davis (4) 11:30 a.m. PT

All game times local to site and subject to change.
(1) Hillenbrand Invitational - Tucson, Ariz.
(2) Littlewood Classic - Tempe, Ariz.
(3) Louisville Slugger Desert Classic - Las Vegas
(4) Campbell/Cartier Classic - San Diego
(5) Stanford Nike Invitational - Stanford, Calif.
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