Alabama Sports: Let’s Check Out The March 22 Team Rankings

Sep 26, 2015; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide fans prior to the game against Louisiana Monroe Warhawks at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 26, 2015; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide fans prior to the game against Louisiana Monroe Warhawks at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports /

Alabama sports has a history of National and SEC Championships. The Alabama football championships are well known but Men’s and Women’s Golf, Gymnastics and Softball have earned National and SEC Championships. Let’s check on the current national rankings for these and other Tide teams.

The 21st century has been kind to Alabama sports, with Football, Gymnastics, Men’s Golf, Women’s Golf and Softball winning a combined 11 National Championships.

Football: 2009: 2011; 2012; 2015
Gymnastics: 2002; 2011; 2012
Men’s Golf: 2013; 2014
Women’s Golf: 2012
Softball: 2012
Let’s take a look at the current status of the Gymnastics, Softball and Golf teams. We’ll update the current national ranking for each and preview this season’s championship opportunities. We’ll also update the recent accomplishments of other Alabama sports.

Alabama Women’s Basketball

The Lady Tide have advanced to the WNIT Round of Sixteen. Next up for the Tide is Tulane in Tuscaloosa, Thursday night.

Check this out. The ladies are ready for more hoops.

Alabama Gymnastics

The Alabama Gymnastics team finished third in last weekend’s SEC Championship, Next up for Alabama Gymnastics is the NCAA Regionals in Morgantown, West Virginia on April 1.

In the NCAA Regionals, Alabama will compete as the No. 1 seed and face Michigan, Southern Utah, George Washington, Kent State and West Virginia. The top two teams in the meet will advance to the NCAA Championships.

Alabama Gymnastics continues to be ranked No. 6 in the nation. The Crimson Tide follows Oklahoma, LSU, Florida, Utah and UCLA in the national rankings. Other ranked SEC teams are Georgia at No.10; Kentucky at No.12; Missouri at No.15; and Auburn at No.21.

Alabama Women’s Golf

The Alabama Women’s Golf team continues to be ranked No.3 in the nation, behind Stanford and USC. Other ranked SEC teams are: Florida, No.5; Georgia, No.9; South Carolina, No.10; Arkansas, No.15; Texas A&M, No.18.

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The Tide women have two wins and two runner-up finishes in the 2016-17 tournament season. Their next tournament is the Bryan National Collegiate, hosted by Wake Forest. The three tournament rounds are Mar. 31 thru April 2.

Alabama Women’s Golf sophomores Cheyenne Knight and Lauren Stephenson lead the Tide team. Knight is ranked No. 3 in the nation with a scoring average of 69.83. Stephenson is ranked No. 7 with a scoring average of 70.61. Freshman Kristen Gillman has moved into the Top 20 Women’s College Golfers, tied at No. 19 with a scoring average of 71.50.

Alabama Softball

Alabama Softball is currently ranked No.9 in the nation by USA Softball and ESPN. SEC foes ranked above Alabama are Florida, No.2; Auburn, No.4; and Texas A&M, No.7. Other ranked SEC teams: LSU, No.12; Tennessee, No.20; Georgia, No.16; Kentucky, No.18; Ole Miss, No.23; and Arkansas, No.24.

Alabama Softball is also ranked No. 2 in the Division I Softball RPI.

Alabama softball has a three-game series this weekend against South Carolina in Tuscaloosa.

Alabama Men’s Golf

Alabama Men’s Golf is currently unranked.

Alabama Men’s Golf finished in fifth place at the recent Linger Longer Tournament in Greensboro, GA. The Crimson Tide men’s team finished the event at seven under par. Baylor destroyed the tournament field finishing at thirty-three under par.

Davis Riley led the Tide team at six under par and finished fifth in the individual scoring. Tide teammate Lee Hodges was one stroke back at five under par.

Next up for Alabama Men’s Golf is the Mason Rudolph Championship in Nashville, March 29 – April 2.

Alabama Track and Field and Cross Country

The Alabama Track and Field and Cross Country teams will be competing in the Florida State Relays on March 24 in Tallahassee.


"“The Alabama men’s track and field team is No. 8, while the women are No. 15 in the outdoor preseason U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Team Rankings”"

Alabama sports enjoy so much hard-earned success. Champions and non-champions alike, all these athletes continue the tradition of Crimson Tide competitive excellence.

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