Check out D3 Union College's roster. That's 60 kids! My 2023 is screwed.
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helps if I post the link, right
That roster was for last season 19/20 year. What does this have to do with your 23?
Also show a JV schedule of 25 plus games
thats not a D3 either.
Regardless, there can be 100 guys on the squad and it shouldn't matter as if your son is the top at his position, he will get in the game.
I think I saw NAIA on the website.
Sorry, mistake identity. I didn't know there was a Union College in KY, which is NAIA w JV. I was thinking of D3 Union College in NY.
I didn't know there were two Union Colleges, either. Union College in KY has, among its 60 players, 20 transfers, mostly from JC. Shows why a little roster research is a good thing.
Union College NY shows 39 on the 2020 roster. Several engineering majors.
Don’t look for the numbers on a D3 roster. Look for the coach to offer to walk the kid’s application through admissions. It means he’s one of the top recruits. If not he’s one of the sixty.
”You’re on the team if you’re accepted” isn’t much of a commitment. One of my son’s friends got this level of recruitment. He got about fifty at bats in four years.
There is no such thing as "my son got screwed". What actually happens is: "my son can not compete at this level and did not earn a place on the team"...and this happens at every level...
IMO the most important aspect of college recruiting is to determine what level you (or your son) can compete at and earn a spot on a team. So many HS players are "all star, all team, all league, all "fill in the blank" and what they don't realize that they will be walking into college program with a bunch of hairy men who have not intention of giving up "their" spot to a HS scrub.
All he has done is earn the consideration of the coach and now it is up to him to beat out the other players to earn playing time. There are other considerations, but in the end it boils down to this.