Getting your name listed in the Star-Advertiser’s weekly Hawaii Grown Report is no easy task.
The NCAA recently released a chart giving the percentage chance of playing in college, and the numbers show an uphill road. The two easiest sports to transition from high school and college are not sanctioned by the HHSAA, ice hockey and lacrosse. According to the numbers, swimming is the easiest path to college with seven percent of male prep swimmers heading on to compete in college and 7.4 percent of girls doing so.
Click the chart on the right to enlarge it.
If you are a wrestler, enjoy your time on the mat because it is likely your last time. Grapplers only transition from high school to college 2.6 percent of the time, with girls not listed. Boys volleyball players are almost as unlikely to play at the next level, and as unlikely to play Division I.
Two sports that girls in Hawaii excel the most in, volleyball and basketball, are the toughest to find a spot in the NCAA.
Here is the original link to the NCAA, which breaks the numbers down by division: