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Recruiting Horror Story: My Coach Was Not Who She Said She Was!
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Recruiting Horror Story: My Coach Was Not Who She Said She Was!

By Bella Nevin|October 3, 2023

Ashley* had gone on many recruiting trips during her high school career. She had even done a lot of research to figure out what the right school and coach would...

Recruiting Horror Story: The Coach Lied to Me and My Scholarship Offer Was Given Away!
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Recruiting Horror Story: The Coach Lied to Me and My Scholarship Offer Was Given Away!

By 2aDays Staff|September 19, 2023

College coaches push for high school athletes to decide on committing to their schools. If a coach pushes you too hard, this is a huge red flag. You should have...

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Recruiting Horror Story: My Coach Took Back Their Offer!
SHE LOST HER SCHOLARSHIP!
Recruiting Horror Story: My Coach Took Back Their Offer!

By Bella Nevin|September 12, 2023

This week's Recruiting Horror Story begins with Jenna*. Jenna was an impressive basketball player in high school and received attention from multiple Division I programs early on in her high...

Recruiting Horror Story: The Head Coach Had no Idea Who I Was!
SOFTBALL RECRUITING HORROR STORY
Recruiting Horror Story: The Head Coach Had no Idea Who I Was!

By Bella Nevin|September 5, 2023

Ellie* was fifteen when she started to get looks and interest from schools. Her club softball team had started to travel a lot more to games and tournaments which widened...

Recruiting Horror Story: I Was Promised Playing Time!
NO GUARANTEE?
Recruiting Horror Story: I Was Promised Playing Time!

By Bella Nevin|August 29, 2023

Matthew* was super on top of his college recruiting. Once he got to high school, he made his list of safety, target, and reach schools where he could play college...

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Recruiting Horror Story: A Shower of Puke Came My Way!
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Recruiting Horror Story: A Shower of Puke Came My Way!

By Sara Komer|August 22, 2023

Molly* had a scheduled recruiting visit for St. Patty's weekend. She was super excited about her visit because that visit was at one of her top schools. Molly's mom was...

Recruiting Horror Story: Scholarship Money Wasn’t as Much as Promised
WHERE'S MY MONEY?
Recruiting Horror Story: Scholarship Money Wasn’t as Much as Promised

By 2aDays Staff|August 15, 2023

As a sophomore in high school, Julia* was going on an official visit to a school. She had been on multiple official visits before this one, but none of the...

Recruiting Horror Story: My Coach Told Me They No Longer Needed A Goalie
FALSE HOPE
Recruiting Horror Story: My Coach Told Me They No Longer Needed A Goalie

By 2aDays Staff|August 8, 2023

Megan* had started her recruiting process early and had officially gotten her first interest from a Division I school as a soccer goalie. They had great communication and the recruiters...

Recruiting Horror Story: Verbal Commitments Were Not Honored
THE HORROR!
Recruiting Horror Story: Verbal Commitments Were Not Honored

By 2aDays Staff|August 1, 2023

Ava* was a sophomore in high school and was on top of her recruiting game. It had always been her goal to play college field hockey, and she was determined...

Recruiting Horror Story: Ghosted by My Coach!
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Recruiting Horror Story: Ghosted by My Coach!

By Bella Nevin|July 25, 2023

Emma* had worked super hard in her recruiting process as a soccer player to get many schools to look at her. She would always email college coaches to come to...

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Recruiting Horror Story: Social Media Ruined my Recruiting Chances!
CAREFUL WHAT YOU POST!
Recruiting Horror Story: Social Media Ruined my Recruiting Chances!

By Bella Nevin|July 18, 2023

It was her senior fall of high school and Julie* had already committed to a school to play college basketball. Julie put the school name in her social media bios...

Recruiting Horror Story: I Was Cut Without Any Warning!
SHOCKING!
Recruiting Horror Story: I Was Cut Without Any Warning!

By Bella Nevin|July 11, 2023

This weeks recruiting horror story is about a soccer player named Ben*. Ben was super excited to start his collegiate soccer career. He had officially committed to a DIII school...

Recruiting Horror Story: My School Closed Down?
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Recruiting Horror Story: My School Closed Down?

By Bella Nevin|June 27, 2023

Katie* was so excited because she had played really well with her club team at showcases, and in the winter of her senior year, she committed to play soccer at...

Recruiting Horror Story: I Wasn’t Academically Eligible!
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Recruiting Horror Story: I Wasn’t Academically Eligible!

By Bella Nevin|June 20, 2023

Jordan* was in his senior year of high school when he decided to take an English class that sounded easy. People in his high school took this class just get...

Recruiting Horror Story: Your Coach Leaves AND the College Football Program Gets Cut?
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Recruiting Horror Story: Your Coach Leaves AND the College Football Program Gets Cut?

By Amanda Fassold|June 13, 2023

Antonio had always dreamed of playing college football. His opportunity came when he was recruited to play for Azusa Pacific University, a Division II program with a strong football program....

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Recruiting Horror Story: Fight for What You Believe!
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Recruiting Horror Story: Fight for What You Believe!

By Amanda Fassold|June 6, 2023

As a high school student, the last thing on my mind was becoming a pole vaulter. I had never even considered it until my senior year, when I was introduced...

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