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College Selection Information and Links

Our goal at Burning River is to help 60+ players a year get in to college.  To that end, we have compiled a list of links, pdfs, and videos that provide you with guidance and helpful information to help you achieve your goal of playing in college.

Burning River Documents

NCAA Information

 

Academics / Finances/ Testing 

  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid ) gov form used to apply for financial aid for college - FAFSA website

Search Engines / Scholarships / Stats

All BR players get Connectlax which has a search / find engine for colleges based on your criteria.

Additional search engines are listed below

 

Scholarships

 

Stats

Highlight Tapes

  • BR Players - each of you gets 1 highlight tape from Connectlax for being a part of Burning River.  Please log in to your connectlax account for details
  • What should you include in a highlight tape?  Below is a list of the minimum that you should put on your tape.
    • Your name, school, club, number and contact information - Right at the start, don't make coaches look for it.
    • Your coaches name and contact information - Right at the start, don't make coaches look for it.
    • Your stats and awards.
    • 8-14 clips (2 to 3 minutes, showing you doing all the requirements of your position)
      • e.g. Attack - riding, dodging to feed, dodging to score, finishing off ball.
    • Do - get the tape reviewed, show your hustle and effort, show your athleticism.
    • Don't - use profanity or music that uses it, show assumed skills (We all assume you can throw it in an empty cage), show that you have a low lax IQ

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