Each 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. All were recommended for their respective regional lists by our network of scouts and coaches.
You can check their rankings as well as all the other regionally ranked players here as we update them throughout the next couple of weeks.
D Taylor Nuncio, Cincinnati United Premier – Nuncio helped CUP to a fourth place finish in the 2015-16 USYS National League Blue Division standings. She is verbally committed to Louisville.
D Gracie Schimmels, Oklahoma FC – Schimmels was a member of WPSL side Oklahoma City FC over the summer, along with club-mate and U16 GNT member Hensley Hancuff. She is a centerback for Oklahoma FC’s U17 USYS National League team during the regular season.
M Hayley Baer, NJ Stallions Stampede – Baer, an attacking center midfielder, made a verbal commitment to Rutgers as just a freshman, and has helped her team to a spot in the USYS National League for the 2016-17 season.
M Caylie Etherington, Seattle Reign – Etherington, a member of Crossfire Premier during the 2015-16 season, was singled out by TopDrawerSoccer for her performance in central midfield at the ECNL San Diego Showcase in 2016. She is verbally committed to Western Washington.
M Marisa Ling, FC Dallas – Ling was a member of the FC Dallas WPSL Southwest Conference champion over the summer, and has helped her FCD U17 ECNL team to an undefeated record of 4-0-3 to this point in the season. Ling was singled out by TDS for her pinpoint accuracy on set pieces at the 2016 ECNL playoffs.
M Sarah Hernandez, Eagles SC – Hernandez was invited to the U.S. U16 Girls National Team camp in Portland in May of 2016, and is a member of the Eagles’ U17 ECNL team that currently sits mid-table in the Southwest Conference.
F Olivia Stone, Lonestar – Stone, who plays on Lonestar’s U18 ECNL team, was a member of the ODP Region III team in 2015 and was a TDS honorable mention at the 2015 ECNL National Finals. She is verbally committed to Northwestern.