Posted On: 09/11/19 5:40 PM

Plenty of times I get asked, “Is she D1?”.  Such a loaded question. Here are some questions I would follow up with:

“Does she want to play for a winning team?” 

“What are her academics like?” 

“Is she ok not playing right away?”

“Does she want a four-year scholarship?  Or is she ok with only two years? Walk on?” 

“Does she want to go a long way from home?” 

Again, there are so many factors that go into making a college decision, and who am I to tell someone what division is for them.  I’ve talked to some players who have said, “I would have a hard time sitting on the bench, I want to contribute right away.”  On the other hand, I’ve heard players say, “I know I want to come back home, so I want to go away for college and get my school paid for.”  There is nothing wrong with either of those answers. Then there is an athlete who says, “I want to compete for a national title”. This looks different for everyone.  The recruiting path is not a carbon copy to

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