Money in Your Pocket: Odds of getting a college scholarship for women

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Many parents dream that all the time and money spent on high school sports will pay off in a college scholarship.

 You’re right in thinking the odds aren’t very good.

 Here are the top 5 women’s sports and the odds of getting a scholarship.

                1.      Rowing                   2 to 1

2.      Equestrian              3 to 1

3.      Rugby                     9 to 1

4.      Fencing                 13 to 1

5.      Hockey                  15 to 1


Here’s a listing of some other sports:

             Gymnastics                 24 to 1

              Soccer                         40 to 1

              Basketball                   43 to 1

              Lacrosse                     46 to 1

              Track                            64 to 1

 The moral here is that the odds of getting a scholarship for athletics in college for women are slim.

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