Summary

  • Top 14% tallest athletes in men's ice hockey
  • Top 36% lightest athletes in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 11% tallest defense in men's ice hockey
  • Top 37% lightest defense in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 30% lightest forwards in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 9% tallest goalies in men's ice hockey
  • Top 19% heaviest goalies in men's ice hockey
  • Top 59% for spending per athlete in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 35% in men's ice hockey in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 31% in men's ice hockey in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Men

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
68%
International Retention:
75%
International Athletes:
7%
In-State Athletes:
34%
Average Height:
6'
Average Weight:
185 lbs
Defense
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Weight:
190 lbs
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Forwards
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Weight:
182 lbs
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Goalies
Average Height:
6'2"
Average Weight:
192 lbs
Average Class Year:
Freshman

Meet Christopher

Counseling Associate

Chris Deyoung has worked at Sparks since 2013. He holds a B.A. from Rutgers and an M.Ed. from the University of Michigan. He has served as a high school head coach and on the collegiate level at Rutgers and Michigan. His program at Rutgers went to club status while Chris worked as the recruiting coordinator there, and he brings an understanding of the collegiate athletic club experience to Sparks.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,983
Tuition:
$47,586
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$27,963
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
74%
% Students on Campus:
72%
% Students from out of State:
21%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Cooperative
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
25
SAT Midpoint:
1165
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 24
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting and Finance 13
Business Administration and Management, General 123
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 1
Organizational Behavior Studies 42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 61
Journalism 3
Mass Communication/Media Studies 10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 13
Education
Art Teacher Education 2
Biology Teacher Education 2
Business Teacher Education 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 50
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 6
French Language Teacher Education 1
Health Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 6
Music Teacher Education 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Physics Teacher Education 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 5
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 7
Engineering
Engineering Science 6
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 11
Writing, General 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Linguistics 2
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 14
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 183
History
History, General 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 6
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Environmental Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 30
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 7
Physics, General 11
Psychology
Psychology, General 37
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 24
Social Sciences
Economics, General 20
International Relations and Affairs 2
Political Science and Government, General 8
Social Sciences, General 25
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 10
Lay Ministry 9
Religious/Sacred Music 2
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 15
Youth Ministry 5
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 4
Fine/Studio Arts, General 5
Graphic Design 0
Music Performance, General 2
Music, General 3

Summary

  • Top 33% tallest athletes in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 22% tallest forwards in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 45% for spending per athlete in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 37% in women's ice hockey in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 30% in women's ice hockey in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
76%
In-State Athletes:
91%
Average Height:
5'6"
Defense
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Forwards
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Goalies
Average Height:
5'5"
Average Class Year:
Junior

Meet Christopher

Counseling Associate

Chris Deyoung has worked at Sparks since 2013. He holds a B.A. from Rutgers and an M.Ed. from the University of Michigan. He has served as a high school head coach and on the collegiate level at Rutgers and Michigan. His program at Rutgers went to club status while Chris worked as the recruiting coordinator there, and he brings an understanding of the collegiate athletic club experience to Sparks.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,983
Tuition:
$47,586
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$27,963
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
74%
% Students on Campus:
72%
% Students from out of State:
21%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Cooperative
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
25
SAT Midpoint:
1165
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 24
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting and Finance 13
Business Administration and Management, General 123
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 1
Organizational Behavior Studies 42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 61
Journalism 3
Mass Communication/Media Studies 10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 13
Education
Art Teacher Education 2
Biology Teacher Education 2
Business Teacher Education 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 50
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 6
French Language Teacher Education 1
Health Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 6
Music Teacher Education 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Physics Teacher Education 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 5
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 7
Engineering
Engineering Science 6
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 11
Writing, General 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Linguistics 2
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 14
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 183
History
History, General 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 6
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Environmental Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 30
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 7
Physics, General 11
Psychology
Psychology, General 37
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 24
Social Sciences
Economics, General 20
International Relations and Affairs 2
Political Science and Government, General 8
Social Sciences, General 25
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 10
Lay Ministry 9
Religious/Sacred Music 2
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 15
Youth Ministry 5
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 4
Fine/Studio Arts, General 5
Graphic Design 0
Music Performance, General 2
Music, General 3

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