A Journey to Becoming the 6 Percent
The journey to becoming a collegiate athlete is a long and tedious process. Therefore, it may not be a surprise that, according to statistics published by the NCAA, just 6 percent of high school athletes play at the college level. Each athlete’s story is different, yet together, they hold many commonalities. For example, some athletes — especially the juniors featured below — commit to a school early, which alters their experience from those who do not sign until later in the process.