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Alabama Softball Picked to Win the SEC

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The 2020 Preseason Coaches Softball Poll voters won’t make the same mistake they made last year.

Who won the SEC in 2019??? Alabama did!

This time a year ago, Alabama had a good deal of doubters. At the time, the Southeastern Conference’s preseason poll, as voted on by SEC coaches, picked the Crimson Tide to finish a distant eighth in the league. The impertinence of that opinion of Team23 was motivation that propelled the Tide to a 33-game win streak to start the season, an SEC Championship, and a trip to the World Series semifinals.

Team24 will have to look for motivation elsewhere this season for the coaches were not going to make that mistake twice in a row. This time, the Tide has been voted as the preseason SEC favorite with 11 of the 13 first place votes. Tennessee received the other two.

Place School Points
1 Alabama (11) 143
2 Tennessee (2) 129
3 LSU 117
4 Kentucky 101
5 Florida 92
6 Georgia 84
7 Arkansas 80
8 Ole Miss 62
9 South Carolina 56
10 Missouri 54
11 Auburn 52
T12. Mississippi State 22
T12. Texas A&M 22

*Vanderbilt does not field a softball team.

The Crimson Tide opens its 2020 season at the Joanne Graf Classic in Tallahassee, FL on Feb. 7-8. Alabama will play two games each against North Carolina and host Florida State.

Previews and other softball treats coming soon!