The Baylor softball team is ranked No. 10 in the USA Today/National Fastpitch Coaches Association preseason poll.
The Lady Bears are No. 12 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 preseason poll. Two-time defending national champion Oklahoma is ranked No. 1 in both polls.
Coming off last year’s Women’s College World Series appearance, the Lady Bears will open the season against Northwestern State Feb. 9-10 at Getterman Stadium.