2016 Softball Schedule
The Minnesota softball team starts the 2016 season ranked No. 14 in the USA Today/NFCA Division 1 Preseason Top 25 Poll. This is the highest ranking the Gophers will start a season with in program history after being ranked No. 15 to start last season.
Before last season the Gophers had not started a season ranked in top-25 preseason rankings since 1999.