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Kit Deals In College Sport!

One of the most easily recognizable features of the uniform worn by Buckeyes players at Ohio State is the little Nike tick, found on the jerseys of the university’s 39 varsity teams. The symbol represents the $16.8 million paid, annually, to the school in sponsorship money, which means that Nike are able to advertise themselves […]


College Swimming at the Olympics

Swimming is one of the few sports which have been featured in the Olympics since the Games began in 1896. Throughout the years, it has developed into one of the most competitive and thrilling Olympic sports, which today features a total of 34 events, ranging from open water marathons to 50m freestyle. Maintaining their reputation […]


TV Deals In College Sport

TV plays one of the most important roles in college sport, providing access to games to people across the country who otherwise would not be able to watch their favourite teams. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, college sport has relied on the media to broadcast the game to those who couldn’t attend in […]


Mia Hamm

Mia Hamm, possibly the US’s best female soccer player ever, maintains that she owes all her success to the scholarship she received as a teenager. Mia attended the University of North Carolina, where she was a major player in the Tar Heels women’s soccer team. She states that her success at North Carolina was the […]


Life After College – A Coaching Career

After completing your four years at college, it can be confusing looking towards the future. Hopefully, you will be given the opportunity to become professional or semi professional, and you can continue to play your chosen sport – be it football, rugby, field hockey or golf. However, for some, coaching can provide a steady career, […]

Joseph Tobin Welcome to FPUSA

Welcome To FirstPointUSA – Joseph Tobin!

  Where are you from? Ros Muc, Co. Galway, Ireland   Your sporting background?  Currently two years with Salthill Devon Soccer Club, Drum, Galway. Ireland Previous three years with local Naomh Briocán Soccer Club, Ros Muc, Co. Galway. Ireland.   Your previous education? Received my Junior Certificate in 2013 and my Leaving Certificate in 2015.   […]


An American Education – The Minor/Major System

Unlike the UK, the USA’s collegiate system ensures that students have the flexibility to study things which interest them, no matter how unrelated the subjects may be. This is arguably best seen in the major/minor system employed within US schools, meaning that students are not required to declare a major field of study until the […]

Lewis BryceWelcome

Welcome To FirstPointUSA – Lewis Bryce-Maynard

We’d like to welcome golfer, Lewis Bryce-Maynard to the FirstPointUSA family! We caught up with Lewis to ask him his thoughts on his future with FPUSA and his outlook on student athlete life in America.  1. Where are you from? I am from Spey Bay, Morayshire, Scotland   Your sporting background?  When I was younger I […]

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My Time At FirstPointUSA – Rory Cleat (Media Intern)

I began my summer internship in the media-marketing department of FirstPointUSA on the 23rd of May and I’m sad to say that I’m finishing today, on the 15th of July. These eight weeks have absolutely flown by and I’ve had a very enjoyable experience within and out with the office. From the very first day […]


The 145th Open – Scholarship Focus

On Thursday 14th July, thousands of golf fans are expected to flock to the Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland, in order to catch a glimpse of the 145th Open Championship, which will be held there for four days, from Thursday to Sunday. Some of the world’s best golfers will be seen on the […]