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


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).


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, we wanted to dive into those numbers and hopefully produce a more transparent and fencing-specific analysis. Read full article  >

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