We would like to congratulate Ben Houghton on his commitment to Cabrini University. Here is Ben’s recruiting story. Good luck as a Cavalier!
Answers provided from Dave Reynolds; Ben’s SportsForce Expert Advisor.
Why was the student-athlete motivated to play baseball in college?
Has been playing since he was little. Started developing some talent and had a few coaches recognize it. Playing at the next level is the logical next step for the true player of his caliber.
When did he start with SportsForce, why and how?
Started the Winter of his Junior year, saw a flier and my presentation at an event.
What was the recruiting process like prior to SportsForce?
Cabrini was on him all along, had about 5 schools previous but were all camp invites.
What challenges did he face?
Covid-19, wanted D1 but was not getting D1 offers, travel team not doing marketing him optimally.
How many schools were interested before and after SportsForce?
5-6 before, 9-10 after viable offers.
What was the plan of action that SportsForce helped him develop?
We used updated video, created a much more extensive target list and direct letters of recommendation.
How many colleges did SportsForce contact about Houghton?
Between 10-15 colleges.
How many/what events did he attend with SportsForce’s guidance?
3-4 different camps.
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