On the men's side the top four remained the same with Kenyon leading the way followed by Emory, Johns Hopkins and Denison. Like its men, MIT made its first appearance of the year in fifth. TCNJ (8th), Saint Olaf (12th), and Wabash (23rd) made their poll debuts.
The next three weeks should provide a considerable shake-up in the rankings. Several teams' top performance will pass out of the ranking's three-week time period while many other teams face big meets in the coming week. The Points for the Endless Pools / CollegeSwimming.com Top 25 are calculated using the average percentile rank of each team's top twenty-seven in each meet. The Top 25 are ranked according on the basis of each team's highest-scoring meet within the previous three weeks.