IRVING, Texas – Baylor softball was picked to finish fifth in the 2020 Big 12 Coaches Preseason Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office.
Oklahoma was the unanimous No. 1 pick in the poll, topping the ranks for the eighth-straight season, after finishing as the 2019 national runner-up.
Texas falls in at No. 2 in the poll after a 12-6 record last season, followed by Oklahoma State in third after advancing to the Women’s College World Series a year ago.
Texas Tech checks in at No. 4 with the Lady Bears coming in at No. 5.
Iowa State (sixth) and Kansas (seventh) round out the poll.
The Lady Bears are coming off an 18-36 season and return a majority of their roster.
Baylor kicks off its 2020 campaign at the NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Fla. facing Auburn, Louisville, Missouri and Missouri State on Feb. 7-9.
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2020 Big 12 Softball Preseason Poll
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