Retired MLB player / Olympic Gold Medalist
Sophia, First off, all the people above who tell you to take another route? There comments are a joke. You are asking for specific info to help you play a college sport. I assume you already do the AAU rounds.
Do not let anyone tell you to "give up" on a dream. Follow through and have no regrets. It may not work out but do not have any regrets.
I am in the same situation with my own kids. My oldest son should be playing at a high level D2 or small D1 College. The problem was him not putting the work in off of the basketball court. He's a very talented, hard working kid with an all around game. He just was too stressed to do the recruiting on his own. My Daughter is getting D1 offers for volleyball right now. She has done all of her homework on schools and keeps up with the recruiting and because of this she will find a College to play volleyball.
It is very stressful, but I know that coaches are looking for players who really "want it." A way to prove to any coach that you really want to play for them is to constantly keep calling, texting emailing and writing letters to make them listen. Do this with as many schools as possible. I personally know kids that are on scholarship in our area that are not half as talented as my son, but they put the time and work into making coaches know who they are.
There is so much more advice to give. I hope this helps a little. I am not sure what situation you are in but if I get more info I may be able to give you more advice.
Good luck to you,
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