Rank Team (First) Record Points Conference Previous
1 Penn State (11) 10-0 299 Big Ten 1
2 Iowa 11-0 287 Big Ten 2
3 N.C. State (1) 17-0 276 ACC 3
4 Missouri 9-0 263 MAC 4
5 Oklahoma State 6-2 255 Big 12 5
6 Lehigh 10-1 232 EIWA 8
7 Oklahoma 8-2 219 Big 12 9
8 Michigan 7-1 212 Big Ten 10
9 Ohio State 6-2 210 Big Ten 11
10 Virginia Tech 9-2 183 ACC 12
11 Nebraska 8-3 183 Big Ten 7
12 Rutgers 11-3 176 Big Ten 6
13 Illinois 10-3 159 Big Ten 13
14 North Carolina 9-2 134 ACC 15
15 Cornell 3-3 125 EIWA 16
16 Iowa State 7-3 114 Big 12 14
17 Virginia 9-2 101 ACC 17
18 Pittsburgh 5-3 89 ACC 18
19 Central Michigan 5-2 81 MAC 19
20 Purdue 7-2 80 Big Ten 20
21 Indiana 5-1 58 Big Ten 22
22 Oregon State 5-4 54 Pac-12 23
23 Minnesota 6-6 32 Big Ten NR
24 Kent State 10-3 18 MAC NR
25 Appalachian State 8-2 16 SoCon 25
 
Dropped out: No. 21 Ohio, No. 24 West Virginia
Others Receiving Votes: Ohio 11, Arizona State 10, West Virginia 10, Stanford 5, Wisconsin 4, Chattanooga 3, Bucknell 1