Summary

  • Top 19% for retention in men's volleyball
  • Top 34% in men's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 48% tallest outside hitters / rights in men's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 16% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in men's volleyball
  • Top 71% for spending per athlete in men's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 18% for international students in men's volleyball
  • 66% in men's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • 57% in men's volleyball in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Men

Division:
Division I
Conference:
HAAC
Overall Retention:
89%
International Retention:
50%
International Athletes:
20%
In-State Athletes:
50%
Average Height:
6'2"
Scholarship/Tuition:
24%
Setters
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Senior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'4"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'3"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Junior

Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
1,049
Tuition:
$37,180
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$19,188
Classroom Ratio:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
Rural: Remote
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
52%
% Students on Campus:
79%
% Students from out of State:
46%
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
21
SAT Midpoint:
960
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 2
Business Administration and Management, General 30
Finance, General 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Sports Communication 1
Education
Art Teacher Education 0
Education, General 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 2
History Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Music Teacher Education 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Speech Teacher Education 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 7
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 14
History
History, General 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 15
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 13
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies 2
Psychology
Psychology, General 15
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 1
Sociology 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3
Fine and Studio Arts Management 2
Fine/Studio Arts, General 1
Graphic Design 3
Music, General 0
Musical Theatre 0

Summary

  • Top 25% for retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 24% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 43% tallest athletes in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 21% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 38% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball in Division I
  • 73% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • 60% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
HAAC
Overall Retention:
83%
International Retention:
50%
In-State Athletes:
27%
Average Height:
5'9"
Scholarship/Tuition:
25%
Setters
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Junior

Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
1,049
Tuition:
$37,180
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$19,188
Classroom Ratio:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
Rural: Remote
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
52%
% Students on Campus:
79%
% Students from out of State:
46%
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
21
SAT Midpoint:
960
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 2
Business Administration and Management, General 30
Finance, General 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies 5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Sports Communication 1
Education
Art Teacher Education 0
Education, General 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 2
History Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Music Teacher Education 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Speech Teacher Education 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 7
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 14
History
History, General 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 15
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 13
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies 2
Psychology
Psychology, General 15
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 1
Sociology 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3
Fine and Studio Arts Management 2
Fine/Studio Arts, General 1
Graphic Design 3
Music, General 0
Musical Theatre 0

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