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Division III Recruitment Boasts Unique Perks

Division III Recruitment Boasts Unique Perks

Cole Anderson

October 23, 2013

The differences between Division I and Division III athletics are a hot topic, especially in recent years, and when it comes to recruiting, DIII schools are competing more than usual with DI programs. For the varsity coaches at Whitman, the recruiting constraints that come with competing at the Division III...

AAU Basketball: Bad for Coaches, Players

Peter Clark

May 2, 2013

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball is the most important tool in helping aspiring basketball players attain their dream of playing college basketball. For the spring through the summer, college coaches line the baselines of gyms in major AAU tournaments across the country evaluating players and...

Athletics recruiting: Not just jocks

Matt Manley

December 9, 2010

With varsity athletes comprising around 20 percent of the student body, bringing topflight scholar-athletes to campus is a definite priority, according to Athletic Director Dean Snider. Recruiting future Whitman athletes is by no means isolated to athletics, either. The process is a cooperative activity...

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