Erskine College ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education collects athletics data annually from all institutions with intercollegiate athletics programs that receive funding through federal financial aid programs. Data for 2016 – the latest year available – includes more than 2,000 schools nationwide.
Erskine College‘s volleyball team consisted of 37 members, the highest number in South Carolina.
In all, there are 537 students playing on 31 college and university volleyball teams in the state.