In America did you know there are more women’s soccer teams at college level than men’s? In the NCAA there are 750 teams available for men and 950 for Women! When you look across the 3 leagues and take out the DIII teams that don’t offer scholarships you’re still left with 532 schools for women who offer scholarships. The men’s offering is just over 370 and that’s just NCAA. This doesn’t even include all the NAIA and NCJAA leagues either! The amount of women’s soccer scholarship opportunities is just incredible.
The above facts highlight just how big women’s soccer is in USA. The profile of women’s soccer alongside the highly competitive college leagues has a positive knock on effect with the women’s national team. The current American women’s team are ranked 2nd in the world and not long ago had been ranked number 1! They are going into this year’s world cup in Canada favorites over world number 1 team Germany and with good reason…. they have only suffered 4 defeats since 2011 that’s a very impressive record!
The U.S women’s team has excelled over the past twenty years with 2 world cup wins, 2 CONCACAF wins and Olympics gold medals too! There is no doubt that America is a powerhouse within women’s soccer and will continue to be whilst they give their youngsters great chances to succeed with scholarships and fully back the women’s game.
Please apply now to see if your eligible for a women’s soccer scholarship. If you would like any additional information please email email@example.com and Mark Lawrence our women’s soccer specialist will be in touch.