The IMG Academy Top 150 Spring Updates conclude with the debut of the national rankings for the girls class of 2021. The new class features top players from the U16, U15, and U14 Girls National Teams as well as ODP and club soccer standouts. Take a look at the first ranking for the girls class of 2021.
The national ranking is compiled with the assistance of top club coaches, scouts, and the staff at TopDrawerSoccer. Read more about the rankings and star rating criteria.
Solar SC’s Alexis Missimo is the No. 1 player in the class. Missmio is a talented center midfielder with a rare set of skills. She has a knack for creating chances in the final third with precise passing and sophisticated vision. Her attributes set her apart from the rest of the class and earned her the recognition as the top player in the group.
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Arsenal FC’s Kayla Colbert is the No. 2 player in the class. The defender was previously ranked with the 2020 class, but her classification has been corrected to the 2021 group. She is a regular with the U.S. U16 Girls National Team and the best defender in the class. Colbert and Missimo are the only five-star players in the class.
Colbert’s club teammate Tatiana Fung is No. 4 in the class. The duo make up a dynamic twosome for the Southern California club. Michigan Hawks’ Michelle Cooper and Cincinnati United Premier’s Kailyn Dudukovich make up the rest of the top five.
Dudukovich is one of eight Cincinnati United Premier players in the top 150. Sydney Jones checks in at No. 22 as the next ranked player from the Ohio youth soccer powerhouse. Forward Brooklyn Harris is no. 39 in the rankings.
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So Cal Blues is also prominent in the TopDrawerSoccer Top 150, presented by IMG Academy. Blues’ top player is forward Simone Jackson. She is No. 12 in the class of 2021, and No. 7 among the forwards. Midfielder Jessica Carlton joins her among the top 50 players.
Check out the IMG Academy Top 150 players for the class of 2021. The first release for the 2021 class also concludes the spring updates for the player ranking on TopDrawerSoccer. The next release will be in the summer with the boys class of 2018 in late July.
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