AthleticScholarships.com Recruiting Guidelines for Division I Women's Lacrosse Players

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AthleticScholarships.com has used data provided by hundreds of women's lacrosse recruits, college lacrosse coaches and college rosters to create Division I women's lacrosse recruiting guidelines. The guidelines reveal what's thought to be all around ideal stats for high level Division 1 women's lacrosse recruits.

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College sports recruitment and athletic scholarship information website AthleticScholarships.com has just published Division I women's lacrosse recruiting guidelines. The recruiting guidelines provide insight on what college lacrosse programs and coaches consider to be the model statistics for high level, 5-star recruits. However, Division I lacrosse coaches and recruiters stress that recruiting is not an exact science and competition is very high in Division I women's lacrosse. The guidelines serve to help student athletes better understand the recruitment process and increase their odds of securing a position on a Division I women's lacrosse team.

The guidelines were created using data from numerous sources, including college rosters, hundreds of women's lacrosse recruits and college lacrosse coaches throughout the country. The analysis of this data identifies the model stats for women's lacrosse players that are chosen to play at the Division I collegiate level.

Division I Women's Lacrosse Recruitment Stats for High Level Players

Division I Tier 1 Upper Level Candidate Stats

  •     High school All-State honors
  •     High school, US Lacrosse and/or Under Armour All-American honors
  •     US Lacrosse regional team member
  •     Club experience is strongly preferred
  •     Summer camp participation is strongly preferred
  •     Participation in IWLCA Sponsored Events
  •     Participation at major tournaments, including:

o    Capital Cup
o    All-Star Express
o    Champions Cup
o    National Draw
o    All-American Showcase

Division I Tier 2 Mid to Lower Level Candidate Stats

  •     High school All-State honors
  •     High school All-Region, Conference and/or Sectional honors
  •     Club experience is strongly preferred
  •     Summer camp participation is strongly preferred
  •     Participation at major tournaments, including:

o    Capital Cup
o    All-Star Express
o    Champions Cup
o    National Draw
o    All-American Showcase

Skills Assessed by College Coaches for Lacrosse Positions at All Levels

Attackman

  •     Shot speed
  •     Shot accuracy
  •     Strong scoring ability
  •     Stick handling
  •     Ball movement
  •     Passing ability

Midfielders

  •     Scoring ability
  •     Speed and agility
  •     Shortstick and longstick handling
  •     Strong passing ability

Defensemen/Longstick-Midfield

  •     Take-aways
  •     Ground balls
  •     Size and speed
  •     Checking ability
  •     Passing and clearing ability

Goalie

  •     Stick handling
  •     Reaction time
  •     Clearing ability
  •     Body positioning
  •     Shot defense
  •     Angle Play defense

Preferred Grades for Division I Women's Lacrosse Recruits

  •     3.0 GPA
  •     ACT score of 24 or higher
  •     SAT score of 1100+ out of a possible 1600

To get more information on lacrosse recruiting, including men's lacrosse and athletic scholarship statistics in states, divisions and schools across the country, please visit: AthleticScholarships.com

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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 women's sports and delivering the information in an easily searchable format that allows users to search by sport, state, division and school.

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