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Softball Scholarship

  1. 1. Softball Scholarship Proposal For: High School Students By: Brenda Quintero November 28, 2013
  2. 2. Overview High School athletics would benefit by having more interaction with college coaches in obtaining an Athletic Scholarship.
  3. 3. Table of Contents ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP STATISTICS RECRUITING STATISTICS DIVISION BREAKDOWN EXPOSURE TO COLLEGE COACHES CONCLUSION
  4. 4. ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP STATISTICS 7 million High School Athletics Only enough colleges rosters spots for 2% of them Only 1% of them get full rides to D1 colleges
  5. 5. COLLEGE COACHES RECRUITING STATISTICS
  6. 6. Division Breakdown Division I 70,000 student-athletes at roughly 340 schools Represents the highest level of collegiate athletics and is highly competitive Full and partial athletic scholarships Division II 107,000 student-athletes at nearly 315 schools Intermediate level of collegiate competition Full scholarships are rare at this level, but partial athletic scholarships are common Division III 175,000 student-athletes at more than 440 colleges This is actually the largest division and represents 40% of NCAA athletes No athletic scholarships
  7. 7. EXPOSURE TO COLLEGE COACHES Division I Coaches start sending recruiting materials on September 1 of your junior year. You can call coaches any time you want but in most sports they cannot call you until you are a junior. Off-campus contact is allowed in the summer after your junior year in most sports, but there are exceptions in men’s basketball, women’s basketball and football. In most sports have to wait until your senior year to start making your maximum of five official visits. Division II Coaches can start mailing recruiting material, calling you, and making off-campus contact on June 15 before your junior year in high school. Unlimited official visits are allowed once your senior year starts. Division III Coaches can send printed materials and call at any time. Off-campus contact begins after your junior year. You can make one official visit per college once your senior year starts.
  8. 8. CONCLUSION Always play hard because you never know who is watching you.

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