Nevada Softball Ranked No. 23 in NFCA Preseason Top 25

The University of Nevada softball team will begin the 2009 season as a nationally ranked program. The Wolf Pack came in at No. 23 in the USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Preseason Poll, which was announced Thursday.

Nevada is coming off a 44-18 season in 2008 as the Wolf Pack won the WAC title and received an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament. The Wolf Pack returns 13 starters overall, including seven players who earned All-WAC honors in 2008.

The Wolf Pack has also been ranked No. 18 in the ESPNU poll. The USA Softball poll will be released next week.

The complete rankings can be found by clicking on the PDF link at the top of this page.