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Men’s Track Scholarship Recruiting Guidelines

Division I

High School Expectations

4 Years Varsity Runner

All-Region/All-State Awards/Honors

Team MVP or Captain

AAU and USATF Expectations

USATF National and Regional competition experience strongly preferred

Participation in National Events

Such as: USATF National Junior Olympic Outdoor Track & Field Championships, USA  Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Finish Line USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships, AT&T USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, and AAU Nationals

Participation in Regional Events

USATF Association Championships (State JO’s)

USATF Regional Championships (Regional JO’s)

Other Possible Event Participation

Simplot Games, Great Southwest, Arcadia Invitational   

ALL TIMES SHOULD BE “FAT”.  FAT refers to Fully Automated Timing, rather than hand-held timing.  FAT is more accurate because it is measured to the hundredth.  All hand times in events below 300m will have .24 seconds added.

 

Event Tier 1 Recruit Tier 1 Walk-on Tier 2 Recruit Tier 2 Walk-on
55M 6.4 6.6 6.6 6.7
60M 6.8 6.95 7.0 7.2
55MH 7.4 7.65 7.65 7.9
60MH 7.8 8.0 8.1 8.2
110M High Hurdles 13.95 14.3 14.9 15.9
300M Hurdles 37 38.2 40 42
400M Hurdles 51.0 53.0 55.0 56.0
100M 10.5 10.8 10.8 11.0
200M 21.25 21.5 21.8 22.7
400M 47.5 48.5 48.5 51.0
800M 1:52 1:54 1:55 1:58
1500M 3:55 4:00 4:05 4:10
1600M 4:15 4:20 4:25 4:30
3000M Steeplechase 9:34 9:40 9:40 9:50
3200M 9:10 9:30 9:30 9:45
High Jump 7’0′ 6’8′ 6’8′ 6’4′
Pole Vault 16’6′ 15’6′ 15’0′ 14’6′
Long Jump 24’6′ 23’0′ 23’0′ 22’0′
Triple Jump 51’0′ 47’6′ 46’0′ 42’0′
Shot Put 60’10′ 57’0′ 55’0′ 45’0′
Discus 185’0′ 170’0′ 165’0′ 155’0′
Javelin 210’0′ 190’0′ 185’0′ 170’0′
Hammer (12 lb) 210’0′ 190’0′ 185’0′ 170’0′
Decathlon 7000 6800 6500 6000

 

 

Division II

High School Qualifications

3+ years on Varsity

Various State/Region/Country/Conference/League Award and Honors

USATF Regional Competition Preferred

Event Tier 1 Recruit Tier 1 Walk-on Tier 2 Recruit Tier 2 Walk-on
55M 6.6 6.7 6.8 7.2
60M 6.95 7.2 7.3 7.4
55MH 7.65 7.9 8.0 8.2
60MH 8.07 8.23 8.3 8.5
110M High Hurdles 14.9 15.5 15.1 16.0
300M Hurdles 40.0 42.0 42.0 44.0
400M Hurdles 54.5 57.0 56.0 60.0
100M 10.9 11.3 11.1 11.3
200M 22.00 24.0 23.0 24.0
400M 49.0 52.0 52.0 54.0
800M 1:57 2:02 2:00 2:08
1500M 4:05 4:30 4:15 4:45
1600M 4:30 4:45 4:45 5:00
3000M Steeplechase 9:45 10:30 10:20 11:00
3200M 9:30 9:45 9:50 10:15
High Jump 6’4’’ 6’0’’ 6’2’’ 6’0’’
Pole Vault 14’6’’ 13’0’’ 13’6’’ 12’0’’
Long Jump 22’6’’ 20’0’’ 22’0’’ 19’0’’
Triple Jump 45’0’’ 40’0’’ 40’0’’ 38’00’’
Shot Put 50’0’’ 40’0’’ 45’0’’ 35’0’’
Discus 150’0’’ 130’0’’ 150’0’’ 120’0’’
Javelin 170’0’’ 140’0’’ 160’0’’ 130’0’’
Hammer (12 lb) 170’0’’ 140’0’’ 160’0’’ 130’0’’
Decathlon 7000 6000 6500 6000

Division III

High School Expectations

2+ years Varsity

Various County/Conference/League Awards

USATF Regional Competition Participation Preferred

Event Recruit Walk-on
55M 6.8 7.2
60M 7.3 7.4
55M Hurdles 8.0 8.2
60M Hurdles 8.3 8.5
110M High Hurdles 15.5 17.0
300M Hurdles 42.0 44.0
400M Hurdles 56:00 60.0
100M 11.0 11.4
200M 22.15 23.5
400M 49.5 53.0
800M 1:57 2:04
1500M 4:00 4:20
1600M 4:30 5:00
3000M Steeplechase 9:45 11:00
3200M 9:45 10:45
High Jump 6’1’’ 5’9’’
Pole Vault 15’0’’ 13’0’’
Long Jump 21’9’’ 19’6’’
Triple Jump 44’6’’ 38’2’’
Shot Put 50’0’’ 40’0’’
Discus 150’0’’ 120’0’’
Javelin 160’0’’ 130’0’’
Hammer (12 lb) 160’0’’ 130’0’’
Decathlon 5800 4000

NAIA

High School Expectations

2+ Years Varsity

Various County/Conference/League Awards

USATF Regional Competition Participation is preferred

Event Recruit Walk-on
55M 6.8 7.2
60M 7.3 7.4
55MH 8.0 8.2
60MH 8.30 8.5
110M High Hurdles 15.5 16.5
300M Hurdles 42.0 44.0
400M Hurdles 56.0 60.0
100M 10.9 11.3
200M 22.5 23.0
400M 49.5 52.0
800M 1:58 2:03
1500M 4:00 4:20
1600M 4:25 4:45
3000M Steeplechase 9:45 10:30
3200M 9:45 10:30
High Jump 6’2’’ 5’8’’
Pole Vault 14’6’’ 13’0’’
Long Jump 22’0’’ 19’6’’
Triple Jump 45’0’’ 38’0’’
Shot Put 50’0’’ 40’0’’
Discus 140’0’’ 110’0’’
Javelin 160’0’’ 130’0’’
Hammer (12 lb) 150’0’’ 120’0’’
Decathlon 5000 4000

Track Numbers, Men & Women

Schools Offering Varsity Track:

Division Men   Women
Division I 279 319
Division II 164 175
Division III 271 279
NAIA 157 162
NJCAA 78 82
Total 949 1,017

Athletic Scholarship Opportunities:

Division Men Women
Division I 12.6 18
Division II 12.6 12.6
NAIA 12 12
NJCAA 20 20

Total Number of Participants

Division Men Women
Division I 10,564 11,433
Division II 5,052 4,529
Division III 8,802 6,993
NAIA 3,004 2,513
NJCAA 1,496 867
High School 558,007 457,732

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