How to Find Your Dream School

How to Find Your Dream School

In May of 2018 Hallie Siems was scouted, vetted, interviewed and chosen as a National Scouting Report college prospect. As a 2020 pitcher going into her Junior year of high school, in addition to being from a small town in rural Arkansas (Stuttgart, which is exactly two hours from the University of Memphis) mainly known … Read more

Does Size Matter?

Does size matter in softball recruiting? Absolutely! But it’s not the “be all, end all.” In college recruiting, we call it “the box.” Does a kid fit “into the box” as per her position, etc.? There are some coaches who recruit by the box, and some coaches who believe “it’s not how big they are, but … Read more

How Soon Is Too Soon?

College Recruiting

College recruiting starts earlier and earlier every year, especially for softball. No college coach likes recruiting early. But most realize they must in order to “keep up with the Joneses” when it comes to recruiting. Right now, a Top-25 NCAA Division I softball program likely already has eighth-graders committed and, inevitably, has some seventh-graders offered.  However, when … Read more

How Important Is Travel Ball?

Today, there are lots of softball prospects who decide not to play high school softball. It’s an ongoing discussion that will continue to evolve as the college softball recruiting world continues to evolve. When you ask the question of “how important is travel ball” in college softball recruiting, it’s huge. That’s not to say you … Read more