.The minimum is almost definitely reserved for recruited athletes.
I wouldn’t make this assumption. You would be surprised how impressive the large majority of recruited athlete applications are... I have read many that stood out and then there was a ‘oh by the way this candidate is also a blue chip athlete too.’ I have seen those with prep or even direct appts with scores on the lower side from as many that were recruited athletes and those who were not. You never know the completed app of anyone or their story.