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.
GK Madison Girard, De Anza Force – Girard was named to the Best XI at the 2015 TDS Los Angeles Unsigned Showcase and is a multiple year member of Cal North ODP.
D Michelle LaPenta, GSA – The defender helped her GSA U15 team to a second place finish in the ECNL Southeast Conference during the 2015-16 regular season, and a 3-0 run with two shutouts during the playoffs.
D Isabela Labovic, Eclipse Select – Labovic scored two goals from her position in central defense during the 2015-16 regular season while earning 12 shutouts. She was named to the TopDrawerSoccer Best XI for the ECNL San Diego Event in 2015.
D Alyssa Fallon, Heat FC – As a young 2001 birth year player, the center back was a regular on Heat’s U14 ECNL team, but has played up with the ‘99s on more than a couple of occasions, most recently during their 2016 playoff run.
D Elisa Kolek, Legends FC – The left back was named to the Best XI for her performance at the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships.
M Michelle Slater, Solar SC – Slater was a forward for Dallas Kicks’ U15 USYS National League squad during the 2015-16 season before moving to ECNL Texas Conference champion Solar SC. The versatile player was a member of the ODP Region III team, attended ODP National Camp in 2016 and was a standout at US Club id2 Raleigh in 2015.
M Macey Maxim, Lonestar SC – A holding midfielder that also has experience in central defense, Maxim helped her Lonestar U15 ECNL team to an undefeated run at the ECNL North American Cup Playoffs with just one goal against in three matches.
M Katherine Hershfelt, Concorde Fire – Hershfelt didn’t skip a beat when moving to Georgia and joining Concorde Fire from her former West Florida Flames during the 2015-16 season. The midfielder’s performance with her new team earned her a nod as a TDS player of note during Concorde’s 2016 playoff run.
F Isabella Brown, CASL – Brown was listed as one of the top players during the ENCL playoffs and has multiple ODP accolades, including an all-star nod at the Thanksgiving Interregional and an invitation to ODP National Camp. She recently made a verbal commitment to North Carolina.
F Alexandra Panaggio, FC Stars of Massachusetts – Panaggio recently announced her verbal commitment to Syracuse. She was part of an attacking team that scored 11 goals during the ECNL playoffs to secure a spot in the finals.