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Old 12-01-17, 01:43 PM
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2016 College recruits early departure

I have read numerous articles pertaining to the attrition rate of college athletes at all levels of college athletics recently. Seems that stats show that a minimum of 33% of college athletes fail to make it to their senior year of competitive play. Now, after seeing first hand how some 2016 high school grads, and current college freshman, are contemplating leaving, or already have quit college baseball after fall ball, it brings into perspective how accurate these attrition rates truly are. I assume there are various reasons, such as kids becoming homesick, realizing that their opportunity to play college baseball might not look as rosey now that they are on campus, as they were led to believe via their travel coaches hype, or simply not seeing an opportunity to play at the college level they chose to compete. Just reinforces the point so often made here how important it is for any prospective athlete to find the correct fit prior to falling into the recruiting hype put forth by those who profess to have the best interest of their travel players as a priority.
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