Roughly 35% of Women High School Fencers Will Fence On An NCAA Team

From Fencing.net:

There was an article floating around from ScholarshipStats (which can be found here) last week making the claim that high school fencers had a roughly 30% chance to fence on an NCAA team (29% for Men, 35% for Women).

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE?

At first glance, 30-ish percent is a rather large number. The national average is around 8% for high school athletes in any sport to move on to an NCAA team. Fencing beats out every other sport by a very significant margin – more than 3 times the rate of participation. Here at Fencing.net, we wanted to dive into those numbers and hopefully produce a more transparent and fencing-specific analysis. Read full article  >



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