New NCAA Division I Recruiting Rules Go into Effect on May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019 marked the first day of the new recruiting rules set out by the NCAA Division I Council last week. The regulations affect a large number of sports (but not American football, basketball, lacrosse, softball, and men’s ice hockey, which have their own recruiting timelines) and are meant to curb early recruiting of … More New NCAA Division I Recruiting Rules Go into Effect on May 1, 2019

New NLI Rule Eliminates Early Signing Period for Most Sports

New rules regarding National Letters of Intent (NLIs) will eliminate the “early” signing period, unifying it with the previous “regular” signing period, for all sports other than football and basketball. NLIs are one-year scholarship agreements that make up the framework of the NCAA scholarship system. An NLI is a binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete … More New NLI Rule Eliminates Early Signing Period for Most Sports

NCAA Division I Council Adopts New Recruiting Rules

The NCAA Division I Council adopted legislation this week that will change the way student-athletes are recruited for all sports except football and men’s and women’s basketball. The new rules aim to give a prospective student-athlete more time in the recruiting process, mirroring the schedule other students follow when choosing where to go to college. … More NCAA Division I Council Adopts New Recruiting Rules

Signing Day 2016

You may have heard that November 9th was Signing Day. But what does that mean? Who signed? What did they sign? What happens to me if I didn’t sign? To begin with, there is no one Signing Day. November 9th kicked off the week-long “Early Signing Period” for all sports other than football, soccer, and … More Signing Day 2016

NCAA Swimming and Diving Athletes Competing in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Collegiate athletes were well represented in swimmming and diving at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. All members of the United States men’s and women’s teams, as well as a good number of foreign athletes, had competed, are currently competing, or will compete in the NCAA. Click on the link below to see … More NCAA Swimming and Diving Athletes Competing in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

NCAA Water Polo Athletes Competing in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, NCAA athletes past, present and future comprised the rosters for the men’s and women’s teams of the United States. A scattering of other countries fielded water polo players who had competed in the NCAA. Click on the link below to see the universities represented by water … More NCAA Water Polo Athletes Competing in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Estimated Probability of Competing in College Athletics

What are your chances of competing in sports in college? The NCAA, which is the main organization that sanctions collegiate athletics in the United States, has published information about the number of athletes participating on teams in their member institutions for the 2013-14 school year. In the table below, you can see how many high … More Estimated Probability of Competing in College Athletics