(PRWEB) July 18, 2012
AthleticScholarships.com, leading athletic scholarship and college sports recruitment website, has released their recruiting guidelines for Division II men's swimming. The recruitment guidelines were created to provide high school student athletes and their parents with insight on what college swim coaches and recruiters consider to be the ideal achievements and statistics for high level recruits. It should be noted that these are strictly guidelines and not every stat must to be met for an athlete to gain interest from Division II schools.
Competition is high when it comes to getting a spot on a Division II men's swim team and even more competitive when it comes to securing a scholarship. These guidelines reveal what’s thought to be the ideal stats for high level Division II men’s swimming recruits.
The Division II men's swimming recruitment guidelines were created using data from various sources, including swim recruits from across the nation, college swim team recruiters and college rosters.
Division II Men's Swimming Recruitment Stats for High Level Players
Division II Tier 1 Upper Level Candidate Stats
- 50 Free - <22
- 500 Free - <4:50.0
- 100 Back - <55.0
- 100 Breast - <1:01.0
- 100 Fly - <56.0
- 200 IM - <2:02.0
- Height - 6' or taller
Division II Tier 2 Mid to Lower Candidate Stats
- 50 Free - <23.5
- 500 Free - <5:00.0
- 100 Back - <57.0
- 100 Breast - <1:04.0
- 100 Fly - <57.0
- 200 IM - <2:05.0
- Height - 6' or taller
Preferred Grades for Division II Men's swimming Recruits
- 3.0 GPA
- ACT score of 24+ or higher
- SAT score of 1000+ out of a possible 1600
There are approximately 58 NCAA Division II schools with men's swimming programs. These programs offer on average 8.1 men's swimming scholarships per school. However, there are 1,113 athletes playing on Division II swim teams and for those scholarships.
To get more information on men's swimming recruitment and women's swimming recruitment guidelines as well as athletic scholarship statistics in divisions, states and schools across the country, please visit: AthleticScholarships.com
AthleticScholarships.com is a leading provider of college athletic scholarship statistics and recruitment information. The organization helps student athletes identify opportunities and make connections with recruiters across the country by gathering stats on a wide variety of men's and men's sports and delivering the information in an easily searchable format that allows users to search by sport, state, division and school.