ach Friday following the Monday release of an IMG Academy 150 update, we highlight eleven of the regionally ranked players from around the country for that class.
You can check their rankings as well as all the other regionally ranked players here.
GK Andrew Morrison, Texans SC Houston – Morrison has started all but one match in goal for TSC’s U16 Development Academy, earning five clean sheets during the season.
D Bailey Heller, Real Colorado – Heller has started 23 matches in defense for Real Colorado’s U16 Development Academy, one of the top seeds for the playoffs. The Denver pledge was invited to attend U18 MNT camp in April of 2016.
D Aidan Loten, Everton FC Westchester – Loten is a solid defender who is good in the air and has a knack for scoring off of set pieces.
D Coby McGregor, Albertson SC – McGregor is an athletic central defender with excellent speed and acceleration. He has played on both Albertson’s U16 and U18 Development Academy teams, and has attended multiple camps with the Trinidad and Tobago U20 National Team.
D Spencer Patton, Match Fit Academy – Patton is a member of the 2015 Disney Showcase champion and New Jersey USYS State Cup champion Match Fit Academy U17 team. He recently made a verbal commitment to Virginia.
M Thomas Hansan, Bethesda-Olney – Hansan is a starting center midfielder for Bethesda’s U18 Development Academy side, having started 15 matches during the 2015-16 season.
M/D Patrick Yim, Sockers – Yim primarily plays the role of holding midfielder for Sockers’ U16 Development Academy, but can play along the back line as well. He has 21 starts, on a team that lost its first match of the season in May and has allowed just 16 goals in 24 games. Yim contributes offensively, too, with five goals to his credit during the season.
M Kazuyoshi Shigenobu, New York Red Bulls – Shigenobu, who has started 16 matches for the No. 2 ranked Red Bulls, was invited to January’s U18 Men’s National Team camp.
GK Trey Miller, New England Revolution – The Louisville recruit was named to the TopDrawerSoccer best XI for his performance at last summer’s Generation adidas ESP Event, and participated in a U18 MNT camp in October of 2015.
F Gene Garret-Peters, Capital Area Railhawks-CASL – A member of the Railhawks U16 Academy, Peters was named to the best xi list for his performance at the TDS Unsigned Showcase in August of 2015.
M Dillon Parker, Johnston United SA – Parker attended ODP National Championships in 2016 as a representative of the North Carolina state team and was named to the TopDrawerSoccer Best XI from the event.