JMU softball team moves up to number 6 in national polls

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) The JMU softball team continues to climb the national polls. Coach Mickey Dean and the Dukes are back up to number 6 this week.

The Dukes are now 37-3 on the year, including a 12-0 mark in the Colonial Athletic Association after sweeping Drexel in Philadelphia over the weekend.

Florida remains number one in the country, followed by Michigan, Auburn, Alabama, and Oregon inside the top five.

JMU faces North Carolina in a midweek contest Wednesday at 5 p.m. in Harrisonburg before hosting Delaware for three conference games this weekend.