FOR MORE THAN 60 YEARS a fall-month-edition of T&FN has featured Where They Are Going, an annual roundup devoted to compiling what went down in the collegiate recruiting wars.
The core of that perennially popular feature has always been laying out for you where the nation’s best high schoolers have chosen to pursue their collegiate careers. And that’s just what you will get here.
Our standards for inclusion in WTAG are traditionally relatively tough, requiring high schoolers to be “national class.” We have simply ignored most marks which cannot be verified by our HS Editors, Jack Shepard and Mike Kennedy. We’re more lenient with foreign-nation claims, which are often very difficult to confirm, even in the modern e-world.
Athletes tagged with another sport — basketball (bb), football (fb), soccer (soc), volleyball (vb) — may not compete in track at all.
For ease of comparison of the newbies, all 1500 & 1600 times are converted to miles and 3000 & 3200 times are converted to 2M (all converted times noted by + after mark). Marks listed are PRs, not just ’22 bests.
This year’s recruiting roundup features 7 separate pieces: