Falcons Ranked No. 18 in Final NFCA Poll

Falcons Ranked No. 18 in Final NFCA Poll

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Thanks to a record-breaking season, the Pfeiffer softball team ended the 2017 campaign ranked No. 18 in the nation in the final National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll. The Falcons broke program records for most wins in a season (46) and highest winning percentage (.852) under second year head coach Monte Sherrill.

For the second straight season, Sherrill guided the Falcons to a NCAA Tournament appearance and a spot in the Regional Finals. Prior to Sherrill taking over, Pfeiffer had never won a NCAA Tournament game but the Pfeiffer alum guided the Falcons to four tournament wins over the past two seasons. Unfortunately, the Falcons were eliminated by No. 4 Armstrong St. in the regional final for the second straight season.

2017 NFCA Division II Softball Coaches Poll
Final | June 7, 2017

Rank

Team (First place votes)

Points

2017 Record

Last Week

1

Minnesota State (16)

400

64-7

6

2

Angelo State

384

60-7

1

3

West Virginia Wesleyan

362

51-10

7

4

Armstrong State

358

38-14

RV

5

West Florida

327

46-15

10

6

Humboldt State

324

44-15

12

7

Southern Indiana

304

46-14

9

8

Molloy

289

37-18

RV

9

Harding

275

58-9

2

10

North Georgia

246

48-13

3

11

Colorado Mesa

225

48-8

11

12

Dixie State

215

42-14

23

13

Wayne State (Mich.)

196

40-16

RV

14

West Chester

189

48-13

18

15

Lee

165

36-20

 

16

Adelphi

151

38-15-1

24

17

West Texas A&M

146

43-11

4

18

Pfeiffer

125

46-8

8

19

Chico State

98

39-18

 

20

Winona State

91

52-13

RV

21

UMSL

81

42-15

25

22

Saint Leo

61

37-15

15

23

St. Mary's

55

44-16

20

24

Caldwell

48

45-15

14

25

Shepherd

23

41-22

RV


Dropped Out:
 No. 5 Cal State Monterey Bay, No. 13 Lenoir-Rhyne, No. 16 Central Oklahoma, No. 17 UAH, No. 19 California Baptist, No. 21 Southern Arkansas, No. 22 Saginaw Valley State

New to Poll: No. 4 Armstrong State, No. 8 Molloy, No. 13 Wayne State (Mich.), No. 15 Lee, No. 19 Chico State, No. 20 Winona State, No. 25 Shepherd.